ARRIVING BY CAR
By Car – You’ll find us clearly signposted from all motorways and major routes including the M42, M40 and M6 – just pop B40 1NT in your sat nav. When you arrive at the NEC don’t follow your satnav anymore, look out for the show name you’re visiting on our signs. Then, simply jump on our free shuttle bus or take a leisurely stroll along our signposted footpaths.
Keep up to date with what’s happening on the roads – plan your journey in advance and find out the latest traffic information when you’re here, available on Highways England’s website.
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ARRIVING BY TRAIN
By Train – You won’t even need to brave the elements. Direct services run all day, however if you’re travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which is less than a 15-minute journey away. Just enough time to fuel up on caffeine. For more information, visit National Rail or call them on 08457 484950
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ARRIVING BY BUS
Bus and Coach – From Birmingham Airport you can get to the NEC via the free air-rail link, which takes just 90 seconds and runs every two minutes.
Jumping on a bus in the West Midlands area? There are numerous options that will get you to the NEC. Check out the Network West Midland link below to plan your journey.
ARRIVING BY PLANE
By Plane – Simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.
ACCESSIBLE TO ALL
The NEC aims to be fully accessible and user-friendly for disabled visitors. This is a quick guide to some of our facilities – if you would like to know more, please contact us.
The Venue – Birmingham NEC
We’ve chosen the NEC for our event to help set a precedent for a professional business feel for the show as our main goal is to attract trade visitors and have our exhibitors make the vital business connections needed for continual growth in this budding market, with an added bonus of retail customers in attendance. The NEC boasts fantastic convenience in an array of nearby hotels, restaurants, and shopping in the form of Resorts World. Ample parking space and a host of transport links with BHX airport, and Birmingham International Station just a stones throw away! This is all to help provide peace of mind for our exhibitors in their plans to showcase their business at our show.