GCL Training: Disability Confidence in Event Management

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1 in 5 people identify themselves as a disabled person. Disability Confidence in Events Management Training provides a complete insight into how to plan, develop and deliver accessible and inclusive events.

Who should attend?

The course has been designed specifically for conference and event managers, but it is relevant to anyone working within the event management process.

Course overview

During the day you will gain an understanding of:

  • The business case for disability confident event management
  • The law and best practice relating to disability confident event management
  • The planning process for accessible events: what to do, when to do it and how
  • What disabled people want and expect from accessible events
  • The importance of disability etiquette (disability confident language and behaviour)
  • What good looks like – and why

What will I gain?

The course will build the confidence and capacity of delegates in planning in access, responding to additional access requirements, providing effective and appropriate information and ensuring joint working.

Our training style

All our training is designed to inspire, encourage, motivate and support both personal and organisational development. We pride ourselves on a training style that is highly interactive, engaging (where appropriate using humour) and specific to an organisation's particular culture.

What our delegates say

'The course was relaxed, insightful and packed with learning. It gave great examples of what good looks like and very practical ways of ensuring events are inclusive and accessible for all.'

'I loved the course, I learnt so much. It provided me with a complete road map, about what to do and when, to achieve accessible and inclusive events.'

'It was a great day, very enjoyable. I feel so much more confident now about accessible event management.'

About the trainer

All GCL trainers have at least 10 years' experience supporting organisations to devise, develop and implement their equality, diversity and inclusion strategies with a focus on supporting positive change management, adding value and ensuring sustainability.