Booking your accommodation

We look forward to you joining us at Congress. Accommodation can be booked directly with local hotels.
To do so, please follow the links below.

Congress will commence at 9:45 on Thursday 30th January and continue on Friday 31st January with the Congress party taking place on Friday evening. Congress will continue on Saturday 1st February with a single stream of sessions specifically aimed at those looking to set-up or expand their business. The exhibition will not be open on this day. We would advise booking overnight accommodation for the Thursday and Friday nights. If you live a long distance from the venue, you may also wish to book the Wednesday night as well.

Congress 25 will be hosted at this venue.

Hilton Birmingham Metropole

National Exhibition Centre, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP
Centrally located on the N.E.C complex and situated just minutes from major motorway links, Birmingham International Train Station and Birmingham International Airport. The Birmingham Metropole Hilton can accommodate all Congress delegates and features 31 meeting and event spaces, four distinctive restaurant and bars, Health Club with state-of-the-art gym and indoor swimming pool. Charges apply for use of the pool area but Congress delegates will enjoy a discounted rate on advance bookings.  Rooms from £129 per night.

There is a reduced car parking rate of £10 per day for day delegates and overnight residents.  Booking details will be provided closer to the event.

The Holiday Inn

3.2 miles/10 minute drive from Congress
Coventry Rd, Birmingham, B26 3QW
A smart Birmingham Airport hotel with a leisure club. Has a shuttle bus service to NEC (short walk from Congress)
Rooms from £70 per night.

Ibis Budget

2.1 miles/10 minute drive from Congress
NEC Ambassador Road, Bickenhill, B26 3QL
Modern Ibis Airport hotel. Has a shuttle bus service to NEC (short walk from Congress)
Rooms from £115 per night


5.2 miles/15 minute drive from Congress
Terminal Road, Birmingham, B26 3QW
Rooms from £31 per night

Parking is not necessarily provided on site at all hotels so please do check the policy of each hotel.
Alternative accommodation is available via the usual online accommodation booking sites