Venue & Opening times

The NEC, Birmingham

Channel Live 2021 will see us return to The NEC, Birmingham - the UK’s premier exhibition venue.

Date Exhibition opening hours
Tuesday 21st September 2021 10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 22nd September 2021 10:00 - 16:00

Safety Measures: Our number one priority is to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all of our exhibitors, visitors and staff. To view the safety measures we are implementing at the NEC, Click here.


By Car: Sat Nav post code: B40 1NT

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. When you travel via Avanti West Coast to the NEC in September, click below to make sure you get your 20% discount.

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!

Accommodation: To view discounted rates at our recommended locations, Click here