Venue & Opening times

The NEC, Birmingham

Channel Live 2020 will see us return to The NEC, Birmingham - the UK’s premier exhibition venue.

Date Exhibition opening hours
Tuesday 22nd September 2020 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 10:00 - 16:00


By Car: Sat Nav post code: B40 1NT

By Train: The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to any of our halls quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside! When you travel via Virgin Trains to the NEC in September, make sure you get your 25% discount! Read more here: https://www.virgintrains.co.uk/nec

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.

Taxi: 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!

Accomodation: Click here to view our discounted rates