Amsterdam RAI is one of the largest exhibition and conference centers in the Netherlands, hosting most of international trade fairs, exhibitions, and congresses held in Amsterdam.
Exhibition and congress centre
The fully air-conditioned RAI complex is the main exhibition and congress centre in the Netherlands. Total exhibition area covers 87,000 m2 with 11 multifunctional halls available for exhibitions, trade fairs, cultural or sport events. The Congress Centre comprises 22 congress and conference rooms with capacity up to 1750 persons. For large gatherings one of the exhibition halls can be fitted out as a conference hall.
The overall capacity of the restaurants at RAI is over 3000 persons. Four restaurants are arranged for self-service, while the specialty restaurants La Ronde and the Brasserie do have a waiter service. Catering services can provide any desired form of catering, supplying stands and catering for receptions, press conferences, banquets, parties and product presentations.
The RAI is located in the south of Amsterdam business quarter in the immediate vicinity of the World Trade Center. The train from Amsterdam airport takes about ten minutes to reach Amsterdam RAI station, also public transport stop in front of the RAI. The centre features parking for approximately 4600 cars, in immediate vicinity there is a parking place for another 7500 vehicles and also for coaches. The RAI's landing stage serves as the access point for canal boat trip.
Business travellers can find some excellent congress hotels in Amsterdam near the RAI Centre.