NEC, Birmingham

CHEMUK 2024 is free to attend and 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 15th May 2024 – Admission: 09.30 – 17.00
  • Thursday 16th May 2024 – 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


Thinking of attending with some colleagues? Take advantage of the CHEMUK Team Registration service.

The Team Registration service will be open from January 2024

If you have any questions, please contact Liam Cave on 0203 829 6066


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.  



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 OR USE Trainline

By Air:

Birmingham Airport is right on our doorstep. 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.



Please use our hotel agency for all of your accommodation needs.


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