Events & Meetings

+31 (0)10 750 35 00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

Van Nelleweg 1
3044 BC Rotterdam

PO Box 13229
3004 HE Rotterdam
The Netherlands

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Why choose the Van Nelle Fabriek? Here’s why!

  • UNESCO World Heritage

    The first daylight factory in Europe, designed to energise

  • Hybrid location

    Small or large, for every mood or setting, the Van Nelle Factory is your canvas

  • Light & dark

    A sea of natural light or a darkened space, everything’s possible

  • Large plenary spaces

    Suitable for plenary arrangements of 20 to 2000 people

  • Meeting and breakout rooms

    Endless combinations of a variety of inspiring spaces

  • Outside

    The factory street and the green space are an extension of your event or meeting

  • Easy parking

    Ample and safe parking

  • High-speed Wi-Fi

    Throughout the factory, for an unlimited number of users

  • Easily accessible

    Near four motorways, 3 minutes from the exit, 8 minutes by public transport from Rotterdam CS

  • Sustainable

    Sustainably operated, Golden Green Key, Sustainability label A

  • Team of experts

    Your dedicated team, creative, energetic and professional

  • Excellent access facilities

    First event location with a disability access award


The Van Nelle Fabriek is for everyone. That is why we are taking extra measures to further improve accessibility for people with disabilities. Since 2018, the Van Nelle Fabriek has been the first event location in the Netherlands to hold the Seal of Approval for Accessibility label.

Easy to reach

The Van Nelle Fabriek is close to four highways. Once at the exit of the A13 it is a 3-minute drive to the location. We have a large parking lot. From Rotterdam Central Station you can easily hop on the bus and be at the factory in 8 minutes.