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Large conference venues

Amsterdam has a diverse range of event venues ready to accommodate conference guests in their thousands. From the renowned RAI convention centre to a former sugar factory, these venues are fully equipped to host your large event.  

SugarCity Events

SugarCity event space
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The original features of this former sugar factory, including high ceilings, multiple floors, impressive atriums and exposed fittings, provide a unique backdrop for an event for up to 5,670 people. Although situated just outside of Amsterdam, SugarCity Events is easy to get to by car and public transport. Halfweg-Zwanenburg station is right outside the door, with several trains an hour from Amsterdam and Haarlem. It has its own parking spaces, and if you’re expecting international guests, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is only 15 minutes’ drive away.

SugarCity Events | Kristalpromenade 7

Taets Art and Event Park

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The Taets Art and Event Park is an indoor and outdoor event venue in the grounds of Hembrug, a former ammunition factory dating back to 1897. Although the buildings are part of this industrial area, the venue spaces are equipped with modern technology fit for 21st century meetings, conferences, exhibitions, and other other corporate events. The largest space, the Black Box, can accommodate 4,000 guests.

Beurs van Berlage

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Situated in the centre of Amsterdam, this iconic building offers a convenient location within walking distance of Amsterdam Central Station, hundreds of restaurants, museums, theatres and top hotels. Beurs van Berlage has a maximum capacity of 1,600 in its largest space. Originally designed as a trading exchange, expect grand decor and plenty of period charms, as well as all the modern upgrades to enable state-of-the-art live and virtual events. 

Beurs van Berlage | Damrak 243

EXPO Greater Amsterdam 

EXPO Greater Amsterdam conference centre
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This large conference centre just a short train ride from Amsterdam Central Station offers a modern, business venue combined with natural landscapes. The striking industrial-style building is topped with solar panels, helping to boost your event’s sustainability credentials. Inside, glass walls and plenty of natural light create a unique atmosphere among the parkland, which is also available for breakout sessions. The maximum capacity is 15,000 people. 

For a closer look at the venue, watch this video of EXPO Greater Amsterdam.   

RAI Amsterdam

RAI Amsterdam is a leading international exhibition and conference centre. The complex is specially signed to host all types of events, offering a total exhibition area of almost 120,000m2, including 12 halls, 70 conference and meeting rooms, two auditoriums. The largest hall has the capacity to seat 10,000 people. Catering and tech services are well established, and the centre is easily reached by tram, bus and metro. 

RAI Amsterdam | Europaboulevard 223

Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre

This four-star hotel near Amsterdam Airport Schiphol boasts a conference centre that can hold up to 1,200 people as well as 32 meeting or exhibition rooms. The well-equipped space has high-quality facilities, high speed wifi and streaming capabilities for hybrid events. And, the hotel kitchen can serve both national and international dishes to guests, depending on the planner’s wishes. The centre is conveniently located by the freeway and is just a short metro ride into the city for event attendees to make the most of their visit to the Dutch capital.

Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre | Paul van Vlissingenstraat 8

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