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 largest event designed for healthcare professionals, members of the public, carers and trade visitors.

What is on offer?

This event has been created 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 SEC, Glasgow.

What is the best way to get to the venue?

Situated just off Junction 19 of the M8 motorway, the SEC 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?

If you head to the carparks located at the west of the venue, your parking will be FREE. Parking is also available in the multistorey carpark to the East of the venue at a fee. A wheelchair and mobility assistance buggy will run between the Multi Storey Car Park and the SEC’s East entrance located at 10 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8YW. The postcode is G3 8YW for your SatNav. 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.


Are you offering free seminars?

Yes, Independent Living Scotland will offer a range of free seminars designed for healthcare professionals. Please visit our HCP Conference 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 SEC is fully accessible. The SEC main building has automatic doors at both East and West entrances and all halls are situated at ground level.

Are wheelchairs available for hire?

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 SEC 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 SEC. For details on where you can eat and drink during the show please see visit the SEC website (http://www.sec.co.uk/discover/where-to-eat.aspx)