26 - 27 Oct 2024

Readyr LIVE

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Think exhibitions can’t be off-the-chart exciting? Ready LIVE is here to shatter your expectations.

Modern life is plagued by new challenges that would have been unheard of fifty years ago: digital information overload, post-pandemic worries, climate change effects, financial worries, and overburdened emergency services, to name a few.

Readyr LIVE is the UK’s first pro-resilience event dedicated to empowering us as a nation to overcome global challenges, reconnect with the practical skills we’ve become removed from over time, and adopt an unstoppable mindset, enabling us to bounce back stronger from any challenge we face.

Expect a fully immersive, dynamic atmosphere packed with live demos and cutting-edge solutions from the most forward-thinking brands, straight-talking advice from the experts, and if you dare to experience the unthinkable, don’t miss the VR natural disaster zone.


  • Get your hands dirty in the ‘grow your own produce’ area
  • Essential survival skills through practical workshops
  • Sustainable food storage secrets
  • VR zone – you have to see it to believe it!
  • Free Pre-Winter Vehicle Health Check
  • Revolutionary products and solutions
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Hotel Partner: Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Make the most of your stay right by the action in this recently renovated contemporary Hotel. With exquisite dining options at your fingertips for you to enjoy, end the day with dinner in our beautiful new restaurant Brightsmith by the water, sipping a cocktail, overlooking the scenic Pendigo Lake. Then relax into one of our newly refurbished rooms and wake up to the famous Hilton Breakfast in the place where it all happens.

Hotel Partner: Manor Hotel Meriden/Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club & Spa

Offering scenic accommodation, diverse dining options, together with golf, spa & leisure facilities. Conveniently located only 5 miles from the NEC, making it an easy commute. Quote NEC24 for 10% off our Best Available Rates.

Hotel Partner: Voco St. John's Hotel

Elevate your NEC experience at Voco St. John's Hotel. Minutes away from the NEC with 201 stylish rooms, 13 versatile meeting spaces, and ample parking for 250 cars. Your gateway to comfort and convenience.

Hotel Partner: Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport

Stay just 2 miles from NEC Birmingham and enjoy our onsite leisure center, 24-hour dining options, onsite parking and complimentary shuttle to Birmingham International Train Station/The NEC. Plus, indulge in our Open Lobby Bar & Restaurant with a 24-hour Starbucks Café. Quote the code NEC10 for 10% off our Best Flexible Rates!

Food & Drink The NEC

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Hotels at the NEC

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