The Facilities Event
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
|Tuesday 28th April||10:00 - 16:00|
|Wednesday 29th April||10:00 - 16:00|
|Thursday 30th April||10:00 - 15:30|
Take advantage of exclusive discounts with NEC PLUS
Whether it's parking, travel or discovering your choice of bars & restaurants, we know that being able to plan your day in advance is a big plus in ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable show experience. As an attendee to The Facilities Event, you can use NEC PLUS to discover the latest discounts, offers and useful information that will come in handy before your event, helping you save time, money and make the most of your trip to the NEC. Find out more
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. More information.
Virgin Trains, partners of the The NEC offer a 20% discount on Advance ticket fares (must be booked at least three days in advance). Find out more
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. More information.
By Bus & Coach
Coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services from across the UK to Birmingham Airport. From here you can get to the NEC in minutes on the free air-rail link. More information.
With 16,500 spaces available there is plenty of room for you. Follow the electronic signage 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 halls using our sign posted footpaths. More Information.
Food and Drink
The NEC food and beverage is operated by Amadeus, part of the NEC Group of companies and there is plenty of great food available to you during your visit. Amadeus work with a number of service partners to give you the best selection in food and drink when visiting the NEC. The selection includes: JD Wetherspoons, Subway, Starbucks, Pasty Presto, The Oak Kitchen, Jimmy Spices The Damn Fine Sandwich Company and FCB Artisan Espresso Bars. More Information.
Where can I stay nearby the NEC, Birmingham?
We’ve partnered up with specialist accommodation agency Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation policies exclusively for Safety Shows 2020 attendees. If you’re unsure of your requirements at this stage, the flexible cancellation terms will allow you to make amendments and cancellations at no charge until closer to the event date. However, we do advise that you book now and amend later in order to guarantee your preferred hotel.
The Event Express service is completely free to use with no hidden charges and no booking or transaction fees, and the friendly reservations team will liaise with the hotels directly on your behalf. For more information, please contact Event Express directly via the email or telephone number listed below, or alternatively click here to book your accommodation online.
Telephone: +44 (0)1905 732737
A map of the NEC site is available here.