If you need some business services during your stay in Amsterdam below are some useful addresses and links to many of the main
Kamer van Koophandel Amsterdam
(Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Amsterdam)
Full contact information available atwww.kvk.nl
If you are thinking of opening a business in Amsterdam and you live in North America
this site should be of use.
Nederlandse Kamer van Koophandel for North America (USA)
If you living in Canada the place to contact if your thinking of coming to open up a business here is The Economic and Commercial Affairs department of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Canada
Royal Netherlands Embassy (Canada)
Suite 2020, 350 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1A4
Tel: (613) 237 5030. Fax: (613) 237 6471.
Australians wishing to come to the netherNetherlandsen a business should contact.
Australian Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Inc (Australia)
Interim address: Level 7, 80 Arthur Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060
Tel: (02) 9929 9610. Fax: (02) 9955 7521.
If you are organising a business conference or a large meeting Amsterdam offering some of the best facilities anywhere and are one of the leading cities for business conferences in all Europe.
Business Services: Convention and meeting planners
Amsterdam Congres Bureau
Offers free, independent advice on behalf of the city and conference-related industries.
Eurocongres Conference Management
Convention and meeting venue
Amsterdam RAI Congres Centre
The RAI convention centre is a huge facility and caters for all major events where large crowds are expected to attend, everything from the bi-monthly PC Dump day (a huge sell-off of items to do with the computer trade, everything goes cheap, job lots and clearance stock to huge business conferences left almost monthly. See website for a full list of up coming events.
Office equipment hire
If you need a office or use of a computer during your stay you can hire a fully operational one by the hour, day or week. Several companies below.
Singel 417, 1012 WP Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 625 8455. Fax: (020) 638 7894.
Ruad H&S Audiovisuel Centrum BV
Audiovisual Conference Service
Amsterdam RAI, Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 549 1236. Fax: (020) 549 1206.
If you need a secretarial service during your stay below are a few companies which offer this service.
If you need a document, contract or letter translated, below are several agencies which offer this service.
Amstelveen Translation Agency
Tel: (020) 645 6610. Fax: (020) 647 4542.
Unusual conference venues
Conferences, seminars and meetings can be held in a wide variety of locations, including Amsterdam Arena (the home stadium of Ajax), De Rode Hoed (a former church converted into five meeting rooms) and the Kapitein Kok (a historic Dutch paddle wheel steamer).