Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands
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N 52° 20.449 E 004° 53.333
31U E 628680 N 5800624
Quick Description: The Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre (Dutch: RAI Congrescentrum), or RAI for short, is a complex of conference and exhibition halls in the Zuidas business district of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 10/21/2011 2:35:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMCX2Y
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Long Description:
The convention center also gives name to the nearby Amsterdam RAI railway station.

It opened in 1961 and welcomed its 75 millionth visitor in February 2001. Up to 2 million people visit the RAI every year. Some 50 international conferences and 70 trade shows are held at the RAI annually. The complex consists of 22 conference rooms and 11 halls and has a total floor space of 87,000 m². The largest hall can seat 12,900 people. The complex also includes a musical and concert theatre and underground parking space for over 3,000 cars.
The RAI trade association owns 75% of the complex, with the remainder in the hands of the municipality of Amsterdam.
Size (optional): 87000 m²

Ownership: Private

Annual Events (optional):
Art Amsterdam, an art fair AutoRAI, an automobile trade show HISWA, a boating and watersports trade show Horecava, a trade fair for the hospitality industry Horti Fair, a trade show for the horticultural industry International Broadcasting Convention, an annual trade show for broadcasters Jumping Amsterdam, an equestrian sporting event Miljonair Fair, a trade fair aimed at the very wealthiest

Address (optional):
Europaplein 22
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1078 GZ

Convention Center website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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