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Before we open the doors to Business Travel Show Europe on 28 and 29 June there are some important things you'll find useful to know before you join us...

Remember, we've changed the event timings a little

Wednesday 28 June 2023

Registration: 08.00 - 17.00

NEW Opening general session: 09.00 - 10.15 (Platinum Suite)


Visitor access to show floor: 09.30 - 17.30

Thursday 29 June 2023

Registration: 08.00 - 16.00
Visitor access to show floor: 09.30 - 17.00

Make sure you register by Friday 23 June to avoid delays when you arrive. 

Please alight at Custom House – the West Entrance of ExCeL is nearest to Business Travel Show Europe. 

On Thursday 29 June at the East Entrance of ExCeL (Prince Regent side) use the dedicated Northstar queuing lane. Look for venue staff with branded lollipop signs to be escorted to the show, bypassing other event attendees. Please allow extra time for your journey to and from the show if using this route. 

Your time at Business Travel Show Europe

Food and drink options

ExCeL London offers its visitors over 20 on-site food and drink options selling a wide variety of cuisines and drinks etc.. (please note that ExCeL is a cash-free venue and all eateries are card only).

We have 2 onsite cafés at this year's show, giving you the opportunity to catch up with old colleagues and new connections as you take a break from the busy show floor.

  • Business Travel Show Europe Café sponsored by American Express GBT
  • Business Travel Show Europe Café

If you prefer to, you can of course bring your own lunch with you to eat on site.

You can bring water bottles and there will be water fountains around the venue where you can refill. All the catering outlets will fill up any reusable water bottles with tap water free of charge and we encourage you to bring a reusable coffee cup as well.

Top tips

What to wear

Whilst we don't have an official dress code we suggest business casual  - dress as you feel comfortable.

Wear comfy shoes

You’ll also do a surprising amount of walking at Business Travel Show Europe. Between leaving your accommodation, walking between sessions and attending networking events, you may well be on your feet all day. Make sure you wear shoes which are comfortable and won't cause you pain.

Don't forget your business cards

You’re at Business Travel Show Europe to learn AND network, so challenge yourself to connect with at least three new people every day.

Stay hydrated

Whilst at the show it's important that you take some time to rest and remember to stay hydrated. You'll find plenty of seating areas inside the show as well as locations to top up your water bottle throughout the day.


Check our our handy FAQ section to find the answers to the most popular questions we're asked each year.

Will there be WiFi?

ExCeL London has free, fast WiFi which is suitable for browsing, social media, and email. When you arrive at the venue, you just need to sign in to '_ExCeL FREE Wi-Fi' using standard log in, or via LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter

Can I bring my children to the show with me?

As a business trade-only event, under 16s are not permitted into the show

Will there be any cloakrooms I can use?

There are two cloakrooms available for use at ExCeL London.  One cloakroom is in the west end of the venue on level 0 by N4/S4 and one in the east end on level 0.

The fee is £1 per item for coats and luggage - please be aware ExCeL London cannot store cameras, laptop equipment or any other electronic devices.

Will there be a show guide?

We will not be providing a show guide at the event, there will be fold out maps available to view the floor plan and exhibitor

Are there cash machines at ExCel?

There are two Note ATMs near the west entrance of the venue by Costa and Panini Pronto, and another Note ATM in the centre of the boulevard between entrances S6 and N6. There are a Barclays and a Note ATM located on level 0 between N4 and S4. Should the in-venue ATMs run out of cash, there is also an ATM nearby at the Tesco Express.

Is there an event app?

Yes, is  an event app which will be available for download from Apple and Android stores. Click here to find out more.

Please note: as part of our sustainability promise we will not be printing a show guide for this event and are looking to reduce literature at the event.

Planning on extended your stay in London?

Where to stay...

There are a variety of conveniently located hotels, within walking distance to ExCeL London and across the city. 


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Sustainability at ExCeL London

Since opening its doors more than 20 years ago, ExCeL London - with the backing of ADNEC - has firmly established itself as one of the UK's leading international exhibition and conference centres.

As well as supporting five local charity partners, ExCeL are immensely proud of their achievements to date, most notably being certified carbon neutral in 2022 - and the first UK venue to achieve the internationally recognised PAS 2060 status. 

ExCeL recognise sustainable development as fundamental to their success and endeavour to operate as a responsible corporate business, focusing on five key areas; Climate Action, Resource Efficiency, Client Engagement, Community Engagement and People. 

ExCeL's vision is to be a sustainability leader within our industry by shaping the future of events into one that is net zero, resource efficient and equitable.