Amsterdam has established itself as a serious player on the international tech scene. Pioneers like Adyen and WeTransfer started here, while more than 450 multinationals, including Tesla, Miele X and Netflix have their global or European headquarters in Amsterdam. Artificial Intelligence is playing a bigger part in tech innovation, and with Amsterdam serving as an effective ‘living lab’ for AI solutions, the city is fast becoming a hub for game-changing applications across many sectors.

Forging new partnerships and developing innovative products that have the potential to radically improve society are the driving principles of this thriving ecosystem. The Amsterdam Convention Bureau can connect you to Amsterdam’s active tech community, from big corporations to the most promising startups

What makes Amsterdam a great place for tech events

  1. The city is home to industry giants, multinationals and startups in FinTech, MedTech and CleanTech
  2. Amsterdam has Europe’s fastest broadband speeds and excellent digital infrastructure
  3. Amsterdam is one of the world’s most AI-ready cities and is an effective ‘living lab’
  4. The Netherlands is ranked the world’s best market for tech companies
  5. Amsterdam venues boast state-of-the-art tech to showcase innovations

Read more: Why is Amsterdam the right choice for your tech event?

Tech and AI conferences in Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s tech scene attracts many conferences and events to the city, with executives, investors and policymakers from around the world keen to learn more about emerging tech and the state of the digital world.

Amsterdam has welcomed the International Broadcasting Convention, the world’s most influential media and broadcasting conference, for almost three decades. The city is also home to the landmark TNW Conference, which is holding its 15th edition from 30 September to 1 October 2021. WomenTech Network, a community that promotes gender diversity in tech, held a successful networking event in Amsterdam in June.

Movers and shakers of the AI world have also found an inspirational home in Amsterdam. The World Summit AI, the world’s leading event gathering the global AI ecosystem is coming back to Amsterdam from 13 - 14 October. Mozfest, another global, hybrid Tech and AI event, held a successful conference in Amsterdam in March 2021. Read more about it here.

How Amsterdam Convention Bureau can help

The Amsterdam Convention Bureau can help you organise impactful conferences and meetings that truly add value for delegates, local businesses and residents alike. We work independently and offer a number of free services. Contact our team to help you find the right locations in Amsterdam for your event or answer any questions about hosting meetings.