What's New in Electronics


Visiting the Exhibition


There is no more cost effective use of your time than visiting an exhibition relevant to your industry sector, with 100’s of companies represented ranging from components, design, production to contract manufacturing.

In an online world this is a unique opportunity to see, hear and touch What’s New in Electronics.

WNIE Live is in Hall 8 of the NEC.
The show opening times are:
Tuesday 9th May9.30 – 5pm
Wednesday 10th May9.30 – 4pm.

Countdown to WNIE LIVE


WNIE Live welcomes EMC UK Expo & Conference, delivering a wider range of exhibitors, technologies and knowledge.

With hundreds of products and services being showcased at What’s New in Electronics Live, this event is a must to ensure your company keeps up with the latest trends and activities in the UK electronics industry.


There are also a host of content that you do not want to miss out on including:

The IPC Hand Soldering Competition – this contest recognises the best skills in hand soldering complex printed board assemblies.

Are you the best of the best? If you think you have what it takes to be a champion of hand soldering, then bring your skills to the ART/IPC Hand Soldering Competition at WNIE Live- Read More

Calling all Ladies in Electronics – they say there is no such thing as a free lunch, well there is when women get together. FLITE (Female Leaders in Tech Europe) would be delighted to welcome you to our female networking lunch, during your time at WNIE Live – Read More

This is a great opportunity to build new business relationships, see technology working in a live environment, experiment, test and quiz the experts and put a face to a name.

Network alongside other Engineers, Directors, CEO’s, Designers, Technicians, Programmers, Business Development Managers, Purchasers and Consultants from every aspect of the world of electronics.

Need a place to stay? 

WNIE Live will use The Crowne Plaza NEC as our host hotel which is onsite and close to the hall and Resorts World.  We have negotiated special rates of £124 B&B. Visit www.cpbirminghamnechotel.co.uk and quote code NWE to get this rate.


In addition we are working with Event Express who offer other hotel options and you can find out more by following this link


Travel Information

National Exhibition Centre
B40 1NT


Visitors from any direction can travel to the NEC site directly using the following motorways – M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. The NEC has numerous car parks that are more broadly categorised into North,East, South and West. All in all there are over 20,000 onsite parking spaces.


25% off travel 

We’re offering you an amazing 25% off Virgin Trains Advance tickets when travelling to the venue.

We’ll get you there in style and speed – without the hassle of traffic jams and check-ins.

To get the best fares with us, book as far in advance as you can, tickets go on sale up to 12 weeks before the date of travel.

  • You must show your event ticket / registration along with your Virgin Train ticket when on board for your discount to be valid.
  • 25% discount is only valid for an event and venue located on the West Coast Main Line with Virgin Trains. So if you’re travelling with more than one train operator in your journey, the discount applies to the Virgin Trains part of your journey only. But don’t worry; you can still book your full journey here.
  • Each booking may be made for up to 9 adult passengers.

Book your journey now (discount already applied)

Public Transport

National Express coach services, covering 1000 different places in the UK – www.nationalexpress.com



The 900 will drop you at Birmingham International Station with a journey time of approximately 31 minutes.

The 38 service leaves from Moor Street Interchange hourly, it has a journey time of approximately one hour. The 38 will drop you off at Birmingham International Station.


Air Travel

Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is our neighbour, which is extremely convenient for our foreign visitors. It will take just minutes to get to the NEC from the airport.


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