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Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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It is what it is!

It's a collection of great big halls that hold exhibitions, what more can one say? It does that very well, although £12 for parking is milking it a bit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

went to the sign show recently here at the Nec .After visiting last year the international sign show at Excel I thought it was quite well represented for the industry and well supported with major players in the Industry .The NEC is a underrated venue but shouldn't be in my opinion as it caters for both the general public and... More 

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Thank Ivor P
West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with my uncle and oh boy was it great the route is really easy and also what a great idea to have Nando's in a convenient centre

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Thank jkmastersu
Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for the Beauty UK exhibition. Easy to find, easy to park and a well organised exhibition. A good range of exhibits and a good variety of refreshment units. A brilliant show.

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Thank Fall3nAn831
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a collection of great big halls that hold exhibitions, what more can one say? It does that very well, although £12 for parking is milking it a bit.

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Thank Jim_wsc2014
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to see take that at getting arena and had a great time. First we went for food and drinks on site then went to the arena to watch Take That. Brilliant night. Easy to find seats and staff very helpful. Reasonable time to get a drink at break between acts. Left building easily and good access to trains.

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Thank 25mary25
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I sited Sunday 20th May. Got dropped off at Birmingham International and accessed NEC this way saving on car parking. I took my sister who is a wheelchair user, all of the area was very accessible, staff are on hand to direct and help.

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Thank annpenson
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant venue!! Really big and a good place to visit, enjoyed this morning live with friend, tickets were good value for money too, we reallu enjoyed it.

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Thank BeccaNaylor92
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114 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here a few times now and really enjoy it, as it is a great place to see a number of shows. It is easily accessible by road or train, however by road parking is £12 for the day which is quite expensive on top of show tickets.

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Thank Lo B
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As always these shows are very busy but facilities were kept constantly clean. The baby show is great for new baby and toddler ideas. Lots of information and advice, without being oversold. The freebies were very useful. Usually, as a mobility struggler, I find that the supply of suitable seating is lacking but on this occasion I was pleasantly surprised... More 

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Thank EHodg
Basildon, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well as one who never watch title went with my wife lots to see and do we were there from 10am till gone 4 good shows and lots of things to see and buy wife well happy so husband happy 😊

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