Visiting Solex Our fun events


Please be advised that both the Solex Awards & Afterparty on Tuesday 9th July and the Fire, Food & Outdoor Living Evening on Wednesday 10th July are both sold out.

The guest list for both of these events has officially closed. If you have not received any communication from the LOFA office regarding your dietary requirements for the Solex Awards & Afterparty, then unfortunately your registration was unsuccessful. We do apologise but we are limited to numbers and if your name is not on the guest list you will unfortunately not be allowed entry into the event.  Thanks for your understanding. 

SOLEX Afterparty | Tuesday 9 July | 18.30 – 22.30 | Hilton Metropole | NEC, Birmingham



Join us for an exciting Awards Ceremony & Afterparty at this year’s Solex.

Celebrate Solex Exhibition’s 16th year with a football-themed evening coinciding with the UEFA Euro 2024 semi-finals. Enjoy the prestigious Solex awards, a captivating football atmosphere with TV screens, and hot food and subsidised bar.

Former Ex – England footballer Dion Dublin will be sharing insights and predictions before the semi-final match.

The evening will kick off with a welcome drink, hot buffet, followed by the match on the big screen and awards presented by Dion at half time. Don’t miss the afterparty for networking and fun outside the usual professional setting.

Fire Food & Outdoor Living Event | Wednesday 10 July | 18.00 – 20.00 | Hall 5 | NEC, Birmingham 



Get ready for sizzling excitement! Our Fire Food and Outdoor Living Evening is back, featuring the thrilling BBQ Competition.

Join us on Wednesday, July 10th, for a feast of flavours and friendly competition. Teams from exhibitors and visitors will battle it out for the coveted BBQ Trophy, impressing judges and celebrity chefs with their signature dishes.

Don’t miss the chance to witness the culinary showdown in the Loving Outside Living area outside Hall 5.