Visitor FAQsAdmissions Policy
When and where?
30th March - 1st April 2020
The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st - 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 1st April - 10.00am - 4.00pm
Why should I visit?
The Ingredients Show is an annual event for the UK food development community, showcasing ingredients, services and solutions alongside an insightful and engaging content programme. Running alongside Foodex, Food & Drink Expo, Farm Shop & Deli Show and National Convenience Show. One badge gives you access to all five shows, covering the complete supply chain.
Will there be any seminars, workshops or demonstrations?
Yes, there will be a cutting-edge and highly engaging content programme, informed by our own specialist journalists and external experts.
Who will be exhibiting?
Exhibitors cover the length and breadth of the food and drink industry from Ingredients, manufacturing and processing to grocery, foodservice, speciality retail and wholesale.
How do I register?
Registration for The Ingredients Show is now open. Click here for your free visitor badge.
What is the cost?
The Ingredients Show and its co-located shows are free to attend.
I’m a member of the press can I get a press pass?
Yes, please select ‘Press’ on the registration form. All applications for press passes will be vetted by our team.
Is there a show guide?
Yes, this will be available at the show free of charge to all visitors.
If I have registered for the exhibition, can I attend on more than one day?
Yes, once registered you can come along any day and your badge allows you in on multiple days.
If I have registered for The Ingredients Show, can I attend the other shows?
Yes, registering for The Ingredients Show also allows you access to all other shows including; Food & Drink Expo, Foodex, The Ingredients Show, Farm Shop & Deli Show and National Convenience Show.
I'm worried that I haven't received my badge yet, what can I do?
Badges will be emailed to you prior to the event unless opted otherwise. If you have opted to have your badge mailed to you, you will receive this two weeks prior to the show. If you don't receive your badge you can turn up on the day and a new badge can be printed very quickly for you.
Do I need proof of industry?
The Ingredients Show is trade only so you may be asked to validate your registration with proof of business onsite.
I am a student, can I visit the event?
Can my children visit the event with me?
No, this is a trade event and strictly no under 16s will be admitted including babies in arms.
Access and facilities
For access information and facilities, visit the NEC website
What can I do if my question has not been answered by any of the above?
Please call the organisers on 01293 610244.