The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has been a centre of logistics expertise for more than four centuries: in the Golden Age, Amsterdam was a trendsetter in international trade, and it has remained a leader in international logistics. And the Amsterdam Area’s strategic positioning in Europe means there are 170 million consumers within a 500-km radius.

Your industry

Find out more about your industry in Amsterdam, with information on the following sectors: tech, logistics, creative, life sciences, financial and bus...


The Amsterdam Area is the heart of European and global logistics, mostly thanks to Amsterdam's innovation and strategic location.


Europaboulevard 22
RAI Amsterdam
24/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
BedrijfsautoRAI is a biennial event specialising in all things for business vehicles, making it the ultimate platform for road tra...

FTTH Conference 2019

Europaboulevard 22
RAI Amsterdam
12/03/2019 - 14/03/2019
With 3,000 participants from 94 countries, the FTTH Conference is the world's largest meeting place for broadband stakeholders. Me...

Amstel Business Park

Amstel Business Park is a varied business location, conveniently placed near Amsterdam’s Amstel Station. Join many other businesses who have chosen to...


Founded in 1976, Almere is the Netherlands’ youngest city and among Europe’s fastest-growing ones. Since it was founded, Almere has attracted more tha...


Diemen is a growing business location in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Located south-east of Amsterdam, this area is particularly suitable for comp...

The flower connection

At the centre of Holland’s substantial floral industry is Royal FloraHolland, the world’s largest flower auction conglomerate. CEO Lucas Vos talks to ...

Fonterra Europe

According to Koert Liekelema, general manager of Fonterra Europe, “the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has what it takes.”

A high-flying century

Schiphol Airport celebrates its centenary in 2016. CEO Jos Nijhuis explains how it went from a shed in a field to one of the world’s largest aviation ...