Special Guests

Childcare Expo Midlands 2019 will host a range of informative, inspiring special guests for visitors to interact with during both days at the Ricoh Arena on 27 & 28 September!

Scroll down for the list of Special Guests who will be at the show!

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Sid Sloane

Sid Sloane – Actor, TV presenter and writer!

Best known as one of CBeebies’ most-loved founding presenters, Sid Sloane has many more strings to his bow than you might first think. Actor, presenter and writer, Sid is an energetic force in the world of entertainment. Sid is hosting a workshop on Friday 27th September and will be entertaining the crowds throughout the day, so be sure to say hello during your visit!


Purnima Tanuku OBE – Chief Executive, NDNA

This year, we are delighted to announce that Purnima Tanuku OBE, Chief Executive of
National Day Nurseries Association will be chairing the summit.

If you would like to be involved in the Early Years Breakfast Summit, please email your contact and company details to info@childcareexpo.co.uk to take part. Please note, due to limited space within the summit we are unable to invite all interested guests.

Dave Benson Philips

Dave Benson Phillips – Children’s TV Legend

Entertainer and children’s TV legend, Dave Benson Phillips will be bringing the party to Childcare Expo Midlands! Expect lots of music and fun on Saturday 28th September when he’ll be entertaining visitors throughout the day.