Enjoy a safe event experience at the NEC

For your safety and comfort, we now have COVID-19 status checks in operation.
When attending an event with us, you will need to show proof of your COVID-19 status.

For more information on accepted methods of COVID-19 status proof and all of our other venue safety measures, visit our Visitor Protect page.

Visitor Protect

The NEC is the UK’s largest event space and home to your favourite shows

  • Over 40 years' experience hosting the UK’s best events
  • Hundreds of exciting events for every passion and interest
  • Centrally located venue at the heart of the country

Looking for a venue to host your exhibition?

Look no further! Explore everything the NEC has to offer your event from our flexible hall space to unrivalled location.

Explore the NEC

Open for business

Keeping our visitors safe and helping our Organisers host safe and controlled events with our three-part Venue Protect framework.

NEC Venue Protect

Visiting us soon?

If you're due to attend an event with us soon, plan ahead and check out everything you need to know about the measures we have in place.

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NEC Sustain

We are committed to ensuring that through the work and events we deliver, we are as sustainable as possible.

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Keeping you safe

Due to attend an event with us? Our new Venue Protect measures are in place ready for your visit.

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Safety & Security

Your safety and security is our priority. We're constantly reviewing our security measures to ensure they remain effective, and proportionate, and our visitors have a safe & enjoyable experience.

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