What are the Show opening times?

We allow entry to the Hall any time during the day between 09:00 and 17:00 on both days.


Tickets aren’t yet available to book for 2021. If you would like to receive an email notification from us when the box office is open, please email us to be added to our mailing list.

Can people buy tickets on the door?

Yes, you can buy a ticket at the Show’s entrance, but we strongly recommend pre-booking for quicker entry

Can I buy a VIP ticket?

We have made a decision not to charge for these tickets, but if you follow us on social media then you might be able to win one for free

Can I bring children with me?

Any adult can bring a child under 16 without a ticket, but any children 16 or over will need their own ticket and to be supervised at all times

Can I bring my pet?

Only support animals are allowed inside the Hall

What about parking?

You should park in the NEC car parks. The NEC has additional information on parking, but if you’re travelling by coach please email us. Please be aware the NEC charge for parking

Where can I stay nearby?

You can book overnight accommodation through our official hotel partner that will be announced soon

Will there be food stalls?

Yes, there will be a number of NEC-managed food stalls, and some of our exhibitors will sell packaged food items

Which hall are you in?

We are in Hall 6. You can see an NEC map here.

Will I need ID?

We don’t require ID to gain entry to the Show 

What time can I arrive?

We allow entry to the Hall any time during the day between 09:00 and 17:00 on both days

Do I need to book to see a speaker?

No, all speaker talks and panels are first come, first served.

Do I need to book for the Ask The Experts area?

Bookings can only be made on the morning of each day. Make sure you arrive early as this area will be incredibly busy! 

My question isn’t here

If you still have a question, please email us on [email protected]

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