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Discover Amsterdam
Meetings and Conventions
Live, Work and Study
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Venues in the Amsterdam Area

Organising events in the greater Amsterdam area has many benefits including affordability, accessibility and unique event locations to create memorable experiences for your next meeting or conference. Set your sights beyond the familiar city centre and canals and uncover some of Amsterdam’s most culturally exciting and exclusive venues, from mediaeval castles and repurposed greenhouses to coveted world heritage sites turned leading event grounds.

TAETS Art and Event Park

Foto: Jorrit Lousberg
Image from Jorrit Lousberg

The TAETS Art and Event park is a dynamic event and convention location made up of several monumental buildings along the Amsterdam North Sea Canal. This special venue is located in the Hembrugterrein which forms a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site known as the Defence Line of Amsterdam. Ideal for exhibitions, product launches, or other creative business events, this indoor and outdoor venue offers multifaceted options to perfectly suit your needs with top-notch facilities and a unique industrial yet contemporary character. Just 10 minutes outside the city centre, and steeped in history, TAETS Art and Event Park is the ultimate location for creating culturally resonant events in the greater Amsterdam area. 

Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot 

The Muiderslot is a medieval castle in the North Holland town of Muiden, built around 1285, restored to its former glory from 1370 and a national museum since 1878.
Image from Koen Dijkstra

One of the few remaining authentic castles in the Netherlands, Muiderslot is an enchanting mediaeval castle offering an idyllic 17th century setting for business event occasions, including intimate dinners and gatherings. Find yourself immersed in art and creativity in the grand Knights’ Hall, or bring your event outdoors in the magical castle gardens during warmer months. With a number of specialised facilities to accommodate groups up to 100 persons, Muiderslot is the perfect place to bring character and historic charm to your next meeting or business event. 

EXPO Greater Amsterdam 

EXPO Greater Amsterdam conference centre
Image from EXPO Greater Amsterdam

With easy access to Schiphol Airport and direct proximity to over 4,000 nearby hotel rooms, EXPO Greater Amsterdam is one of Amsterdam’s most well-connected and multifunctional convention centres for large-scale international exhibitions or conferences. Event organisers benefit from 24,000 m2 of flexible hall space that can be customised to facilitate larger trade shows, or separated into 4 halls, 5 breakout rooms, an auditorium and foyer for the perfect conference arrangement. Surrounded by nature and covered with 26,000 m2 of solar panelled roofing, this former greenhouse creates a unique indoor-outdoor atmosphere with plenty of natural daylight for a fresh and inviting green event experience. 

Watch this showcase video for a closer look at the venue. 

Cobra Museum 

Installation view of Kosmogonie: Zinsou – een Afrikaanse kunstcollectie Cosmogony: Zinsou -- an African art colleciton contemporary art exhibition in October 2022
Image from peter tijhuis

Focused on the art and ideas of the COBRA movement, this museum of modern art is perfect for adding a splash of contemporary creative energy to your next business event. Cobra Museum offers bright and sleek facilities including a café, 2 meeting rooms, 2 exposition rooms, ideal for board meetings or larger seminars or conferences. After work dinner and drinks are easy to organise with quality catering options from in-house chefs, or with caterers of your own choice. Located in the centre of Amstelveen, this stylish venue is easy to reach by car or public transport and an ideal choice for creating artistically inspiring events in the Amsterdam Area. 

Cobra Museum | Sandbergplein 1

SugarCity Events

SugarCity event space
Image from RIJK IN BEELD

Spice up your next event with a raw industrial vibe at the Netherlands’ oldest sugar factory, SugarCity Events. Paying homage to the factory’s formal industrial grandeur, SugarCity Events has carefully preserved the original DNA of the building while offering state-of-the-art technology for a historic-meets-modern event location. With 8,000 m2 of flexible event space, this venue adds impact through original architectural features, brick walls, industrial pillars and authentic boilers for a range of memorable events. Unlock endless possibilities with this historic venue, just a stone’s throw from major transport connections and highways for quick access into the city centre and Schiphol Airport.  

SugarCity Events | Kristalpromenade 7 

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