Flexible seating

Create your own auditorium

Fixed seating and set configurations can often restrict your creativity and vision for your events. With our NEW flexible seating system, you decide. Create your own auditorium into the layout you want to suit the style and size of your event.

Try our interactive tool to see just some of the layouts you could re-create for your own events…

Best seats in the house

Not only is our new seating flexible and cost-effective but they’re high quality, comfortable and look great too. Enhancing the event experience and enabling better focus, our seats will provide your delegates with clear sightlines ,better stage views, easy access and ample leg room to ensure their ultimate comfort and engagement throughout the event.

Padded and upholstered in smart grey enabling you to compliment your clients’ brand, quality and image.

Easy delegate access with front, side or rear loading

Ensure your delegates safety during loading with LED lighting on stairs

Download the full seating specification

Save a digital copy for your files or print a hard copy to keep. Whatever your preference, you can download the flexible seating factsheet here, so you’ll always have the information handy whenever you need it.

Transform our space… into your spectacular.

With no restrictions or set configurations to work your event vision around – at the NEC we believe anything is possible. Our spaces provide the ultimate blank canvas to help rather than hinder your creativity and allow you to bring your imagination to life.

And now our new seating system solution now gives you more flexibility than ever before. Not only can you create the auditorium layout you want but as the seats extend and retract in just 5 minutes, you have the freedom to adapt the space to suit its purpose at any time during the event.


7 tribunes of 273 seats
Each tribune can be split in two
Front, rear or side loading
Detachable rear loading staircase
LED lighting on stairs
Wood effect panels on rear
Smart padded and upholstered seats
Fully carpeted throughout
Ample leg room

Sit back and relax, you've got everything you need when you choose the nec


All tribunes are completely mobile and can be used in any of our ‘blank canvas’ halls

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Once in position, the seats extend in under 5 minutes

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Cost Effective

Like for like, our quality seats offer better value for money than demountable seating

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