Planning ahead is a big plus for you. Now everyone can do it easily with NEC PLUS – helping to make your visit stress-free and straightforward, saving your time and money.
Take advantage of exclusive discounts with NEC PLUS
Whether it's parking, travel or discovering your choice of bars & restaurants, we know that being able to plan your day in advance is a big plus in ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable show experience. Use NEC PLUS to discover the latest discounts, offers and useful information that will come in handy before your event, helping you save time, money and make the most of your trip to the NEC.
20% off Avanti West Coast Trains advance fares
Avanti are offering big savings on advance train fairs for your next visit to the NEC. Avanti West Coast trains run regularly to our on-site rail station Birmingham International, so you can arrive fresh, relaxed and show ready.
With Birmingham International railway station on-site, you can walk from the train platform to our event halls in 5 minutes via a short covered walkway. Arrive fresh, stress-free and show ready with more money in your pocket too with 20% off advance fairs with Avanti West Coast.
*Must be booked at least 3 days in advance.
Please note: This offer replaced Virgin Trains on 8th December 2019. The Virgin Trains 20% discount will be valid on Advance ticket bookings made up to and including 8th December 2019, even if travel is after that date.
- Book your tickets up to 12 weeks in advance of travel.
- To receive the discount, tickets must be booked at least 3 days in advance.
- Discount is valid on Avanti advance fares along the West Coast Mainline for an event held at the NEC.
- Discount is not valid on journeys travelled on both Avant West Coast and another train operator. You will need to book the two legs of the journey separately to benefit from the discount.
- 20% discount will automatically be applied to your booking when using the below link.
Save ££'s and enjoy discounts on food and drink with online parking
We know a lot of our visitors prefer to pay for parking in advance which is why we’ve introduced pre-pay online parking. Not only will you save ££'s, spend less time queuing and have more time at the show, but you’ll also benefit from exclusive food and drink offers at our venue during your visit.
Pre-pay online, save ££'s and receive exclusive food and drink discounts
Whatever event you are visiting at the NEC, be prepared and avoid the queues with our pay online parking.
Not only will you save ££'s, spend less time queuing and have more time at the show, but you’ll also benefit from exclusive food and drink offers at our venue during your visit.
- Save ££'s of pay-on-the-day parking when you pre-pay in advance
- Receive exclusive food and drink vouchers when you receive parking confirmation
- Vouchers include offers across breakfast, lunch and treats
- Vouchers are redeemable across selected in-hall catering outlets
- Pre-paid parking is available in our standard & disabled public car parks
- Regular shuttle buses run from car parks to venue (subject to availability)
Please note: Some events include standard car parking as part of the ticket price so please check this before booking.
Plan ahead with our useful venue information
Our 24/7 destination has a lot more on offer than you may realise. Get familiar with everything you need to know about our venue so you can plan ahead and make the most of your time at the NEC, even extending your event into the evening with networking and socialising opportunities at Resorts World Birmingham.
Plan ahead with our useful venue information
Everything you could want in one place. Hotels? Check. Restaurants? Check. Cinema? Check. Outlet shopping? Check. When you come to an event at the NEC you can experience so much more. Whether it's business by day and socialise by night or just enjoying the outdoor spaces, the NEC is a destination not to be missed.
Discover our 24/7 destination
- Award-winning in-hall catering
- Venue food outlets including Subway, Weatherspoons and The Cornish Bakery
- Costa Coffee
- On-site hotels
- 18 bars and restaurants including high street brands Nandos, TGI's, Gourmet Burger Company, Pizza Express and Patisserie Valerie
- International Casino
- Outlet shopping including Nike, Next, Levi's, Gap and Kurt Geiger
- IMAX Cinema
- Luxury Santai Spa
- Beach and Lake area
- Peaceful lakeside gardens
- Vox Conference Centre
- Genting Arena
- Coming Soon: The Bear Grylls Adventure
Exclusive discounts for NEC exhibitors and visitors
As an exhibitor or visitor to the NEC, you’re also entitled to a VIP card at Resorts World Birmingham. By signing up for free today, you can enjoy additional discounts off outlet shopping and restaurants all available on campus to use during your visit to the show.
Exclusive savings for NEC Exhibitors and Visitors with our Resorts World VIP card
Whether it's a spot of post-show shopping or a meal out with friends or clients, as a customer of the NEC you can receive exclusive discounts across a range of outlets and restaurants to use during your visit to us. From World Bar and Patisserie Valerie to Levi's and Kurt Geiger, there's a whole load of extra discounts to take advantage off whilst you're at the NEC Campus.
Sign up for free today and you will receive...
An additional 25% off:
Charanga and LEGOWear
An additional 20% off:
Bench, Genting Hotel, High Line* Levi's (valid only with cards with an expiry date of 31st December 2018) The Sports Bar & Grill*,The World Bar*, Vortex, Yves Delorme
An additional 15% off:
Gap Outlet (when you spend £30 or more) (valid only with cards with an expiry date of 31st December 2018) Carhartt
An additional 10% off:
Antler, Clogau Gold, Denby, Hallmark, Jeff Banks, Kurt Geiger, Lindt, Luke, New Balance, Patisserie Valerie, ProCook (Off purchases over £30), Regatta, Religion, Santai Spa, Skopes, Trespass, The Fragrance Shop, The Sky Bar*
Other discounts include:
GBK (a free side when you buy a 6oz burger) Vortex (Spend £5 get £5 cash match: Monday - Friday only; one per visit) Pixel (Spend £5 get £5 cash match: Monday - Friday only; one per visit)
*Discount on food only.
Terms and Conditions Apply. See them here.
If you sign up in advance, your VIP card will be available to collect at Resorts World Birmingham during your visit.
This will be valid for 1 year.
There is also the option to sign up on the day whilst you are at the NEC Campus.
Any members that sign up on the day will receive the same discounts but they will only be valid for 1 day.
Up to 15% off Avis car and van rental
Whether you’re an exhibitor or contractor who needs a van to take a load off during build up/break down or a visitor requiring car rental, you can save up to 15% with our friends at Avis.
Exclusive savings of car and van rental with Avis
If you are attending an event at the NEC, you are entitled to exclusive discounts on car or van hire with our friends at Avis. Benefit from savings across their wide variety of cars and vans, no matter your vehicle requirement. These offers are available globally across all Avis rental stores and as we have a store on-site, you can enjoy the hassle-free experience of collecting locally and conveniently leaving at our venue after the show.
- 15% off an Avis hire car
From superminis and hot hatches to humongous people carriers, Avis’s car fleet covers quite the range of gleaming new vehicles primed for every possible journey.
- 10% off a mid-week van hire and
5% off weekend van hire
Offering a wide variety of styles ranging from the small and compact to the larger and longer models. All of Avis ‘s vans are less than a year old and come with a standard specification which includes air-conditioning, Bluetooth, rear-parking sensors and fold-in wing mirrors.
All discounts are pre-loaded so no need for promotional codes, simply visit the link to find out more information and book the perfect vehicle for your upcoming event.