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Venue & opening times

Show floor

Venue & opening times

Channel Live entrance

Channel Live returns in 2025!


Hall 8, The NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

Show dates and opening times:
Wednesday 12th March 2025
10:00 - 16:30

Thursday 13th March 2025
10:00 - 16:00


Travel Information

By Car:
Sat Nav post code: B40 1NT. There is ample parking onsite. Click here for NEC pre-paid car parking discounts.

By Train:
The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to the exhibition quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside.  

By Bus and Coach:
Coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services from across the UK to Birmingham Airport. From here you can get to the NEC in minutes on the free air-rail link.

Travelling as a group:
The Trainline Business travel platform is a specialised solution tailored to simplify train ticket bookings for large groups. Click here to find out more.

T.O.A black cabs are available at clearly marked ranks outside the NEC’s main entrances. They’re an easy and convenient way to get to your hotels and the towns and attractions around the NEC.

By Air:
The NEC is just minutes away from Birmingham Airport (BHX) – which is very handy for international visitors and those on UK internal flights.

More information and route planning:
Click here for more details about travelling to the NEC.

Additional Information & FAQS

For more venue information about Channel Live and the NEC, check our FAQ page