Exhibitor badges are NOT personalised; they are inscribed with the name of the company only and are therefore transferable would you plan a changeover of staff during the event. you will be able to access any of the BDNG educational sessions throughout the conference at no additional cost.

Cleaning will be carried out prior to opening and overnight during the conference. Please leave any waste you wish to be removed in the aisles at the end of each day.

Dress code
The dress code for exhibitors is smart casual

Emergency procedures
In the event of an emergency, please follow the emergency procedures issued by Harrogate Convention Centre staff

Stand Breakdown

Thursday 23 September 2021 14:30 – 19:00

Exhibitors are reminded that they cannot remove any part of their stand before 14:30 on this day. All stand materials need to be removed from the Exhibition Hall by 19:00 on Thursday 23 September 2021.
The BDNG will not take responsibility for any items left in the Exhibition Hall after this time. Any items that need to be collected by courier should be labelled up with the appropriate delivery address and arrangements agreed with the Venue regarding collection. The BDNG cannot accept any responsibility for the safe collection of items.

Opening times
The Exhibition Hall will remain open throughout the Conference.

Tuesday 21 September
Exhibitor access from 08:00
Exhibition opens at 08:30 and closes at 18:00

Wednesday 22 September
Exhibitor access from 08:15
Exhibition opens at 08:30 and closes at 17:00

Thursday 23 September
Exhibitor access from 08:15
Exhibition opens at 08:45 and closes at 14:30

Registration Desk Opening Times

Tuesday 21 September                 08:00 – 18:30
Wednesday 22 September           08:00 – 17:00
Thursday 23 September              08:30 – 16:00

Scanning delegate badges
Delegates will have a QR code on their badge. If you would like to collect delegate names, please download the Cvent OnArrival App from the Apple or Play Store. When you wish to activate this, please visit the registration desk.

Although every reasonable security precaution is taken throughout the tenancy period of the event, the organiser cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or accident, which may occur to any exhibitor (or their agents), property or personnel. We strongly recommend that any valuable items e.g. handbags, mobile phones and laptops are kept under constant supervision and removed from the Exhibition Hall each evening. Please ensure that you have suitable insurance cover for yourself, your staff and your property.

Social Programme
A complimentary Drinks Reception will be held between 17:00 – 18:00 on Tuesday 21 September in the Exhibition Hall. You are encouraged to attend.

The BDNG 30th Birthday Party will be held on Wednesday evening at the Majestic Hotel. If you have requested tickets for this, please join in. Tickets will not be issued for this event. The dress code for this is smart casual.

Free wifi suitable for browsing and email is available throughout the Convention Centre. Faster bandwidths are also available on request. Please contact Exhibition Services