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We’re with you every step of the way. The NEC is the UK’s leading venue for exhibitions and from the moment you start to think about bringing your show to us, you’ll discover one of the things that makes us many organisers’ venue of choice.
Our dedicated exhibitions team are with you every step of the way on your organiser’s ‘journey’, providing you with an award winning level of service and support that’s second to none.
With hundreds of shows’ worth of experience and expertise, and an in-depth understanding of what our venue can do for you, our exhibitions specialists can help you make the most of the endless possibilities and opportunities the NEC offers to you and your show.
Meet the people who will guide, advise and support you at every stage…
The Account Management teams will help you bring the vision you have for your show to life. From your initial enquiry and demonstrating how the NEC is the ideal venue for your show to date availability and tenancy construction and liaison with all the departments of Team NEC they’re committed to making it all happen for you. You’ll have your own dedicated Account Manager handling your show and providing a single, constant point of contact throughout the event process.
For more information contact Venue Sales on 0121 767 2490 or complete our enquiry form.
The NEC’s Award Winning Event Management team has a vast collective experience in planning, advising, and helping implement exhibitions and events. You will have a dedicated Event Manager working with you on all your operational needs – and who’ll also work in partnership with your Account Manager to support you fully throughout your time at the NEC.
For more information contact Venue Sales on 0121 767 2490 or complete our enquiry form
The Sales & Customer Support Team (SCS) will liaise with you and your exhibitors to map out your exhibition requirements, and advise you on the best means of getting connected and ready to go. SCS are your link for a comprehensive range of services, from internet connectivity to catering provisions for exhibition stands. They’ll work closely with you to ensure that our services are tailored to answer all your needs.
At the NEC, we love good food – and we want it to be part of a great NEC experience for you, your exhibitors and your visitors. Having a break and enjoying some great food and drink is an essential part of everyone’s busy show day.
Our sister company, Amadeus, have been providing award winning catering at the NEC for over 36 years and have amassed over 600 awards in the catering industry. Their philosophy is simple.
Amadeus work with award winning suppliers who share the same approach to quality and sustainability that we do. Using fine quality ingredients sourced locally, whenever possible, their Chef team produce classic dishes that are hearty and simply prepared – and which bring the best of British produce to our seasonal menus. And to add that personal touch, your exhibition will be allocated a dedicated Catering Account Manager who will design a catering offering specific to your show.
You, your exhibitors and your visitors can join us for a break at any time of the day at our variety of restaurants and takeaways located with the main halls, including The Oak Kitchen in Hall 5 and The Damn Fine Sandwich Company. Or choose from the well-known brands you can find on site, located in the main Piazza or Atrium sides of the NEC:
Please note that our restaurants, takeaways and food outlets open around the show timetable at the NEC and may not be available at all times. Please check with the event you are attending or email or contact the Amadeus team on 0121 780 4141
The Ticket Factory provides an attractive alternative to other ticket agents, by putting you at the heart of the ticket purchasing experience. TTF’S customer service ethos and experience of more than 25 years as the UK’s most successful venue box office for The NEC, LG Arena and The NIA has seen them grow to develop the scale and reach of a national ticketing agent. TTF make ticket purchasing easy and quick through either their website or your own dedicated call centre.
Call 0121 767 3027 to find out how The Ticket Factory can help you.
Eight Feet Tall, our specialist marketing, media and sponsorship consultancy, offers a full-service approach to promoting consumer and business events. With over two decades of experience in creating buzz and turning it into ticket sales, the team can develop lucrative new revenue streams through the creation and execution of successful sponsorship, media and advertising strategies.
Contact Eight Feet Tall, email us or call on 0121 767 2604 to find out how we can help.
The NEC provides both B2B and B2C marketing support to our trade show and consumer exhibition organisers, marketing directors and teams, with marketing packages and bespoke solutions selected from a wide range of options for above and below the line activity. We can help showcase your events at the NEC, marketing them in the best ways possible.
If you, your exhibitors or visitors really want to create impact, get in front of the 2.1 million people we welcome through our doors each year. Each of them could be a potential exhibitor or visitor to your show too, and our media offers the opportunity to engage with them 365 days per year.
For more information, contact the team on 0121 780 4141.
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