Venue Guide

Host An Event At The International Convention Centre Birmingham


The International Convention Centre Birmingham (ICC) is smack bang in the middle of the city. And with Birmingham so easily accessible from all over the UK, this really is a conveniently located venue to hire for any event attracting a national and international audience.

The International Convention Centre Birmingham - Key Info

For those thinking about hosting an event here, we’ve pulled together the must-know info:


Venue Address

The ICC, 8 Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2EA

Venue Website


Up to 8,000.


The International Convention Centre Birmingham Capacity

The ICC can host events for up to a total of 8,000 people across all spaces. Here are details of some of the largest rooms at the venue and their capacity:




Hall 1

Up to 1,502.

Hall 3

Up to 3,000.

Hall 4

Up to 830.

Hall 5

Up to 300.

Exec Room 2

Up to 50


The International Convention Centre Birmingham Facilities

In House Catering Available


In House Audio & Visual Facilities


Wifi Provisions

Wifi Available


Accessible to wheelchair users via ramps and lifts. The majority of lifts are also fitted with tactile signage.

Assistance and guide dogs are welcome.

Induction loops are operated in selected halls.

Unisex and wheelchair-accessible toilets are located throughout the ICC, on levels 2 and 3 of the Mall.

Blue Badge Parking and accessible parking bays are available in the car parks at sister venue Utilita Arena Birmingham.

Event Security


Getting To The International Convention Centre Birmingham

Air Travel

Birmingham Airport is only 11 miles away. If traffic is light you’ll get there by car in under half an hour.

There’s a train station at the Airport and the train from there to Birmingham New Street takes just 10 minutes, and there is also a taxi rank directly outside the airport.

Train Travel

Birmingham New Street station is a little over 10 minutes away on foot.

You can get trains from here all over the country. Birmingham to London by train takes around an hour and 20 minutes while Birmingham to Manchester takes around an hour and 40 minutes.

Travel by Car

The city is easily accessible from the M42, M5, and M6.

Local Travel

The 23, 24, and X10 bus services all stop close to the center.

There are also tram stops near the centre, with the closest being the Library tram stop which is a 2-minute walk from the Centre.

Nearby Parking

There are many different car parks within a 3 minute to 10-minute drive away.

The closest parking spots are at the Utilita Arena Birmingham. Delegates can also pre-book a parking spot at Q-Park Brindleyplace, which is a 6-minute walk from the venue. 

Visitors arriving by car will need to be aware of Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone, as the ICC and its associated visitor car parks are located within this area.

Nearby Hotels & Accommodation

The ICC is centrally located in Birmingham, meaning there are a lot of hotels around ranging from luxury to the more pocket-friendly. They include:

  • Hyatt Regency Birmingham
  • Malmaison Birmingham
  • Hotel du Vin Birmingham
  • The High Field Town House

Nearby Bars & Restaurants

This is where the central location of the convention centre pays dividends again. The copious restaurants within walking distance include:

  • Marmalade
  • Pizza Express
  • Craft
  • Aria Restaurant
  • The Canal House

Past Events Hosted At The International Convention Centre Birmingham

Past events at the ICC include:

  • Herbalife Nutrition anniversary
  • SAP conference
  • Annual Conference of the International Association of Pediatric Brain and Neurosurgery
  • International Association for Brain and Neurosurgery for Children conference
  • The Institute of Biomedical Science Congress

The International Convention Centre Birmingham Reviews

202 reviewers give The International Convention Centre Birmingham an average 4.5-star rating on TripAdvisor. 

How To Hold An Event At The International Convention Centre Birmingham

You can find out more by contacting the venue directly:


Phone: +44 (0)121 644 6041


Let Delegate Connect Help You to Deliver the Greatest Event

Whether it’s at the ICC in Birmingham or anywhere else, your event has the potential to reach an audience anywhere. Let us help you to deliver an incredible event to attendees everywhere. Schedule a demo with our team today to learn more.