Conference Venue

ICC BirminghamThe conference venue is the world class International Convention Centre (ICC) in the heart of the city located on the historic Birmingham canal, next to the stunning new library, the largest in Europe, and surrounded by smart city squares with cafes, restaurants and bars. It is within easy walking distance of the new Birmingham New Street station and a wide range of hotels. 

How to find us

Birmingham is at the heart of the UK’s road and rail network, and is easily accessible from other parts of the country and beyond.

Venue Address

The International Convention Centre (ICC), Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2EA, United Kingdom.

By rail

Most cross-country services to Birmingham arrive at Birmingham New Street station and the smaller Five Ways Station. Both stations are a short walk from the ICC and taxi ranks are situated close by. Birmingham New Street has direct and regular services to Birmingham International railway station which directly links to Birmingham International Airport and The NEC. It also has many direct services to London Euston.

Birmingham’s two other city centre train stations, Moor St and Snow Hill, are also within quick and easy access of the ICC and directly connected to London Marylebone or London Paddington via an hourly service.

Visit National Rail for train times and ticket prices.

By air

Birmingham International Airport has direct flights from locations in the UK, as well as from the USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

The journey by taxi from Birmingham International Airport to the city centre takes approximately half an hour and could cost between £20 and £30 (€25 and €38). Alternatively, Air-Rail Link provides a free, fast connection between the airport terminals and Birmingham International railway station. Air-Rail Link operates every two minutes (journey time 90 seconds). Birmingham International railway station has frequent services to New Street Station in the city centre (journey time around 15 minutes) costing approximately £3 (€4).

If you are arriving at London, there is a frequent train service from London Euston railway station to New Street Station (journey time around 1 hour 30 minutes).  This is the quickest route from London to Birmingham.  Visit National Rail for train times and ticket prices. From Heathrow Airport. Take the Heathrow Express train to Paddington Station and then the Underground or a taxi to Euston Station. Alternatively, an Airbus runs from Heathrow Airport direct to Euston Station From Gatwick Airport. Take the Airport Express train to Victoria Station and then the Underground or a taxi to Euston Station

By motorway

The ICC is located centrally in Birmingham city centre and is easily accessible by road from all over the UK. Visitors from any direction can travel in to Birmingham using many different routes connected to the following motorways: M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42.

There is abundant, secure multi-storey parking available located within the Barclaycard Arena, which is just a short walk away from the ICC. Both the ICC and Barclaycard Arena are signposted on motorways and major roads and are marked on most road maps.

Car parking

The nearest car parks to the ICC are located at sister venue the Barclaycard Arena. The North car park is closest or alternatively simply follow the road around on to St Vincent Street for the West car park or carry on further around to Sheepcote Street for the South car park.

Current charges are from £2.30 for up to 2 hours to £8.00 for 24 hours. Payment can be made by coin or card at the Pay and Display machines or via the Parkmobile App. Full cark park charge details can be found here.

Alternative parking is located at Brindleyplace or Paradise Circus.

On foot

The ICC is located in the well-known, accessible Broad Street area of Birmingham city centre, adjacent to Brindleyplace and Centenary Square. Download this city map and follow the below the directions.

  • Walking to the ICC from any part of Birmingham city centre is easy, well signposted and takes 10-15 minutes:
  • From New Street, head up to Victoria Square (the opposite direction to the Bull Ring shopping centre)
  • At Victoria Square, the Town Hall is on your left and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is on the right next to the Council House
  • Follow the signs to the ICC through Fletchers Walk and across Centenary Square
  • You will see the ICC straight ahead, past the new Library of Birmingham and the Rep Theatre on your right. 

Quick walking route from New Street Station

Scenic walking route from New Street Station