National Exhibition Centre
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is an exhibition centre located in Marston Green, Solihull, West Midlands, England. It is near junction 6 of the M42 motorway, and is adjacent to Birmingham Airport and Birmingham International railway station. It was opened by the Queen in 1976.
|National Exhibition Centre|
|Location||National Exhibition Centre|
|Owner||The Blackstone Group (since 2018)|
|Built||16 February 1973 to 1976|
|Opened||2 February 1976|
|Expanded||1980, 1989, 1993, 1998|
|15,683 (Resorts World Arena)|
|• Exhibit hall floor||190,000 m2 (2,000,000 sq ft)|
|Public transit access||Birmingham International railway station|
As of April 2020, the NEC houses NHS Nightingale Hospital Birmingham.