Arena Birmingham FAQ’s

Find out the latest information on Arena Birmingham with our frequently asked questions. If you would like to find out more or to enquire about available hospitality, please get in touch.

Where is Arena Birmingham?
The grand Arena Birmingham is in the city centre near Birmingham New Street. Arena Birmingham’s address is King Edwards Rd, Birmingham B1 2AA.

What is Arena Birmingham’s capacity?
Arena Birmingham has a seating capacity of up to 15,800 people, making it the one of the largest arenas in the UK. The layout of the Arena Birmingham is flexible and adaptable dependant on the event.

How to get to Arena Birmingham? 
There are a variety of transport options available for people visiting Arena Birmingham. The most popular option is train or bus. Arena Birmingham is located in the centre of Birmingham making it incredibly accessible.

There are a variety of other options when it comes to travelling to Arena Birmingham, including a variety of luxurious coaches and car parking which are available with some hospitality packages. But why not arrive at Arena Birmingham in style with a private car dropping you off, or perhaps even your private helicopter to get the most from your next event.

What are Arena Birmingham’s opening times?
Arena Birmingham’s opening times vary depending on the event, for example for Lady Gaga and Katy Perry concerts, the arena would open around 6pm. Comedy at Arena Birmingham may commence a little later depending on the comedian. For the most up to date concert start times for Arena Birmingham, get in touch with the Villiers team, or check out our website.

Arena Birmingham hospitality ensures your own quieter VIP entrance and the first access to the event, so you and your guests don’t have to worry about queuing. Prior to the event, your bespoke hospitality delivers drinks, canapes and exciting live entertainment that means you start the day right.

What hospitality packages are available at Arena Birmingham?
There are a variety of Barclaycard Arena hospitality packages available which can be tailored to your bespoke requests, including the Freestyle hospitality and Club hospitality.

For corporate hospitality at Barclaycard Arena, you can consider a wide range of options dependant on whether you are looking to entertain family, friends or clients. Secure your Arena Birmingham hospitality for an experience in unrivalled luxury. Enjoy the exceptional status of Arena Birmingham hospitality for the premier music and comedy events.

Is there a dress code in the Arena Birmingham’s hospitality facilities?
Arena Birmingham does not have a strict dress code in the hospitality facilities.

Why choose Villiers for your bespoke hospitality?
At Villiers, we strive to make your every occasion one you will treasure for years to come and ensure that you receive the maximum value from your event. We place you in the best seats in the house to provide you with experiences you can share and collect. And with over 70 years’ experience, our expertise and connections ensures your next occasion will be unsurpassed. Find out more about Villiers, here.

How to secure Arena Birmingham hospitality?
Don’t miss out, get in touch with the Villiers team to secure the best of Arena Birmingham hospitality today!

Call: +44 (0)203 745 3537

What food and beverages are available with Arena Birmingham hospitality?
The genius chefs at Arena Birmingham are delighted to provide exceptional gourmet cuisine for whatever you desire. Whether you’re looking for fine dining and perfectly paired wine, canapes and Laurent-Perrier Champagne or informal a la carte dining, there is something for everyone! And with the premier access to the Arena Birmingham VIP lounge, you and your guests will want for nothing.

Where can I get a schedule for upcoming events at Arena Birmingham?
Arena Birmingham hosts a wide range of music and comedy events throughout the year, Arena Birmingham is typically a must for any touring artist, as they offer the best of the best. You can find out first what’s on at Arena Birmingham by signing up to the Villiers newsletter, checking our website or, by getting in touch with today for a schedule of upcoming events.

What is the seating plan at Arena Birmingham?
There are 12 sections of seating at Arena Birmingham, with 1, 2, 11 and 12 sections being closest to the stage. There are 66 VIP suites which each hold between 12 to 15 guests. Arena Birmingham is a flexible space, depending on the event the seating plan will be altered.

Does Arena Birmingham provide disabled access?
Arena Birmingham provides disabled access with many lifts and ramps to allow access to seating areas with 79 wheelchair accessible spots and space for 79 accompanying people. A dedicated team works throughout the arena to ensure a flawless event.

Is Arena Birmingham a sustainable venue?
Both Arena Birmingham and Genting Arena are committed to delivering environmentally sustainable events, both operating under the ‘Greener Arenas’ initiative which promotes environmentally friendly priorities.

Who owns Arena Birmingham?
Arena Birmingham (previously the National Indoor Arena) is currently owned by the NEC Group, that also own Genting Arena, the NEC, the ICC, and VOX conference centre.

When was Arena Birmingham built?
Arena Birmingham was opened in 1991 as the UK’s largest indoor arena. Arena Birmingham went through a renovation that was completed in 2014 and reopened by Michael Bublé.

Secure your hospitality at Arena Birmingham with Villiers or, if you have any further questions please do get in touch.