Autumn Fair



International Visitors


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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 11 show sectors including the re-edited Living and Accents & Decor and the brand-new, Sourcing.

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.


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Find something different

The depth of product inspiration across 11 marketplace categories, including the brand new Sourcing 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 VIP and access perks to make the most out of your Autumn Fair experience. You'll be able to relax in the Seasons Club Lounge and network with UK and international industry leaders. VIPs can take advantage of a complimentary cloakroom service for bags and coats, charge your phone or laptop and enjoy light refreshments.

A journey worth making

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. 

It's always good to book your flights early to get the best deal. 

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.

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Save on travel costs with oneworld / Our international travel partner

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. 

Book your flight

This will allow you to access discounted flights using a 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

Eurostar and train travel

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

The nearest train station to the NEC is Birmingham International which is just 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.

Birmingham is only 80 minutes away from London.

*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 Virgin Train tickets.

Virgin Train Discounts

Event Express / Our Accommodation Partner

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
E: [email protected]

Please Note: All rates include VAT and English Breakfast


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