The NEC National Exhibition Centre is the UK's number 1 exhibition venue. Spread over 610 acres of land with over 200,000sqm of exhibition floor space available. This year we are located in hall 12 with 110,000 sqft of floor space available to us. The NEC is also the UK's best connected venue with Birmingham International Airport and Birmingham International Train Station on site. All of the UK's main motorways also lead directly to the venue making it accessible within a 4 hour drive of any where in the UK.
UK's biggest exhibition venue
Centrally located in the UK
Birmingham International Airport on site
Birmingham International Train station on site
4 hour drive from anywhere in the UK
New World Resort entertainment complex on site
Over 8 hotels on site
Brand new 11 screen cinema
Bars & Restaurants
The NEC is now home to 'Resort World' a brand new £150m entertainment and lesiure development comprising of world leading high street brands, Coffe shops, Bars, Restraunts an 11 screen IMAX cinema, Casino and a 4* hotel all under one roof. Coming to the Vaper Expo can now be more than just attending an exhibition and can make a whole weekend of fun and entertainment, perfect for some of our international visitors who want to stay that little bit longer to experience what the UK and Birmingham has to offer.
Home to many of the worlds leading high street brands such as Bench, Nike, GAP, H&M, Jeff Banks, Costa Coffee, Next, Vans and many more.
Bars & Restaurants
Resorts World Birmingham offers a variety of bars and restaurants to suit all your needs. 18 bars and restaurants are resident at Resorts World Birmingham including favourites such as TGI Friday’s and Pizza Express and new offers such as the Robata Bar and Grill specialising in Pan Asian cuisine, the New York influenced High Line Bar and Lounge and the World Bar which is located right opposite the Genting Arena.
Cineworld 11 screen cinema
A purpose built 11 screen IMAX cinema complex right on site
Genting International Casino
Enjoy hours of fun at Genting International Casino with the best in gaming and entertainment, whether you’re a total beginner or experienced player.
Getting here couldnt be easier.
The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to any of our halls quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside!
The NEC entrance is on the right hand side as you exit the station, and clearly signposted.
Many services run direct to Birmingham International. If yours doesn’t, you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street. There are regular services, and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. Buses to the NEC can be caught at Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull stations. For further information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950.www.nationalrail.co.uk
Getting here by car is easy. Situated just off J6 of the M42 Motorway. If you have Sat Nav point it to B40 1NT. Once here there are 16,500 spaces available, so there's plenty of room for you. Follow the electronic sign-age or directions provided by the NEC traffic team to get you to the right car park area for your event. Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the exhibition space using the sign posted footpaths.Google Maps
The NEC is just minutes away from Birmingham Airport (BHX) – which is very handy for international visitors and those on UK internal flights!
From the airport, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a short walk to our entrance. The Air-Rail Link runs every 2 minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC. It leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1, and operates daily between 0515am and 0200am.www.birminghamairport.co.uk