Travel & Information

The Venue

TCT Show will take place in Hall 3 of the NEC, from 25th  – 27th September 2018

NEC Birmingham,
Pendigo Way,
Marston Green,
West Midlands,
B40 1NT,
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Tuesday 25th September 09.30 - 17.00.

Wednesday 26th September 09.30 - 17.00.

Thursday 27th September - 09.30 - 16.00.


Admission fees

There are no entry fees for visitors wishing to come to
TCT Show. Entry is free for all. This applies to both the exhibition and conference sessions.


NEC is easily accessible by car, train, plane and public transport. The NEC also offers ample parking and aims to be fully accessible and user-friendly for disabled visitors. 

For full information about travelling to NEC visit the NEC Website.

Map of NEC

accommodation partner

Ellis Salsby has been appointed 'official accommodation partner' for TCT Show 2017 and can offer special rates.  For further information or to make a reservation, please contact Jayde Betson on DDI: +44 (0) 1562 821 711 or by email

admissions policy

This exhibition and conference is a trade event. No one under the age of 16 will be able to attend The TCT Show due to the large amount of live & working machinery at the Show. Student groups participating in the TCT Inspired Minds UK programme will be accepted by prior arrangement.

View the full visitor terms and conditions

visa advice

If you need a visa to attend TCT Show  it is essential that you begin the application process as soon as possible, in order that you obtain your visa in time for the conference or registration deadline.

Visa application procedures for entering many countries, and in particular the UK, have become stricter and more complex following recent terrorist activities, and therefore it can take much longer to process your application than anticipated. You can find useful information HERE. You must submit your own application to the relevant authority and follow up accordingly. TCT Show is unable to follow up your application on your behalf or enter into direct correspondence with consulates.

A Visa Support Letter will ONLY be issued to SPEAKERS and EXHIBITORS who have been invited by TCT Show or who have paid their exhibition registration fee in full. Once we have confirmed receipt of payment from the proposed attendee we will need the full name, nationality, passport number, expiry date and date of birth for the attendee, only then can we issue a Visa Support Letter. The Visa Support Letter will confirm the event title, date and location. It will also confirm whether the individual is a speaker or exhibitor.

It will not imply any undertaking to provide funding nor act as financial guarantee for your stay in the UK.

TCT Show reserves the right not to issue a Visa Support Letter in certain cases even if above conditions have been met.
Exhibition Fees will not be refunded in the case of a Visa not being obtained.








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