The venue

TBB. 2017 will take place at Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre,  in Zuidas business district. RAI is Amsterdam main exhibition center and receive up to 2 million people every year. Some 50 international conferences and 70 trade shows are held at the RAI annually. The complex consists of 22 conference rooms and 11 halls and has a total floor space of 87,000 m².

How to arrive

By train
The RAI has its ‘own’ station, RAI Amsterdam which is located a stone’s throw from the RAI complex and is easy to reach from anywhere in the Netherlands. When you leave the station follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam. For further information consult the NS [Dutch railways] travel planner by visiting:
By tram, metro or bus
Tram 4 runs between the RAI (Europaplein stop), Amsterdam’s city centre and Amsterdam Central Station. You can reach the RAI from the Amstel railway station by taking Metro 51 and Bus 65. Metro 51 also runs to Amsterdam Central Station. Metro 50 runs regularly between the Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Gein stations and stops at the RAI Amsterdam station.
By car
The RAI is immediately signposted on roads signs on the ring road drivers end up on after approaching Amsterdam from the A1 motorway (Amersfoort/Amsterdam), the A2 (Utrecht/Amsterdam) or the A4 (Den Haag [The Hague]/Amsterdam). RAI Amsterdam is situated right next to the ring road (Exit 9). The RAI’s car parks are signposted immediately after leaving the ring road.
By plane
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located a mere 15 minutes from RAI Amsterdam whether you travel by car, train, taxi or bus. The Amsterdam Airport website provides information including: up-to-the-minute flight information, connecting transport facilities to RAI Amsterdam and business facilities.


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Things to see and do in Amsterdam

What makes Amsterdam so attractive is the 17th century historical atmosphere combined with the mentality of a modern metropolis creating a friendly and relaxed environment. The small scale of the buildings and the intimacy of the streets, canals and squares create an atmosphere that visitors find unique. With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theatre, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there’s never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam.

Check this links for the best Amsterdam attractions and unmissable experiences, search the what’s on guide for upcoming events, or check out our suggested itineraries for ideas of what to do over one or two days in Amsterdam. It’s always a good idea to check the weather in Amsterdam before you arrive, but come rain or shine there are plenty of ways to keep busy and have fun.

Exhibitors info

Information for exhibitors is available HERE


What are the dates and times of the convention?
TBB.2017 will take place on the 25-26 October 2017.
The official language of the event is English.
Do I need to sign up for specific sessions?
Sessions are open. You do not need to reserve your seat or sign up.
Please note that accommodation is not included in your registration. However, the organisation has a special agreement with selected hotels and attendees can benefit from special rates.
A cloakroom will be located near the exhibition area. Please make sure that no personal belongings are left after sessions close each day. Opening hours are the same as those of the event.
Internet access
Wifi access will be provided free of charge for the duration of the event.
Lost and found
Lost items should be returned to the welcome desk.
Lunches and breaks
Lunches are included in the registration. During morning and afternoon breaks, refreshments will be served in the exhibition area.
Smoking policy
Please note that smoking is prohibited by law anywhere within the congress hall premises.