The first XEC Lounge is located at the NEC In Birmingham close to Halls 1-5 and the main rail link from Birmingham International Station. It is designed to provide a work and meeting space for exhibitors, VIP guests and visitors. The lounge is also perfect for contractors who want a workspace during the build phase of each show.

With a capacity of for 60 people, the lounge offers a mix of furniture, solo work booths, meeting pods and an eight person boardroom with AV.

Complimentary refreshments and lockers are available our day guests and members.

With its own high speed Wi-Fi connection and power charging options, the lounge is the perfect space to work, meet or simply revive.

Memberships and Day Passes

For the XEC Lounge at NEC, the entrance fees are:

One Hour - £12.00
One Day - £24.00
Two Days - £42.00
Three days - £58.00

As the NEC is an exhibition venue with a busy calendar of event activity, we work closely with the management team and exhibition organisers to provide a personalised solution for VIP guests.

We also offer annual and corporate memberships for companies who work extensively across the MICE industry and during pre-show builds to provide a workplace for project teams. Please contact us for further details.

The lounge can be booked for private events with catering options.

XEC Pop-up Lounge

The XEC Pop-up Lounge is a fully managed VIP and Business Lounge solution for conferences and exhibitions.

We can provide a dedicated and fully managed space for 30 -100 people with XEC ambassadors to manage the experience.

The XEC Pop-up Lounge will feature acoustic walls and flooring along with a mix of pod and lounge style furniture with integrated power charging and dedicated WiFi where possible.

For further information and pricing, please contact