Find answers to frequently asked questions about Bett.
2. Venue, travel and accommodation
Where does the Show take place?
Halls N1 – N18
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
How do I get there?
To find out more about how to get to the Bett, click here.
Where do I park?
All onsite parking is pay and display, with the exception of the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park, which is located at the west end of the site. Parking in the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park can be paid for at one of the three pay points located within the car park at the end of your visit.(the machines are located on level two and level zero and all machines accept both cash and credit card). For more information please click here.
Where can I stay?
To find out more about where to stay, and for our special accommodation deals for visitors to Bett, click here.
Is there free WIFI at the venue?
Yes, free WIFI is available throughout all the Show Halls at ExCel London. To connect, select ‘ExCel Free Wifi’, and fill in the information form on your browser page. We are working hard to improve WiFi connectivity across the show for visitors and exhibitors. To enable us to do this, it requires certain connections meaning devices that are 2.4GhZ compatible will not be able to connect to this free WiFi. This includes iphone 4 and Samsung X. Please note these devices will connect to WiFi in the boulevard.
What date/time does the show open?
Show opening times are as follows:
Wednesday 23rd Jan: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 24th Jan: 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 25th Jan: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 26th Jan: 10:00 - 15:00
Is there a cloakroom?
Yes, there is a cloakroom available in the center of the Boulevard outside halls N4 and S4. Prices start at £1.00 per item. Items are left at your own risk. Large cases accepted within reason.
How do I find my way around the show once I have arrived?
On arrival to the show, show guides with floor plans will be available to collect at the entrance.
Is there a cash point?
Cashpoints are located opposite to Hall entrances S1, S4 and S6 in the boulevard.
Are there disabled facilities at the venue?
Yes, details of disabled access and facilities can be found here.
Who will be exhibiting/How many exhibitors will there be?
Bett attracts more than 600 learning technology suppliers and over 36,000 visitors and covers 5 different education sectors such as Higher Education, Primary and Early Years, Secondary and FE, SEN and finally Workplace Learning and Development. For a full list of exhibitors please click here.
Can my company exhibit?
If you are interested in exhibiting at Bett 2018, please see our enquiry page here.
Alternatively you can contact our sales team via the below details:
Bett Sales Enquiries:
T:+44 (0) 20 3855 9554
How many seminars are there?
We encourage teams of school educational establishments to attend and provide the opportunity to hear from other education professionals in a selection of 5 seminar theatres, 2 summits and the Bett Arena.
Are seminars free to attend?
Yes, seminars are free to attend.
Are seminars ticketed?
No, our seminars are run on a first come, first served basis. All we advise is to arrive at the seminar plenty of time before the start time to avoid disappointment.
5. International visitors
Do I need a visa?
Not sure if you need a visa to visit the UK? To take a look at the UK Border Agency information page for help, click here.
I require an invitation letter to assist with my visa application, how do I apply?
Unfortunately we cannot issue personal/individual letters of invitation for visa purposes. Once you have registered via the show website you will receive a confirmation email which is sufficient for visa application.
For more information, please visit our international visitor page.