UK GAMES EXPO VENUE

Overview of what is where

UK Games Expo is a three day convention on Friday 1st June, Saturday 2nd June, and Sunday 3rd June 2018. (With trade setup from noon and some open gaming from 8pm Thursday 31st May 2018). It is held in the NEC and Hilton Hotel, near Birmingham in the West Midlands.

The NEC: North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

The Hilton: Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

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There are six locations in use:

Hall 1

This has at least 14000 sqm of trade space. Some of the key attractions include the Family Zone and the shop and drop.

Hall 2

10,000 sqm. Half of this Hall is filled with even more exhibitors as well as the bring and buy, our stage, a huge open gaming space and one part of our board game library. Almost all of the National and International events, tournaments and championships take place in here.

Toute Suite (Just outside Hall 1)

Home of most of our GPI Seminar Track activities.

PIazza Suites (between Hall 1 and Hall 2)

Used for most of the Cartamundi Publisher Designer Track activities.

NEC Lakefront

The Orc Encampment and Viking living history village will be here.

Hilton Hotel

Meanwhile, 5000 sqm of space at the Hilton Hotel will remain the focus of the Roleplaying Game sessions, live entertainment and more open gaming space; with the entire Palace and Kings one huge open gaming space, allowing 2000+ gaming enthusiasts to sit and game. Also the UK Games Expo Food Festival will be here.

Getting between the Hilton and the NEC. The two venues are very close. It is about a 10 minute walk.

NEC Overview PDF

Streetfood will be at the UKGE Food Festival at the Hilton Hotel