Event Information


Opening times

Monday 30th March 2020: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 31st March 2020: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 1st April 2020: 10am - 4pm

The UK Food Shows – Food & Drink Expo, Foodex, The Ingredients Show, National Convenience Show and Farm Shop & Deli Show - are trade only events open to professionals involved in the food and drink market. They are free to attend - visitors may register via the website or can request an invitation and bring this along on the day they wish to visit. Your badge is valid for the five shows, across all three days.

Please note, no under 16s will be admitted. This includes babes in arms.

Students may visit but by prior arrangement only. Please call 01293 610244 for more information.


NEC Access & Facilities

Disabled facilities: The NEC is accessible to wheelchair users via lifts and the Atrium main entrance has automatic doors.
Parking is free of charge for vehicles displaying blue badges and is available on a first come first served basis.
The NEC exhibition halls include both Male and Female wheelchair accessible toilets.
Please follow this link for more information.

Cloakroom: Visitors can store bags, coats and luggage for £1 per item per day.

Wifi Zones: You can access the wireless internet (WiFi) network using a laptop computer in the public circulation areas of The NEC.

For comprehensive details of the onsite facilities you may wish to visit the NEC website.