Fire extinguishers



Who can attend?

The Fire Safety Event is open to anyone who is responsible for fire safety at work within industrial, commercial or public sectors.

I am a student, am I able to attend the show?

Students of Undergraduate level and above (individuals and groups) on relevant courses of study are welcome to attend the show. Students will be asked to show an NUS Identity card or equivalent student identity. Please register via the normal registration process, ensuring to select yourself as a student.

Is the show free to attend?

Yes, the show is free to attend and gives you free access to the co-located events – The Facilities Event, The Health & Safety Event The Security Event and National Cyber Security Show.

Can I register on arrival at the show?

Yes, you may register on arrival at the show. We do advise that all visitors take the opportunity to pre-register via the show website.

When will I receive my entry badge?

When you pre-register, you will receive your badge by email. Go green and print your e-badge at the end of registration, or from the confirmation email once registration is complete. If you are unable to print your ticket, don’t worry – just show us your confirmation email at the registration desk upon arrival at the show.

Can I edit my registration details?

If you wish to edit your registration details, please go to your confirmation email where there is an option to 'edit details'.

Where does my visitor ticket allow me access to?

Your ticket allows you access to the whole event as well as the co-located events – The Health & Safety Event, The Facilities Event, The Security Event and National Cyber Security Show.

What if I have forgotten my ticket when I arrive at the show?

Please go to the Registration desks and they will print your ticket for you. Please have a form of ID with you as you may be asked for proof of company name as the show is only open to trade visitors. ID can be in the form of a business card.


Where does the show take place?

NEC Birmingham


B40 1NT


What is the date and time of the show?

Tuesday 7th September 2021

10:00 – 16:30

Wednesday 8th September 2021

10:00 – 16:30

Thursday 9th September 2021

10:00 – 15:30

How do I get there?

To find out more about how to get to The Fire Safety Event, please see our dedicated travel page.

Where do I park?

We have secured FREE parking for all visitors and exhibitors at the NEC, saving you money and ensuring your safe arrival to the venue. 

Where can I stay?

We’ve partnered up with specialist accommodation agency Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation policies exclusively for Safety Shows 2021 attendees. If you’re unsure of your requirements at this stage, the flexible cancellation terms will allow you to make amendments and cancellations at no charge until closer to the event date. However, we do advise that you book now and amend later in order to guarantee your preferred hotel.

The Event Express service is completely free to use with no hidden charges and no booking or transaction fees, and the friendly reservations team will liaise with the hotels directly on your behalf. For more information, please contact Event Express directly via the email or telephone number listed below, or alternatively click here to book your accommodation online.

Telephone: +44 (0)1905 732737

Email: reservations@eventexpressuk.com

Website click here.

Is there free WiFi at the venue?

Yes, free WIFI is available throughout all the Show Halls at the NEC Birmingham. To connect, select ‘NEC Free Wifi’, and fill in the information form on your browser page.

Where can I eat or drink?

Themed cafés serving light snacks and refreshments can be found within the halls alongside numerous bars, restaurants and seating areas outside of the halls, offering anything from a quick drink to a more substantial meal.

Is there a cloakroom?

Yes, there are cloakrooms available in the main piazza at all show all entrances. Prices start at £1.00 per item. Items are left at your own risk. Large cases accepted within reason.

Is there an ATM?

Full banking facilities are available at the Natwest Bank located in the Piazza outside Hall 4.


How do I find my way around the show once I have arrived?

On arrival to the show, show guides with floor plans will be available to collect at the entrance.

Are you able to book the conferences / seminars?

No, our conferences / seminars are run on a first come, first served basis. All we advise is that visitors arrive at the seminars in plenty of time to avoid any disappointment.

NB: Please note that as well as seminars, there will be workshops running. Some workshops will require additional registration / booking due to limited spaces being available. These workshops will be advertised as requiring additional registration on the show website.

The Safety & Security Event Series