NEC, Birmingham

CHEMUK 2022 will take place in HALL 1 at the Birmingham NEC, the UK’s number one venue of choice for organisers, exhibitors and visitors!

Opening Times:

  • Wednesday 11th May 2022 – Admission: 09.30 – 17.00
  • Thursday 12th May 2022 – Admission: 09.30 – 16.00

Parking: Pre-book on NEC website for discount. Alternatively, you can pay on the day.

Admission age: 18+

NEC Website

COVID-19 status checks

To keep visitors and staff safe, the NEC are implementing COVID-19 status checks at agreed entry points. When visiting the NEC, visitors should come prepared to show proof of their COVID-19 status.

The accepted method of showing COVID-19 status is ANY of the following:

  • NHS COVID-19 Pass via the NHS App (NB This is different to the NHS COVID-19 Test and Trace app). It is advised individuals apply no later than 48 hours before attending their event to allow for the application to be processed in time.
  • Lateral flow or PCR negative test results text or e-mail, received within 72 hours prior to attending the event.
  • If visitors would prefer not to use the app or do not have a smartphone they can obtain a NHS COVID-19 Pass letter (proving vaccination status only) by calling 119 or visiting the NHS website. Visitors with a medical exemption should advise a member of staff during the checking process.

Download the NHS APP

Further Information:

CONFUSED? FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES:

Proof of COVID-19 Status:

Please remember that all attendees are required to verify attendee COVID-19 status on arrival at the event. All attendees must be prepared to show proof of either:

  • Proof of completion of a full course of vaccination two weeks prior to arrival via the NHS COVID Pass (NB This is different to the NHS COVID-19 Test and Trace app), EU Digital Covid Certificate or equivalent for internationals. It is advised individuals apply no later than 48 hours before attending their event to allow for the application to be processed in time.
  • Lateral flow or PCR negative test results text or e-mail, received within 72 hours prior to attending the event. We will ask to see the NHS email or text message you received once you reported your result to the NHS. The fastest way to report your Lateral Flow Test result is online. We will not accept the physical test or a photo of the test.
  • If visitors would prefer not to use the app or do not have a smartphone they can obtain a NHS COVID Pass letter (proving vaccination status only) by calling 119 or visiting the NHS website. Visitors with a medical exemption should advise a member of staff during the checking process.
  • Proof of immunity shown by a positive PCR test result for COVID-19, lasting for 180 days from the date of the positive test and following completion of the self-isolation period.
  • If visitors would prefer not to use the app or do not have a smartphone they can obtain a NHS COVID Pass letter (proving vaccination status only) by calling 119 or visiting the NHS website. Visitors with a medical exemption should advise a member of staff during the checking process.

You can find more details and advice on the process at the venue here.

BOOKING YOUR ACCOMMODATION  FOR CHEMUK 2022

PRE-NEGOTIATED RATES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL VISITORS TO CHEMUK 2022 – BOOKING LINK COMING SOON!

If you require assistance booking your accommodation, please contact:

The Meeting & Event Team

E: bookings@meetingseventsteam.co.uk

T: 01757 288590

W: The Meeting & Event Team – Get in touch (meetingseventsteam.co.uk)

 

CHEMUKCONNECT

Pre-arrange meetings with other visitors and exhibitors through the secure CHEMCONNECT portal.

All pre-registrants, speakers and exhibitors are listed on the CHEMUK matchmaking sevrice so that pre-show meetings can be arranged via a closed message system.

No personal data is visible or made available.  

 

GETTING HERE!

By Road: B40 1NT – Pre-book parking at the NEC for discounted rates

You’ll find us clearly signposted from all motorways and major routes including the M42, M40 and M6 – just pop B40 1NT in your sat nav. When you arrive at the NEC don’t follow your satnav anymore, look out for the show name you’re visiting on our signs. Then, simply jump on our free shuttle bus or take a leisurely stroll along our signposted footpaths.

Keep up to date with what’s happening on the roads – plan your journey in advance and find out the latest traffic information when you’re here, available on Highways England’s website.

By Bus:

From Birmingham Airport you can get to the NEC via the free air-rail link, which takes just 90 seconds and runs every two minutes.

Jumping on a bus in the West Midlands area? There are numerous options that will get you to the NEC. Check out the Network West Midland link below to plan your journey

By Train:

You won’t even need to brave the elements. Direct services run all day, however if you’re travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which is less than a 15-minute journey away. Just enough time to fuel up on caffeine. For more information, visit National Rail or call them on 08457 484950

By Air:

Simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.