The Big Event - NEC, Birmingham (Hall 18)
Friday 19 and Saturday 20 May 2023
9am - 4pm
Don't miss our flagship event to see the largest display of vehicles available on the Motability Scheme. It's free to attend, with free parking and everyone's welcome. Come along to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring!
Visiting The Big Event
Take a look below to see what's on offer at The Big Event Birmingham.
Over 150 cars, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) and adaptations
The opportunity to test drive adapted and standard production cars
Expert speakers giving talks on the Scheme and other motoring related topics
Free parking and a free tea, coffee or soft drink on arrival
Over 60 powered wheelchairs and scooters (PWS)
Electric Vehicle Info Hub
Motability Scheme advisors on hand to answer your questions
A children’s play area including a bouncy castle, face painting and much more...
The Big Event offers a unique opportunity to test drive a wide range of vehicles, including standard production cars and vehicles fitted with popular driving adaptations. You can test drive both as a driver or passenger with a qualified driving instructor.
Speaker Sessions & The Big Event: Streamed Live
The Big Event welcomes a range of expert speakers to its event line-up every year. Guests will be able to attend several talks to find out more about the Motability Scheme including electric vehicles, information on WAVs and adaptations and much more. Each session will last approximately 20 minutes, with a chance to ask some questions at the end.
The Big Event: Streamed Live
For our guests not able to attend The Big Event, join our host Helen Dolphin, MBE as we will be live streaming all the Speaker Sessions PLUS exclusive live interviews, product demos and Q&As.
Watch on demand
You can watch all content from this year's The Big Event: Streamed Live right here on-demand.
Catch up on all the Speaker Sessions PLUS product demos, interviews and Q&As filmed live at the NEC.
Electric Vehicle Charging Hub
Visit our Electric Vehicle Charging Hub, designed to be your one-stop-shop for everything charging.
Come and meet our charging partners to get your questions answered, see charging demonstrations, and discover the latest EV app technology available.
Plan your day
We want to make sure that all visitors to The Big Event have a fantastic day, that's why we do our best to make our events as accessible and inclusive as possible. Here is some information that we hope will help you plan your visit.