Travel and Venue


 IT²EC 2020 will take place at ExCeL London. The venue is located at Royal Victoria Dock in the Docklands area of the city.

ExCeL is easily accessible by public transport, with convenient connections to major transport hubs and landmarks across the city. To plan your visit, use this interactive map and the information below.

Air Travel

London City Airport (LCY) is located just 3km from ExCeL London, providing the most convenient option for European visitors. 

London is also served by Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STN), Luton (LTN) and Southend (SEN), all located less than 45 minutes from the city via public transport.

Find flights

Local Transport

The quickest route to ExCeL London is via the Jubilee Line and DLR (Docklands Light Railway).

Take a Beckton-bound train from Canning Town and use the 'Custom House' stop which is just two minutes from the venue entrance. Use the journey planner below to map out your route.

TFL Journey planner

Where to Stay

There are a wealth of accommodation options available for visitors to IT²EC 2020.

Either choose to stay close to the venue, or choose a more central option to make the most of your visit to London.

We have appointed BCD Meetings & Events to help you find affordable accommodation that suits your requirements.

Book a local hotel

Visiting London

From the modern London Eye, to the historic Tower of London, the capital city boasts a vast array of must-see tourist attractions. An ideal destination for culture, sport, history, theatre or culinary enthusiasts, there are endless reasons to extend your visit to IT²EC with a memorable city break. 

For more tourist information, check out the Visit London or TripAdvisor websites.

Important note

You may be contacted by some companies, which purport to be offering discounted hotel rates for delegates attending IT²EC 2020. This is spam and should be ignored!

Please be advised that we only work with selected hotels directly, and encourage you to contact us should you be approached by any third party organisations.


  • “ITEC is such an important event for the military simulation community. From the first contact, to the information passed by email, the way we were received and everything we experienced was incredible. Congratulations on the event and I hope to be present again next year.”
    Alexandre Villarmosa
    Lt Commander, Brazilian Navy
  • “ITEC is important for a mixture of reasons. It is a really good engagement platform for customers, partners and suppliers so we can understand where we are going, what we have got right and where we need to improves further into. It also provides visibility of what everyone else is doing.”
    Alison Heminsley
    Simulation & Training Technologist, BAE Systems
  • “DisTec brings together industry from all parts of the world and gives us an opportunity to showcase what we can do and understand more what they can do for us. We met lots of interesting companies.”
    Lucy Mason
    Head of Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA), UK MoD
  • “ITEC is Europe's most important event in modelling & simulation-based training and education for military, civilian defence and societal security. It raises awareness, conveys knowledge and promotes networking among professionals.”
    Dr Arne Norlander
    LtCol (Retd), CEO, NORSECON AB
  • “The show is successful for us and really great to meet our international customers. Our stand is very crowded all the time.”
    Hans Lindgren
    Head of Business Development, Saab