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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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    John Bishop

    7th - 8th November 2014

    National Indoor Arena (The NIA)

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    BBC Good Food Show Winter

    27th - 30th November 2014

    National Exhibition Centre (The NEC)

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    Clothes show live

    5th - 9th December 2014

    National Exhibition Centre (The NEC)




The NEC Group News
W14 – THE JOINERY AND MANUFACTURING SHOW – TO RETURN TO THE NEC

W14 – THE JOINERY AND MANUFACTURING SHOW – TO RETURN TO THE NEC

Huddlestone, the organiser of W14 – The Joinery and Manufacturing Show has announced a new deal with the National Exhibiti...

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EGX RELOCATES FROM EARLS COURT TO THE NEC

EGX RELOCATES FROM EARLS COURT TO THE NEC

EGX, the UK’s biggest and best games show, will relocate from London’s Earls Court to the NEC, Birmingham from 24 – 27 Sep...

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Birmingham’s revamped National Indoor Arena to become the ‘Barclaycard Arena’

Birmingham’s revamped National Indoor Arena to become the ‘Barclaycard Arena’

•The National Indoor Arena in Birmingham will re-launch as the Barclaycard Arena later this year, following a substantial...


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.