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Be our guest: BHTA members invited to attend industry trade expo as VIP guests

BHTA members enjoy VIP treatment at RISE @ THIIS, courtesy of Verlingue UK

Members of the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) will have the opportunity to attend the inaugural RISE @ THIIS trade expo as VIP guests of Verlingue UK – the BHTA’s trusted insurance partner.

Taking place on 10 May 2022 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes, RISE @ THIIS is the UK’s only, dedicated B2B trade exhibition and conference for mobility, access, independent living and assistive technologies sectors.

Suppliers from across the industry, including BHTA members Motion Healthcare, Monarch Mobility, Karma Mobility, and WellEll, will be on-stand across the one-day, free-to-attend trade event, showcasing their latest offerings to buyers, installers and distributors from across the sector.

The exhibition and conference will also include a number of expert speakers sharing advice and guidance on a number of industry-specific, ranging from how to get products included on outsourced public sector service providers’ frameworks, to insights into CRMs and the role data can play in business growth.

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Importantly, BHTA members can attend RISE @ THIIS as VIPs for free as guests of Verlingue. Attending as a VIP will provide see members of the association enjoy complimentary mid-morning refreshments, a two-course hot and cold buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments, bottled still and sparkling water, delegate pads and pens, as well as exclusive giveaways.

Verlingue’s Stephen Aldridge commented: “We are delighted to invite BHTA members to attend RISE @ THIIS as our VIP guests, enabling them to get the most of the exciting new show. As the Association’s long-standing preferred insurance partner, we are always keen to support the membership, and this sponsorship gives us a great opportunity to reward and engage members while facilitating important business conversations.

“Our team will be at the event, ready to meet with members and provide advice and guidance around business insurance, along with giving members more information about the exclusive BHTA Business Insurance benefit that they have access to as part of their membership. We look forward to meeting members there.”

Members can see Verlingue on stand R1 at RISE @ THIIS. To set up meetings beforehand, contact Stephen Aldridge, Client Director at Verlingue on 07557 264091 or

Claim your free VIP tickets for you and your team

To attend RISE @ THIIS as VIPs, courtesy of Verlingue, contact BHTA at for your exclusive code and link.

RISE @ THIIS times and dates:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton, MK Stadium, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST
  • 10 May 2022 | 09:00 – 17:00

Catch up with colleagues and peers at the celebratory gala dinner

In addition to the trade exhibition and conference taking place on 10 May 2022, the night before RISE @ THIIS will play host to its ‘Back to business’ celebratory gala dinner, giving people a chance to connect in an enjoyable, relaxed environment.

Taking place at the same venue on 9 May, the evening will suppliers and retailers get together to enjoy a delicious three-course meal and incredible entertainment, with the world-renowned presenter (and Gogglebox regular), Simon Minty, and his dream team of comedians, performing throughout the evening.

Early bird tickets start at £65, ending on 31 March. Don’t miss out and book your tickets today.

‘Back to business’ gala dinner times and dates:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton, MK Stadium, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST
  • 9 May 2022 | 18.30 – late
  • Dress code: Smart casual

Exhibiting and sponsorships at RISE @ THIIS –
BHTA members gain more access for less

Alongside free VIP invites, BHTA members interested in reaching trade buyers can exhibit and sponsor the event at a special, member-exclusive rate as well.

Find out more by contacting RISE @ THIIS Sales Manager Joe Fahy on 07384 258 372 or