Press FAQs

How do I register for a press pass?

Please register for your complimentary press pass  here

Please fill and submit form if you are a member of the industry press who wishes to visit the Show.

When will I receive my press pass?

You will receive your press badge by email at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

Can I bring members of the editorial team with me to the Show?

All members of the press are welcome to attend the exhibition and conference free-of-charge. If you wish to bring colleagues with you, please ensure they register too.

Where will the Press Office be?

The Press Office will be located within the organisers offices in Hall 5 and will be signposted from the Show entrance.

How do I get there?

The Emergency Services Show 2018 will be held in Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT

Click here for full details of how to get to the Show

Will there be storage space for my luggage/laptop/equipment?

The Press Office will be manned but we cannot accept responsibility for items left in the Press Office.

Will press packs be available in hard copy or electronic format?

Press packs will be provided in electronic format only on our USB sticks which you can collect on arrival at the Press Office.

Will there be internet access?

There is free NEC wifi available throughout the venue. 

Will the Press Office be manned?

The Press Office will be manned at all times by a member of staff.

Can our publication bring our own photographer to the show?

Please contact to obtain permission. The photographer will then need to register as press.

Will filming be permitted at the event?

Filming is permitted at the event with prior permission, please contact

How do I retrieve official show photos?

Please contact Doug Bentall after the event who will be able to source official show photos for you.

Who do I contact for comment about the show/industry?

For all PR enquiries please contact:

Doug Bentall  
Iona Communications Ltd
t: 01892 800164
m: 07799 615319