Amsterdam Convention Bureau

De Ruyterkade 5 1013 AA

Why Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is not just another city; it's a centre of innovation and creativity at the forefront of progress. From its vibrant startup scene to its world-renowned research institutions, this cosmopolitan metropolis offers an inspiring atmosphere. The city's unique blend of historic charm and modern ingenuity makes it the perfect setting for events focused on stimulating innovation and connecting minds from around the globe. Whether organising an international conference or hosting an intimate event, Amsterdam will surely provide an environment that will leave your attendees inspired and connected in ways they never imagined possible. The Amsterdam Convention Bureau is here to help you create a lasting impact with your next meeting or event. With access to an extensive collaborative network of partners, we can help you create value, share innovation, and contribute to your mission and our city.

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Distance from airport

  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    6.21 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

See and do

With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theatre, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there's never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam!

A'DAM Lookout

A'DAM LOOKOUT is an observation deck with an unparalleled panoramic view of Amsterdam. On the roof of A'DAM Toren is 'Over The Edge': Europe's highest swing. Daredevils and trillseekers swing back and forth at a height of 100 meters over the edge of the tower with Amsterdam under their feet.
Overhoeksplein 5
Amsterdam 1031 KS

Eating and drinking

Whether you're looking for Michelin standard cuisine or a cosy local joint, you'll find plenty to please your palate in Amsterdam. Make sure you check out the thriving bar scene too - watch the world go by from a canal side terrace, or head to stylish cocktail bar if you're after something a little more shaken and stirred.


One of Amsterdam's most impressive and popular museums, the Rijksmuseum boasts a diverse collection steeped in more than eight centuries of history – Dutch and international. Of course, visitors can expect to see works from all the Dutch Masters of the 17th century: Rembrandt, Vermeer and more – as well as other modern icons like Van Gogh.

Nxt Museum

Nxt Museum is the home of new media art in the Netherlands, located in Amsterdam North. Discover large-scale digital art installations that broaden your view and sharpen the senses. The art of tomorrow, today.

Anne Frank House

Historical landmark
Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s most well known former residents. The Anne Frank House at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam is where she lived in hiding with her family for more than two years during World War II. Now converted into a museum it contains photos, film images and original objects of the people in hiding, illustrating the events that took place here. The checkered diary and other original writings of Anne Frank can be seen here.

Stromma Canal Cruise

The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its 165 canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and reclaim land to expand the city. They continue define the city’s landscape and in 2010 Amsterdam's canal ring was recognised as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Fabrique des Lumières

See art come to life in the largest immersive digital art centre in the Netherlands - Fabrique des Lumières - located in the former 19th century gas plant in Westergas area, Amsterdam. A large industrial space with walls up to 17 meters high hosts immersive exhibits by classical, modern and contemporary artists. The stunning artworks are brought to life with advanced technology, through 100+ state-of-the-art projectors and accompanying music.
Pazzanistraat 37
Amsterdam 1014 BE

Convention Centers

  • RAI Amsterdam

    RAI Amsterdam is located 6 minutes from the city centre and only 8 minutes from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. The complex has been designed to be as flexible as possible in order to accommodate all types of events.

  • Amsterdam Conference Centre Beurs van Berlage

    The primary central location, typical Amsterdam architecture, high standards and years of experience with international events makes Beurs van Berlage Conference Center Amsterdam one of the most desired conference centres of Europe.


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