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National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
+44 121 780 4141
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Vivid Experience Christmas party

WOW!!! went to the Manhatten Christmas party, we had a table of 12, it was out this world, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Telford, United Kingdom
Great facility but car parking now £12!

Will have to reconsider visiting shows as this price is becoming prohibitive on top of tickets to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lois B
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

WOW!!! went to the Manhatten Christmas party, we had a table of 12, it was out this world, the entertainment was fabulous, the food was very good, the staff were great, it was done very smoothly for so many people there. Would recommend for next...More

Thank 126hr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Will have to reconsider visiting shows as this price is becoming prohibitive on top of tickets to events. We went to an exhibition at the Ricoh Arena today - £3 to park all day, a bargain in comparison

Thank Lois B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Huge free car park. Exhibition centre not far from car park. Wonderful and experienced staff. Very quick check in and we were inside within minutes. Great facilities. It was freezing outside but warm and comfortable in the exhibition halls.

Thank UBrummyZ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Easy to find, food can be a bit pricey, £12 to park is just way too much after paying £38 for a ticket

Thank Seyyan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the Motorsport Show. It was good however it was more for the people who are actually driving/using racing cars. For example you was able to buy a bucket seat, seat belts, helmets etc. which isn’t really my thing. The live arena was good...More

Thank KittyKatKar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Autosport show. Can only comment on the infrastructure supporting it. Well signposted. Parking easy and quick - £12 Shuttle bus often - although not needed as it wasn't a long walk. Security good - well organised and efficient. Cafes and coffees etc. reasonable...More

Thank 101byIain
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited for the Autosport show. The NEC is a reasonably good venue but it is so expensive including the extortionate parking charge. There are plenty of food outlets but the food is average and very expensive. There are buses from the car parks but...More

Thank PJH67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent show really enjoyed. Food in hall was mediocre, also could not get a seat to sit down and eat. Getting out of car park was a nightmare, not helped by cars in front having a minor bump and blocking the exit. No officials to...More

Thank 503866TheGreens
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new Olympia, very good catering and facilities, not cheap, but above average. Toilets clean, well heated, lots of car parks, surrounded by hotels. The location is so vast you can easily get lost. A planned walk around the outside and then move inwards is...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here various times both as a host of trade shows, exhibitor and also visitor to events such as Insomnia Gaming Festival. The place is massive and well organised with plenty of facilities for all inside. Very easy navigation.

Thank Luke1307
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Gavin H
12 January 2018|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Hello We have visited a few times now and not pre-booked because I don't think that it is any cheaper Best wishes Mike
9 October 2017|
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Response from thepiemanuk | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd have to contact the organiser the event rather than the exhibition centre hosting the show. Web search or social media should give links.