Recently the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, work, socialise and obtain information. Accessing information and services via online platforms such as Zoom, facetime, Facebook messenger, WhatsApp and Skype to name a few has fast become the new normal.
While we can’t wait to see you all again in person in 2021, this year Disability Expo are hosting a special virtual event on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September, 2020.
The Virtual Disability Expo is a fantastic opportunity to continue to connect and be informed, all from the comfort and safety of your home.
The Virtual Disability Expo, will link people with a disability, their family and carers with product and service providers in Sydney, Nepean, Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
The Virtual Disability Expo will be live and interactive in an easy-to-use format, with exhibitors available for immediate connection through either live chat and/video chat over the two live days.
The Expo will feature informative presentations hosted by industry experts. The Virtual Disability Expo will include a full program of speakers, workshops and entertainers as well as the exhibition hall. Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Graeme Innes AM is the ambassador for the Virtual Disability Expo and key note speakers Ben Felten, John Coutis and Dr Dinesh Palipana.
The NDIS and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will also present at the Expo.
There will be lots of interactive games, polls and prizes on offer, including national prizes of $500 – $5000 (sponsored by AFFORD) and regional prizes of $250 each.
All registrants receive a FREE online copy of the Travel without Limits September 2019 edition!!
There will be a range of exhibitors including:
Government and advocacy organisation
Aids and equipment providers
Education, training and employment providers
Transport and vehicles
Health and medical products and services
Allied health professionals
Support services including in home care providers
Check out the Expo Guide on the Virtual Disability Expo website for an exhibitor list and stage schedule and you can also keep up to date with the latest by following the Expo Facebook page specific to your region:
Best of all ENTRY is FREE to all, just register each person to ensure you receive your own personalised link to the Expo live site for fast and easy access on the day.