National Exhibition Center (NEC) Also know as NEC; NEC Arena;

West Midlands
B40 1NT Birmingham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

National Exhibition Center (NEC)

  • Birmingham centre km straight line

Located on the outskirts of Birmingham, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) stands as one of the UK's leading exhibition venues. Inaugurated in 1976, the NEC has consistently been at the forefront of hosting trade shows, concerts, and a myriad of other events. Birmingham, at the heart of England, is a city enriched with history and culture. As the second-largest city in the UK with a population surpassing a million, it has an illustrious industrial past, especially in metalworking and engineering. Tourist attractions such as the Birmingham Library, Bullring Shopping Centre, and the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery attract many visitors each year. Spanning a vast area, the NEC boasts 20 interconnected halls and a substantial outdoor space. These halls cater to a diverse range of events, from major trade exhibitions to smaller concerts. From an architectural standpoint, the NEC impresses with its modern designs and cutting-edge facilities, aiming to ensure both visitors and exhibitors have an enriching experience. Over time, it has gained prominence for hosting esteemed events like the Autosport International Show, the Spring Fair, and the BBC Good Food Show, not to mention concerts by global stars and significant conferences. The NEC encapsulates Birmingham's aspirations of being a top-tier event venue in the UK and symbolises the city's dynamism, innovation, and forward-thinking ethos.

Please note: Fair dates may be changed.

42 trade fairs

15. - 19. April 2024
15. - 19. April 2024
23. - 25. April 2024
29. Apr. - 01. May. 2024
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01. - 03. October 2024
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16. - 17. October 2024
12. - 14. November 2024
12. - 14. November 2024
09. - 12. January 2025
02. - 05. February 2025
18. - 23. February 2025
09. - 11. September 2025
02. - 04. June 2026

Facts & Figures

The NEC's location offers superb transport connections. Directly adjacent to the M42 motorway, it provides over 16,500 parking spaces. For rail travellers, the Birmingham International Railway Station is merely a stone's throw away. Moreover, its close vicinity to the Birmingham International Airport enhances its appeal as a globally accessible venue. Within Birmingham, efficient public transport ensures easy connectivity between the centre and other city locales.
  • Hall Capacity: 200000 m²
  • Exhibition halls: 21
  • Birmingham centre 21561 m straight line
  • Bus service to the city centre
  • GPS: 52.45330048,-1.71721995
  • Birmingham International Airport BHX 1.30 km

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Birmingham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Leichter Regen
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