The biennial co-located events; Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech exhibitions showcase the best of British manufacturing and engineering excellence with regular visitor attendance in excess of 13,500.
This is a unique opportunity to visit five industry leading shows in one as well as free conference quality seminars and panel discussions.
Collectively these events take on a whole new opportunity to source latest technologies, learn and find solutions for a whole range of engineering needs - all under one roof.
The smart era of Industry 4.0 will impact profoundly on manufacturing supply chain management and customer relationships, bringing greater collaboration and more integrated systems.
The unique opportunity of Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions, is that they can all contribute to visitors’ overall understanding of digitisation by helping to bring together the range of technologies, solutions and strategies on offer into a seamless cohesive strategy.
Drive In events are rolling back up to the NEC this Spring. Enjoy a whole host of classic movies at the Luna Drive In Cinema who are bringing the best in big screen entertainment. Or why not join the Car Park Party as they present the ultimate family Drive In theatre experience with David Walliams' Billionaire Boy & Horrible Histories live on stage.
Due to attend an event with us? We can't wait to welcome you back to our safe and secure venue and reconnect you with the events you love! In preparation for your return, we've made sure our new Venue Protect measures are in place ready for your visit.
Arriving by car? Remember to pre-book your parking to save money and avoid payment queues on the day so you have more time to spend at the event. Pre-pay is available in our standard & disabled public car parks.Book now
Make the most of your upcoming visit to the NEC. From booking your hotel, sorting out travel, pre-booking your parking or scoping out the excitement that awaits across the NEC campus, our visiting us page has everything covered.Discover More
Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, 3 miles from the NEC offers affordable luxury. Socialise in the Open Lobby, dine in the Marco’s New York Italian restaurant and arrive using the free shuttle service.
From luxury resorts to simple rooms to please, you’ll find a host of hotels right on our doorstep. Head to our Visitors page to view your nearest options.
When it comes to wining and dining, we naturally wanted to ensure a range of lip-smacking options was always on the menu.