The Big Event - Speaker Sessions

The Big Event: Speaker Sessions

The Big Event is being held at the NEC in Birmingham on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 May 2022, it’s your one-stop shop to see everything available on the Motability Scheme.

This year, our Speaker Sessions are back and bigger than ever! Running different topics across both days, you’ll hear from the experts about the latest Scheme news, electric vehicles (EVs), new car technology, WAVs, adaptations, accessible days out, and much more.

The full Speaker Sessions line-up will be released in the coming weeks, but why not take a look below at some of the topics we will be covering….

The Scheme basics
We are always evolving the Motability Scheme’s all-inclusive leasing package to best support our customer’s needs. In this session, we’ll be demonstrating the all-new Motability Scheme online account, designed to give you greater flexibility in managing your lease.

All things cars!
James Horne – Dealer Partner Relationship Manager at Motability Operations has worked with our network of 4,500 dealer partners for the last 10 years, and on Friday he will be delving into the everchanging motoring industry. Come along to hear about the latest in motoring technology, the ongoing supply issues that are affecting the industry, and what to consider before visiting a dealership.

Traveling with your wheelchair
Are you considering a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) for the first time? Then make sure you visit the Speaker Sessions stage on Saturday where Motability Operations Graham Lloyd will be covering an introduction to WAVs, including an overview of the different solutions available for traveling in your wheelchair and talking about the importance of a home demonstration.

Euan’s Guide
For those planning summer getaways, Antonia Lee-Bapty, Managing Director at Euan’s Guide, will be giving advice on finding exciting and accessible places to visit in your Motability Scheme vehicle.

Electric motoring
There’s so much on offer for those interested in going electric! On Friday and Saturday there will be several Speaker Sessions covering electric vehicle topics, including talks from our new home charging partners Ohme and Easee, who will showcase their home charging units and talk about the installation process. Other sessions will cover topics such as accessible charging, range, and fuel types, to help you decide whether an EV is right for you.

While at The Big Event, why not visit the Electric Vehicle Info Hub

New for 2022, The Big Event will be home to The Electric Vehicle Info Hub. Get your questions answered by the experts, see charging demonstrations, explore electric vehicles (EVs), and discover the latest EV app technology available.

Not able to attend The Big Event in person?

Don’t worry, we will be live streaming all the Speaker Sessions PLUS exclusive live interviews, product demos and Q&As. Hosted by Helen Dolphin MBE, The Big Event: Streamed Live will be available to view here across the two days.

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