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NHMF Maintenance Conference 2020

Event date

21-22 January 2020


Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1PP, United Kingdom Tel: +44 121 780 4242

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How to get there

  • Travelling from Birmingham International Airport

    From Birmingham International Airport, bear right onto Concorde Road, turn right onto Vanguard Road and then bear left onto Airport Way. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit then merge onto Coventry Road A45 (sign posted M42, M6, M1, M40, M5, Coventry). Branch left (sign posted M42, M6, M1, M40, M5, NEC), then at the roundabout take the first exit onto Pendigo Way (sign posted NEC). At the roundabout take the first exit into the car park of the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

  • Travelling from Birmingham New Street train station

    From Birmingham New Street Station, take the train to Birmingham International Station. The journey normally takes around 10-15 minutes depending on the time of day. At Birmingham International Station, use the courtesy telephone (adjacent to Subway) to ask for the hotel bus to pick you up. The journey from Birmingham International Station to Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel takes 5 minutes by courtesy bus. The 24-hour service runs every 30 minutes.


  • Closer to the date, you will receive your final papers containing a parking code.
  • Pre register your car here. Use the parking code.
  • The Hilton Birmingham Metropole carpark operates by automatic plate number recognition and you may enter and leave the carpark once you've registered.

* Please note that the hotel car parking is subject to availability and will be on a first come first served basis.

Awards dinner dress code

This year, our awards dinner theme is based on the hit series 'Peaky Blinders'. Feel free to get your hats and trench coats on if you may.

Or if that does not appeal to you, the following will do:

  • Gentlemen - Black Tie (or a smart suit)
  • Ladies - Evening wear (long or short)
  • That means no trainers, jeans or casual shirts please

Registration & accommodation

If you are attending the night before the conference, Monday 20 January 2020, please report to the hotel reception on arrival to store your luggage until check in at 5.00 pm. Hotel rooms are available after 5.00 pm only, please collect your keys from the hotel reception. Early registration is also available after 5:00 pm on Monday 20 January in the foyer of the Hilton.

Registration re-opens at 09.00 on Tuesday 21 in the foyer of the Hilton, with refreshments available in the exhibition area.

WIFI Access

During the event, wifi access will be available thoughtout the Hotel.

WIFI name: TBC
WIFI password: TBC

Contact numbers

Hilton Metropole

Tel: 0121 780 4242
Email: Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Event organizers

Tel: 020 8274 4000

"The best and most worthwhile event to meet up with the right contacts for us to build new relationships and maintain existing ones"

- Nigel Chapman, Business Development Manager

"Undoubtedly the best maintenance conference within the UK. The work of the NHMF and its committee together with support from M3 Housing must be highly commended."

- Steve Downing, Director and Quantity Surveyor

Our mission statement

The centre of excellence for improving property performance