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Frequently asked questions

General questions

IMHX is a B2B exhibition for the UK's intralogistics industry. It brings together an array of suppliers who are integral to the optimisation, integration, automation, and logistical management to meet with thousands of professionals from across the UK's vast supply chain network. 

IMHX also also hosts a multi-track, educational seminar programme where expert-led conversations deliver unmissable thought leadership, actionable insights and practical advice for tackling the challenges of today and tomorrow.

In short, IMHX is essential for UK supply chains. It hosts the UK's largest and most comprehensive showcase of materials handling equipment, services and software. It is a marketplace for those who are engaged in the buying cycle; whether that is ready-to-buy or research. And, it provides an unmissable opportunity to network, learn, collaborate and prepare for the future of UK supply chains.

IMHX is owned by Informa Markets and organised in association with UKMHA.

 International Materials Handling Exhibition

IMHX 2025 will take place from 09 - 11 September at the NEC (Hall 5).

Find out more about getting to IMHX

IMHX is for anyone who is reponsible for, or involved in, specifying; installing; maintaining and operating distribution centres, warehouses and storage facilities throughout supply chains across the UK.

The tradeshow is full of suppliers designed to help retailers, 3PLs, transporters/logstics providers, developers, manufacturers and other key industry sectors keep their supply chains competitive, optimised and ready for future challenges.

The tradeshow at IMHX is a truly diverse space!

It includes (but definitely not limited to) suppliers of forklit trucks and accessories; storage solutions; automation and robotics; transport and distribution services; lifting; IT and supply chain software and health and safety. 

The IMHX 2022 Exhibitor Directory can be found here

IMHX is free for visitors to attend.

  • Tuesday 09 September 09:30 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 10 September 09:30 - 17:00
  • Thursday 11 September 09:30 - 16:00

Travel and facilities

IMHX takes place at the NEC (hall 5) in Birmingham.

Find out more about getting to the NEC for IMHX 

There is plenty of parking available at the NEC and specifically near Hall 5. Upon arrival, you will need to follow IMHX signage.

The NEC manages its parking facilities, which we would strongly encourage you to book in advance. 

Find out more about parking at the NEC

IMHX will take place in hall 5 at the NEC.

The NEC aims to be fully user-friendly for all visitors with access needs.

Here is a quick guide to some of the facilities at the NEC

There is wifi across the entire NEC site, which visitors to IMHX can use free of charge.

You will also find mobile charging units in the Piazza and Atrium, which are operated and owned by the NEC.

Whether you're looking to grab a quick bite, cup of coffee or enjoy a more relaxed meal, there are plenty of options available at the NEC.

Find out more about food at the NEC

Health and safety

IMHX is backed by Informa AllSecure guidelines, which ensures that your health and safety is protected throughout your event experience.

From enhanced cleaning to carefully thought-out distancing measures, you can enjoy IMHX with confidence. 

Find out more about Informa AllSecure at IMHX

IMHX will take place in line with government regulations, which currently states that mask wearing is not mandatory. We will continue to monitor any changes to this guidance.

Next steps

If you can't find the answer to your question, or if you have a querie about as an exhibitor or sponsor, please do contact the team.