Global civil society activity in Rotterdam, Netherlands
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Top 25 over 20 years
Rotterdam is ranked #12 over a 20 year period,
with 6981 meetings since 2001.
Top 25 in 2021Rotterdam is ranked #13 in 2021, with 144 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Rotterdam Partnerswebsite: https://en.rotterdampartners.nl/
Rotterdam Partners Convention Bureau offers free, objective and professional advice to organisers of congresses or business meetings about the opportunities on offer in Rotterdam. They help decide on venues, leisure programmes and communication choices to ensure that a congress, fair, meeting or business trip is a success. Services include:
- Advice and mediation: Provides advice about the choice of business venue and accommodation, and provides contacts with venues and hotels, Professional Congress Organisers (PCOs), Destination Management Companies (DMCs) and suppliers.
- Site inspection, FAM trip & Inspiration Day: Takes care of site inspections for the local organising committee or international board at locations including hotels, congress venues and restaurants. FAM trips and Inspiration Days are eye-opening ways to get to know what's on offer in Rotterdam.
- Production, co-financing and subsidies: Provides support in producing and in co-financing your bid book and/or presentations. Rotterdam Partners has all the latest information on subsidy rules and incentives on offer.
- Advice on putting together a programme: Helps organise a programme of leisure activities to accompany a fair or congress.
- Free visual aids: There are over 700 copyright-free photographs of Rotterdam in the Rotterdam Branding Toolkit which can be used free of charge to help promote an event in Rotterdam. Promotional videos are also available to be used in presentations.
- City information: Besides their time at a congress or fair, visitors should thoroughly enjoy their stay in Rotterdam. They can make use of city information resources, including the Rotterdam App, the City Map, Dining in Rotterdam, Rotterdam Shopping City, the Rotterdam Welcome Card and Roaming Rotterdam. These will help congress and fair participants to quickly find their way around the city. Rotterdam Partners Convention Bureau can for the most part provide these aids free of charge.
Organizations based in Rotterdam
International Esperantist Scientific Association Est. 1906
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Est. 1981
International Association of Customs Museums Est. 1993
World Association of Eye Hospitals Est. 2007
European Society of Craniofacial Surgery Est. 1984
International Association for the Representation of the Mutual Interests of the Inland Shipping and the Insurance and for Keeping the Register of Inland Vessels in Europe Est. 1947
Centre for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems Est. 1952
European Sediment Network Est. 2002
Minority Research Network
International Users Group of ISPO-certified organizations
Veterana Esperantista Klubo Est. 1949
Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe Est. 1995
International Association for Aesthetics Est. 1984
IMISCOE Research Network
Islamic University of Rotterdam Est. 1997
Centre for Documentation and Exploration of the International Language Est. 1967
Christian Artists Europe Est. 1970
Young European Architects
European Information Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Est. 2009
European Federation of Animal Protein Importers and Traders Est. 1961
International Ship Recycling Association Est. 2007
Poetry International Foundation
World Music and Dance Centre
View More profiles (66 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations
Future Events in Rotterdam
2026 Annual Congress – International Union of Marine Insurance2025 World Energy Congress – World Energy Council2024 Eurocon Convention – European Science Fiction Society2024 Congress – Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand2024 World Seed Congress – International Seed Federation2024 General Assembly – European Boating Association2024 GHI Congress on Food Safety and Security2024 ESEA Conference on Sport Economics – European Sport Economics Association2024 Conference – Urban Future global conference2024 Annual Conference – European Society for Population Economics2023 EFIB : European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy – European Association of Bioindustries2023 Conference – Federation of European Self Storage Associations2023 Annual Conference – International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes2023 Euro Navigator Conference – International Academies of Emergency Dispatch2023 Annual Conference – European Association for International Education2023 EANO Meeting – European Association for Neuro-Oncology2023 Annual Conference – International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies2023 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) : Annual General Conference and Assembly – International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions2023 European Mensa Annual Gathering (EMAG) – Mensa International2023 Congress – European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics2023 Conference – European Petrochemical Luncheon International Association2023 WMRC : Quadrennial World Maritime Rescue Congress – International Maritime Rescue Federation2023 WMRC : Quadrennial World Maritime Rescue Congress – International Maritime Rescue Federation2023 World Congress – European Association for Palliative Care2023 Annual AFINet Conference – Addiction and the Family International Network
View More Future Events (28 total) in The International Congress Calendar
Past Events in Rotterdam
2023 International Primary Immunodeficiencies Congress (IPIC) – International Patient Organization for Primary Immunodeficiencies
2023 Joint International Congress – Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe – European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association – International Liver Transplantation Society
2023 Geospatial World Forum – Geospatial World Forum
2023 EuroMaintenance Congress – European Federation of National Maintenance Societies
2023 International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference – International Network on Public Communication of Science and Technology
2023 Congress – European Society for Sexual Medicine
2023 Joint European CAR T-cell Meeting – European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation – European Hematology Association
2023 Annual Meeting and General Assembly – Associations and Conference Forum
2022 Associations Round Table - Europe – Union of International Associations
2022 Iodine in Food Systems and Health – World Iodine Association
2022 Annual Meeting – West European Fish Technologists Association
2022 European Conference on Service-Learning in Higher Education – European Association of Service-Learning in Higher Education
2022 European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry – European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group
2022 European Cell Therapy and Organ Regeneration Section (ECTORS) Meeting – European Society for Organ Transplantation
2022 International Conference on Stress Wave Theory and Design and Testing Methods for Deep Foundations – International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
2022 World Congress – World Association of Cultural Psychiatry
2022 Global Leadership Conference – International Egg Commission
2022 International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure – International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure
2022 International Myopia Conference – International Myopia Conference
2022 International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) – International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety
2022 RehabWeek – International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation – International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology – International Consortium on Rehabilitation Robotics – International Consortium for Rehabilitation Technology – International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society – International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics
2022 Triennial European Guide and Scout Conference – World Scout Bureau - European Regional Office
2022 IUMS Congress – International Union of Microbiological Societies
2022 International Congress on Dermato-Epidemiology – International Dermato-Epidemiology Association
2022 World Congress on Genetics Applied To Livestock Production – World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production – International Committee for Animal Recording
View More Past Events (1383 total) in The International Congress Calendar
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