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International corporate visitors speak very highly of the historic medieval city center with its unique monuments, impressive modern architecture, inspiring cultural scene and beautiful green surroundings. Utrecht's extensive network of knowledge-intensive businesses and institutions make the city and region exceptionally suited to organizing academic conferences. 

  • 1,900 hotel rooms in the city, and another 1,950 in a 20km radius.
  • An inspiring cultural scene with a wide array of historic and modern venues.
  • Utrecht is just 30 minutes from Schiphol International Airport.

Innovators in Key Industries

Utrecht Science Park is the largest university center in the Netherlands making the area rich in talent for a variety of industries. The city has a high concentration of research facilities in the fields of Life Sciences & Health, IT and Sustainability.  

Cooperation between Scientific partners is generating leading health solutions.

Advanced technological innovations help drive progress for many industries in the Netherlands.

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Energy modernization is transitioning the Netherlands to more sustainable systems.

Let’s meet in Utrecht

You have an impressive choice of conference and meeting venues in and around Utrecht. The city welcomes meetings or conferences for budgets of any size from modest to grand in modern or classic spaces.

With more than 100 years of experience, Jaarbeurs is an expert in the field of meetings, conferences, trade fairs and events.

Located in the middle of the Netherlands this hotel offers top quality for all of your business needs.

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You will feel the energy flowing through this iconic palace and be inspired by the big names who have gone before you.

This modern facility offers complete flexibility for any size group up 6.000 guests and is equipped to accommodate your needs with professional support throughout.

The conference hotel ‘Kontakt der Kontinenten’, which means ‘the point of contact for all continents’, consists of two historic buildings: the former mission house Sint Jan and the former monastery the Cenakel.

Unique Venues

Utrecht has an expansive range of unique venues. Throughout the city dozens of meeting friendly churches, museums, theaters or historic buildings can be used to give your event a special atmosphere, tie-in to a particular theme or align directly with your brand direction.

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UCB informs and advises planners about the many possibilities for organizing a world class event in the city of Utrecht.