Venue Information - RAI Amsterdam

The RAI is one of the leading international exhibition and congress centres in Europe located in the south of Amsterdam. It is just ten minutes by train from Schiphol international airport which has direct flights to over 200 cities in 97 countries.

The Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre is situated next to Amsterdam’s A10 orbital motorway (exit S 109). The RAI is most easily accessible by tram, taxi and airport/hotel shuttle. For more information on these forms of travel please click here.

RAI Amsterdam
NL 1078 GZ

T: +31 (0) 20 549 12 12
F: +31 (0) 20 646 44 69

Getting there

Travelling to and from the RAI couldn't be easier with Amsterdam's extensive network of public transport including trams, trains and buses. Find out more about getting around here.

Pick up your free 5 day GVB public transport pass from any information point at IBC!

The RAI is also easily accessible by bicycle - Amsterdam is renowned for its abundant cyclists and bikes are available for rent at most railway stations, bike dealers or rental agencies in town.

Driving to the RAI? Book your parking here

Eat and Drink

Amsterdam RAI provides a selection of the finest restaurants, cafes, and tasty snack bars. Self-service catering is also available in several locations. A unique city beach restaurant also lies between Amsterdam RAI and the Beatrix Park called 'The Beach'. On the first floor of the Amsterdam RAI is an elegant a la carte restaurant. The restaurant is characterised by its international cuisine, an extensive wine list and a wonderful view. If you want to relax on our lounge seats with friends or colleagues, enjoy a drink or simply sit and chat, we can cater for all these wishes. To make a reservation at the First Floor click here.

The Roast Room offers a unique meat eating experience and is located in the low-rise area of the new RAI Amtrium building. Surrounded by the craftsmanship, open kitchens with Beech ovens and the sturdy, yet classically designed interior, you can enjoy the best cuts of meat, burgers, charcuterie and sausages from the restaurant’s own butcher's shop. To make a reservation at the Roast Room click here.

At the RAI 


The RAI Amsterdam aim to provide full access to all the facilities within the venue and recognise that less able visitors may require extra assistance. If you have any queries about access or would like to reserve a wheelchair please visit the  RAI website for more information. IBC will grant any accompanying carers the same badge type free of charge. Please contact in order to arrange this.

Information Points 

There are Information Points located throughout the RAI complex as well as dedicated hostesses on the exhibition floor to provide all the information you need about IBC, the RAI and Amsterdam in general.


IBC provides secure cloakroom facilities for all attendees. These are situated by the main registration points. Please remember to bring change with you; €2.00 per coat and €3.00 per luggage item.

Religious Needs 

IBC will, wherever possible, accommodate religious needs where the timing of the event causes difficulties for attendees. A quiet/prayer room with washing facilities is situated in the Passage under the Elicium.