North Holland North offers a wide and varied range of hotels and conference accommodations, from football stadium to theatre and from beach hotel to industrial monument. Just take the Kees Kist Lounge at the AFAS stadium in Alkmaar: this measures 1,120 square meters and can accommodate meetings from 15 to 1,000 people.
In Hoorn, currently, the new Van der Valk Hotel Hoorn is being built with 157 rooms, 11 conference rooms, a casino and 5 cinema halls which are also suitable as conference halls. The opening is scheduled for July 1, 2014.
In Egmond aan Zee, right on the North Sea beach, you can find the hotel Zuiderduin. This hotel offers 365 rooms and over 30 meeting and conference rooms with areas ranging from 30 to 1,000 . Here, conferences can be held for up to 1,500 people.
Anyone who wants to make use of the trendy charm that industrial sites offer, can, for example, come to Taets Art Gallery in Zaanstad. In total, the complex covers more than 30,000 square meters. There are several halls and rooms, a state of the art Meeting Area (10 to 500 people) and an outdoor area. The complex is suitable for meetings from 10 to 7,000 people.
The Royal Dutch Institute for Sea Research, NIOZ, on the Wadden Island of Texel has a conference hall for 200 people. The institute was founded in 1876 and is part of the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). There is no shortage of accommodation on the tourist island of Texel. There are over a hundred hotels on the island, including the four-star Grand Hotel Opduin with 96 rooms and conference facilities for up to 156 people.