Conference in De Rijtuigenloods

Invite guests to your congress or conference in a unique location that appeals to the imagination. One that preferably has that wow factor when guests arrive. Welcome to De Rijtuigenloods. An industrial national monument where you can feel the history, but where the facilities are ultra-modern. The venue has 3,300m2 of ground floor with a grand plenary hall and fifteen subspaces. For example, the old train wagons which are perfect for workshops, debates and breakout sessions. De Rijtuigenloods is centrally located in the Netherlands, in the heart of Amersfoort and close to Utrecht. Curious? We would be happy to give you a guided tour!

  • Centrally located in the Netherlands
  • Easily accessible by car (highway A1 & A28) and public transport (500 metres from Station Amersfoort central)
  • Many subspaces (including original train carriages)
  • Sufficient free parking facilities
  • Exclusive use of the location
  • De Rijtuigenloods is sustainable
  • Great atmosphere and experience based on an interesting history

All advantages for you

  • 15 breakout rooms
    De Rijtuigenloods has 15 breakout rooms for 25 up to 140 people each. From a drying cabin to a parts depot or even unique train wagons! Organise a variety of activities that take place at the same time. Think about a main area, lounge and pub area. Or how about a comedy train, mini casino or cocktail/gin and tonic bar?
  • Parking & Public transport
    De Rijtuigenloods is located near motorways A28 and A1, and has ample free parking on site. To keep things moving in the right direction, we always provide parking assistance. Furthermore, De Rijtuigenloods is a 5-minute walk from Amersfoort Central Station, which is an important hub in the rail transport network of The Netherlands.
  • Full-service conference venue
    We advice you on location, design and culinary & technical facilities. Besides, our staff would be happy to provide information about a party band, fantastic cocktail bar or other eye-catchers for your conference. We have years of experience in event planning we would love to share with you.
  • Exclusivity
    You rent De Rijtuigenloods exclusively to gain full access to 3,000m2 of floor space, which can be divided freely.
  • Attractive prices
    De Rijtuigenloods introduces a Best Party Deal. Take advantage of a fully catered event for only €53.50 per person! This includes location rent, unlimited drinks, table linen, hot and cold snacks, staff and equipment.
  • A great history
    With more than 100 years of history of robust steel, impressive carriages and steaming horsepower, De Rijtuigenloods is a crown jewel of the Dutch industrial revolution. At the beginning of 1900, ’De Wagenwerkplaats’ was constructed in Amersfoort on a large area right at the track where train carriages were built and maintained. De Rijtuigenloods is one of the larger warehouses as a maintenance shed for train wagons. This is still clearly reflected in the different rails that run through the location, the hoists on the roof and the monumental overhead bridge above the parking lot. Currently these elements serve as a silent witnesses of the rich history of numerous events.
  • Sustainable venue
    De Rijtuigenloods holds a golden Green Key, which means that the strictest requirements related to sustainability have been met. Green Key is an international hallmark for companies in the tourism and recreation sector. Would you like to know more? Have a look at
  • Hotels
    Within walking distance are two hotels. NH Amersfoort (114 rooms) and Mercure Hotel Amersfoort Centre (142 rooms). Several other hotels are also located within a short drive.

Impressions of previous conferences

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