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3 - 6 December 2021



IBC2021 Opening Times

Friday 3 December 09:00 - 16:30 IBC2021 Exhibition Opens
Saturday 4 December 08:30 - 16:30 Exhibition Open
Sunday 5 December 08:30 - 16:30 Exhibition Open
Monday 6 December 08:30 - 16:00 IBC2021 Exhibition Closes 


Future IBC Dates

Year Dates
IBC2021 3 - 6 December 2021
IBC2022 9 - 12 September 2022
IBC2023 15 - 18 September 2023
IBC2024 13 - 16 September 2024
IBC2025 12 - 15 September 2025


When and where is IBC?

IBC is held in Amsterdam every September at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre

The dates for IBC2021 are:

3 December – 6 December


RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam

What happens if IBC2021 is cancelled?  

It is extremely unlikely that IBC2021 will not go ahead as planned. We are dedicated to ensuring a successful and safe show and are working closely with The City of Amsterdam and the RAI to ensure attendees can get the most out of IBC2021 while keeping everyone safe.

How is IBC preparing for COVID-19?

We are monitoring the situation very closely and will take the advice of relevant international, national, local authorities and agencies to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all involved with our event in September.  Follow this link for the very latest guidance for visitors.

Do I need a visa?

You may be required to provide a visa for entry into The Netherlands. Please visit the  Dutch Embassy website for more information. During your registration you will have the opportunity to request a visa invitation letter that you can provide to your relevant Embassy to aid your application. Please be aware that the visa process can take several weeks. Please contact  registration@ibc.org if you have any questions. 

Is the venue wheelchair accessible?

The RAI Amsterdam aims to provide full access to all the facilities within the venue and recognise that some less visitors may require additional assistance. If you have any queries about access, or would like to reserve a wheelchair please email your request to RAI Amsterdam frontoffice@rai.nl. 

Can I register onsite? 

Everyone must be pre-registered. Onsite self-registrations will not be possible this year.

Follow this link to register now.

How do I exhibit at IBC2021?

Bookings for 2021 have officially closed but we do have a very limited amount of space available so please contact exhibition@ibc.org to find out how you can still get involved at this late stage.

How do I get to IBC2021 at the RAI Amsterdam?

Amsterdam has one of the best transport systems in Europe. As an IBC attendee you are entitled to a complimentary GVB public transport pass which grants you free public transportation around Amsterdam over the IBC2021 show dates. These will be available from the event desks (big blue desks in entrances) at the RAI from Thursday. As a valued guest of IBC, you can also take advantage of the complimentary airport shuttle service which will run every 15-20 minutes throughout the show.

Where can I eat at IBC2021?

RAI Amsterdam offers a great selection of restaurants, cafes, and snack bars spread across the venue. Follow this link to find out more about what's available. In addition, there will plenty of catering on the show floor.

Is there anywhere I can practice my religion?

 A quiet prayer room with washing facilities is located in the basement of the Elicium. 

Where can I access WiFi?

IBC provides free WiFi access in a number of areas which will be clearly signposted at the show

Is there an ATM at the venue?

A cash point can be found in Europa Foyer (Entrance K) and in Holland Foyer (Entrance C). 

What currency is used in Amsterdam?

The currency in Amsterdam is Euros (€)

Where is the RAI Business Centre 

The RAI Business Centre is located in the basement of the Elicium and is open to all IBC attendees. It offers a wide range of business services including printing, photocopying, binding and office supplies.

Is there a press list?

Access to the press list is restricted to exhibitors only in the Exhibitor Zone. 

Filming and Photography at IBC2021

No photography or filming is allowed in the Conference or Auditorium at any time

Exhibitors are allowed to film only on their stand
Camera crews are allowed to film throughout the exhibition only where a filming permit has been issued by the Media Centre
Press are allowed to film with the permission of the subject

Allowed throughout the exhibition. All persons taking photographs should be aware that it is forbidden to publish or post photographs taken at IBC without the subject’s consent.

All persons taking photographs should maintain a courteous and non-intrusive approach at all times.

All persons filming or taking photographs must desist if requested to stop

Lost and Found

The RAI Amsterdam log all lost & found items online. To check if your item has been found, please click here.

Can children attend the show?

Due to the business nature of IBC, children under the age of 16 are not permitted to enter the RAI Amsterdam during IBC build-up, during the show or break-down.  

How can I book accommodation for IBC2021?

The official hotel booking portal is now LIVE – CLICK HERE to secure your hotel accommodation for IBC2021! We recommend reserving your room(s) early as availability is becoming increasingly limited.

Not found what you were looking for?

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