Amsterdam Conference Centre

Ambassador Moniek Tromp


Beurs van Berlage

The Beurs van Berlage is a hotspot that cannot be missed during your visit to Amsterdam. It is the vibrant meeting point in the heart of the city. One thing is certain, there is always something to do in the unique historical building! Have a bite to eat in one of our restaurants, visit the Tony's Chocolonely shop for the tastiest chocolate, rent a bicycle or use one of the lockers in the Bike Rental and discover the secrets of Sherlocked. Check out events and the expositions in our calendar.

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“Our guests, being mostly used to crowded and smaller venues, were all, without exception, impressed with the great atmosphere."

Moniek Tromp is a physical chemist and now, after 10 years working abroad, employed at the University of Groningen as professor in Materials Chemistry. Her research focusses on the development and application of characterisation techniques in sustainable materials research, including fuel cells, batteries, catalysis,  as well as arts. She has been awarded prestigious fellowships and awards. Gender and diversity are important for her and she has been active as Gender Equality Officer (D) and is now developing programs for primary school on science and engineering as well as gender bias issues.

In her many roles, Moniek is (part of) the organisation of smaller and larger conferences in different locations. At the Beurs van Berlage we have organised two large international conferences in the field of chemistry and catalysis. The Beurs van Berlage has proven a unique and perfect location, because of it central location in the city of Amsterdam, appealing to international visitors, the beautiful building and ambiance, and the great catering and service of the Beurs van Berlage’s team.

Our guests, being mostly used to crowded and smaller venues, were all, without exception, impressed with the great atmosphere. The building provides a perfect place for large lectures and poster sessions, informal smaller meetings in parallel, all around a central foyer area, where all can meet easily.  The halls are flexible and can be set up from formal theatre style to gala dinner and everything in between and any combination of rooms/halls can be accommodated. Amsterdam Conference Centre Beurs van Berlage will definitely be on top of the list for future meetings and conferences.


What makes the Beurs van Berlage so unique?

Safe and flexible solutions

Together with you we would like to come up with the best solution for your event. We are also flexible in special circumstances and can switch quickly to offer a suitable and safe solution for your meeting. Physical, partially virtual (hybrid) or completely virtual, we are here for you.


Thanks to years of experience with large-scale events and conferences, we are able to realize high quality events time after time. With an average customer rating of 9.1/10 as a result. Our team of event specialists is ready to facilitate an unforgettable experience!


We’re happy to take away your worries, by offering fantastic culinary catering, professional organization, high technology support and extensive hotel services. In the Beurs van Berlage, only the best is good enough.

Ideal location

The building is located in the characteristic historic center of Amsterdam, opposite the Central Station and around the corner from Dam Square. Amidst impressive cultural highlights and no fewer than eight thousand hotel rooms.

Exceptional architecture

The design by master architect Berlage breathes history and vigor. It certainly leaves an unforgettable impression!

Excellent accessibility

In less than fifteen minutes from Schiphol Airport you’re already in the Beurs van Berlage. Moreover, there are ample parking opportunities within walking distance.

Want to know more?

If you would like to discuss the possibilities for your conference or event, we’re ready to help you!