When and where will The Watercooler take place?
28th Feb - 1st Mar 2023
Address: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road. Kensington, W14 8UX, UK.
What is The Watercooler?
Taking place in 2023, in the heart of London, The Watercooler will play host to the leading minds in mental health, physical health, social wellbeing, financial wellbeing, and environmental wellbeing, alongside thousands of employers and employees from FTSE 100’s through to SMEs and start-ups.
What is your admissions policy?
The Watercooler is only open to adults (16+) who have pre-registered and hold a valid entry badge or those who register onsite. This includes visitors, speakers, exhibitors, VIPs, and press.
Admission is open to professionals who are involved in, or have a direct connection or interest in, the event or associated industries or organisations. All visitors must be 16 or over (unless prior written consent from the organisers).
Safety and Security at The Watercooler
We are working closely with Olympia to keep everyone safe at our event.
All visitors should be aware that the following are in place:
- Official event security staff may approach you to assist you outside, at entry or inside the event
- Staff and attendees must wear ID badges provided
- Bag checks maybe in operation at the venue
- Keep personal property with you at all times and do not leave any items unattended
- Report anything that looks unusual or suspicious to a member of event staff
- Please note CCTV in operation at Olympia is monitored and recorded
What happens to my data/image?
By allowing your badge to be scanned during the event, attendees will be allowing the organisers to provide their name and contact details to the specific partner, exhibitor or sponsor who may contact them about their products/services.
By choosing to attend any session in our seminar theatres or workshops, visitors will have their badge scanned at entry and their name and contact details will be shared by the Organisers with the seminar host/exhibitor, sponsor and/or speaker, who may contact them about their products or services.
Photography and Video Recording
Official photographers and videographers will be taking photographs and recording and/or streaming videos at the event. By registering and attending the event, each attendee authorises such photography and recording and permits the Organisers to use the attendee’s image, likeness and voice for archival and promotional purposes in any and all media, without liability, compensation or credit to the attendee.
No visitor to the event may take photographs or make any form of recording (including audio or video) on any media at the event under any circumstances without the prior written permission of the Organisers.
Can I register for a Press Pass?
Members of the press are invited to register via our agency Notion ahead of the event.
The dedicated Press area is within the 'VIP Press and Speaker Lounge' located upstairs on the Gallery level (Olympia London, National Hall) and will be open throughout the show.
Press enquiries before and after the exhibition should be sent to: Jasmine Brown, Notion PR, M: +44 7738 925 002 Email: email@example.com
Tell Me About the On-site Facilities
A free ATM is located opposite Kensington (Olympia) Station, on Olympia Way, and branches of major banks can be found on Kensington High Street. However, we recommend card and contactless payment wherever possible at the venue.
There is limited parking spaces onsite so we advise you book parking well in advance. Alternatively, we recommend you consider using public transport to reach the venue.
Onsite carparking is available in the Motorail car park, a flat-surface car park with a height restriction of 4 meters. It is open from 0700hrs until one hour after the building closes (or one hour after the event closes on open days) and all parking is chargeable. Advance booking is strongly recommended, as spaces cannot be guaranteed otherwise. Please visit olympia.london/parking for further details.
Restaurant and catering facilities are located around the exhibition hall. There are also lots of local eateries around the area visit https://olympia.london/visiting/food-drink for more details.
Cloakroom facilities are located in the National Hall Foyer. For any lost property issues please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualified first aid staff are available at all events.
Olympia office operating hours are 09.00-17.30 Monday – Friday but the organisers office should be able to help you with all your queries. This is located in the National Hall Foyer.
Olympia London operate a Business Centre runner service, photocopying, printing etc. will be delivered to your stand where payment can be taken. Please email Businesscentre@olympia.london with your requirements and you will receive an email response with the cost displayed, please note that payment is by card only.
The Organisers Office is located in the National Hall Foyer.
The Press area is within the VIP Press and Speaker Lounge located on the Gallery level at the top of the stairs and will be open throughout the show. Press enquiries before and after the exhibition should be sent to: Jasmine Brown, Notion PR, M: +44 7738 925 002 Email: email@example.com.
Companies wishing to exhibit at The Watercooler 2023 are invited to visit the Sales Office (stand S4) or contact Sam North, Event Director, Sam.North@esimedia.co.uk
Where can I register as a speaker?
If you would like to speaker to a member of The Watercooler team about speaker opportunities please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’d like to exhibit - where can I register my interest?
If you would like to exhibit at The Watercooler please register your interest here and a member of our team will be in touch.
I’d like to be a partner - where can I register my interest?
If you would like to become an event partner please register your interest here and a member of our team will be in touch.
I’d like to be a media partner - where can I register my interest?
For all media and marketing enquiries please contact email@example.com.
I am disabled/have a disability - Is the venue disability friendly?
Visitors with additional needs or disabilities are encouraged to download the Welcome app before the event. Once you have the app on your phone you can create a simple profile enabling you to personalise your access needs, including your key requirements and information about what support you require. Please ensure that you select The Watercooler in the app at least two days before the event. This will ensure that The Watercooler customer service team will receive a reminder of your visit - helping them to prepare to address your specific needs on your arrival.
The event will take place at the National Hall at Olympia London. The venue website has a range of services to support disabled visitors. You will find a detailed guide on the AccessAble website or by downloading the app. You can also visit this page to watch a short video.
If you have specific questions please contact the venue directly on +44 (0)20 7385 1200, 09:00 – 17:00 (GMT), Monday – Friday.
Are you allowed to bring dogs into the exhibition area?
Guide dogs are welcome in the venue however other pets will not be allowed access.
I’m attending and need to find a hotel
Please contact Find a Hotel on +44 (0)20 7592 3061, 09:00-17:00 (GMT), Monday–Friday. Or type ‘hotels olympia london’ into your search engine.
What is the best way of getting to the venue?
We have a dedicated train station next to the venue, Kensington (Olympia), and we are walking distance from West Kensington and Barons Court underground stations. To plan your journey visit here.
Is there WiFi?
Yes there is Free Visitor WiFi onsite.