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National Exhibition Centre

National Exhibition Centre, North Avenue, Birmingham, B40 1NT
NEC Birmingham

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The National Exhibition Centre is the UK’s number one venue for exhibitions, meetings and conferences.

The NEC welcomes 2.3 million guests and hosts 500 events every year, ranging from seasonal shows to retail & fashion, there’s an event or show for every occasion or interest!

You’ll be spoilt for choice with the wide variety of food and drink on offer to keep you going throughout your busy visit.

Set on the picturesque Pendigo Lake alongside Resorts World and Bear Grylls Adventure, this is the perfect location if you’re looking to be entertained.

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Free entry


Map & Directions

Road Directions

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 to get close, then follow the signs when you see them.

When you arrive at the NEC, look out for the show name you're visiting on our signs. After parking, simply jump on our free shuttle bus, or take a leisurely stroll along our signposted footpaths.

Our post code will not take you to the car park for your event, so please follow signage.

Public Transport Directions

Getting to us by train is brilliantly easy as the NEC is located a five-minute walk away from Birmingham International Railway Station.
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.


Target Markets

  • Family Fun


Thursday, 15 June 2023 - Sunday, 18 June 2023

BBC Gardeners' World LiveBBC Gardeners' World Live is back at the NEC from 15-18 June!
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Thursday, 15 June 2023 - Sunday, 18 June 2023

BBC Good Food Show Summer - Nadiya HussainBBC Good Food Show SummerStep into summer this June at the BBC Good Food Show Summer!
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Saturday, 17 June 2023 - Sunday, 18 June 2023

Anime Con UK - Image 1AnimeCon UK
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Saturday, 17 June 2023 - Sunday, 18 June 2023

National Cycling Show - Live StageNational Cycling Show
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Wednesday, 21 June 2023 - Friday, 23 June 2023

Big Bang Fair - 1The Big Bang FairOpening times: Wednesday 21 June: 9am to 12pm, 1pm to 4pm, 4:30pm to 7:30pm (The Big Bang Fair Unlocked) Thursday 22 June: 9am to 12pm, 1pm to 4pm Friday 23 June: 9am to 12pm, 1pm to 4pm
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Friday, 23 June 2023 - Saturday, 24 June 2023

The Autism Show - Sensory RoomThe Autism Show
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Saturday, 8 July 2023 - Friday, 18 August 2023

The FRIENDS™ Experience: The One in Birmingham 1The FRIENDS™ Experience: The One in Birmingham
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Thursday, 20 July 2023 - Sunday, 23 July 2023

Tony Robbins Unleash the Power Within-1Tony Robbins Unleash the Power Within UK 2023
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Saturday, 22 July 2023 - Saturday, 22 July 2023

Crepe City Sneaker Festival - 1Crepe City Sneaker Festival
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Thursday, 3 August 2023 - Sunday, 6 August 2023

Festival of Quilts - Image 1The Festival of Quilts
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Saturday, 26 August 2023 - Sunday, 27 August 2023

Gravity Show 2023 - Image 1Gravity Show 2023
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Wednesday, 20 September 2023 - Thursday, 21 September 2023

Women's Health Professional Care - 1Women's Health Professional Care 2023
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Opening Times

* Monday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 18:00
Tuesday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 18:00
Wednesday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 18:00
Thursday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 18:00
Friday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 18:00
Saturday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 17:00
Sunday - Opens: 09:00 Closes: 17:00

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