Amsterdam is connected to the rest of Europe and the world – not only by an extensive transport network and the world's largest internet hub, but also by the city’s collaborative approach to doing business. Amsterdam’s spirit of commerce, excellent quality of life and fiscal advantages make it a magnet for talent, startups and international headquarters for companies from across the globe.
Join more than 2,700 international companies that have invested in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and chosen to become part of our long history as a successful business hub and leading centre of trade. All relevant contacts are close at hand, and a wide network of internationally orientated service providers offer companies a competitive edge.
There are so many reasons to invest in Amsterdam, but the main advantages are in four key areas: Connectivity – Amsterdam is often referred to as the gateway to Europe, as it is incredibly well connected by land, water and air, as well as digitally and socially. The business ecosystem – the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is a hotbed of business opportunities, for startups, scaleups and global corporations. Liveability – Amsterdam’s village-like charm is combined with the cosmopolitan vibe and cultural life of a European capital. And, lastly, value for money – Amsterdam is considerably competitive in comparison to other cities when it comes to costs for office space, labour, utility & transportation and effective corporate tax rates.
Amy Hebert, Celanese
Hanne Buis, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Borre Akkersdijk, BYBORRE
Melanie van Wijk, MaisonPR
Moodi Mahmoudi, Collaborne
Nancy Poleon, BrandedU
Pascal van Dalen, DoubleDutch
Tracy Metz, John Adams Institute
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