The Hague Convention Bureau

Convention center15,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms4,000
Guest rooms at 1 hotel313 guest rooms
Special event venues45
Average room rate€200.00
Daily food cost€131.00
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The Hague Convention Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

Beautifully located by the sea, The Hague is the 3rd largest city in The Netherlands: it also is the residence city of the Dutch Royal Family and the place where the country’s prime minister cycles to work every day. More importantly, The Hague is a premier destination for congresses, business visitors and tourists alike. The city itself owes this popularity to a wealth of factors, including the high quality of life, international outlook, a dynamic mix of beautiful historic and stylish modern architecture, as well as numerous cultural and leisure venues. The accessible city by the sea The Hague one of the most attractive destinations in Europe. Located in the west of the Netherlands, The Hague is easily accessible by air, train or road. Rotterdam is less than 30 kilometres from The Hague and Amsterdam is approximately 60 kilometres away. European capitals situated in the vicinity of The Hague include Brussels, Luxembourg, London and Paris, and there are trains available to all nearby points of interest. The city itself is accessible by rail, road and motorway from France, Germany, as well as the other Benelux countries. Once inside The Hague, one can greatly benefit from the hassle-free public transportation throughout the city. Not only is The Hague well-situated within Western Europe, but it is also only a short drive or train ride away from not one but two international airports. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers direct flights from all six continents, while Rotterdam-The Hague airport is a low-cost hub for an extensive list of European destinations. Getting around: - Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, 35 minutes by car, 29 minutes by train. - Rotterdam The Hague Airport, 25 minutes by car, 45 minutes by train. - Amsterdam, 55 minutes by car, 45 minutes by train. - Delft, 20 minutes by car, 7 minutes by train. - Leiden, 25 minutes by car, 10 minutes by train. The international city by the sea Due to the numerous international institutions, including the UN International Criminal Court, The Hague enjoys worldwide fame as the International City of Peace and Justice, a reputation which its inhabitants are immensely proud of. However, the city’s association with peace and justice does not end here. The Hague is home to 115 foreign embassies, 300 multinational companies, as well as 160 institutions and organizations, including leading and distinguished ones, such as Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, and The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The latter won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013. All these interconnected elements create a nexus of knowledge and expertise that is unique in the area, which, combined with the excellent infrastructure, international character and the rich and diverse cultural offering, generate a wealth of exciting opportunities. The relaxing city by the sea The Hague is not only the largest city on the North Sea coast, showcasing a brilliant blend between its historical grandeur and modern outlook, but also enjoys the status of the greenest city in Europe. The Hague, as a royal seaside destination featuring two exquisite beach resorts, offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy unspoilt beaches and the possibility to relax in one of the many forests or parks, but also enjoy the modern city life which often occurs against a historical backdrop. Moreover, the 42 theatres and cultural venues, 20 museums, 3800 shops and boutiques, and over 1700 restaurants and cafes are there to guarantee a pleasant and memorable stay.

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Distance from airport

  • Schiphol International Airport

    60 km from city center

  • Rotterdam The Hague Airport

    20 km from city center


Local Attractions

Inner Court - Hall of Knights

Historical landmark
Step through the famous entry gate into the historical Binnenhof (Inner Court) in the heart of our democracy. This is the place where the most important events in the nation's history took place. It is also where the future is created. The Inner Court in The Hague is studded with monumental old buildings testifying of eight centuries of governing in the Low Countries, but it also has several ample open spaces, all freely open to the public. The Binnenhof is a must-see if you're in The Hague. Take a stroll through the courtyard and admire the fairytale-like splendour or take the time to take a tour through the various halls. The Binnenhof is situated in the heart of The Hague’s city centre. It has been the location of meetings of the Dutch parliament, the Staten-Generaal, since 1446, and has been the centre of Dutch politics for many centuries. The grounds on which the Binnenhof now stands were purchased by Count Floris IV of Holland in 1229, where he built his mansion, next to the modest lake that has been called Hofvijver or 'Court Pond' since the 13th century. More buildings were constructed around the court, several of which are well known in their own right, such as the Ridderzaal (Great hall; literally Knight's Hall), where King Willem-Alexander holds his annual speech at Prinsjesdag (Prince's Day). One of the towers, simply known as het Torentje ('the Little Tower'; directly next to the Mauritshuis) has been the office of the Prime Minister of Holland since 1982.
The Hague, NL

Escher in The Palace

Escher in The Palace is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the world-famous Dutch artist M.C. Escher. The collection is housed in the former Winter Palace of Queen Mother Emma of the Netherlands. Escher’s magical art instills a sense of bewilderment and wonder, and fascinates young and old alike. The exhibition includes famous ‘impossible’ prints such as ‘Day and Night’, where the Dutch landscape appears to morph into a flock of birds, and ‘Climbing and Descending’ which depicts rows of people perpetually ascending and descending a flight of stairs. With over 150 prints you can always see the best-known works and a changing selection of graphic work and tesselations from Escher’s complete works. A highlight is the 7-meters long Metamorphosis III. This enormous woodcut and the non-conventional way of displaying it enables the visitor to truly experience the way in which Escher combines time and space as an organic unity.
Lange Voorhout 74
The Hague, NL 2514 EH

Rotterdam The Hague Airport

Rotterdam Airportplein 60
Rotterdam 3045 AP

AFAS Circustheater

The AFAS Circus theatre in Scheveningen was openend in 1904 by Circus Schumann, so it has a hundred years of history. Over the past twenty years there have been millions of visitors who went to musicals like Miss Saigon, Billy Elliot and The Lion King. The beautiful venues from the AFAS Circus theatre are the perfect venues for business events, meetings, conferences and presentations.
Circusstraat 4
The Hague, NL 2586 CW


Madurodam is a scenic outdoor theme park that presents highlights of the Netherlands in miniature. It is also a charming place to host an unforgettable event – with views of the whole of the Netherlands! Madurodam Events can host custom-made events in modern spaces, from 25 up to 1000 people. The head chef and his team prepare fresh dishes made from seasonal ingredients every day. Madurodam is easily accessible, located near the center of The Hague and close from the beach at Scheveningen. Right next to the entrance are 500 parking spaces and the tram stops just outside.
George Maduroplein 1
The Hague, NL 2584 RZ

Fokker Terminal

Convention center
The Fokker Terminal is a distinctive and inspiring industrial building that once housed a technical school for aviation. It now acts as a memorable venue for large events that is conveniently located and offers 400 parking spaces. The spacious hanger provides a dramatic and endlessly flexible floor space of 2000m2, ideal for product introductions, fashion show and office parties. The Fokker Terminal regularly acts as a venue for congresses and seminars, and is large enough for up to 1000 people. It also offers 17 different sub-rooms for workshops and breakout sessions, with room capacities ranging from 40 to 250 people. All varieties of catering can be arranged for tailor-made events.
Binckhorstlaan 249
The Hague, NL 2516 BB

Paviljoen de Witte

Historical landmark
Paviljoen de Witte in Scheveningen is a gracious 19th century landmark that was given as a present by Willem I to his wife Frederica Louise Wilhelmina in 1826. It now acts as an attractive, accessible and flexible venue for events, meetings and seminars. Paviljoen de Witte overlooks the beach and offers a wide range of historic and modern rooms and spaces, including your own private terrace. All hospitality options are available and Paviljoen de Witte has its own chef. There are 35 parking spaces.
Pellenaerstraat 4
The Hague, NL 2586 EK

Louwman Museum

The Louwman Museum is home to the world’s oldest private collection of cars and automotive art. There are no less than 250 antique and classic cars, making the Museum a fascinating place to visit or host an event. The Louwman Museum has several rooms in which business meetings can be held – a perfect combination of business with pleasure. Who wouldn’t want to meet, have drinks or dine between beautiful classic cars? It also offers a special and unique location for your congress, meeting, conference, reception or dinner.
Leidsestraatweg 57
The Hague, NL 2594 BB

Convention Centers

  • World Forum The Hague

    World Forum The Hague is a full service venue. Together with our international professional partners, we can offer you all facilities. All partners are renowned for providing top-class service. The World Forum has 15,000 m2 of rooms.

    • Exhibit Space12,000 sq. m
      Total meeting space24,227 sq. m


Additional Information

The Hague facts - Number of institutions and organisations: 160 - Number of multinational companies: 300 - Number of embassies and consulates: 115 - The Hague has 42 theatres and cultural venues, 20 museums, 3,800 shops and 1,700 restaurants and cafes - The Hague is the Green city by the sea: 70,000 trees, 11 kilometres of coastline, 1/3 of The Hague is green, 250 kilometres of bicycle paths


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