If you're struggling to find an interesting location for your next corporate event, we suggest considering Amsterdam as an option. World-renowned for its famous museums like the Anne Frank House and the Rijksmuseum, its intricate canal infrastructure, and, of course, its historic buildings, Amsterdam is quickly becoming a hot destination in Europe for corporate events. We have been helping clients find the perfect venues and hotels for their corporate events for over 5 years in this city, and we wanted to share some of our most amazing finds with you! Here are the Top 13 Amsterdam Corporate Event Venues of 2018 to help you get inspired for your next corporate event.
Large-scale event venue - sustainable event production
Capacity - 3,500 people in standing reception format or 2,100 people in theatre format
This sustainable corporate event space is an impressive option for anyone looking to host a massive gathering. A former gas storage building, it was created in 1902 and used to be the largest of its kind in Europe at the time. Nowadays, this building uses a sustainable approach to event production - for instance, they use LED lighting instead of gas discharge lamps.
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Event by the harbour - dinner party venue
Capacity - up to 450 people for a seated formal dinner
If you're looking to host a medium-scale dinner party with guests from your corporate event, we strongly recommend this option. Located just by the Port Entrepot, the location couldn't be closer to the water and has an unusually large capacity for an event venue at such a prime spot! Imagine having your guests leave your successful conference to go off and enjoy drinks and seafood right on the water. Best of all - they can arrive by boat or water taxi!
Large-scale royal gala dinner
Capacity - up to 2,000 people for a formal seated gala dinner party
In the mood for something royal with musical inspiration? This event venue will surely blow your guests away with its stunning interior and immaculate golden flourishes. Primarily used as an orchestral concert hall, this venue - constructed in the late 1800s - is an Amsterdam icon. Not to mention, the central location makes it easy for your guests to arrive, hassle free.
All aboard this corporate event building!
Capacity - large-scale event - 2,000 people for a standing reception or 1,200 in theatre format
This incredibly unique event venue is structured to optimise natural daylight and continue to dazzle and shine in the nighttime. The building was constructed to replicate the feeling one has aboard a ship - in particular, on the main deck. You and 2,000 other guests can feel the lull of the waves aboard this ship-like building during your next conference or fair! The other "decks" within have a capacity for 600 and 350 people as well.
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For the creative corporate event
Capacity - medium-sized event - 900 people for a standing reception, 300 people for a seated dinner, 500 in theatre format + 100 people in outdoor waterfront terrace
Imagine holding your dinner in an elegant and minimalist venue, hired exclusively for your group. Whether you want to have a corporate gala dinner, a presentation with stunning views of the water, or even a creative event like a fashion show - the possibilities really are limitless. We love this venue because of its refreshing natural lighting and 100-person terrace. Your guests will leave the event feeling inspired, motivated, and - best of all - enchanted by this beautiful city.
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Dinner on the water
Capacity - seated formal dinner of up to 400 people, or buffet or standing dinner for up to 600 people
Why not have your next corporate event or dinner on a boat? These massive vessels can host up to 600 guests for your next dinner party, and will certainly provide a night they'll never forget. Aside from being a unique event option, the food is provided by local caterers from Amsterdam, and the service is what makes this experience truly spectacular.
Get in touch to choose the boat experience your delegates will rave about.
Concept hotel, luxury experience and service
Capacity - 122 hotel rooms in total
Located just a few blocks from the Anne Frank Museum, this central hotel offers comfort and luxury in the heart of Amsterdam. This is the perfect 5-star hotel for your guests to rest their heads after a long day of event attending! Not to mention, the gastronomy scene at this hotel has gained quite a reputation in the city. Sunday brunch, anyone?
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Neo-Gothic corporate event
Capacity - 200 people for a seated dinner, or 300 people in a congress set-up
If you're looking to hold a unique, medium-scale dinner party or congress, this neo-Gothic church is one of the most impressive venues in Amsterdam. Imagine having your guests dining surrounded by some of the greatest architecture in the city, and then going into the underground vaults to have drinks and dance. Doesn't that sound unforgettable?
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Multi-space, creative performance venue
Capacity - maximum of 500 people
Do you have an upcoming product launch or brand party that you want to celebrate? This multi-purpose event venue is the perfect place for you to freely express your creativity! Leave your guests speechless with performances, concerts, show-cooking, or even a live fashion show in this theatre. There's a reason why designers and major corporations frequently use this space - it's one of the best in the city.
Central conference and trade show centre
Capacity - 1,300 people in a congress or trade show set-up
Thinking of introducing a new conference or trade show to your sector? Why not choose a city as diverse as Amsterdam to host your event and guests? This space boasts high arches, impressive lighting systems, and an overall buzzing atmosphere to encourage business and networking. Make your conference or trade show one that people want to keep attending!
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Locally sourced lunch or dinner party
Capacity - 140 people in the main greenhouse
Amsterdam is one of the most sustainable and green cities in Europe, and offers many options when it comes to conserving energy and reducing emissions. One of their most interesting venues for an eco-friendly, locally-sourced lunch or dinner is actually a greenhouse! This gorgeous greenhouse dates back to the early 1900s, and they grow their own vegetables and herbs. If the weather is good, you can even enjoy some sunshine and fresh air on their patio!
Get in touch to have an environmentally-friendly meal with your guests today!
Large-scale reception party
Capacity - 850 people for a reception
Are you working with a smaller-scale event scope that requires a private dinner party? Why not choose one of the most iconic breweries in the city? This former brewery is located on the European Route of Industrial Heritage, and makes for an impressive space to have a reception party. There's nothing like a refreshing beer to make a networking dinner or special evening come to life. Crack open a cold one and let the fun evening begin! Be sure to sneak up to the balcony to get one of the coolest views over the heart of Amsterdam.
Medium-scale internal conference
Capacity - 750 people in theatre format, and 476 hotel rooms
If you want to hold an internal production and conference and keep your guests all together in one space, this 4-star hotel is your best option in Amsterdam. Avoid logistical complications and sorting separate accommodation for guests by having them rest easy right at the conference location. With varying suite options, you can give your VIP delegates the luxurious treatment they deserve!
Don't hesitate to request information about any of the venues and hotels mentioned above! Not finding the perfect fit for your upcoming event? One of the Akommo venue sourcing experts will gladly take on the task at hand! Let us find your venues and you can focus on the details of your event.