The ultimate events destination - everything together in one place.
- Bear Grylls Adventure
- Escape rooms
- Train station
- Outdoor spaces
Forget hours of researching and making endless calls or emails. With our one expert team you can access an all-encompassing array of venue and service options, advice, and ideas for as little as 10 delegates to as many as 10,000.
From a vibrant city centre offering to a unique 247 contained campus, our two central locations across Birmingham provide dynamic destinations that deliver with 90% of the UK within 4 hours.
We host 1000's of events every year. So, whatever your requirements, our three versatile venues unlock the freedom to think big or small, creatively or conventionally, freely and flexibly – to explore endless combinations of space, layout, venue and locations.
With over 50 years’ experience in the business, we appreciate the pressures and time constraints event organisers are under to find the right venue, in the right location, with all the right features – and at the right price.
That's where our consultative one team approach becomes an invaluable extension of your own team. We work with you to help you find the perfect event spaces to suit your requirements for as little as 10 delegates to as many as 10,000.
Innovative and award-winning in-house catering
Wow delegates with bespoke menus & innovative solutions
Consultative and collaborative approach
We help find the right space to meet your event requirements
Nearly 50 years' dedicated experience
Credibility and confidence in event delivery across every venue
Opportunities to maximise your event potential
More choice and availability across over 70 flexible event spaces
One expert team working as one with your own
Added support for peace of mind from start to finish
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With 90% of the UK within 4 hours of Birmingham, our two central and vibrant locations offer unrivalled connectivity to not only increase your delegate reach but enhance their experience too.
With teambuilding, entertainment, hotels, train station and airport all located on-site, if you're looking for an exclusive event destination, there's simply nowhere like the NEC’s unique, self-contained campus location.
BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE
At the heart of the UK and bursting with vibrant bars, restaurants, shops and entertainment, Birmingham city centre is a dynamic destination that puts you and your delegates at the centre of it all.
The NEC campus is a complete 247 destination in itself, and home to the NEC and the Vox – which sits within the stunning Resorts World leisure and entertainment complex. Complete with 11-screen IMEX cinema, a casino, spa, outlet shopping, bars and restaurants – plus a 4 star boutique hotel, one of many on-site. There’s the Bear Grylls Adventure for teambuilding and entertaining too.
Conference by day, swim with sharks in the afternoon, dance the night away? Clients can network and engage with their delegates right around the clock.
Keep your community together with everything you need on one unique private site
Airport and train-station on-site for UK and worldwide reach
Bedrooms for every budget with over 2,000 within easy walking distance
Vast and versatile outdoor space for creative event opportunities
Enjoy everything across the campus from bowling and bars to shopping and spas
16,500 complimentary parking spaces for easy delegate arrivals
If you’re looking for the perfect city centre location, Birmingham offers exactly that and is home to one of our amazing venues - the ICC. Just 5 minutes walk from New Street Station - and right in the heart of the action on Centenary Square, the ICC is located in the coolest and most contemporary space in the city.
Surrounded by fabulous shops, bars and restaurants, entertainments and events, it’s a reflection of the amazing energy and entrepreneurial spirit that makes Birmingham the place to be.
Maximise delegate reach with unrivalled connectivity by road, rail and air
Plenty of bars, restaurants, entertainment and attractions for delegates post-event
Save time and money with HotelFinder to source nearby hotels and rates
World-class food and drink scene including four Michelin starred restaurants
A thriving music scene, world-class art collections and theatres across the city
Over 1,000 shops including the popular Bullring, Selfridges, Mail Box and Grand Central
The ultimate events destination - everything together in one place.
Resorts World Birmingham
Home to the Vox, Resorts World is a unique 24/7 entertainment complex that brings an array of exciting opportunities to the campus to enhance the delegate experience.
The Bear Grylls Adventure
Introducing the perfect place to challenge your team and build on the core skills of resilience, cooperation and synergy.
Gather your crew, unleash your team's potential and book a team building experience with a difference.
Not many venues have access to a 15,685 arena. We do.
Resorts World Arena is located right on our campus and gives world-famous bands, comedians and artists the choice to turns things up to 11 or keep things intimate.
Boasting a flexible arena bowl, the venue can be dressed to accommodate intimate academy events for around 5,684, or hold a total capacity of 15,685.
Outdoor event spaces
We have over 440 acres of flexible outdoor event space, including our very own lake, beach and purpose-built bike track.
So, whether you’re looking to organise an open-air event or simply add outside entertainment to complement your indoor event, you can be sure we’ll go all-out to make your outdoor event a walk in the park.
Opened in 2020, the Moxy is the newest hotel on Campus and brings an additional 224 bedrooms to our site.
This stylish, laid-back hotel is a stones throw away from our event spaces to keep your delegates even closer to the action.
From their state of the art swimming pool with hot-stone loungers, to the outdoor hot tub overlooking the lake; at Santai Spa delegates can enjoy some well deserved pampering before or after your event.
Birmingham Airport is directly linked to the NEC by a short monorail ride, making the campus easily accessible by air.
Flying direct to over 150 direct destinations world-wide, our on-site airport access can help you increase delegate reach both nationally and internationally.
Bars and restaurants
Whether your delegates want to enjoy a networking drink or the ultimate post-event experience, our campus boasts bars and restaurants aplenty.
Delegates arriving by car?
We've got your event parking covered. Being located bang in the middle of the UK's motorway network, you’ll find us clearly signposted from all major routes for a smooth and seamless journey to the venue. And with over 16,500 parking spaces when you get here, we help take the hassle out of searching for a spot so delegates can arrive relaxed and ready for your event.
Train station on-site
Birmingham International train station is directly linked to the NEC, making delegate journeys by rail to the campus easy, quick and hassle-free.
In the heart of historic Birmingham, delegates can take the scenic walking route to the ICC along Birmingham's beautiful canals.
Lined with bars, restaurants and entertainment, our stunning setting is a popular choice amongst delegates heading into the city.
Birmingham's central location and unrivalled connectivity makes all the difference.
with 90% of the UK within a 4 hour drive time of the ICC, most delegates enjoy the option of either travelling home after the event, or remaining in Birmingham overnight – whichever’s more convenient.
Birmingham is a shopper’s paradise so whether delegates are after head-turning chic or eye-catching value, it’s all here.
The shops in Birmingham offer everything delegates could ever want in an attractive and compact space with plenty of great cafés, bars and restaurants to keep them going.
Birmingham has some of the finest pubs & bars around.
Across the city centre you'll find everything from lavish cocktail bars, and alfresco canalside pubs to exciting independents and unique places perfect for post-event drinks.
Sitting bang in the middle of Birmingham, the ICC brings flexible event spaces at the centre of it all.
6,500 bedrooms within 5 minutes walk
Our Hotel Finder service will help you secure the best rooms, at the best rates, for all the hotels right on the ICC doorstep and beyond.
As one of the UK's friendliest cities, the locals will provide you with a warming welcome in true Brummie style.
And if that doesn’t win your delegates over, they can indulge in the vast array of entertainment that’s on offer from Birmingham's music, theatre and nightlife scene.
Connected by Bullring’s Link Street, Grand Central Birmingham is a state of the art retail and restaurant haven.
Grand Central has over 60 premium shops including The White Company, Cath Kidston, Rituals and Jo Malone as well as restaurants such as Comptoir Libanais, Nando’s, Tortilla, Mowgli and many more.
If you're looking for a memorable dining experience for your delegates, you are certainly in the right place!
Brindley Place, located right next to the ICC brings a variety of restaurants, bars & entertainment to our doorstep.
Set around tree-lined squares and an enviable canal side location, Brindley Place is an ideal spot to enhance your delegates experience post-event.
A world class venue, recently upgraded with the latest conferencing technology to deliver an even better – and fully brandable – delegate experience. Right in the heart of the city, yet offering amazing spaces for your clients. Incredibly flexible, for any kind of event. Everything on your doorstep, from transport links to hotels, bars and restaurants.
18 blank canvas halls, from 5,000 sqm to 25,000 sqm, all interlinkable to create up to 100,000 sqm of event space. 32 meeting rooms and suites. Integral open indoor spaces. Vast outdoor spaces with hardstanding, woodlands and a lake in a self-contained island campus. The freedom to be infinitely creative, whether it’s a blockbuster or an intimate private meeting.
Exclusive spaces with award-winning sky folding walls to adapt those spaces to client requirements – even during an event. Meet by day, dine and party at night. Privacy and exclusivity assured up on the second floor of Resorts World, with stunning views across the lake – and a hotel, spa, casino and more on-site for networking and delegate entertainment.
Let us find the perfect space for your event