Widely recognised as the UK’s leading and most dynamic events venue, the NEC provides a truly unique backdrop to our world-class Christmas parties. Sitting at the heart of the UK’s travel network and amongst an extensive selection of hotels, the Christmas venue has grown into the region’s most popular Christmas party experience.

  • Centrally located
  • A range of hotels within walking distance
  • Onsite taxi rank
  • Free parking
  • Free cloakroom
  • Full disabled access


By Car:
Easily accessible from M1, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. Use B40 1NT in your Sat Nav

By Train:
Adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station and joined by a covered walkway

By Plane:
Next door to Birmingham International Airport

By Taxi:
Taxis can drop off and pick up right outside Hall 1. T.O.A Taxis are the NEC’s designated Taxi provider. Contact them on 0121 427 8888

A large selection of hotels to suit all budgets nearby. (see below)

Parking is free of charge. Once you enter the NEC site follow signs for ‘Xmas Party World’. There are a large number of car parking spaces available within a short walk of Hall 1. Cars can be left overnight at the owners’ risk. 

Moxy Birmingham NEC
Next to the NEC | 0121 468 0879

Ramada Encore
Next to the NEC | 0121 780 5900

Hilton Metropole
Next to the NEC | 0121 780 4242

Crowne Plaza
Next to the NEC | 0871 942 9160

Premier Inn
Next to the NEC | 0871 527 8086

Holiday Inn Express
1.2 miles from the NEC | 0871 902 1541

Hotel Ibis (Airport)
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0121 619 9001

Novotel (Airport)
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0121 619 9003

Travelodge (Airport)
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0871 984 6483

Ibis Budget
1.7 miles from the NEC | 0121 780 5858