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The NEC Group News
NEC Group and Professor Christopher Kemp launch new training programme for events industry

NEC Group and Professor Christopher Kemp launch new training programme for events industry

The NEC Group’s Oncourse Centre of Excellence, which provides Health and Safety training across the UK, has teamed up with...

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NEC wins Sustainability and Recycling Award

NEC wins Sustainability and Recycling Award

The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) picked up the award for ‘Best Waste and Recycling Scheme’ in the Business category at...

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Amadeus recruits General Manager for Regional Venues

Amadeus recruits General Manager for Regional Venues

Multi-award winning caterer, Amadeus has appointed Catherine Schofield as General Manager for Regional Venues. The newly c...


Our Chief Executive, Paul Thandi

We bring together over 4 million people every year to learn, do business, eat and be entertained.

Paul Thandi

Chief Executive

  • £2 billion annual impact to regional economy, supporting almost 29,000 full time jobs

  • We are an amazing and diverse team, who come together providing a seamless experience for our customers

  • We are passionate about supporting education. We focus a lot of our effort on the three schools in our community

  • One of Europe’s leading venue management companies, hosting over 700 events a year

  • National ticket agent, selling 2.1 million tickets a year

  • One of the UK’s fastest growing venue and event caterers, serving 3.5m covers annually


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