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Working For Us

As one of the large regional employers, we offer people with talent, spirit and passion some of the region's greatest careers. Explore and discover why working for the NEC Group will provide you with a trailblazing experience.

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    Olly Murs

    26th – 28th April 2015

    Barclaycard Arena

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    Good Food Show Summer

    11th June – 14th June 2015

    National Exhibition Centre (The NEC)

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    Ben Howard

    20th April 2015

    Barclaycard Arena

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    Maroon 5

    31st May 2015

    Genting Arena




The NEC Group News
GROWING UK GAMES EXPO CHOOSES THE NEC

GROWING UK GAMES EXPO CHOOSES THE NEC

Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) has won the two year contract to host the UK Games Expo. The event has previ...

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Household favourites La Tasca and Costa Coffee open at the Barclaycard Arena

Household favourites La Tasca and Costa Coffee open at the Barclaycard Arena

Five new retail units were added along the canal side of the arena as part of the £26million redevelopment to increase the...

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BAUER MEDIA TO LAUNCH NEW SHOW AT THE NEC

BAUER MEDIA TO LAUNCH NEW SHOW AT THE NEC

Bauer Media has chosen to launch its newest exhibition – Fleet Management Live – at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centr...


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


Discover the way we do business, from our history and our values to our vision, plus the people and structures that bring it all to life.