the venue

The NEC, Birmingham



Widely recognised as the UK’s leading and most dynamic events venue, the NEC provides a truly unique backdrop to our world-class Christmas parties.

  • Centrally located
  • A range of hotels within walking distance
  • Onsite taxi rank
  • Free parking
  • Free cloakroom
  • Full disabled access


We can’t stop talking about the whole night. The whole evening was well planned; the service, the food and the entertainment was amazing.

Sarah Nuttall  - Balfour Beatty Rail

Hall 12


Sitting at the heart of the UK’s travel network and amongst an extensive selection of hotels, the Christmas venue has grown into the region’s most popular Christmas party experience.

Getting Here

By Car
Easily accessible from M1, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. Use B40 1NT in your Sat Nav

By Train
Adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station and joined by a covered walkway

By Plane
Next door to Birmingham International Airport

By Taxi
Taxi Rank outside venue. Comcab is the NEC’s designated Taxi provider. Contact them on 0121 566 9000

A large selection of hotels to suite all budgets located next door. (see below)

Free car parking in N1 car park


Ramada Encore
Next to the NEC | 0121 780 5900

Hilton Metropole
Next to the NEC | 0121 780 4242

Crowne Plaza
Next to the NEC | 0871 942 9160

Premier Inn
Next to the NEC | 0871 527 8086

Holiday Inn Express
1.2 miles from the NEC | 0871 902 1541

Hotel Ibis (Airport)
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0121 619 9001

Novotel (Airport)
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0121 619 9003

Travelodge (Airport)
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0871 984 6483

Ibis Budget
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0121 780 5858



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Fantastic night, well organised – we’ll be back again!

Shelley Brown  - Yell Group