Venue, travel & accommodation information

De Doelen street map

De Doelen street map – click to enlarge

Workshop venue:
Jurriaanse Theatre, De Doelen Concert and Congress Centre, Kruisplein 30, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

De Doelen Concert and Congress Centre is located is the centre of Rotterdam, just a few minutes walking from the central railway station. Amsterdam International Airport (Schiphol) is 25 minutes by train from Rotterdam Central Railway Station (by high speed train). Rotterdam The Hague Airport is a comfortable and easily accessible regional airport. It is situated 5km from the city centre (15 minutes by taxi) and provides a daily service to a number of European cities.

Concert- en Congresgebouw de Doelen
Kruisplein 30
The Netherlands
Tel +31 10 2171700

The closest public car parks ‘Schouwburgplein’ & ‘Weena’ (numbers 1 & 3 on the street map above).

Getting there – by train:

Rotterdam Central Train Station

Rotterdam Central Train Station – completed summer 2013

Rotterdam has excellent train connections with the following journey times from:

  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol: 27 min by Fyra-NS Hispeed
  • Brussels National Airport: 1h 18 min by Thalys
  • Brussels South/Midi: 1h 11 min by Thalys
  • Paris Gare du Nord: 2h 36 min by Thalys

By air:

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol: Europe’s fourth busiest airport with 77 airlines represented

Rotterdam The Hague Airport: currently serving 34 destinations in Europe. Airlines such as and Cityjet offer very good deals on air transport to and from a large number of major airports. The workshop venue in the centre of Rotterdam can be reached within ten minutes taxi. By public transport (Airport Shuttle 50 and 33) it takes twenty to twenty-five minutes.

There are direct flights to Rotterdam The Hague Airport from 34 European destinations including:

  • Rotterdam-The-Hague-Airport_croppedBarcelona
  • Friedrichshafen
  • London City
  • London Heathrow
  • Madrid
  • Milan Malpensa
  • Rome Fiumicino


SS Rotterdam deluxe roomThe workshop venue is directly connected to the five star hotel The Manhattan Tower Rotterdam by means of a covered skywalk.

You may also decide to take a cabin on board and make SS Rotterdam your hotel during your stay in the city. The workshop dinner will take place on board SS Rotterdam on 3 December.

In addition, multiple 4, 3 and 2 star hotels are in the direct vicinity of De Doelen. To search for acccommodation see the Rotterdam Convention Bureau website  –



Cube Houses in central Rotterdam

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For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities with a highly targeted audience contact Tim Robinson on [email protected] or tel: +32 2 213 1844.