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ESS dates & opening times

Wednesday 11th September 2024: 9.30am- 4:30pm
Thursday 12th September 2024: 9.30am- 4.00pm


How can I register?

Tickets are now live! Grab your free ticket below:


Is ESS free to attend?
Yes it is completely free to attend for the first 20,000 registrants - secure your free place while you still can!

What halls is the event in?
The event is in Halls 17, 18, 19, & 20, plus a huge outdoor area.

What shows can I go into with my ticket?
Your ticket gives you access to all of the features at ESS:

Resource & Waste Management Expo

Energy, Fuels & Decarbonisation Expo

Water Resource Management Expo

Contamination & Land Remediation Expo

Air Pollution Control Expo

Important ticket information
Tickets are not being posted so please register and you can collect your ticket on the day.


Who will be exhibiting?
Click here to view the exhibitor list for ESS 2024.

Can my company exhibit?
If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring, please click here and complete the form.

Seminars & show features

How many seminars are there?
There are approximately 300 seminar sessions across the two days.

Are seminars free to attend?
Yes, seminars are free of charge to attend.

Are seminars ticketed?
No, you will receive tickets on the door which grant access to all seminars however they run on a first come first serve basis, so make sure you get there in plenty of time!

How long do seminars last?
Seminars last anything between 30 mins to 2 hours.

Where can I view the seminar agenda?
The 2024 agenda is still being finalised, but take a look at the 2023 agenda to give you an idea of what to expect!
View the 2023 speaker programme here

How will I receive my CPD points?

Please email us after the event with a list of the sessions you attended and that you would like CPD points for. We will verify your attendance and issue you with a certificate of attendance. 

Getting here & the NEC

How do I get there?
The NEC is just 10 minutes by train from the centre of Birmingham and easily accessible by car. Find out more on our dedicated travel page.

Where can I park?
There are enough parking spaces at the NEC for all visitors. You can pre book parking here.

Where can I stay?
We've officially partnered with EventBeds™ by NuBreed Hotels to give this year’s Exhibitors and Attendees access to exclusive discounts at carefully selected properties near to the event. Save up to 30% versus booking direct, and fully flexible rates are available. Due to increasing demand we recommend you book asap through the EventBeds™ booking link below:


What catering facilities are there at the NEC?
There is a wide range of catering facilities at the NEC. Please see here for a full list of places to eat. There will also be catering facilities and the ESS Pub in the outdoor area.

What are the disabled facilities?
As a world class exhibition venue, the NEC is accessible. For more information visit the NEC disabled visitor's page

What else is there to do in the local area?
After visiting ESS why not spend some time in Birmingham? Take some time out to experience and explore Birmingham's rich history and culture. 

Visa policy

For visitors from around the globe who require one, apply for an invitation letter outlining the purpose of your visit to the UK.

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Get in touch

Contact Us

Telephone: (+44) 020 3433 7547

Sales enquiries:
Please click here and complete the form.

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How do I stay up to date throughout the year?

Joining our mailing list by registering your interest in the show here. You'll receive the latest news as we announce it via email.