The Pharmacy Show is the UK’s largest live CPD-accredited training, education and sourcing event for UK community pharmacy.

It takes place again next year at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham on 8th & 9th October 2017 in the Halls 18 and 19.

Click here for our Frequently Asked Questions file, which will give you key information on registration and admissions policy.


Sunday 8th October- Registration opens from 09.00, doors open 09.30 - 17.30
Monday 9th October- Registration opens from 09.00, doors open 09.30 - 17.00


Birmingham is at the hub of the UK motorway network, enabling visitors to travel directly from the M6, M1, M40 and M42. The NEC has its own on-site car parks while the city-centre venues are served by a car park at The NIA and others in the immediate vicinity.

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

Arriving by car

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.


The NEC and The NEC Arena are served by Birmingham International station, connected by a covered bridgelink. The NIA, The ICC and Symphony Hall are minutes from Birmingham New Street, the UK’s largest interchange station. London is only 90 minutes away and trains also run direct to many regional towns and cities.

Arriving by Train

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

You will need to travel up the escalators, go across the bridge link and down another set of escalators into the Piazza. Please then follow the signs across the skywalk and into the Atrium where you will find Halls 18-19.


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.

Free places

Register free for The Pharmacy Show by completing our short form below, for all the latest news and updates.

Click here to register your interest

Exhibitor Testimonials

  • It’s been great to see the engagement from pharmacy, coming to learn and wanting to know about what we’re doing. It’s been really encouraging.
    David Stephens, Pharmacy Sales Manager
  • The show is very professional – it’s well organised and there’s great communication with the team which really makes a difference. You feel like you’re part of something bigger.
    Siobhan Murphy, Engagement Lead
    NHS Digital
  • We are seeing delegates looking for change and innovative new products. They want to make a difference to their pharmacy, so they attend this show for ideas and to discuss possible improvements to their day-to-day operations.
    Anup Sodha, Director


Learning opportunities

  • Two days of world class CPD education
  • Business insight with take home lessons
  • 8 education streams
  • Over 400 exhibiting companies

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