Getting to the show

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PREPARE YOUR TRIP TO THE PHARMACY SHOW

GETTING TO THE EXHIBITION

Whatever is your choice to get the exhibition, we advise you to anticipate your journey to save time and come in peace. 
BY CAR

BY CAR

BY CAR

Located bang in the middle of the UK’s motorway network, jumping in the car is the ideal way to get to the NEC.

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the post code B40 1NT to pinpoint the NEC.

Stay up-to-date with live traffic information

Prepaid parking at the NEC for Pharmacy Show

Shuttle Bus Service - Team NEC operate a convenient shuttle bus service from the car parks to the halls during the open period of each show. They usually run from one hour before the event opens to one hour after the closing time. Please check the electronic signage at the bus stops for live information.

Pedestrian Access - If you choose to walk from your car park, please follow the finger post signage to the halls

BY TRAIN

BY TRAIN

BY TRAIN

Getting to us by train is brilliantly easy as the NEC is located less than a ten-minute walk from Birmingham International Railway Station.

PLAN YOUR TRAIN JOURNEY

Travel to the event with Avanti West Coast and we’ll give you 20% off Advance ticket fares.

No traffic jams, no toilet stops, just sit back and relax.

Avanti West Coast Trainline discount for Pharmacy Show

From Birmingham International Railway Station, access to The NEC is via our covered ‘Bridgelink’.

BY BUS & COACH

BY BUS & COACH

BY BUS & COACH

From here 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 Birmingham City Centre? You’ll want the X1 service (every 15 minutes) or the 97A (every 30 minutes). Local services also run from Solihull (966) and Coventry (900). Choices, choices.

 

NATIONAL EXPRESS        MEGABUS

 


 

BY PLANE

BY PLANE

BY PLANE

Birmingham Airport is right on our doorstep, so it’s hardly surprising we attract thousands of international visitors every year.

More than 20 international airlines serve Birmingham International Airport, which is conveniently situated a few minutes from The NEC and The NEC Arena. Together they provide scheduled flights from 34 destinations in the UK, Europe and North America. The group’s venues are also easily accessible from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and other regional airports.

AIRPORT

BY TAXI

BY TAXI

BY TAXI

Watch the world go by and travel in style and let someone else worry about watching the roads.

You can book your taxi with TOA Taxis to ensure a safe, friendly service is available to you 24/7 at the NEC

Book over the phone by calling 0121 427 8888 or 0800 0142 729, online or via their handy app. Alternatively, pick one up at the clearly marked ranks outside our main entrances. 

Other Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles

If you plan to arrive at the NEC using other Taxi or Private Hire provider you will be dropped off at either the Piazza drop off and pick up area or the Atrium entrance.

TOA TAXI

ACCESSIBLE TO ALL

ACCESSIBLE TO ALL

ACCESSIBLE TO ALL

The NEC aims to be fully accessible and user-friendly for disabled visitors. This is a quick guide to some of our facilities – if you would like to know more, please contact NEC.

In association with

POfizer

Supported by

  • AIM
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
  • NHS
  • NHS England
  • National Pharmacy Association - NPA
  • PCPA
  • PSNC
  • Pharmacists Defence Association
  • Bayer and Bayer
  • Cegedimix
  • Day Lewis

Education Partners

  • Day Lewis
  • ECG Training
  • Gama Healthcare
  • GSK
  • NPA
  • NHS
  • Omron
  • Parkinsons
  • PDA
  • PSNC
  • Rx Advisor
  • Real World Analytics
  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Scope Group
  • Soar Beyond
  • Velresco
  • Well Pharmacy
  • Solgar
  • Infirst
  • Invatech
  • Numark
  • AIM
  • Cegedim
  • JUUL Labs
  • Seqirus
  • BD
  • msd
  • CPPE
  • HEE
  • Centered Solutions

Sponsored by

  • National Pharmacy Association
  • GSK
  • NHS
  • NHS England
  • Pfizer
  • CPPE
  • Bollore
  • EMIS
  • Numark
  • C+D
  • RB
  • Alphega

Charity Partner

  • Arthritis Research
  • Pharmacist Support
  • Parkinsons
  • Pancreatuc Cancer Action

Official Media Partner


CIG

Official Publications

  • Pharmacy Magazine
  • Independent Community Pharmacist
  • Training Matters
  • P3
  • The Pharmacy Network

Digital Media Partner


C+D

Natural Education Partner

Natural Pharmacy Business

Media partners

  • Pharmacy Talk
  • Guidelines In Practice
  • Pharmacy Mentor
  • Pharmacy In Focus
  • Scottish Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Business
  • Pharmdata