Why utrecht city

Why Utrecht?

10 promises

Thanks to its central location and wide range of options, Utrecht is an attractive region for (inter)national conferences and business events. In order to help you get started the UCB can help you out. So we make 10 promises.

1. Central location

Utrecht’s central location and historic city centre make it an appealing location for (inter)national conferences and business events.

2. Accessible from abroad

Utrecht is just 30 minutes from Schiphol and has an excellent train network.

3. Utrecht, Heart of Health

Utrecht is the ultimate city of knowledge when it comes to healthy people, healthy environment and healthy society

4. Modern facilities

The city and region are able to offer a unique, sustainable and modern range of conference venues and facilities.

5. Social programs

An original social program can be organised for every target group.

6. Attractive conference grants

There are numerous options for arranging grants or support.

7. Wide variety

Utrecht has a wide variety of hotels and restaurants. Sustainable, vegan, vegetarian, Utrecht offers it.

8. Value for money

Compared to other destinations, Utrecht offers great value for money.

9. Conference expertise

Utrecht has all of the necessary expertise in order to make your conference a success.

10. Free advice

The Utrecht Convention Bureau is happy to provide expert, free and independent advice.

Interesting themes

Utrecht, Heart of Health

As a region, Utrecht is on a mission to make lasting, positive change to the health of the world and its people.

Conference calender

Find an overview of all the (inter)national conferences taking place in Utrecht

Find your venue

Interested in the venues Utrecht has to offer? Find all the venues in the Venuefinder.

Want to know more about Utrecht?

We offer you professional, independent and free advice.

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