Spring Fair - 3-7 FEBRUARY 2019 - VOLUME OPENS 2 FEB

7-11 FEBRUARY 2021 - EVERYDAY SECTOR OPENS 6 FEB

 

Plan your visit

 

Getting to the show

Travel  

Travel  

Located just 8 miles east of Birmingham City Centre, right at the centre of the UK, the NEC is very well connected by road, train and plane. As a registered attendee of Spring Fair, you can take advantage of our many travel benefits.

For those travelling by train, buy tickets in advance from Avanti West Coast and receive 20% off. For international travellers, we’ve partnered with oneworld to give visitors access to exclusive discounted flights. And, if travelling by car, there’s free parking.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

If you’ve decided that you’ll be visiting Spring Fair for more than a day, then you might want to consider accommodation in Birmingham. We have partnered with specialist accommodation agency Event Express to provide all Spring Fair attendees with discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation terms.

An entirely exclusive and free to use service, the friendly Event Express team takes the hassle out of booking accommodation by liaising with hotels directly on your behalf.

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Lunch is served

Lunch is served

We are doing more to make sure you have your best Spring Fair yet. New for 2020, we now have an online booking facility for EvViva restaurants in Halls 4 and 20 of the show. Beat the queues at the lunch hour rush and enjoy fresh delicious food, without the hassle.

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Spring Fair Express

Spring Fair Express

2020 also marks the launch of Spring Fair Express, a brand-new bus route to help you navigate your round our new show layout. 

It is a continuous and FREE shuttle service. It collects and drops off from the following destinations.

  • Piazza entrance
  • Atrium entrance 1&2,
  • Atrium entrance 3
  • The Bridgelink.
Arriving by car

Arriving by car

Spring Fair pays for all attendees to receive free carparking for the entire duration of the show. There will be signage on arrival directing you where to go.

  • Use the East carparks to access Gifts and Jewellery & Watch. 
  • Use the North carparks to get to Home & Living, The Summerhouse, Sourcing and Everyday.

A shuttle service is available from all East and North carparks every day. The East carpark shuttle will service the Piazza and Atrium and the North carpark shuttle will service the Atrium.

At the show

New show floor

New show floor

A re-edited, refreshed show experience is coming. We’ve divided the show floor into two definitive shopping destinations – Gifts and Home & Living. To help you find your way around the show, we’ve colour-coded all 16 of our product sectors with a key 2021 trend colour from Colour Hive, our official trend partner.

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Sustainability Trail

Sustainability Trail

Sustainability is now at the forefront of the industry. This year’s show will be host to a Sustainability Trail, making it easier than ever before for you to connect with sustainable suppliers. Use the new icons to identify sustainable exhibitors at the show, access the Sustainability Trail via the app and discover full exhibitor stories, pledges and initiatives on the exhibitor list online.

Spring Fair Match

Spring Fair Match

Make the most of your show. Spring Fair Match allows you to search for all the exhibitors, products and seminars at the show before the doors open - taking the work out of networking through intelligent matchmaking and giving you a higher return on your time. Plan your route around the show using the NEW interactive map feature (coming soon), pre-book meetings with exhibitors and curate your very own show calendar.

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Top Tips

  • Grab the onsite books plus the new Pocket Guide onsite to help navigate your way round our brand-new show floor.
  • Download the Spring Fair Match App to start networking with exhibitors and take advantage of our NEW interactive map feature.
  • Download the LBB and discover the trend colours that mark each sector to help your plan your show visit.
  • Take a look at the Spring Fair seminar line up and make a note of the ones you want to visit.
  • Get involved on social media! Use the hashtag #SpringFair20 and follow us to see all the exciting newness at the show.
  • Check out the Sustainability Trail as we make it easier than ever before for you to connect with sustainable and ethical brands.
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