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THE NETHERLANDS

Typical Dutch?

Convention infrastructure

When you think about Holland, you probably think of tulips, windmills and cheese, but there is much more that you will recognize for sure. What about the famous Dutch painting masters of the “golden” seventeenth age such as Rembrandt. What about sports. Dutch football with clubs like Ajax and PSV especially enjoy a worldwide reputation. During sports events you’ll notice the colour orange. This is related to the Dutch Royal Family and represents the national identity of the Netherlands. That’s why Dutch fans dress up in orange. During some sport events the whole country turns orange and people become infected with what we like to call the ‘orange fever’. The Dutch are creative, diligent, liberal and pragmatic. They are also rather direct, honest and open in their dealings with others.

The Netherlands offers a wide range of “green certified” conference locations with (nearby) hotel accommodations and restaurants. As a small country with centuries of experience in international relations, the Netherlands boasts an excellent convention infrastructure.

Economics The Netherlands is known as a politically stable country with a solid financial policy. The Netherlands is one of the most open economies in the world and is one of the world’s top 5 biggest exporters. Some big Dutch companies are: Shell, Unilever, Akzo Nobel, Philips, Aegon, ING Group and Heineken,.

Why meet in Holland? As you noticed in the before mentioned text, Holland may be small in size, but it is offering more possibilities per square kilometre than you can find anywhere else in the world! But there are more reasons why Holland is such a fantastic destination for your next event.

Easily accessible A small country like the Netherlands facilitates quick and easy access to wherever you want to go. You will not lose any valuable convention time on travelling long distances. What’s more, Holland’s public transport system and road networks are reliable and efficient. Apart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with it’s excellent connections, the public transport is well organised and offers a good alternative to travelling by car within the Netherlands. The European high-speed train network connection makes Holland even more accessible.

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International atmosphere Holland enjoys a very stable economic and political climate. This allows you to organise a convention without any risks. It has always been known as a tolerant country with an international outlook enabling a great advantage for an international convention or meeting. In addition, due to the extensive language teaching on Dutch schools the majority of the Dutch speak excellent English. Even German and French are spoken by many Dutch as a second language.

Professional organisers Thanks to their ample experience in organising conventions, you may rely fully on our professionals for the organization of your international convention or meeting. The Dutch organisers are friendly, pragmatic and decisive. All multifunctional convention centres are equipped with state-of-the-art communication, audio-visual facilities and ICT infrastructure

Culture and entertainment The typical Dutch sights such as the Rijksmuseum for the ancient paintings and the Delta Works as example of unique structures to avoid flooding are definitely worth a visit. The Dutch cities offer a wide selection of concerts, museums, theatre shows and dance performances, as well as other types of entertainment. There is more than enough to choose from, ensuring an enjoyable social programme during your event. And remember, it’s all easily and fast accessible.

Service and hospitality The Dutch welcome their foreign guests with open arms. We are known for our enthusiasm to ensure that international visitors enjoy their stay. So get in touch with the Dutch!

International Conferences Summits & Conventions 01-2018  

100 Recommended European Congress Locations The Conference Venue Allocator Published in cooperation with IMEX Frankfurt.

International Conferences Summits & Conventions 01-2018  

100 Recommended European Congress Locations The Conference Venue Allocator Published in cooperation with IMEX Frankfurt.

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