Exhibition & Convention Centres

National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Birmingham, UK

The largest exhibition venue in the UK, The National Exhibition Centre, dates back to 1976 and was first opened by no other but Queen Elizabeth II. For over 40 years, the centre has been bringing big and small businesses together with potential customers, decision-makers and innovators in various industries. The event halls host over 500 trade fairs, exhibitions, and conferences and are visited by over 2.4 million guests a year. The NEC hosts some of the largest, most famous events in the world including BBC Good Food Show, the Classic Motor Show, Comic Con, Euro Bus Expo, Games Day, Horse of the Year Show, Makers Central, UK AD & Biogas just to name a few.

The National Exhibition Centre has an unbeatable location - near junction 6 of the M42 motorway, and right next to Birmingham Airport and the International railway station. The venue spans across the staggering 2.54 km² and has 18 halls, 32 conference rooms and the Resorts World Arena - a multi-purpose indoor area that can accommodate any type of event. All spaces are flexible and can be tailored according to your needs. And with over 29,000 parking spots, numerous cash points, toilets, lost property and disabled services, the exhibition centre has got all the needed facilities for a smooth experience. Exhibitors can enjoy a rich range of services for their needs - from expo stands to media coverage and even additional services, here you’ll have your needs covered.

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