Why the RACC?

Perfect for any meeting or conference

Whether it is a large international conference or a more intimate business meeting. The brand new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre (RACC) can easily be equipped in any setting. The state-of-the-art congress centre combines 35 rooms, an impressive auditorium (RTM Stage) with 2,863 seats, beautiful foyers and exhibition spaces. The auditorium can even be expanded to an XL version  for 4,000 but Ahoy is also perfect for smaller meetings The rooms on the second and third floors all vary in all different sizes. The RACC is directly connected to the exhibition and event halls and the Ahoy Arena. Combining trade fairs with a conference? No problem because the walking routes are very short. The convention centre has been designed to host the most diverse corporate events!

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Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • The largest auditorium in the Netherlands
  • 50 years of experience
  • 10 min from the city centre

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Easy access

The Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre is located in the heart of Rotterdam South, south of the "Nieuwe Maas” river. The versatile conference location can easily be reached by car, bicycle and public transport. The conference centre is ideally located near the highways and is just on a 5 minutes walking distance from the Zuidplein bus and metro station. The international Rotterdam The Hague Airport is just a 25 minute drive while Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is on a 50 minutes driving distance. The RACC offers excellent connections no matter where your guests come from.


The hotel offer near the RACC is  wide and diverse, allowing your delegations to choose an accommodation that matches each taste or budget. In 2022 the doors of the newly built hotel right next to Rotterdam Ahoy will open up. Read more about Rotterdam as a host city or view the hotel offer directly:

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Iconic and historical place

Rotterdam Ahoy is the place where many international artists have helt stage. The Ahoy venue was made legendary by Pink Floyd in 1971. This is a location with a story, great hospitality and a perfect combination of live entertainment and business. With the new state of the art conference centre and a dedicated team of specialists, we can make your event excel.

Rotterdam Ahoy hosts and organizes many successful trade fairs and company events that can enhance your conference. Please feel free to check the opportunties with us.

Our location is closely connected to the Rotterdam city, a place of frontrunners and people who want to make a change. Entrepreneurship, innovation and experimentation are in the DNA of the city and its inhabitants. Why does Rotterdam offer the ultimate place for your meeting or conference? Check it out here.

Quotation Why Rotterdam?

Travel time Schiphol(Amsterdam) to Rotterdam  

Central Station
Car / Bus
30 min (60km)
45 min (80km)
Public Transport
24 min
50 min


International trains to RTM central

  • Antwerp
    26 min
  • Brussels
    1hr 11 min
  • Paris
    2hr 36 min
  • London
    3hr 1 min



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