Plan your visit

Get ready for glee

We can't wait to welcome you to the NEC Birmingham for a fantastic Glee 2023. There's 1000s of products, 400+ exhibitors and lots of new features and live content that you won't want to miss out on! 

Plan your visit below and check out how to navigate the show with ease.

Plan your visit

Times & Location

Times & Location

When? 25-27 June 2024
Where? NEC Birmingham

Opening times:
Tuesday, 25 June, 09:00-18:00
Wednesday, 26 June, 09:00-18:00
Thursday, 27 June, 09:00-16:00
Getting to Glee

Getting to Glee

At the centre of the UK, the NEC is easily accessible by all modes of transport. Birmingham Airport is just 2 minutes away using the free Air-Rail Link, and Birmingham International Train Station is within the same building. 

More travel information 

Staying overnight?

Staying overnight?

We’ve partnered with specialist accommodation agency, Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation terms exclusively for Glee attendees. Book early to secure your reservation.

Find accommodation

Navigate the show

Simply type the exhibitor or feature your looking for in the search bar and the interactive floorplan will tell you exactly where they are.

Search for new exhibitors

Search for new exhibitors

There's over 400 brands to browse at Glee. We've made it easier for you to choose who you want to see with the online exhibitor list. Use advanced filters to search by sectors, sustainability, country, Made in Britain and more.

Browse exhibitor list


Save live content sessions to your calendar

Save live content sessions to your calendar

The live seminar sessions at Glee provide valuable insights from industry experts, from trend forecasts to business advice and panel discussions. Take a look at the schedule, click on a seminar you’re interested in and save it to your calendar.

Seminar agenda

Download the official Glee App

Download the official Glee App

Have the floorplan, exhibitor list and seminar schedule in the palm of your hand during the show with the Glee App. Download from the App Store or Google Play today and log in with your email and confirmation number (sent when you register to Glee).

Download on:

App Store     Google Play


Are seminars free to attend?

Yes, all of our seminars are free to attend, and you can attend as many as you'd like. To view our 2023 seminar agenda, click here.

Can I bring children?

We welcome children of any age as long as they are accompanied by somebody over the age of 18. Please note that all visitors will need to register via the normal registration process, however children under the age of 18 can only register on-site.

Is there free Wi-Fi at the venue?

Yes, the is free Wi-Fi available throughout the NEC. To connect, select 'NEC Free Wi-Fi', and complete the form, you'll then be able to access this while you're at Glee.

Are there accessible facilities at the venue?

Yes, the NEC has accessible facilities, to find out more click here to access the NEC website. 

Disabled access

Disabled parking is available by the Atrium, by Hall 16. Those drivers with an official blue badge should report to Gate 3 (for the Atrium) where they will be given the code number needed to raise the barrier.

Disabled parking is not permitted at the rear of the halls.

The NEC offers a fleet of mobility equipment available to hire on a first-come, first-serve basis. We, therefore, recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. You can email your enquiry to, and a member of the team will contact you within three working days. All pre-bookings will be held until 11:00 on the day they've been booked for unless otherwise advised. For any visitors who have not pre-booked equipment and arrive on the day, any remaining stock will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wheelchairs are available free of charge for blue badge holders and £5 for all other visitors. The number of wheelchairs the NEC has available is limited, so if you’ve got your own, please bring it with you.

Scooters are available for £15 per hire for all visitors.

Equipment collection will be at the top of the stairs/ramp near Hall 5 for the Piazza, and inside Atrium 2 main entrance for the Atrium.

Please note: Mobility equipment hire is only available during show open times and the NEC only accepts payment by card for any equipment hired.