DDN Conference 2023 Exhibition Details

Thank you to everyone who has booked an exhibition space at the DDN Conference! The details for exhibitors are below.

If you have not yet confirmed your booking it’s not too late! Please contact ian@cjwellings.com today.


Timings, venue details, accommodation and set up.

Information for stand deliveries 

Delegate Names 


Contact for questions: Ian Ralph:  ian@cjwellings.com  – 07711 950 300

Date and Timings: The conference is on Thursday 13 July. The conference programme will run from 10am – 4pm with breaks for refreshments and lunch. Registration will be from 9am.

The Venue: The event will be held at The National Conference Centre (at the National Motorbike Museum) Birmingham, B92 0EJ. The venue is easy to reach by both car and public transport and offers free parking. Full details on location, accessibility and other information on the venue are here: www.nationalconferencecentre.co.uk/visitors/

Accommodation: The DDN Team are staying in the Arden Hotel which is close to the conference venue. Rooms are still available please call Jennifer Hancox on 01675 445605 to book. The DDN team will be having a small get together in the bar the night before the event, it would be great to see you there.

There are other hotels close by in the NEC or Birmingham city centre is only 20 minutes away.

Exhibitor Set Up: Exhibitors will have access to set up stands from 8am on the morning of the conference. There will be limited availability to drop stands and materials off at the venue between 2-4pm the afternoon before (12 July) but you will not be able to set your stand up until the morning of the event. Please let me know if you are dropping off material the day before.

Exhibition Space: You have an exhibition stand which will be a tabletop and chairs with space for pop up banners and stands. Please email if you have specific requests such as power or need extra space for stands etc.

As those of you who have attended before will know this is a vibrant area at the heart of the event and interactive stands and giveaways are incredibly popular. 

Delegate bag inserts and information for couriers

The deadline sending inserts for delegate bags was 7 July. The bags are being packed by Volunteers at Changes UK

If you have a question about your delivery please contact Stacey Smith: staceysmith@changesuk.org

If you are sending your stand via courier a day or two before the event please send it to the details below.

If you are popping it in the day before please go to reception and ask for Dan Powell.

He will store your materials and it will be waiting for you in the exhibition area on the day of the event. Please note you will not be able to access the venue itself the day before as another event is taking place.

Stand Delivery/Drop off:

Attention Dan Powell, NCC Venue Manager, danp@nationalconferencecentre.co.uk , 01675 444112. 

The National Conference Centre (at the National Motorcycle Museum)Coventry Rd, Bickenhill, Hampton in Arden, Solihull B92 0EJ.

Ensure all stands are clearly marked DDN Conference 13 July.

Please email Dan in advance and copy ian@cjwellings.com

DDN can not take responsibility for delivery or pick up of stands from the venue.

Delegate Names:

Thank you to everyone who has submitted delegate names. Please do not worry if you have not been able to do so, we will be able to issue badges on the day.

Invoicing: You will be emailed an invoice for your booking to be paid in advance of the event by either BACs or credit card. If you have any questions regarding the invoicing please contact accounts@cjwellings.com 

I hope this helps you prepare for what should be a fantastic, interactive, energetic and inspiring event. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the event or DDN magazine please contact ian@cjwellings.com 07711 950 300

Details of the event, speakers, programme and information for individual delegate bookings: www.drinkanddrugsnews.com/ddn-national-conference-2023/



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