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  • deals

    More than 55 top electrical brands

  • brands

    Huge deals on the latest products

  • seminar

    Full seminar programme

    featuring the latest industry trends and regulations


CEF Live 2019 is opening its doors at the NEC again for the third time and this year we will offer attendees two days of free educational content from industry experts and leading suppliers!

This year’s programme is the most comprehensive yet and will be packed with fresh ideas and insights on brand new cutting edge technology.


We hope that you are as excited about the amazing WOW DEALS as we are. These offers are only available at CEF LIVE and are not to be missed - they won’t be repeated or available from branch so come along everything is on a first come first serve basis so don’t miss out. Remember, all deals are strictly whilst stocks last - when they’re gone, they’re gone!

To grab yourself one of these deals it couldn’t be easier. On the day head to the stand and then you can complete your purchase then and there. You can use cash, card or account, and can store your products in our dedicated storage zone until you’re ready to go home, we will even through in a GIANT CEF bag so there is really no reason not to fill it!





Hall 9, The NEC

Marston Green


B40 1NT

The NEC is right in the centre of the UK’s motorway network just off Junction 6 of the M42 and there will be ample free parking, the NEC is also easily accessible via Birmingham International railway station which is just a 5-minute walk away.

Not sure of the best way to get to the NEC? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. See below for our top tips of how to get to and stay around the NEC.

  • road


    We recommend using the postcode B40 1NT. The NEC will be clearly signposted from all motorways and major routes including the M42, M40 and M6. When you arrive at the NEC do not follow your satnav, but instead follow the signs for CEF LIVE in Hall 9. The NEC has over 16,500 parking spaces. The traffic team will on-hand to help you with any further guidance. Once you have parked get the free shuttle bus or walk following the sign-posted footpaths.

  • train


    The NEC is located less than a ten-minute walk from the Birmingham International Railway Station. Direct services run all day. If you are travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, less than a 15-minute journey away.

  • plane


    Birmingham International Airport is located right on the doorstep to the NEC. Take the free fast air-rail link to the Birmingham International Railway station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The trains run every two minutes and the journey itself takes 90 seconds. When you arrive follow signs to the NEC.

  • parking


    Please park in N2 car park. On arrival at the NEC, there will be electronic signage directing CEF Live customers to the right car park area (N2), Parking is free of charge. Once you’ve parked please use the shuttle provided, or walk to the halls using the sign-posted footpaths to Hall 9. During one of the live days there are other shows on at the NEC with paid parking, don’t forget to keep and show your badge to make sure yours is complimentary!

  • hotel


    There are several hotels onsite at the NEC and nearby at Birmingham airport if you intend to overnight locally.


  • What is this event about?

    CEF Live will bring suppliers and professionals working across the electrical sector together, allowing the visitor to view and engage with industry leading brands, exclusive on-the-day offers and vital information about upcoming industry changes

    Over 55 top electrical brands will be at the show, many offering exclusive, on-the-day deals at prices that can’t be repeated. Visitors are able to take part in live demonstrations and try out the latest new products. We might even through in a few celebratory spots for those ever important event selfies! #ceflive2019

  • When and where does it take place?

    CEF Live takes place on Thursday 6‌th June, 2019 from 09:00 until 16:00 and Friday 7‌th June, 2019 from 09:00 until 15:30 in NEC Arena, Birmingham UK. The timetable of speakers will help you plan your day and don’t forget there’s free grub so make sure you hang around for lunch.

  • Who is this event for?

    CEF Live is for professionals working across the electrical sector who are looking to discover the latest trends in the electrical industry and pick up some of the latest products at unbeatable prices.

  • How do I register?

    See the Registration page here. It’s quick and easy and don’t forget pre-registration results in that all important discount voucher!

  • How much does it cost for visitors to attend?

    It doesn’t. Visitors can attend for FREE over one or both days, simply register for your pass and you will receive a £50 voucher to spend at CEF online* when you attend the event.

    *min spend £100

  • I’m interested in speaking, how do I go about that?

    Thanks for the interest. Speaking slots within our Seminar Theatre are perfect for exhibitors who have valuable insight on how the latest innovations can benefit our visitors. If you are a current exhibitor, or even if you’re not, please contact