Business networks in the Amsterdam Area

Reach out and connect with a business network in the Amsterdam Area. The region is home to several organisations ready to support your business and professional development. To be considered for inclusion in our round-up, contact amsterdaminbusiness@amsterdam.nl

Startup communities

Dutch Startup Association


Amsterdam-based DSA acts as a voice for startups and scale-ups when it concerns legislation, economic policies, educational regulations and funding issues.

Ondernemend Amsterdam (ORAM)

ORAM is committed to connecting Amsterdam Area entrepreneurs in finance, logistics, and the tech and creative industries. The organisation arranges get-togethers and professional lectures.

Smart Health Amsterdam


The Smart Health platform allows businesses to share what they are working on, gain exposure and learn how to strengthen their organisation and scale up activities.

StartupAmsterdam


StartupAmsterdam is a City of Amsterdam action programme to nurture startups and entrepreneurs with an emphasis on innovation and sustainability. 

International connections

Amsterdam American Business Club

The AABC aims to improve business contacts between Dutch and American companies through a variety of friendly and informal networking events.

Australian Business in Europe - Netherlands

With events running throughout the year, ABIE Netherlands provides a relaxed and stimulating community for Australian business professionals, while also strengthening links to Australia.

Netherlands-Canada Chamber of Commerce

The chamber promotes trade, investment, industry, commercial services and cultural affairs between Canada and the Netherlands. It also has a Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs Membership open to 25 to 35-year-olds.

Japanese Chamber of Commerce

With more than 350 members, the chamber promotes economic relations and friendly ties between Japan and the Netherlands. It organises meetings and lectures and undertakes promotional activities for its members.

Netherlands-Italian Chamber of Commerce

The Netherlands-Italian Chamber of Commerce provides support and services for any Italian or Dutch company interested in doing business between the two countries.

Netherlands-Polish Chamber of Commerce

The NPCC runs knowledge groups for members to exchange best practices, matchmaking meetings for companies new to the Polish market, and fact-finding trips to Poland for export opportunities.

Amsterdam advocacy

Amsterdam Economic Board


The Amsterdam Economic Board ensures a smart, green and healthy future for the Amsterdam Area. Members of its network benefit from its work promoting initiatives which have the potential for further implementation and scaling.

Junior Chamber International Amsterdam

The Amsterdam chapter of JCI is a nonprofit for professionals aged 18 to 40. The club promotes trade, commerce, community and culture as well as networking and skills development.

Corporate networking

International Business Foundation Amsterdam

IBFA connects the international business community through regular meetings for senior executives, featuring a presentation by a prominent business person, politician or diplomat, and a networking opportunity for guests.

Professional development

Professional Women's Network Netherlands

PWN Netherlands is a career development and networking organisation focused on advancing gender-balanced leadership through networking, learning events and mentoring programmes.

Amsterdam Toastmasters Club


Amsterdam Toastmasters Club (ATC) has more than 50 members from 35 different nationalities. It provides a supportive learning experience for professionals to develop their communication and leadership skills.