Gold category sponsor

At Sona, we are passionate about building technology that makes a genuine difference to the lives of Social Care staff. Sona is the award-winning next generation workforce management platform that combines the functionality you expect from any management solution – including Scheduling, Time & Attendance, HR and Payroll – with dedicated features to empower staff and solve the unique challenges of Social Care, all in a user-friendly, end-to-end platform.

Tomorrow’s successful frontline organisations need dynamic, empowered workforces, and we want to be at the forefront of that movement. Currently, we support Care organisations across the United Kingdom, including iVolve, Community Integrated Care, Cartrefi Cymru, Greensleeves, Advinia, and more.

Reception sponsor

Care UK is one of the largest residential care providers for older people in the UK, with more than 150 care homes. Our Fulfilling Lives approach to care and quality enables us to continue to fulfil the lives of residents by prioritising their personal preferences, wellbeing, and independence. Each of our care home teams is supported to listen to residents and relatives, to work in partnership with regulators and to constantly develop their own skills to deliver the best possible care. We continue to use the latest technologies to support best practice care in supporting both residents and their families.

Category sponsors

Autumna is the largest and most comprehensive register of elderly care in the UK with over 29,000 providers listed across care homes, home care and live-in care. Specialising in self-funding families for over 10 years, Autumna understands this market from both the consumer and provider perspective.

There is a need for online information, now more than ever, and the profiles on Autumna provide more information than anywhere else. Transparency is paramount to Autumna: there are no referral fees and search hierarchy reflects the amount of information provided.

Autumna encourages providers to open their ‘online windows and doors’.

Avery Healthcare provides high-quality residential, dementia, nursing, step down and respite care throughout its 56 care homes in England, and also operates four independent retirement living communities; it has a progressive build plan with many more new homes set to open in the next three years. All services are modern, purpose-built and are subject to a continual programme of investment; several homes are now rated as Outstanding by the CQC and the group has one of the highest percentages of homes in the Good category in the sector. Avery seeks to innovate and differentiate through its quality of care, proactive focus on resident well-being and their lifestyle along with the incorporation of hotel standard services.

Care Show Birmingham

Every October the care sector comes together at the NEC for the sparkling Care Show Birmingham, which will also include a special feature on retirement living for 2024. It is the perfect opportunity to learn from the experts as they share their best practice and explore the innovation and change happening within the sector. Join over 4000+ owners, directors, CEO’s, registered managers, care workers, personal assistants and more to gather ideas, products and services to improve the quality of the care the sector provides.

Care Show London

Care Show London, happening 24-25 April 2024, at the Excel Centre, looks to bring the infamous Care Show buzz to the country’s capital. A two-day conference and exhibition event boasting invaluable learning, networking and thought-provoking opportunities for those working in the adult social care sector. With opportunities to be a part of the voice of care, further your knowledge with our comprehensive conference programme, and find your perfect solution-providers amongst our exhibitors, Care Show London promises it all.

At the Dispensing Centre we specialise within the care home industry, and supply to both residential and assisted living, with a portfolio including larger groups such as PrimeLife and Adept care homes to small individual homes and extra care services. We appreciate and understand the present and upcoming needs of care homes and we work at scale to meet these needs. Our experience in your sector guarantees we can provide the highest quality of care to your residents using the latest technology and robot dispensing.

We understand the various needs of different care settings and we can help find the perfect solution for your facility. We have the option of paper MAR charts, but also currently offer eMAR solutions on the Atlas, MED e-care, Access (iCare) and Camascope platforms alongside traditional original pack dispensing.

We deliver 365 days a year and offer an out of hours service 7 days a week.

We also provide free support and training to help you build on your already strong teams, helping them become more successful in medication administration. Our experienced team will be happy to help with any questions or queries you may have so please do get in touch.

Enhance is a specialist agency within the healthcare catering industry supporting clients with recruitment and comply with their safeguarding policies. Our aim is to build up long term relationships based on mutual trust and transparency, which means communicating honestly, and being accountable for our service. 

Our consultants are all ex-industry, we worked through covid with you, we understand and empathise and know the pressures that exist recruiting the right staff now. We pride ourselves on being a professional, hardworking, and friendly team. We go out of our way to provide both clients and candidates with an exceptional service.

Established in 1946, Mitre has been supplying beautiful bed linen, bedding, towelling and soft furnishing for over 75 years in the UK and worldwide. Over 5 years ago, Mitre expanded their expertise into the healthcare sector. Supplying many of the UK’s leading Health and Social Care businesses with high quality products designed to keep residents safe and comfortable.

Mitre is always thinking about the next best thing for the industry, whether its cutting costs where possible or innovating new products. It’s Mitre’s quality and reliability that has helped them build a reputation that has earned them the honour of HM The Queen’s Royal Warrant, which they have proudly held since 1955.

Inspiring Success. Apprenticeships to develop the talent of tomorrow. Inspire the next generation of Health & Social Care workers through our dedicated care apprenticeships.

At Paragon Skills we want to work with you to build better futures today, by inspiring and developing your team through quality apprenticeship training. We have been providing training to the Care Sector for over 20 years and are rated the Number 1 training provider by learners in the Rate My Apprenticeship Awards 2022

We are an award-winning independent training provider specialising in Care apprenticeships.

We will take care of you, so you can take care of them.

Prosperwell is the UK’s leading care sector digital marketing agency.
They ‘care for the brands that care for others’, working with some of the most successful care providers, helping care homes build back occupancy with self-paying clients, and providing expert solutions to home care providers to increase their weekly hours, and recruit and retain new staff.

Founder, Tobi Alli-Usman regularly speaks at all major care sector conferences and exhibitions across the UK including. You can also catch him on his podcast Tea With Tobi, where he and guests discuss and share growth strategies for the sector.

From Time & Attendance tracking to Employee Rostering and HR Management, Softworks Workforce Management Software provides a single, secure and easy-to-use system for care providers’ complete Workforce Management needs.

Designed with the unique needs of care providers in mind, Softworks Time & Attendance, Employee Scheduling, HR and Employee Self-Service features help eliminate time-consuming manual HR administration, automate complex scheduling, drive efficiencies and ensure regulatory compliance, while helping ensure the delivery of exceptional care.

Why sponsor?

Sponsoring the Care Home Awards provides a host of branding, marketing, networking and data opportunities in print, online and face-to-face at the event. We are keen to enlist the participation and support of commercial organisations that serve the whole care home sector.


Sponsorship Types

All categories are available for sponsorship, each year. In addition there are other opportunities for sponsorship, such as the Reception, or the After Show Tea Party. Each sponsorship can be customised for individual sponsors. Sponsors will receive branding and recognition in all promotional activity related to the awards.

If you are interested in sponsorship please contact us.


Raising your brand profile

Associating and affiliating your brand with the Care Home Awards will generate strong brand recognition within the sector. Your presence at the Awards luncheon, where you will present an award in person and host a table will show the sector how important you are within it.


PR and marketing opportunities

Branding does not begin and end at the event itself. Sponsors enjoy a whole 9 months of marketing opportunities to both the consumer market and the trade sector ensuring that your brand profile is at the forefront of your customers minds throughout the year.


Industry leadership

You may already consider yourself as one of the industry’s leaders, or perhaps you are looking to establish yourself as one. Awards sponsorship puts you at the very heart of the sector enabling you to stand out from competitors.


Business development

We expect over 300 leading care home sector senior executives in the room on the day of the awards, so this event is a unique opportunity for you and your team to network with the industry’s key decision makers. Use sponsorship and the event to host and thank your key customers, initiate new business and generate new business opportunities.
To discuss building a bespoke sponsorship package for your company please contact Helen Warrilow in the first instance.

Sponsors in previous years