Event Information


NEC Birmingham, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT

Show/conference hours?

Wednesday 28th June
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday 29th June
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

How much does it cost to attend the expo?

The admission to the conference and exhibition are FREE. Registration will open soon.

How do I get a detailed list of exhibitors for the event?

Our exhibitor list is here and posted on the show website under the ‘Exhibit’ section. We suggest you bookmark the website and follow our social media accounts as we regularly update them with new exhibiting companies that have joined our events.

Where should I park?

The NEC has over 16,500 car parking spaces onsite, all within easy walking distance of the venue. For more information check here

What facilities are there for visitors with access requirements?

The NEC aims to be fully user-friendly for visitors with access needs. Please check here for all access requirements.

Will there be food & beverages available at the show?

There are concession’s within the venue and outside of the expo hall that will have refreshments and food items available for purchase.

What facilities are at the venue? i.e phone charging, cloakrooms, Wifi etc

The NEC has a variety of facilities on site which can all be located here.


How do I pre-register for the expo and conference?

The admission to the conference and exhibition is FREE and our registration page will be open soon.

What if I do not pre-register for the expo?

You can register on-site, but may have a short waiting time to process your registration.

How long does it take to receive my registration confirmation?

An e-mail confirmation should be received within 24 hours after you’ve registered.

Travel & Directions

Venue Map 

Scroll to the bottom of this page.

Can I drive to the venue? 

The NEC is a hugely accessible event destination in one of the largest cities in the UK.

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. Then, simply jump on the free shuttle bus or walk via signposted footpaths.

For a full list on how you can travel to the venue please click here 

Where is the nearest airport?

Birmingham Airport is within a 90-second train journey from the venue. 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.

Is there a train station nearby?

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. For more information, visit National Rail or call them on 08457 484950

Can you recommend a hotel?

We have partnered with Event Express to offer exhibitors and visitors to the Advanced Materials Show, The Advanced Ceramics Show, Battery Cells & Systems Expo and Vehicle Electrification Expo, 28th – 29th June 2023, discounted hotel accommodation. More information coming soon…

How do I get a VISA Letter?

All VISA applications need to be made to the relevant VISA application Office. We can provide a letter to support your application.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not guarantee you will receive a letter. We will need to see proof of your application and relevant documentation to support your VISA request.