Rotterdam is a city with a distinct character, energetic and never the same. Rotterdam and Rotterdammers do not shy away from the experiment, but rather look for it. Just as the Nieuwe Maas is a strong symbol for constant movement. A city where the Make It Happen mentality is tangible and visible. With parties that choose Rotterdam and give their own interpretation to the Rotterdam mentality and “can do” spirit. Whether you are a resident, visitor or entrepreneur: Rotterdam. Make It Happen.
As an event and conference city, Rotterdam has an enormous diversity of locations. Perhaps most striking: the large number of unconventional locations.
The iconic building, designed by the renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, offers seven different exhibition halls, a characteristic Auditorium and an atmospheric Kunsthal café. You can go to the Auditorium for your presentation, conference, film screening, fashion show or music performance. You can go to the Kunsthal café for dinner, drinks or company parties. With art in and around the café and a spacious (roof) terrace, the Kunsthal café has its own unique atmosphere. Of course you can combine the event with a visit to the exhibitions. You can choose to offer your guests a guided tour of the exhibitions or a visit on their own. This visit can take place both inside and outside the fixed opening hours. Due to the varied exhibition offer, a visit to the Kunsthal is always surprising.
The Euromast is the icon of Rotterdam where you can eat, drink, sleep, party, abseil and of course enjoy the best view of the city! The Euromast is perfect for an inspiring meeting for any type of event from 3 to 350 people. For example, you can organise a meeting for a half day or for the whole day. And supplement this with a ride in the Euroscoop, abseil, zip wire or a tour led by a professional guide. The Euromast Brasserie has four rooms; Daybreak, Sunset, Noon and Dusk. These rooms can be hired individually or in combination. In addition, it is even possible to rent the Euromast exclusively for (company) parties of up to 350 people.
The Wereldmuseum is located in a classic and stylish building in the center of the city and is located directly on the Maas. The Wereldmuseum has several rooms, each with a unique atmosphere and appearance. The fairytale Ballroom, the intimate Van Rijckevorsel Hall and the fabulous Salon are ideal for unforgettable receptions, dinners, meetings, congresses or company parties. You can also combine your event with a visit to the museum. The Wereldmuseum is a location full of charm and an enchanting ambiance. With all facilities, every possible room layout and renowned catering the location for any event in a beautiful location on the Maas.
As a former flagship of the Holland America Line and cruise ship, the ss Rotterdam has sailed many seas. Discover the many stories of La Grande Dame and experience the authentic atmosphere during an inspiring conference, meeting, reception or company party. You can also combine your event with a tour by ship or an overnight stay in one of the 254 hotel rooms. The ss Rotterdam has 12 different authentic rooms and 29 meeting rooms for meetings. They all have their own story. Business or festive, for 10 to a maximum of 3,500 people, you can fulfill your wishes and those of your guests on the ship.
Hotel New York
Hotel New York is located in the beautiful former headquarters of the Holland America Line. This is the place where thousands of emigrants used to go to North America, hoping for a better life. Nowadays, guests come here to stay, eat, drink and do business in a special atmosphere. Hotel New York is the ideal place to meet with your company, give a presentation, brainstorm or give a workshop. The high ceilings, daylight, the colorful and nostalgic design of the rooms and the location at the head of the Wilhelminapier ensure that Hotel New York is an inspiring environment for doing business.
With a wide choice of spaces and halls, RDM Events offers an inspiring location for diverse events. Meetings ranging from 5 to 5,000 visitors can take place in the multifunctional areas of the RDM Congress Center and the RDM Onderzeebootloods. The combination of history and port, industry and innovation offers plenty of inspiration for various events. From workshops, meetings, fairs and congresses to festivals and exhibitions. The rooms in the RDM Congress Center are equipped with modern facilities without losing the authentic atmosphere. In addition, the recently renovated RDM Onderzeebootloods has a raw and industrial character, which you can furnish according to your wishes.
Rotterdam Ahoy is one of the largest covered event halls in the Netherlands and is an accommodation for fairs, events, concerts, congresses and meetings. Ahoy is currently expanding with the construction of the brand new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Center! The doors will open to visitors at the end of 2020. The extension consists of a unique hall, RTM Stage, which can be used as an auditorium and as a concert hall. No fewer than 35 break-out rooms will be built on the second and third floors, which can be used separately or jointly. There is also a completely new entrance building.
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