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Visitor info

InternetRetailing Expo IRX

When and where is IRX 2020?

IRX takes place across two days at the conveniently located National Exhibition Centre (NEC) near Birmingham on:

Wednesday 1 April 2020: 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 2 April 2020: 09:00 - 16:00

Venue address: 

Hall 2, 
NEC Birmingham
Pendigo Way
Birmingham
B40 1NT
United Kingdom

The venue is easy to access by car, train or plane.

By train

Train travel

The NEC is located next to Birmingham International train station and the halls are connected so you won’t even need to brave the elements. Direct services run all day, however if you’re travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which is less than a 15-minute journey away.

For more information, visit National Rail or call them on 08457 484950.

Virgin Trains special offer

Travel to IRX 2020 with Virgin Trains and we’ll give you 20% off Advance ticket fares. No traffic jams, no toilet stops, just sit back and relax. 

* To take advantage of this offer, your train ticket must be booked no later than 3 days before the Expo.

Purchase your ticket

IRX Discounted Train Tickets

By car

The NEC is located 8 miles east of Birmingham City Centre; visitors from any direction can travel to The NEC via the following motorways – M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. The NEC's signposted on motorways and major roads and is marked on most good maps. 

Sat Nav

If you’re using a Sat Nav, please enter the postcode B40 1NT to pinpoint The NEC. Please be aware that the Sat Nav system will not direct you to the onsite car park. Please follow the clearly signposted directions once in the vicinity of the venue.

Car parking

There are a variety of car parking facilities available, however we strongly recommend that you book in advance. Prices start at £12 per day if you pre-pay for parking up to 23:59 on 31 March 2020. Regular bus services will then take you to Hall 2 for IRX.

Book your parking

By plane

IRX will attract visitors from across the UK, Europe and rest of the world as the NEC is minutes away from Birmingham Airport (BHX).

From the airport simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.

Visit Birmingham Airport's website

Staying overnight?

Hotel Maps

As IRX takes place over two days we recommend you book a hotel in the local area. There are a vast number of hotels around the NEC and Birmingham, with a price to suit your budget. It's recommended to book early as accommodation does fill up fast. Use our partner Hotel Maps to find the hotel to suit your budget.

Hotel Maps

5,000

Attendees

150

Exhibitors

100

Speakers

100

Content Hours

2019 speakers

  • There are so many innovative companies, so much variation, great content and the speakers are talking about relevant business problems.
    Stuart Eames, Retail Innovation Lead
    Waitrose & Partners
  • The most exciting thing I’ve seen at IRX this year are the new products, new plugins and tools that are now becoming available that perhaps we’d never considered before.
    Agata Styczen, Senior Online Merchandising Manager
    O2 (Telefónica UK)
  • It’s interesting to know what’s happening in the industry… There’s a friendly atmosphere, a number of keynote speakers, a number of theatres so a lot of opportunities to engage and talk to people.
    Munish Khurmi IT Delivery Manager
    Halfords
  • You can talk to different retailers, visitors and you can share knowledge with them. It’s worth coming to IRX.
    Muhammed Aslam, Finance Manager
    Kiddies Kingdom
  • It’s really important to be here to really understand what’s going to be our next challenge.
    Carlos Larraz, Co-Founder & CEO
    Funidelia

 

Location

Hall 2
The NEC Birmingham

Information

Clarion LogoIRX is organised by Internet Retailing Events, registered in England and Wales, Company Number 07081797, VAT No. GB 843845601 

Registered Office: Bedford House, 69-79 Fulham High Street, London, SW6 3JW, United Kingdom

Internet Retailing Events are a subsidiary of Clarion Events Limited.