BIALL Conference 2018

Travel Guide

Venue: Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Address: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP, United Kingdom

Google Maps coordinates: 52.450361,-1.716415

The Hilton Birmingham Metropole is situated at the very heart of England and is easily accessible by road, rail and air just 200 yards from junction 6 of the M42 motorway and A45; Birmingham International Train Station – 10 minutes, Birmingham Airport – 10 minutes and London – 90 minutes.

Birmingham

Our host city of Birmingham needs little introduction, long being thought of as the UK’s “second city”. Whilst our Conference hotel is located outside of the city centre, there are frequent trains taking you straight into the city centre to explore local attractions. Shopping enthusiasts will enjoy the Bullring and Mailbox centres, chocaholics will surely be tempted by Cadbury’s World in Bournville, and culture vultures will have their work cut out with the galleries, theatre and Symphony Hall. For those wanting a slower pace of life, have a wander around the city’s canals (more miles of canal than Venice, I hear!) as Birmingham’s centre sees the convergence of the Grand Union Canal, Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Stourbridge Canal and Stratford Canal.

Venue: Getting There

The hotel offers guests a complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and the train station. Guests travelling to / from the airport will benefit from the convenient monorail service between the train station and the airport.

By Road

The Hilton Birmingham Metropole is well placed for motorway networks for the North and South, and has 600 parking spaces on site, chargeable at a discounted rate of £6.00 per car per day, subject to availability.

The North:

M6, then M42 exit at junction 6

The South:

M40, M42 exit at junction 6
M42 exit at junction 6
M1, M6, M40, M42 exit at junction 6

By Rail

Birmingham International Station

The hotel’s complimentary shuttle bus is available to and from Birmingham International train station. Guests may use the free telephone (located next to Subway restaurant) to arrange collection. There is a monorail that connects the train station to the Birmingham International Airport terminals.

For pick up the shuttle bus stops at bus stop “C”, adjacent to the taxi rank.

By Air

Birmingham International Airport

The hotel’s complimentary shuttle bus is available to and from Birmingham International train station only. There is a monorail that connects the train station to the Birmingham International Airport terminals. Guests may use the free telephone (located next to Spar in arrivals) to arrange collection.

Please note the shuttle bus can only collect from the airport between the hours of 11.00pm and 6.30am.

It is advisable to book seats on the shuttle bus by contacting concierge on 0121 780 6265.

Register Now!

The Provisional Programme and Registration Form for the 2018 Conference are now available. Online Registration available too. Early Bird discounts available until Friday 13th April 2018. The Conference will take place in Birmingham on Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th June.

Venue Details

Hilton Birmingham Metropole
National Exhibition Centre,
Birmingham, B40 1PP,
United Kingdom

 

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