RAatE 20143 is being held in the Gallery Suites, located at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham.

How to get there

The NEC can be accessed by:

  • Road
  • Rail
  • Air

For more information on how to reach the NEC via your chosen method of transport, please click here

Car parking

Details on car parking will be announced nearer the conference, please revisit this page later in the year for more information on which car parks to use and their location in respect of the Gallery Suites.

Taxi ranks and bus stops

The NEC is accessible by taxi and bus/coach. Information on taxi rank locations and local bus services can be accessed here


If you require accommodation for your visit to RAatE 2014, there are a number of hotels for all budgets located on the NEC site and close to Birmingham International Airport.

If you have any queries in relation to the event location or require directional assistance, please visit the NEC FAQ’s page here