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CloserStill Media adds the UK’s leading diabetes healthcare show partnership to growing events portfolio


CloserStill Media adds the UK’s leading diabetes healthcare show partnership to growing events portfolio

CloserStill Media has announced that Diabetes Professional Care Exhibition and Conference (DPC) is now part of the company’s multi-award-winning portfolio of healthcare events.

CloserStill Media is partnering with Healthcare Publishing and Events, organiser of the exhibition and conference, to provide DPC with the infrastructure needed to support its continued development as the event enters its critical fast-growth phase.

Launched in 2015 and now in its 5th year, DPC is the UK’s leading show for healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of diabetes and plans to welcome over 6,000 healthcare professionals from both primary and secondary care, and commissioner and clinical leads.

The conference provides free CPD accredited education for professionals and an unrivalled exhibition of sector vendors - which is a model in line with CloserStill’s stable of award-winning and industry–leading events.

DPC was launched by Maggie Meer who also launched Cloud Expo Europe in 2009, which she sold to CloserStill in 2011. Over the past 8 years, Cloud Expo Europe has driven the growth of CloserStill’s cluster of tech shows both in the UK and abroad where it is recognised as the industry’s leading event for enterprise IT and B2B technology.

“The partnership with of Diabetes Professional Care is a perfect fit for CloserStill on a multitude of levels. The clinical content and direction of travel the event is taking, coupled with Maggie and Toby’s passion and market understanding makes it a perfect addition to  our healthcare portfolio.” Matthew Butler, MD of Healthcare and Executive Director, CloserStill Media.

“We are very excited about the partnership between Diabetes Professional Care and CloserStill Media.   We are very proud that DPC has been able to make a difference to better patient outcomes and care, and CloserStill Media (one of the most respected companies in the Exhibition Industry)   fully understand our passion to make it better for the industry and the healthcare professionals who attend.  Working with CloserStill Media will enable us to give a better experience all round.”  Maggie Meer, Founder, DPC.

DPC 2019 will take place on 29-30 October at Olympia London, featuring a multi-stream conference of world-class practitioners and thought leaders sharing expertise and knowledge on diabetes care and best practice. Speakers this year include Prof. Partha Kar, National Specialty Advisor, Diabetes,  NHS England, Prof Jonathan Valabhji Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College London, alongside speakers from Public Health England, The Royal College of GP’s, The Royal College of Nurses, The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, NHS Improvement, Kidney Research, Heart UK, TREND-UK and many more.

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