Cake International is the world’s biggest and most renowned cake show. Taking place twice in 2021, on 25-27 June and 5-7 November, the show has the most ground breaking and jaw dropping displays, the world’s biggest cake competition with entries across 25 categories and the most famous cake stars from around the world!
Visitors can hone their skills with workshops and demos, discover the latest cake decorating trends and techniques, and shop until you drop in the huge shopping zone which includes the most reputable suppliers!
You will be astounded that what you see before you is make of cake and sugar paste, the show is awe-inspiring, magical and breath taking in equal measures!
With aisle upon aisle of competition cakes, you will be sure to spot our team of specially trained judges assessing the entries before the big prize giving ceremony!
Drive In events are rolling back up to the NEC this Spring. Enjoy a whole host of classic movies at the Luna Drive In Cinema who are bringing the best in big screen entertainment. Or why not join the Car Park Party as they present the ultimate family Drive In theatre experience with David Walliams' Billionaire Boy & Horrible Histories live on stage.
Due to attend an event with us? We can't wait to welcome you back to our safe and secure venue and reconnect you with the events you love! In preparation for your return, we've made sure our new Venue Protect measures are in place ready for your visit.
Arriving by car? Remember to pre-book your parking to save money and avoid payment queues on the day so you have more time to spend at the event. Pre-pay is available in our standard & disabled public car parks.Book now
Make the most of your upcoming visit to the NEC. From booking your hotel, sorting out travel, pre-booking your parking or scoping out the excitement that awaits across the NEC campus, our visiting us page has everything covered.Discover More
Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, 3 miles from the NEC offers affordable luxury. Socialise in the Open Lobby, dine in the Marco’s New York Italian restaurant and arrive using the free shuttle service.
When it comes to wining and dining, we naturally wanted to ensure a range of lip-smacking options was always on the menu.