Rotterdam

Rotterdam to receive specialist event advice from IAB

The Dutch city of Rotterdam is seeking specialist advice from the event industry, in a virtual meeting of the International Advisory Board (IAB) Rotterdam. The IAB is a group which advises on economic issues for Rotterdam, and is put together by Rotterdam Partners. The virtual meet-up will take place in mid-April 2021. Those attending will be “a team of international experts from various sectors r...

Rotterdam sees in the new year with drone show

The city of Rotterdam welcomed in the new year with a drone show above the river Maas. Producer Drone Light Labs and art organisation Mothership launched a unique alternative to fireworks, which were cancelled in 2020. The drone show was accompanied by a short film which depicted a young, fairytale figure with a trumpet. He symbolically takes the burden of the country on his shoulders and with the...

In pictures: Rotterdam Ahoy completes new expansion

Event venue Rotterdam Ahoy has almost completed an expansion featuring a new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre (RACC) and music hall/theatre, RTM Stage. The RACC has 35 spaces with capacities ranging from 50 to 1,000 people, while the RTM Stage can be used as a music hall for 7,800 visitors. The opening of the new areas will take place in 2021 to commemorate the Ahoy’s fiftieth anniversary. J...