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Berlage zaal


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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The Berlage zaal was originally used by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a meeting room. Today this is a perfect room for gatherings, meetings, seminars and break-out sessions. The beautiful stained glass windows give your meeting a unique appearance.

Specifications Berlage Zaal

Hall specifications
Dimensions in m: 11 m x 16.6 m
Dimensions in ft: 36 ft 1 in x 54 ft 6 in
Surface: 181.5 m² / 1,959 ft²

Technical specifications
Projector: Panasonic Pro-PT-DZ780 Resolution: 1,920 x 1,200
Ansi Lumen: 7,000
Ratio: 16:9
Projection screen: Stumpfl 300 x 170 cm (118 x 67 in)
Sound: MAIN PA: 4 x D&B Audio E6 / D&B Audio 10D PA Mixer: Allen & Heath mixer
Light: Standard lighting

Setting – No of persons
Theatre: 150
Cabaret: 72
School: 56
Square: 48
U-shape: 38


History Berlage Zaal

The Berlage zaal was originally the meeting room of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 1904, this Chamber of Commerce and Industry took on an increasingly important role in the economy of the Netherlands and was therefore given a place in the Beurs van Berlage to meet. The Chamber of Commerce served as the supervisor of various regional Commerces and Factories.

The Berlage zaal was the crowning glory of the work of architect Berlage, who decorated the meeting room with a stained glass window by Antoon Derkinderen, containing various personifications of planets, but also of the city of Amsterdam. The logo of the city of Amsterdam can also be found in the – still original, dated 1903 – carpet.


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Internet infrastructure

Amsterdam Conference Centre Beurs van Berlage has an internet infrastructure that can be used for events for guests. More than 100 managed WiFi 6 access points provide the wireless network within the Beurs van Berlage. These MultiGig are connected in all event rooms, which means that each Access points can process at least 2.5 Gbit/s of data.

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Fresh air and good ventilation is very important to stay sharp during a meeting, especially in the current Corona era. In the Beurs van Berlage we ensure that all our rooms are amply supplied with fresh air.

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Beurs van Berlage App

The Beurs van Berlage values your safety. We have developed the Beurs van Berlage App to ensure that all visitors to the Beurs van Berlage have the right information at the right time and can safely visit the Beurs van Berlage.

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Hybrid events

We believe in the power of coming together physically. But we realise the growing need for a virtual addition to your event. Thanks to our collaboration with our partners, we can now also welcome you to a virtual Beurs, thanks to Beurs van Berlage Virtual Live Events platform.

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Our chef has provided many events and dinners with delicious culinary delights that always exceed expectations. Besides exceptional flavor combinations, he excels in his specialty in the field of healthy and sustainable food

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Conference and hotel service

Our hotel service ensures that during your congress sufficient hotel rooms are available for your guests, within walking distance of the Beurs van Berlage. We can even develop a website for you, where guests can book a room directly online from a selection of hotels.

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Audiovisual and technological support

The innovative audiovisual solutions of our in-house technology specialists ensure an unforgettable event. If your wishes in the field of technology are very specific, we will work with Faber Audiovisuals and Ampco Flashlight Rental.

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Hotspot since 1903

Since the year 1903 the Beurs van Berlage has been a charming international hotspot. A building with grandeur and the place to be in the soul of Amsterdam where special things happen every day. Events, fairs, exhibitions and prestigious conferences.

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