The organisers of The Gadget Show Live 2011, a five-day consumer electronics event, have announced the show will grow significantly next year.  

An extra hall will showcase more of the latest gadgets offering 25 per cent more floor space, while an additional opening day will increase the number of potential visitors. 

Based on the five's TV show, The Gadget Show Live will features content from leading gadget manufacturers including Sony, JVC and LG and others.

Visitors can participate in many features such as the new Hub Theatre, a dedicated Game Zone, a Future Technology Area and interactive Test Track.

The Gadget Show

There will also be a one hour long, live theatre version of the TV show which will take place in the newly designed Super Theatre three times a day, with each show seating 4,500 people.

Taking place at Birmingham's NEC from 13 to 17 April 2011, full details of The Gadget Show Live along with the ability to book tickets can be found at www.gadgetshowlive.net.

This year's event, Gadget Show Live 2010, saw nearly 70,000 people come through its doors. With half the tickets sold for 2011, organisers anticipate another sell out event and around 85,000 visitors next year.