Tickets for Gadget Show Live 2012 – the UK’s largest consumer tech event, taking place at Birmingham’s NEC from 11-15 April – are now on sale.

Organisers claim that over 105,000 people attended last year’s Gadget Show Live and that it sold out over six weeks before the doors opened last April. 10,000 additional tickets will be released for the 2012 Gadget Show.

Over 280 companies will exhibit at the National Exhibition Centre show, including Samsung, JVC, Sennheiser, Kenwood, Packard Bell, and Acer.

The five-day event is based on the popular Channel 5 TV show.

The Gadget Show’s presenters (Suzi Perry, Jason Bradbury, Jon Bentley, Ortis Deley and Pollyanna Woodward) will host “high-energy” live performances at the Super Theatre – tickets for the Super Theatre cost from £9.99.

See also: PC Advisor’s Gadget Show Live pictures

See also: PC Advisor’s Gadget Show Live video

The event features a range of dedicated tech zones including the International Future Tech Zone, Active Zone, Game Zone, Home Gadget Zone, In-Car Zone, UK Inventor Village, Music Zone, Photographic Zone, Hall of Fame and Showcase Stage.

Gadget Show Live 2012

Gadget Show Live 2012 dates: April 11 – 15, 2012.

Gadget Show 2012 opening hours: 9am to 6pm each day.

Gadget Show Live 2012 ticket prices:

Adults - £14.99 (+ 99p booking fee)

Children aged 5 to 12 years - £7.99 (+ 99p booking fee)

Children under 5 are admitted free

Tickets to the Gadget Show Live 2012 are on sale now.