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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 Keurzaal (Inspection Room) is located on the north side of the Beurs van Berlage and overlooks the Old Port and Amsterdam Central Station.

Specifications Keurzaal

Hall specificaties
Dimensions: 14,5 m x 15 m
Surface: 200 m²

Technical specifications
Projector: Panasonic Pro-PT-DZ780
Resolution: 1.920 x 1.200
Ansilumen: 7.000
Ratio: 16:9
Screen: Stumpfl 300 x 170 cm
Sound: 2 x loudspeaker
Light: Standard lighting

Setting – No of persons
Theatre: 130
Cabaret: 65
School: 65
Square: 40
U-shape: 36
Reception & party: 150
Dinner: 120


History Keurzaal

The Keurzaal (Inspection Room) is located on the north side of the Beurs van Berlage and overlooks the Old Port and Amsterdam Central Station. Original Keurzaal was an open space that could serve as a reception area for the traders from the corn exchange. Also, this open terrace was used by the corn traders to inspect corn samples in daylight.

After the corn was inspected in this open space, samples were transferred into the adjacent Graanbeurszaal. There, traders could see the various grains, compare them and be convinced by vendors. Then they went to the Veilingzaal (Auction Room) where one could participate in the auction to buy lots of cereals.

In later years, the Keurzaal was covered and the open windows were fitted with glass to maintain the view to Central Station.


Photo gallery

Curious how we dress up the historic Keurzaal? Take a look through this Photo gallery and the virtual tour below!

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Top-level services

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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