General Visitor FAQs
Where is the show?
Automechanika Birmingham takes place at the NEC, Birmingham. The address is:
National Exhibition Centre, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
What time does the event open?
- Tuesday: 09:30 - 16:30
- Wednesday: 09:30 - 16:30
- Thursday: 09:30 - 16:00
Please note this is a trade only event and no under 16’s will be admitted into the halls at any time, this includes babies in arms.
Where do I park?
Are there food outlets at the NEC?
Are there hotels close to the NEC?
Event Express is the official accommodation provider for Automechanika Birmingham. For further information about Event Express, visit their website here.The NEC is situated next to Resorts World which provides evening entertainment, hotels, bars and restaurants.
Do I have to pay to attend?
We advise you do not bring your children to Automechanika Birmingham, they will not be able to enter the halls and there are no crèche facilities available. Please note this is a trade only event and no under 16’s will be admitted into the halls at any time, this includes babies in arms.
How can I register?
Trade visitors can register online once visitor registration is live.
Trade visitors can also register and print their badge onsite but we advise to do this before the event to prevent long queues.
Once I've registered, where do I find my ticket?
You can print your ticket from the confirmation email you received moments after completing your registration.
Alternatively, if you can’t access a printer, or you forget your ticket on the day you are able to print your ticket onsite.
How do I book a stand?
What is a shell scheme? What is space only?
Space only is the floor space you have booked. You are expected to provide everything else.