Arrival and Stay

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday 8 June: 09:30 - 16:30 
  • Wednesday 9 June: 09:30 - 16:30
  • Thursday 10 June: 9:30 - 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.


Travel and Accommodation

Travel and Accommodation

Whether you're travelling by air, rail or car, the NEC is easily accessible and in a very central location. 

Book tickets with Virgin Rail in advance to save time and money! For more information, head to the NEC. 

If you are travelling by car, find out more about parking at the NEC when visiting Automechanika Birmingham 

Head to the NEC website to discover Express parking, Pre-paid parking or Disabled parking.

Event Express is the official accommodation provider for Automechanika Birmingham. For information on how to book click here



NEC pre-paid parking

Whether it's parking, travel or discovering your choice of bars and restaurants, we know that being able to plan your day in advance is a big plus in ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable show experience. Use NEC PLUS to discover the latest discounts, offers and useful information that will come in handy before your event, helping you save time, money and make the most of your trip to Automechanika Birmingham.

Messe Frankfurt logo

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at some 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €715* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively.

A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events.

The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).

*preliminary figures 2018

Automechanika Birmingham logo
Automechanika Birmingham is the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive industry.  The event launched in 2016, attracting over 550 exhibitors and over 12,000 visitors.  In 2017, the event hosted over 800 exhibitors and attracted over 12,000 trade visitors.

Automechanika Birmingham proudly scooped four awards in their second year. The team picked up two at EN Awards 2017 for 'Brand Expansion' and 'Best UK Trade Show Newcomer' and another two accolades at the AEO 2017 Awards for 'Best Trade Show over 2,000m2' and 'Organiser Team of the Year.'  In 2018, the team were awarded two EN Awards, including the coveted 'Best Trade Show' award. The team also received the 'Best Trade Show >8,000m2' at the AEO 2018 Awards.

Automechanika Birmingham is organised by Messe Frankfurt UK Ltd, owned by Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH and is one of a series of 17 global events across 15 countries.

Find out more about Automechanika worldwide



We're always interested in working with excellent sales people, if you're interested in working for us, an award winning exhibition company, please send us your CV here.

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