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Friesland is a global leader in various fields of knowledge and is moving on to be an international destination for major business events: everything is possible here! Let your participants be amazed by the beautiful Frisian landscape with no less than 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The compact region of Friesland is easily accessible and has excellent infrastructure. The province is only about an hour away from the international airport: Amsterdam Schiphol.

  • More than 5000 hotel beds in Friesland with 700 in Leeuwarden.
  • The World Trade Center is a congress center with space for up to 3,500 guests.
  • Just a short one-hour drive from Amsterdam.

Innovators in Key Industries 

Friesland is a global leader in several areas of knowledge, such as . Water Technology, Sustainable Agriculture & Circularity. The innovative solutions provided by Friesland in these sectors enjoy global attention recognition and admiration.

Sports in Friesland is are also gaining international attention and success. The province is investing in modern facilities and training programs to support athletes and develop talent. With the showpiece being Thialf, the skating heart of the world. 

These centres of expertise make Friesland an attractive destination for international, business conferences! 

Event in Friesland

Friesland drinks on boat in city

Unique Venues 

As the largest province in the Netherlands, Friesland has everything you need to organize all kinds of business events, from small meetings to large conferences and exhibitions. With modern facilities and a welcoming population, Friesland is a popular destination for companies and organizations looking for an inspiring and professional environment for their events.

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Friesland Convention Partners

The regional marketing organisation for planners looking for help and support to organise a MICE-event anywhere in the Province of Friesland.