De Doelen International Congress Center, Rotterdam

The 2024 congress will take place at the De Doelen ICC, conveniently situated in the centre of Rotterdam opposite the Central train station.   The De Doelen ICC is adjacent to the concert hall providing a unique combination of cultural and business attractions under one roof.  

Please click here for a virtual tour of the Centre.

De Doelen ICC Rotterdam
Kruisstraat 2
3012 CT Rotterdam
The Netherlands    

Getting to the venue

By Air 

Rotterdam is just 26 minutes away from a key international hub, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The direct high-speed train to Rotterdam Central Station departs five times per hour from the airport. 

• 300 direct destinations 
• 4,633 flights per week
• 63 million passengers each year 

Alternatively, Rotterdam The Hague Airport is a comfortable and easy regional airport, making it an ideal hub for European delegates travelling from 40 European destinations. Travel times between the airport and the city are excellent:15 minutes by taxi and 20 minutes by public transport (airport shuttle & metro) to Rotterdam Central Station. 


By Train 

One of the fastest and greenest ways to get to Rotterdam is to travel by train. International direct trains from Belgium, France, the UK and Germany arrive many times a day at Rotterdam Central Station, opposite the De Doelen ICC.


By Car

Rotterdam can easily be reached by car, using the A4, A13, A15, A16 and A20 motorways. Exits to Rotterdam Centrum are clearly marked on signs.

There are several parking garages in the immediate vicinity of De Doelen ICC.  For the parking garages Schouwburgplein 1 and 2, parking tickets can be purchased at de Doelen at reduced rates.


By Boat

Obviously, any true port city can be reached by boat!  

You can travel to Rotterdam by ferry from the United Kingdom. P&OFerries and Stena Line offer regular ferry services between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Stena sails from Harwich, England to Hook of Holland, and it takes 30 minutes to travel from there to Rotterdam. P&O sails from Hull to Rotterdam Europoort. De Jong tours operates a shuttle service between Rotterdam Europoort and the city center.


Visit us on Social Media

Please note: All information requested on the website and registration process is strictly for the use of the Congress in compliance with international privacy legislation. By completing this registration form you will agree that the Congress will use this data to keep you fully informed of the Congress in 2024. The data will then be retained by the Congress secretariat for the purposes of informing you about activities and future meetings. On the registration form, You will also have the opportunity to agree separately to allow key data (Name, Company, Email Address) to be shared with sponsors and exhibitors who are participating in the Congress in 2024. We will not pass any details to any companies not participating in the Congress in 2024.