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

Startup communities

Dutch Startup Association

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

Ondernemend Amsterdam (ORAM)

Connects Amsterdam Area entrepreneurs in finance, logistics, and the tech and creative industries. The organisation arranges get-togethers and professional lectures.

Smart Health Amsterdam

Allows businesses and health professionals to share what they are working on, gain exposure and learn how to strengthen their organisation and scale up activities.


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

International connections

Amsterdam American Business Club

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

Australian Business in Europe - Netherlands

Provides a relaxed and stimulating community for Australian business professionals, while also strengthening links to Australia, with events running throughout the year.

Netherlands-Canada Chamber of Commerce

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

Promotes economic relations and friendly ties between Japan and the Netherlands. It organises meetings and lectures and undertakes promotional activities for its 350+ members.

Netherlands-Polish Chamber of Commerce

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

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 scaling.

AI Technology for People

Supports collaborations between government, academic, medical and other organisations in Amsterdam to help develop and deploy responsible AI.

Amsterdam Impact

Supports companies that tackle societal challenges through entrepreneurship. Companies can join the ecosystem, support other impact enterprises and attend impact events.

Amsterdam Trade & Innovate

Connects your company to international markets and brings you in touch with both foreign and fellow Dutch firms.

Professional development

Amsterdam Toastmasters Club

Provides a supportive learning experience for professionals to develop their communication and leadership skills, among 50+ members from 35 different nationalities.