Retailers’ guide to Naidex 2021: 10 key suppliers to check out at this year’s event
It’s that time of the year again. Taking place in Hall 5 at the NEC in Birmingham on 15 and 16 September, suppliers, charities, consumers, healthcare professionals and retailers will gather together for this year’s Naidex.
With so many different stands at Naidex to see and people to meet, knowing the right places to invest time can be tricky for retailers in the trade on the hunt for the next best-selling product for their business.
To ensure that potential star product does not slip through the net, THIIS has signposted some suppliers keen to talk trade with retailers, highlighting the need-to-know products and need-to-meet people at Naidex 2021.
Stand number: F60
Triride is a power-assisted attachment device that is compatible with most manual wheelchairs and compact when attached. A simple attachment system and intuitive control help to make the Triride easy to use for all.
With advanced electronics, it can be personalised to end-users’ driving preferences, too. Meanwhile, its transport weight starting from 7.5kg means that the Triride is light but also powerful for the most demanding situations. Drop by the stand to see some exciting new additions to the range, which provide plenty of exciting opportunities for Triride users to discover new freedom.
2. Karma Mobility
Stand number: G20
For over 20 years, Karma Mobility has been supplying Karma’s comprehensive range of powerchairs and lightweight manual wheelchairs to the NHS and to end-users through a network of several hundred retailers covering the UK and Ireland.
Every product is extensively tested and evaluated before being placed on the market, stands the test of time and proves to be an excellent long-term investment. The team will be on hand throughout the show to demonstrate the new additions to the product portfolio, answer any questions and discuss potential retailer opportunities.
3. Rise & Recline
Stand Number: E101
Driven by innovation, Rise & Recline’s furniture range is made in the UK. Built for mobility and comfort, the riser recliner chairs and beds specially help to ease pressure on the joints, neck and back. Furniture is bespoke and comes with medical device registration to ensure clinical quality.
Rise & Recline aims to offer some of the shortest lead times in the industry, meaning that retailers can put money in the till quicker. Product training can be provided to ensure dealers’ customers get the right product for them and enhance the retailer’s brand.
Stand number: E143
Polymorit will be showcasing the Ardoo portable hoist alongside its range of independent living aids. Ideal for car transfers during daytrips and staycations, the hoist folds away in seconds to stow away in a car boot or cupboard. At only 23kg, this lightweight folding portable hoist can be easily operated by only one carer.
The hoist can lift up to 140kg from a wheelchair, stairlift, toilet, bed or floor. Compact for use in bathrooms and tight spaces, the hoist converts to a stand aid if required. Distributors are welcomed.
5. Motion Healthcare
Stand number: F85
Motion Healthcare works with high-quality and reliable factories around the world to source, develop, import and distribute innovative mobility products to its network of approved dealers in the UK.
Always at the forefront of innovation, with a solid functional base, its range is designed with the user in mind to provide unrivalled features and ensure they are regarded the best in their area of the market. The manufacturer will be showcasing its latest products, including the Aerolite Folding Powerchair, which is the lightest model in its range.
6. Alerta Medical
Stand number: B126
Making cutting-edge medical equipment affordable, Alerta Medical is a designer and manufacturer of pressure relief and fall prevention equipment for the healthcare market. Naidex Trade will be the official launch for Alerta Medical’s most recent new product releases. ]
These include the innovative Wireless Fall Prevention Alertamat range, the revolutionary Hybrid mattress, the Care Bed range (with its unique features and matching overbed tables), and its alternating Air, Foam and Gel Pressure Care range. View the product range and find out about the latest distributor opportunities and support.
7. Electric Mobility Euro
Stand number: E30
Visit the Electric Mobility stand to experience first-hand the unveiling of newly-launched 2021 products including the Meyra iChair Sky powerchair (UK exclusive) and the revolutionary Vortex 8mph scooter with solid canopy.
Visitors can also benefit from expert demonstrations from knowledgeable product specialists, who are on-hand to support its loyal authorised dealer network as the industry reconnects. Electric Mobility’s number one priority remains the commitment to ensuring the high-quality, innovative and functional mobility products in its repertoire offer choice, value and comfort to enhance the customer’s independence.
8. Monarch Mobility
Stand number: H35
Over eight years ago, Monarch Mobility brought the folding scooter in the UK and there has been a massive growth in this style of product ever since. The firm has stated that it has been working hard on new ideas and this year it will be showing something new to the market that has not been seen in the UK before.
In addition, it has grown its portfolio with the introduction of a new fleet of 8 mph scooters, 4 mph scooters, power chairs and a new range of products made of carbon fibre, showing its intention to grow even bigger.
Stand number: E100 & E46
Permobil believes that helping individuals achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right, and for over 50 years, that has been the driving force behind its innovative assistive technology. The company says that it is passionate about understanding its users’ needs and helping them live life to the fullest.
Its innovative range of power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs, and seating and positioning products have now got even stronger with the latest addition to the Permobil family of Italian manufacturer Progeo, which is well known for its active manual wheelchairs.
10. Dietz Rehab
Stand number: E144
DIETZ Rehab is the UK supplier of the modular and adjustable DIETZ Power range of SANGO powered wheelchairs, from ultra-compact indoor/outdoor, to outdoor and rough terrain chassis choices.
DIETZ Rehab is urging dealers to visit the company on stand E144 to find out more about its offerings, from the range of chairs, adjustable and modular seating choices, powered adjustment options and controls for user and/or attendants. Bespoke solutions are available for those requiring something very individual.https://thiis.co.uk/retailers-guide-to-naidex-2021-10-key-suppliers-to-check-out-at-this-years-event/https://i2.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Naidex-feature-Image.jpg?fit=900%2C428&ssl=1https://i2.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Naidex-feature-Image.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1Events & ExhibitionsNewsroomRetailer NewsTrade Newsaccess,Alerta Medical,Birmingham,DIETZ Rehab,Electric Mobility Euro,Karma Mobility,Mobility,Monarch Mobility,Motion Healthcare,Naidex,NEC,Permobil,polymorit,Rise & Recline,TrirideIt's that time of the year again. Taking place in Hall 5 at the NEC in Birmingham on 15 and 16 September, suppliers, charities, consumers, healthcare professionals and retailers will gather together for this year’s Naidex. With so many different stands at Naidex to see and people to meet, knowing...Liane McIvorLiane McIvorliane@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine