Where the pioneering spirit is built

This modern cosmopolitan city played a central role in the industrial revolution. The city became a powerhouse of manufacturing and innovation with raw materials from all over the country coming in to Birmingham and finished goods transported along its many canals.

With its rich heritage, Birmingham's legacy creates a culture for innovation and it is home to Europe’s largest library, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Barber Institute of Fine Arts and City of the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.


Getting here

  • Birmingham International Airport has direct flights between many UK, European and North American cities.
  • Birmingham is 1 hour 25 minutes from London by train.

ICC Birmingham


Located in the heart of the city with easy transport links, the ICC Birmingham is a great location to host your event. It offers 10 conference halls and 10 executive meeting rooms and can accommodate up to 3,000 delegates, including the tiered auditorium with theatre-style seating for up to 1,502 delegates and the latest audio-visual technology.

ICC Birmingham

National Exhibition Centre


The UK’s largest venue, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) has 20 exhibition halls, 34 conference suites and a host of outdoor spaces. It is easy to get to the NEC with Birmingham International railway station only a five-minute walk away. The NEC can accommodate up to 15,000 delegates.

National Exhibition Centre
02 Jan 2020(last updated)

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