Host your event in a prime location

From exhibition to conference

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Van Nelle


For all your events in Rotterdam


From green energy to sustainable water usage. The Van Nelle Factory Rotterdam was the obvious choice for the Dutch National Climate Conference 2016. 


Choose for our conveniently accessible location, right next to the motorway and only 8 minutes from Rotterdam Central Station by bus. 


Spacious and safe parking facilities, suitable for events of any type and scale.   


Fast and stable internet connection,  accessible throughout the entire premises of the Van  Nelle Factory in Rotterdam. 

Experience your event, without organisational hassle?

Our experienced team is at your service. 




From tobacco to culture.

Energy and inspiration.

history and future.



  • "With its unique industrial charme, this location was perfect, and highly appreciated by our 3000 attendees. There was plenty of space for the more than 50 sessions held during the event."

    European Commission
  • "A stylish icon of Rotterdam, suited for entrepreneurs and as an event- and congress location. Rightfully so with a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List."

    Mark Rutte, Prime Minister
  • "We were supported by the team in every possible way. From catering to floor management, or technical details, everything was taken care of. We look back to a wonderful event."

    MVO Care Network
  • "We perceived the cooperation with Van Nelle as very positive. Great catering, excellent service, easily accesible and a flexible mindset of the team!"


We strive for 

the smallest

ecological footprint





Would you like to learn more about the possibilities for your event at the Van Nelle factory? Do you have any questions, or would you like to receive a tour to experience the atmosphere? 

Contact us now, and discuss all your ideas with:  



+31 10 750 35 00

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