Skip to content

About KIT Events

KIT Events values a sustainable future. We invest our profits into KIT’s projects aimed at improving gender equality, sustainable economic development, and good health care worldwide. Our sustainable identity is also reflected in the daily choices we make concerning partnerships, suppliers, materials, products and catering.

A sustainable approach

We strive to successfully organise our conferences and events in a sustainable way. This means incorporating a sustainable approach in all aspects of our business with our employees, customers, guests and partners. We seamlessly fold this sustainability focus into a warm and hospitable approach ensuring that our guests have a wonderful experience in our venue.

View on YouTube Opens in a new window

Customers and guests come first

Above all, we are experts in the field of hospitality. We offer a high standard of service in which the needs of our customers and guests come first. While working with our clients, we are happy to take on the role of adviser. With a high level of commitment and personal touch, we take the journey with our clients to skillfully translate your wishes into a well organised, memorable gathering.

SDG House

With KIT, we are housed in the SDG House: a community of organisations, entrepreneurs, scientists and NGOs that work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Are you looking for a speaker, sparring or knowledge partner? We will happily connect you with the relevant parties that are part of the SDG House. Whether it is a scientist from KIT, an innovative entrepreneur from the Impact Hub, a Prakken D’Oliveira lawyer or a spokesman for Fairfood—we can help you.

Our sales team

Do you want to know more?

Vivien Rutgers
Commercial Manager

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I park my car?

    Due to ongoing renovation work on the KIT Hotel, the paid parking service operated by MobyPark has closed as of the  1st of October 2021.

    We apologize for the inconvenience, and would like to suggest alternative parking options in the vicinity:

    • Parking on the public road in the Dapperbuurt/Oosterparkbuurt, the rate in this zone is € 6.00 per hour.
    • The parking garage at the OLVG, ‘s Gravesandeplein 120, rate is € 6.00 per hour.
    • Q-Park Oostpoort parking garage, Polderweg 92, rate € 3.33 per hour.
    • Parking garage Park Bee Ingenieur Jakoba Mulderplein, rate € 3.50 per hour.
    • Mobihub P+R Oostpoort, Polderweg 92, free parking spaces in combination with a rental bicycle.
    • There are various P+R locations around the city, which can be combined with public transport (under certain conditions) at a discount. KIT can be reached by tram 7, 14 and 19
  • Where is the nearest parking garage?

    • Q-Park Oostpoort
    • Polderweg 92
    • 1093 KP Amsterdam

    From this parking garage you can take tram 19 and you will arrive to our building in two stops.

  • How do I get there using public transport?

    The Tram stops Alexanderplein and Linnaeusstraat are both right in front of our building and are easy and quickly available:

    From Amsterdam Central Station: tram 14 – tram stop Alexanderplein

    From Amsterdam Sloterdijk: tram 19 – tram stop Alexanderplein

    From Diemen: tram 19 – tram stop Linnaeusstraat 1e van Swindenstraat

  • Is there a mooring spot for a canal boat

    There is a mooring spot in front of Mauritskade 63.

  • Is there a taxi stand?

    There’s a taxi stand in front of our building. It is located at the Linnaeusstraat, right outside the KIT Hotel.

  • How to get there by car?

    Take the Watergraafsmeer/Diemen (s113) exit from the A10 ring road. At the end of the road choose the exit heading to Centrum/Watergraafsmeer. Continue through via the Middenweg that turns into the Linnaeusstraat. Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen is located at the end of this street on the corner of Mauritskade.