The National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

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The National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

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Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom
01217 804141 http://www.thenec.co.uk

Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, or NEC, is one of the UK’s most beloved and recognisable venues.  First opened in 1976, the NEC has hosted thousands of events, shows and exhibitions across a wealth of themes and industries.

Located conveniently next to major motorway, railway and airport connections, the NEC has 20 halls, making it the largest and busiest exhibition centre in the UK.  Amazingly, it’s also the seventh largest in the whole of Europe too.

Built to prove that big shows can exist outside of London, the NEC has hosted the Classic Motor Show, Crufts and BBC Good Food Shows.

Please visit our UK exhibition calendar to find the latest trade shows near you.

June 2022

UK Games Expo

£8 – £80
June 3 - June 5
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

The UK Games Expo showcases an exciting range of tabletop gaming, from card games and board games to role-playing and miniature games This fun event appeals to both the seasoned gamers, the general public and families. You can look around the trade stands, try out the games for yourself, join game tournaments or visit the Family Zone to keep the kids entertained.

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Glee – Birmingham

Free
June 28 - June 30
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Glee is the UK's biggest and most valuable garden and outdoor living tradeshow. Attendees can discover the newest products on the market, source unique products for every category and set your ranges apart from your competitors. Sectors represented include outdoor entertaining, landscape & garden decoration, retail experiences & services, pet products, food & catering and finally home, gift & clothing. So there's a wide range of products to suit varying needs and interests. This is the perfect event for tradesmen and…

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September 2022

Autumn Fair

Free
September 4 - September 7
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

The Autumn Fair is the seasons' number one exhibition for wholesale gifts and home trade. You can find all the homewares, gifts and ideas to inspire and reward your customers under one roof. Taking place a few months before Christmas makes it a great opportunity to plan for the festive season.

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October 2022

Grand Designs Live – Birmingham

£12
October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Inspired by the Channel 4 show of the same name, Grand Designs London is an event to discover the latest in ideas, innovation and home project guidance. Visitors can find an array of exhibitors, experts and live talks, across four unique Project Zones; Build, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Gardens and Interiors.

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Motorhome & Caravan Show

£12
October 18 - October 23
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and see the largest display of motorhomes, caravans, campervans, trailer tents, holiday caravans/lodges and accessories all under one roof. A must-visit for anyone interested in the motorhome and caravan sector.

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November 2022

Euro Bus Expo

Free
November 1 - November 3
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

A one-stop-shop for the coach, bus and mini-vehicle sector in the UK and Ireland. Featuring the latest bus and coaches on the market as well as technologies to improve systems for operators and passengers.

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January 2023

The National Running Show

22nd January 2023 @ 9:00 am - 23rd January 2023 @ 5:00 pm
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Birmigham’s NEC is the place to be for runners fast and slow. Bringing together cutting-edge running technology, the latest kit for all abilities and a host of inspirational speakers and top coaches, there’s something for all abilities. The show is the first big event of the year and brings together all the information on training, technique and nutrition that any runner needs under one roof. Perfectly timed for spring events, this showcase is not to be missed.

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February 2023

Spring Fair

Free
5th February 2023 - 8th February 2023
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Spring Fair International is one of the most established events in any retailer’s diary. It showcases the latest UK and international designers and exhibitors, including the hottest products from new and popular brands. This fair is one of the biggest, brightest most stylish events on the calendar so don't miss out on some vital retail advice which could set your business apart in 2016.

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April 2023

The Ingredients Show

24th April 2023 - 26th April 2023
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom + Google Map

The Ingredients Show provides a unique opportunity to find the ingredients, solutions and services that will help your business excel. Running alongside Farm Shop & Deli Show and National Convenience Show these shows provide a 360-degree perspective of the industry, enabling you to get on board with the latest trends and source innovative new products. Between these four shows, there will be 30,000 attendees, 1,500 exhibitions and a range of speakers and live events.

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