Event instructions

Venue details
Hilton Birmingham Metropole
Address: The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1PP

Car parking: A limited amount of car parking is available at the hotel on a first-come-first-served basis. The rate is £12.00 for residents and £15.00 for day visitors. Please use the local NEC car parks for overflow.
bodyshop magazine isn’t responsible for the management of the car park. If you have any queries, please contact the hotel direct.

By train: The nearest railway station is Birmingham International. The hotel is a short walk away. Exit the platforms through the ticket barriers, turn right towards the NEC, go down the escalator with Starbucks at the bottom on your left. Exit the building, cross the road and walk around the back of the hotel in front of you which is currently under construction. From here pick up the signs to the Hilton.

Overnight accommodation
If you have booked a bodyshop Live! 2019 package that includes overnight accommodation, you don’t need a hotel reference or booking number. The hotel staff will be able to locate your booking using your full name when you check in.

Located in the main hotel foyer, registration will be open between 18:00 and 20:00 on Thursday 19 September and from 07:00 on Friday 20 September. You will receive your conference badge which features your QR code (see app section above for details).

Conference programme
Visit www.bodyshopmag.com or tap on the agenda button in the app to see the full two-day itinerary. Please note it is subject to change. Any future updates will be shown in both places.

Dress codes
Daytime conference –  smart/business
30 under 30: rising stars – ‘best bib and tucker’ – dress to impress – (be smart not casual – choose something you are proud to wear and shows your individual personality)
Awards dinner – black tie for gentlemen. Cocktail dress or similar for ladies

Special requirements
Email any special dietary or access requirements to [email protected] by no later than 12 September.

Hotel Wi-Fi
When you are in the hotel, select hhonors_meetings and enter the code bodyshop19 (lowercase) which enables you to connect free of charge.

Social media
Follow us on Twitter at @bodyshopmag and tweet about any aspect of your bodyshop Live! 2019 experience using #bodyshoplive2019. Please do tag us in your photographs and mentions.