FAQs

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Is Independent Living Scotland free to attend?

Yes, entry is free for all visitors who register in advance. Register for free entry for yourself, family, colleagues and friends today.

Who is this event for?

Independent Living Scotland is Scotland's newest event designed for healthcare professionals, members of the public, carers and trade visitors.

What is on offer?

This event has been launched to cater for the learning and knowledge requirements of healthcare professionals and the needs of those living with a disability or long-term condition as well as their friends and carers. Independent Living Scotland will offer visitors the chance to touch, test and compare a wide variety of products and services to aid independence. For further details see our list of exhibitors and product areas.

Is this event suitable for children?

Absolutely, Independent Living Scotland is open to visitors of all ages. There is no need to register visitors who are under 16 years of age.

Is there a creche?

Independent Living Scotland does not offer creche facilities.

Can I visit as a student?

All students are welcome – please note you must register for a ticket to attend.

Travelling to the Venue

Where does Independent Living Scotland take place?

Independent Living Scotland takes place in Hall 3 of the SECC, Glasgow.

What is the best way to get to the venue?

Situated just off Junction 19 of the M8 motorway, the SECC is within five minutes drive of the city centre and 15 minutes from Glasgow International Airport. Visit our dedicated travel page for detailed information on getting here.

Where can I park?

Parking is in Car Park 7. A wheelchair and mobility assistance buggy will run between the Multi Storey Car Park and the SECC’s East entrance located at 10 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8YW. The postcode is G3 8YW for your SatNav. Please note that the cost of parking for all visitors (including Blue Badge Holders) is £8. Please visit our dedicated travel page for further information.

Is there accommodation nearby?

Glasgow offers a wide range of hotels, guest houses and bed and breakfast accommodation. There are also three hotels located onsite. Please visit our dedicated travel page for further information.

Exhibitor Information

Who will be exhibiting?

Independent Living Scotland will offer visitors the chance to discover products and services from a vast array of exhibitors within the disability and rehabilitation marketplace. See our product sectors for further details.

I'm interested in exhibiting

To find out more about exhibiting at Independent Living Scotland, please click here to complete our stand enquiry form. A member of our team will contact you shortly.

Features

Are you offering free seminars?

Yes, Independent Living Scotland will offer a range of free seminars designed for healthcare professionals. Please visit our What's On page for further details.

Will the seminars be free?

Yes, all seminars are free of charge.

Do I need a ticket to attend?

No, all seminars are ticketless and space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Disabled Access

Does the venue offer disabled access?

Yes, the SECC is fully accessible. The SECC main building has automatic doors at both East and West entrances and all halls are situated at ground level.

Are wheelchairs available for hire?

Mobility Scotland is looking after the Mobility Loan Point and has a range of wheelchairs and mobility scooters available to hire free of charge for visitors. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Find them on Stand A10.

In addition, the Medical Centre has a limited number of wheelchairs that visitors may 'borrow' for the duration of their visit. Wheelchairs are allocated on a first come, first served basis and can be booked the day before your visit. To book a wheelchair or for further information please email the medical team here, call them on 0141 275 6333 or drop into the Medical Centre.

Are disabled / accessible toilets available?

The SECC has disabled and accessible toilets situated on the main concourse and in all exhibition/event halls. Radar keys for accessing disabled toilets are available from a member of staff or to purchase from the Information & Business Centre on the main concourse.  There are also disabled toilets within Independent Living Scotland in Hall 3.

Eating and Drinking

There are a number of eateries based in the SECC. For details on where you can eat and drink during the show please see visit the SECC website (http://www.secc.co.uk/discover/where-to-eat.aspx)