Event Details - Smart Factory Expo 2025

Venue & Opening Times


National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
B40 1NT

Opening Times

Wednesday 4 June 2025

09:30-17:00 Exhibition 

10:00-16:00 Content Sessions

16:30-18:00 Drinks reception (Last entry 16:30)

Thursday 5 June 2025

09:30-16:00 Exhibition 

10:00-16:00 Content Sessions

Getting to the venue

By Car 

The NEC is perfectly located in the heart of the west midlands. 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and close to the UK motorway network. There are plenty of car parking spaces available onsite at the venue too.

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By coach

Coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services from across the UK to Birmingham Airport.  From here you can get to the NEC in minutes on the free air-rail link. 

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By Train

The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to the halls quickly without having to step outside! The NEC entrance is on the right hand side as you exit the station, and clearly signposted.

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By Plane 

The NEC is just minutes from Birmingham Airport (BHX) – handy for international visitors. From the airport, take the free Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International station & then it’s a short walk to our entrance. 

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