Based on Channel 4’s Grand Designs, the live exhibition is the best place to find ideas, advice and products to make your home project a success.
500+ companies – Split into four key sections of Build, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Interiors and Gardens, you’ll find everything from architects and building materials, down to lighting and outdoor furniture.
Live talks – Take a seat at the live theatre stage to hear from Kevin McCloud, previous Grand Designers talking about their fantastic homes, plus experts giving their trends and advice on self-build, interiors and sustainability.
Expert advice – Access free consultations with experts including designers (garden, interiors, kitchen), planning and finance specialists, as well as architects, builders and project managers.
Interior room sets – A selection of interior designers will take on the challenge of creating inspiring and useful room sets which will allow visitors to take home new ideas, information and supplier contacts.
Plus much more…
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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.
The Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club and Spa is located only 10 minutes from the NEC and set in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside. The hotel boasts 105 bedrooms, a health club and spa and varying dining options, the relaxed ambience of the Cellar’s or the more formal setting of the Fairways, overlooking our golf course and lakes. Use code NECW for up to 15% off bedroom accommodation.
Relax in style in any of our 180 guest rooms and suites, where the classic ambience is seamlessly infused with modern comforts like free Wi-Fi, plush bedding and flat-screen televisions with cable and satellite programming.
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