NFU24: Essential information for delegates

18 January 2024

A promotional image for the NFU's 2024 annual conference

If you're attending NFU Conference in person, here is all the information you need to know.

NFU Conference will take place 20–21 February 2024 at the ICC (International Convention Centre) in Birmingham.

Broad Street
B1 2EA

Event timings

Tuesday 20 February

  • 08:00 Registration opens 
  • 10:15 Conference begins

Wednesday 21 February

  • 08:30 Conference begins
  • 13:00 Conference closes
  • 14:00 NFU AGM
  • 15:00 Officeholder elections


If applicable, accommodation has been reserved for you in the hotel named on your letter. You are required to pay the hotel directly to book your room.

Should you wish to use the bag drop facility at the ICC, please complete the enclosed luggage label with your name and region prior to attaching to your bag or suit carrier.

Hotel check-in and bag drop

If you are part of a regional allocation and have asked the NFU to reserve you a room at one of the suggested allocation hotels, there is a facility for a bag drop and check-in which will be available at the ICC in Hall 4 from 8am - 10.30am on the Tuesday morning.

Your registration information should provide details if this facility is available to you. All other delegates will need to check-in to their hotels directly.


Cloakroom facilities are available at the ICC. Coats and bags will only be accepted from those displaying a conference registration badge.

Hotel check-out

Please obtain your check out time directly from your hotel. The cloakroom facility will be available for delegates' luggage at the ICC on Wednesday 21 February. As above, items will only be accepted from those displaying a conference registration badge.

Please allow sufficient time to check your bags into the cloakroom to avoid queues. Day 2 at Conference begins at 8.30am.

Code of Conduct 

We believe that every delegate should feel safe, respected, and valued at our events.

We kindly ask you to familiarise yourself with our Event Code of Conduct, outlining our commitment to creating a welcoming environment for all. Thank you for playing your part.

Getting to the ICC by train

The closest train station to the ICC is Birmingham New Street.

Taxis are available from outside the station.

Alternatively, the ICC is a 15-minute walk. Head towards Centenary Square and the Birmingham Rep. The ICC is situated here near Broad Street.

Getting to the ICC by car


There are several car parks near the ICC:

  • Utilita Arena, B1 2AA
  • Brindleyplace, B1 2JF
  • Paradise Circus, B1 2NB

A full list of car parks can be found at the Birmingham City Council website: Find parking

Due to extensive roadworks and construction in the city, we recommend you allow extra journey time when travelling to NFU Conference 2024.

Clean Air Zone charges

In June 2021, Birmingham introduced a Clean Air Zone which means some cars may be charged to enter the city.

If you'll be arriving by car, you must check the eligibility of your vehicle and pay the charge in advance at the government website: Drive in a Clean Air Zone

More information on Clean Air Zone charges

The following information is taken from

As per the Charging Order, which is the legal document setting out how the zone will operate, the charges will be:

  • £8 per day for cars, taxis and LGVs
  • £50 a day for coaches, buses and HGVs

Payment must be made via the government's online payment system or by calling the National Contact Centre on 0300 029 8888 (Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 8am to 4pm) either:

  • Six days before the day of your visit
  • The day of your visit
  • Six days after the day of your visit

Please note you will not receive a notification or alert advising you that you have entered the zone and payment is due. As a driver you are fully responsible for understanding and managing all payments.

If you do not pay during the allocated 13-day payment window you will be subject to a Penalty Charge Notice of £120, reduced to £60 if paid within 14 days.