Conference centres need to find additional value beyond their core purpose. They could be transformed into multipurpose buildings that are sustainable, inviting and connected to metropolitan city life. UNStudio has an outspoken vision on future-oriented conference centres. For a short period in 2021 and 2022, the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam became a pivotal place […]
‘I think the presence of an air purifier can really help people come in’
“Let’s get back to business!” That is all Martin Kersbergen wants. The Steam Hall (De Stoomhal) operator in Wormer cannot wait until his event venue is up and running again. But for now he will have to make do with business groups of up to thirty people which he can, luckily, still receive on a […]
A Room with a ZOO: Far beyond space!
“A Room with a ZOO” has made a name for itself in a short time. Their secret? Offering an extra experience by connecting people with each other and nature. Anja Stas of Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp (FMCCA) believes that this is something that can and should take place at every conference. Anyone who sets […]
‘When we become The Talk of The Town, our mission is accomplished’
The rooms have only just been cleaned and the furniture has just been put in place. The brand-new hotel crew flew in just a week ago… The moment we speak to General Manager Jakob-Jan Blaauw, it’s a hustle and bustle in the hotel. People come and go. There’s an exuberant atmosphere of ‘Come on, guys, […]