B.I.D.E Workforce Summit

Achieving Tangible Change

Welcome to the National B.A.M.E Health & Care Awards’ B.I.D.E Workforce Summit

(Belonging, Inclusion, diversity and Equity) Conference, a dynamic half-day event on September 26th in Central London, UK.

This conference aims to celebrate diversity and excellence in the healthcare sector while providing a platform for insightful discussions on career progression, leadership, and the future of healthcare.

This conference addresses the unique challenges and opportunities faced by Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E) individuals in the healthcare and care industries. It brings together thought leaders, professionals, and advocates to explore innovative strategies for success and advancement.

Through engaging panel sessions, keynote speeches, and networking opportunities, our goal is to inspire, empower, and equip attendees with the knowledge, skills, and connections necessary to thrive in their careers and contribute to the ongoing transformation of healthcare.

Join us as we champion diversity, foster collaboration, and chart a course towards a more inclusive and equitable healthcare landscape. Together, we can drive positive change and shape a future where every individual has the opportunity to reach their full potenial in the health and care sectors.



Thursday September 26th,
– 12:30 – 4:30 PM


RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, UK.
Speakers – To be confirmed.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Registration and Networking

Delegates arrive, register, and network over refreshments.

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM: Welcome Address

Introduction to the conference, objectives, and overview of the day’s agenda.

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM: Opening Keynote Speech

Keynote speech by a key influential figure focusing on leadership, diversity in healthcare, and the future of the industry.

1:50 PM- 2:10 PM: Presentation 1

Career Progression and Leadership in Healthcare
A presentation on what good leadership looks like – how to make the leap

2:15 PM- 2:40 PM: Panel Session 1: Career Progression and Leadership in Healthcare

Career advancement opportunities
Strategies for success.
The importance of diversity in leadership roles.

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM: Mid-Afternoon Break Refreshments and networking break.

3:00 PM – 3:20 PM: Fireside Chat 2: Building Transferable Skills into Management.
A panel discussion exploring transferable skills from various backgrounds into healthcare management roles, highlightng innovative approaches and trends in healthcare management.

3:30 M – 3:50 PM: Building Fairness into Healthcare –

How to Reduce the Referrals of Ethnic Minorities

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM: Q&A 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM: Closing Keynote – Speaker TBD 4:20 PM – 4:30 PM: Wrap Up

Summary of key takeaways from the day’s discussions, announcement of award nominations, and closing remarks.