Explore the exhibition floor

Whether you want to refresh between conference sessions or are attending with a free exhibition-only pass, you’re sure to discover a whole host of dynamic activities and discussions to get involved with across the two days. Enjoy the buzz of the exhibition hall, jam-packed with new immersive opportunities to engage and reconnect with your peers, including Big Questions Live, The People Library and the Legal Drop-in Clinic – only available in-person at Manchester. 

CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, 3-4 November 2021

Actionable insights

Hear from experts up, close and personal across two stages of Insights sessions. Providing you with advice and tools to tackle the key challenges facing people professionals today. All sessions will be streamed on the online event platform and available on-demand for 90 days. 

Discover new suppliers

Get ahead and quickly get a feel of innovative products and services first-hand, all in one place – saving you hours of research back in the office. Including HR technology, L&D, reward and benefits, and much more.

CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, 3-4 November 2021
CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, 3-4 November 2021

Reconnect with the community in new, exciting engagement zones

Nothing beats meeting face-to-face to build strong relationships. The CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition is where the most influential people come together to generate new ideas and share experiences. It’s the ‘water cooler’ moments which hold the most value.

Celebrate the profession’s achievements

Relax and celebrate the fantastic work of the people profession over the past year at the social drinks at the end of day one.
CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, 3-4 November 2021
Breakfast Camp

Breakfast Camp

Join us on day two at 08:00-09:15 for this highly interactive and conversational style workshop that explores what people professionals can do about modern day slavery. Bringing together experts in the field, you’ll discuss the practical steps you can take to educate your organisation and abolish modern day slavery.

Register for your free pass

Experience the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition on your own terms. This year’s event will be visibly different to before. As a hybrid event, you can choose to attend in-person across the two days at Manchester Central or join online, from the comfort of your own home or workspace. Making the event more accessible and inclusive, by providing you with the choice of how to engage with the content. Please see below for a breakdown of what you are able to access with either an ‘in-person’ or ‘online’ free exhibition pass.

Please note: full exhibition access is also included when purchasing a conference ticket

What does your pass include?

Two streams of Insights sessions, live and on-demand on the online platform
Online networking
Exhibition access and engagement zones, including;
- The People Library
- Big Questions Live
- Legal Drop-in Clinic
- Refresh and Recharge
- More to be announced