In the region
Thanks to its central location and highly educated population, the province of Utrecht has a strong position as a top region for the national and international business sector. Thanks to pioneering initiatives in fields including life sciences & health, sustainability, technology and gaming, Utrecht was named most competitive region of Europe by the European Commission twice in a row. Utrecht Region placed higher than the likes of Amsterdam, London and Paris.
The province is working hard to additionally strengthen the economy, with the provincial economic policy focused on knowledge and creativity, seizing opportunities and combining forces.
The Utrecht region offers an extensive and extremely diverse array of hotels and locations for organizing knowledge-related and other events. From the modern Postillion Hotel Utrecht Bunnik to the monumental Zeist Castle, the fairytale Kerckebosch and the beautifully situated Kontakt der Kontinenten conference hotel: the possibilities are virtually endless.
Plus, there are quite a few country estates, monuments and national heritage sites in the immediate vicinity, such as Soestdijk Palace, Buitenplaats Amerongen and the Pyramid of Austerlitz.
The Utrecht Convention Bureau can advise you on choosing an appropriate location or organizing a tour before or after your conference to ensure your guests can make the most of their visit to the Netherlands. We work closely with the Regional Tourist Board (RBT) Heuvelrug & Vallei.