Autumn Fair

5-8 September 2021 | NEC BIRMINGHAM


International Visitors


Make your market

The source for UK home and gift retail

Autumn Fair offers a uniquely British experience, creating a platform for new brands, industry favourites and products you won’t find anywhere else.

Full of retail inspiration, showcasing products from 1,300 UK and international suppliers, we bring people and products together across 10 show sectors including Home, Living & Décor and Design & Source.

As the destination of the season for more than 22,000 visitors, Autumn Fair provides the ideal opportunity to find new suppliers and find new products.

Cards: lemurs and lions

Find something different

The depth of product inspiration across 10 marketplace categories, including the exciting Design & Source sector gives you the opportunity to make unexpected discoveries.

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Experience the show as a VIP

Qualify to attend the show as a member of The Club, our tiered VIP programme. Club VIP visitors can enjoy extra perks to make the most out of their Autumn Fair experience. Relax in The Club Lounge and network with UK and international industry leaders. Club VIPs can also take advantage of the complimentary cloakroom service for bags and coats, free light refreshments and free charging stations for your phone or laptop.

A journey worth making

We’re closer than you think!

Travelling to Autumn Fair at the Birmingham NEC has never been easier. If you’re coming from a distance we’ve made it as straightforward as we can for you to get to the show quickly and economically.


Birmingham International Airport is located within the NEC complex. You can book flights directly to and from Birmingham International from most domestic and international airports. Visit Easy JetRyanairBritish Airways.

To get from Birmingham International Airport to the NEC, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a short walk to the NEC entrance.

The Air-Rail Link runs every 2 minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC. It leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1, and operates daily between 05:15am and 02:00am.
Save on travel costs with oneworld, our international travel partner 

Arrive by Eurostar

The  Eurostar is an effective way to reach London in the United Kingdom when travelling from France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, or Switzerland. We highly recommend that you book early to secure the best price as fares can sometimes be as low as £29 return from Paris to London.

Arrive by train

Get 20% off with Avanti West Coast

The nearest train station to the NEC is Birmingham International, a five-minute walk under a covered bridge.

You can also travel to Birmingham city’s central station which is Birmingham New Street. Regular trains connect Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International and the journey only takes approximately 10 minutes.

London is only 80 minutes away and trains also run directly from many regional towns and cities.

*Please remember to have your exhibitor/visitor passes or email confirmation with you as the Train Manager may ask to view this when checking your Avanti West Coast ticket.

Discover oneworld

Our international travel partner

Save on travel costs

oneworld is the airline alliance of Autumn Fair. As a registered attendee, you can access discounted flights for travel to the UK. oneworld airlines provide direct flights to London from a number of destinations. Travelling from London to Birmingham NEC is then as easy as catching a train. 

This will allow you to access discounted flights using an Autumn Fair discount. You can also use the following link to access savings: 

Visit, select ‘Attendee’ and enter event code OW57A19 to access the online booking tool.

Attendee travel benefits

  • Discounts on flights for attendees and one travel companion
  • Travel up to seven days before and seven days after the event
  • 24-hour support via email or phone
  • Earn rewards and tier status points on eligible oneworld flights
  • Frequent flyer privileges including access to some 650 premium airport lounges worldwide, fast track at security lanes in selected airports and extra baggage allowance*

*Privileges depend on your oneworld tier status level. For more information visit:


Our Accommodation Partner

Event Express

Event Express, our accommodation partner, offer special discounted rates at a wide range of well located hotels. Hotel and price information can be found below. We recommend that you book early to secure a reservation at your preferred hotel.

You can book through the Event Express website or contact the Event Express team.

T: +44 (0)1905 732 737

Please Note: All rates include VAT and English Breakfast

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