over 40 years of success.

PARTNERSHIPS

There is real value in having your brand associated with a venue where people go to have fun - and as one of the world’s leading venue management companies, the NEC Group can make that happen.

Our partnership programme is home to a wide range of businesses from household brand headline sponsors, through to independent partnerships who are exposed to over seven million visitors at more than 750 major events annually and - by delivering engaging content, hosted in our world-renowned venues with award-winning services - we provide unforgettable live experiences that reunite our audiences with great brands year after year.

UTILITA

UTILITA

UTILITA ARENA BIRMIGHAM

Proudly the Official Naming Rights Partner of Utilita Arena Birmingham.

Utilita - the only supplier created to help households use LESS energy – is one of the sector’s biggest challenger brands and the leading Pay As You Go energy provider in the UK. 

Through efficiency advice and best-in-class tech, we put energy back in the hands of customers, giving them complete control over their usage and spend. 

Utilita is also a long-time supporter of music, sport and live entertainment, offering incredible monthly rewards to amazing shows at incredible arenas just like this one. Plus competitions, free energy credit and a cash jackpot every single month!

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RESORTS WORLD BIRMINGHAM

RESORTS WORLD BIRMINGHAM

RESORTS WORLD BIRMINGHAM

Official Naming Rights Partner of the Resorts World Arena.

Owned by Genting, Resorts World is a destination like no other.

Located adjacent to Resorts World Arena at The NEC, you’ll find a wide range of places to eat and drink including favourites like Miller & Carter and Zizzi. It includes a shopping outlet experience with over 50 familiar brands including Nike, Levi’s and GAP. The venue also boasts a 4-star 178 bedroomed Genting Hotel, Santai Spa and multiscreen Cineworld Cinema complete with IMAX.

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SKY

SKY

SKY

Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies and is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that connects people to moments and experiences that matter. At Sky we Believe in Better. It’s in our DNA. Sky VIP is a way for us to say thank you. We will always appreciate loyalty, and to show that we'll keep finding new ways to reward customers.

New for 2023, Sky is giving customers VIP access and star treatment closer to home through the launch of the Sky VIP lounges, with Utilita Arena Birmingham opening on 8 June.

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BRITVIC

BRITVIC

BRITVIC

Britvic is proud to be official soft drinks partner of Utilita Arena Birmingham and Resorts World Arena, helping people enjoy life’s everyday moments. Our iconic brands such as Pepsi MAX, Tango, and the London Essence Company’s premium tonics are the ultimate warm up acts to some of the world’s top talent. Find out more at Britvic.com

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PRAVHA

PRAVHA

PRAVHA

Pravha is the best of both worlds. All the bold flavours of a high-quality Czech pilsner, perfectly balanced with an unexpectedly light and refreshing taste. Both in name and restless spirit, Pravha is truly born of Prague.

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STOWFORD PRESS

STOWFORD PRESS

STOWFORD PRESS

Exclusive and official Cider Partner of Utilita Arena Birmingham.  

Stowford Press is made in rural Herefordshire by Westons Cider – who have been making cider on their family farm since 1880. Made from 100% local and home-pressed apples, Stowford Press, at 4.5% ABV, is a refreshing medium-dry sparkling cider that is bursting with the flavour of crisp cider apples.

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NORDIC SPIRIT

NORDIC SPIRIT

NORDIC SPIRIT

Never Miss a Moment with Nordic Spirit Nicotine pouches.

Discover a nicotine experience that’s 100% tobacco free with No smoke, No vapour.

Nordic Spirit is proud to be the official Nicotine pouch of The Utilita Arena/Resorts World Arena. Nordic Spirit is available to buy throughout the arena, as well as online at nordicspirit.co.uk.

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SIMPLY LUNCH

SIMPLY LUNCH

SIMPLY LUNCH

We’re all about improving lives through delicious food.

It all started in 1979 with our founder creating delicious food for our local communities. A lot has changed since then, but our passion to create hand-crafted, great-tasting food has stayed the same. Still a family business, we are on a mission to improve people’s lives by creating delicious food, while also ensuring we have a positive impact on our wonderful planet. We are proud to be making sustainable eating easier for the people we serve every day.

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LANSON

LANSON

LANSON

Lanson was founded in 1760 and is one of the oldest Champagne Houses. The unique and authentic style of the Champagnes rests on 4 immutable pillars: a meticulous selection of Crus; a vinification according to the traditional Champagne principle; a rare collection of reserve wines, and a longer ageing in cellars.

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BREWDOG

BREWDOG

BREWDOG

Since 2007 BrewDog has been on a mission to make other people as passionate about great craft beer as they are. From the Headliner series, which includes bold, uncompromising pack leaders like the flagship Punk IPA, to the Amplified range (beer, but turned up to 11), BrewDog brews beer that blows people’s minds and has kick-started a revolution.

In 2020, BrewDog announced that they were the world’s first carbon negative brewery. While we remain committed to reducing our emissions through state-of-the-art brewing technologies, what we can’t reduce, we double offset, which means we take twice as much carbon out of the air as we emit. By ‘Our Carbon’ we mean ALL the greenhouse gasses in both our operations and our supply chain. So that includes everything that is involved in creating our beer and getting it to our customers; ingredients, packaging, transport, and everything else that we do or buy.

BrewDog’s long-term destiny will continue to be shaped by the three things that matter most: People, Planet and Beer.

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Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

A smart hotel within 2 miles of the NEC and Birmingham Airport (BHX) with a leisure club, open lobby and a conference centre.

We offer a complimentary shuttle to the NEC/Birmingham International Train Station and a convenient Park, Stay & Go package, so you can leave the car at the hotel and get to your destination refreshed. We’re moments from the M42 motorway and close to the M6, so events at the Resorts World Arena and the Vox Conference Centre are minutes away, and you can drive to Birmingham city centre in half an hour. Kids will love Cadbury World, the local zoo and rides and attractions at Drayton Manor Theme Park, both within a short drive. Our Aspire Conference Centre has 14 meeting rooms for up to 500 guests, including the Lancaster Suite, which has its own private entrance and bar.

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Manor Hotel Meriden/Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club & Spa

Manor Hotel Meriden/Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club & Spa

Manor Hotel Meriden/Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club & Spa

Offering scenic accommodation and conveniently located only 5 miles from the NEC.

Manor Hotel is the epitome of luxury and chic glamour, located in the picturesque village of Meriden. Home to Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, the Triumph Bar and multiple sized meeting rooms, the hotel guarantees an unforgettable experience for any occasion.

The Windmill Village Hotel offers picturesque views overlooking our golf course and lakes. Unwind in our Cellars or Millers lounge before enjoying a delicious meal made from the finest ingredients at Loft18. Indulge in our spa and take advantage of our sauna, steam room and indoor heated pool.

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Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Hilton Birmingham Metropole

 

Hilton Birmingham Metropole, the place where it all happens.   

Make the most of your stay, only minutes walk from the excitement and intrigue of the NEC, Resorts World and the Arena, in this recently renovated contemporary Hotel. As the largest hotel on the NEC grounds, you’ll find exquisite dining options at your fingertips for you to enjoy during your visit. The Gild is the perfect place to network with other event attendees with 24 hour food and drink available. End your day with dinner in our beautiful new restaurant Brightsmith by the water, sipping a cocktail, or why not hire this space for your aftershow party overlooking the scenic Pendigo Lake. 

Relax into one of our newly refurbished rooms and wake up to the famous Hilton Breakfast, following a work out in LivingWell Health club with Gym, pool, sauna and steamroom. 

With onsite parking for 500 cars, 31 meeting rooms and executive rooms and suites available, there is ample space for all your needs. If you desire additional privacy, make use of our Executive Lounge, available exclusively to those who book our Executive rooms and suites.”

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Voco St. John's Hotel

Voco St. John's Hotel

UVA

Voco St. John's Hotel, located within minutes away from NEC Birmingham, epitomizes luxurious accommodation and impeccable service. This contemporary hotel seamlessly blends modern design with comfort, offering a stylish retreat for business and leisure travellers alike. Boasting spacious rooms adorned with sophisticated decor, guests are treated to a restful stay complemented by state-of-the-art amenities. The hotel's strategic location near the NEC Birmingham positions it as a prime choice for conference attendees and event participants. With exquisite dining options, a fitness centre, and attentive staff, Voco St. John's Hotel promises a memorable experience, making it a standout destination in Birmingham's vibrant hospitality scene.

Voco Hotel features 201 well-appointed bedrooms, offering a blend of modern comfort and style. With 13 versatile meeting rooms, it's an ideal venue for events. The convenience extends with ample parking, accommodating 250 cars.

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IBIS STYLES

IBIS STYLES

IBIS STYLES

Located just a five-minute walk from the NEC and Birmingham International train station, the modern ibis Styles hotel is perfectly located if you're flying from Birmingham Airport, visiting the NEC, attending a conference at The Vox or going to a concert at the Resorts World Arena. The hotel has a bright and modern bar and restaurant, onsite car parking, air-conditioned bedrooms and free WiFi. The hotel’s conference and meeting rooms also offer a professional setting for get-togethers with colleagues and clients.

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Taylex Group

Taylex Group

Taylex Group

Family-owned Taylex Group has been delivering top-quality event environments for 15 years. We specialise in design and project management for exhibitions, events, interiors and environments and special projects, and have worked with numerous leading brands, agencies, organisers, venues and contractors around the world.
Located at the NEC, our Expo Supplies store offers a wide range of exhibition and display products, as well as our beMatrix exhibition rental service – a modular, multi-tier system for creating flexible event spaces.

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Aurora Graphics

Aurora Graphics

 

We are the NEC’s preferred supplier of large-format graphics. We’re located 15 minutes from the NEC, can print up to 5m wide in-house (plus Dye Sub), and our fitters & delivery drivers (all unbranded) have regular access to the NEC site.

We’ve been in the large-format print business for 20 years, and you’ll see examples of our work throughout the entire NEC site. If you need a local, reputable supplier we'd love to work with you.

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TOA Taxis

TOA Taxis

TOA Taxis

 

TOA has been providing taxi services to the people and businesses of Birmingham and the West Midlands since 1961. We have the largest and most modern fleet of licenced Hackney taxis in the West Midlands.

Available for day to day journeys, courier services, national Airport transfers, local & long distance, corporate & public sector transportation needs. We can be accessed over the phone 24 hours a day, through our website and through our App. Visit our website at www.toataxis.co.uk to download the App and to book and pay the easy way.  

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Freeths

Freeths

Freeths

 

Freeths is a top 50, £112m turnover, full service commercial law firm with 12 offices spread across the UK. Our growing firm has over 1000 members of staff. The Legal 500 and Chambers legal guides consistently rank our lawyers in their top tiers. Clients include major corporates, investors, financial institutions and businesses.

We pride ourselves on customising our service to individual clients. Our approach is collaborative, working in partnership and adapting how we work to reflect your needs and practices.

We have the specialist expertise, skills, market knowledge and experience, to achieve real results, even for the most exacting and extensive project and portfolios.

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Moxy Birmingham NEC

Moxy Birmingham NEC

Freeths

 

Welcome to Moxy Birmingham NEC, where we do things differently. We're not your typical hotel, we're a design-led hotel that cares about the planet and our guests. Whether you're here to rock out at the NEC Arena or to get down to business at the Vox Conference Venue, we've got you covered. You'll be amazed by how close we are to both venues - just a hop, skip, and a jump away. And when you're ready to chill, you'll love our funky and fun vibe, where you can grab a drink at the bar, binge-watch your favourite shows on our 42-inch TVs, and mingle with other great guests at our coffee-shop-meets-cocktail-bar social zone. Our rooms are spacious, stylish, and quiet, with everything you need to feel at home. And if you're feeling adventurous, you can try our free-to-play games, fitness centre, karaoke room, and pet-friendly policy. Moxy Birmingham NEC is the place to be for a unforgettable and awesome stay on the NEC Campus.

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Hampton by Hilton Broad Street

Hampton by Hilton Broad Street

Hampton by Hilton

Hampton by Hilton Broad Street hotel is only 5-minute walk from Arena Birmingham, the ICC, and the National SEA LIFE Centre. Relax in our lounge and enjoy Starbucks coffee. We offer free Hot breakfast to all our guests. Complimentary Wi-Fi and 24 hours gym access. Onsite car parking for 150 cars.

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UK Industrial Tapes Ltd

UK Industrial Tapes Ltd

UK Industrial Tapes Ltd

UK Industrial Tapes Ltd are a leading manufacturer, converter and supplier of high-performance adhesive tapes and adhesive products.

With over 25 years’ experience, we have become a major supplier of high performance tapes into an extensive range of markets and applications worldwide. Especially in the exhibition and events industry, where our 4109 Carpet Tape is the only approved carpet tape for use at the NEC.

We also offer a vast range of adhesive tapes and adhesive products, we strive to offer the ultimate solution for all your event application requirements.

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Want to work with us?

As the UK’s largest live events business we have ambitious plans to deliver growth for ourselves and our customers, whilst doing good for people and the planet.

To achieve long-term, sustainable growth, we choose partners and suppliers who share our values.

If you are interested in becoming a supplier please register your interest below.

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