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Why meet in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is full with 5 star hotels, innovative venues and top notch meeting facilities. And, with a full cultural agenda showcasing the very best festivals, nightlife, exhibitions & events, plus practical tourist info, hotel, museum, excursion & attraction listings, you won't miss a thing. Continue reading and find out why you should definitely consider Amsterdam as the host for your next event:

  • In the top 10 most important commercial centres in the world
  • Amsterdam is a destination everyone wants to go
  • A compact, modern city with glamour and Dutch down-to-earth mentality

Meeting destination

Amsterdam is an ideal conference destination, hosting many world-class congresses, conventions, events and (trade) fairs each year. Offering quality facilities, venues and service providers, the city is a favourite for meeting planners and delegates alike and, as such, is the proud host of numerous innovative conventions. Have a look at all the venues with our venue finder.   

World-renowned destination

Amsterdam is among the top 10 most important commercial centres in the world, and is the fourth most influential business centre in Europe, following only Frankfurt, Paris and London (source: MasterCard Worldwide Centers of Commerce Index). The Union of International Associations (UIA) named the city one of the top 10 international convention sites. And as an urban area dedicated to environmental innovation, Amsterdam earned a spot as one of the eight finalists for the first-ever European Green Capital Awards.

Exciting place

Amsterdam rings a bell for everyone. It’s an exciting place where there is always something going on. Whether it’s a massive dance event like ADE, an opening of a new Michelin star restaurant or a huge sport event. Grab a bike and explore the city as the locals do. Walk over the canal bridges, take a nap in the Vondelpark and have a sneak peek at the red light district. Amsterdam truly is the perfect place to make it as a meeting planner, together with the local Convention bureau.

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