Healthcare 2017 will take place at the De Doelen International Congress Centre located in the heart of Rotterdam.

Getting There

Rotterdam The Hague Airport- RTM: 4 miles
Bus: 1.8 EUR (one way)
Estimated Taxi: 45 EUR (one way)

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol- AMS: 37.2 miles
Estimated Taxi: 160 EUR (one way)


Rotterdam Central Station
The De Doelen International Congress Centre and the Rotterdam Marriott are just a 2 minute walk away from Rotterdam Central Station.

RET (Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram)

INFORMS has a guest room block at the Rotterdam Marriott, which is directly linked to De Doelen International Congress Centre and just a 2-minute walk from Rotterdam Central Station.

Rotterdam Marriott
Weena 686
3012 CN, Netherlands
+31-10-430 2000

Room Rate: 149.00 EUR per night
To book at the INFORMS Group Rate please click here.

The group rate expires on July 5, 2017.

Parking is available at the hotel
Valet parking: 37.50 EUR daily
On-site parking: 3 EUR hourly, 27 EUR daily
Off-site parking: 3 EUR hourly, 27 EUR daily

Rotterdam is a modern, thriving cosmopolitan city, with a wealth of cultures and ethnicities, a place to live for inhabitants from more than 170 nationalities. Being Europe’s largest port, Rotterdam forms a place where the world comes together for international exchange.   In 2014 Rotterdam was featured by Rough Guides and the New York Times as a city that you must visit. Rough Guides placed Rotterdam at number 8 in ‘Top 10 Cities’ and Rotterdam has hit 10th place in the New York Times list of ‘52 Places to Go’. Both lists praise Rotterdam highly, not least for its architecture. Additionally Rotterdam was named European City of the Year in 2015. Rotterdam is an emerging world leader in the healthcare and medical industry. The city is becoming a medical hotspot for biotech, virology/pharma with strong connections to medtech, food and applied chemistry and life science supporting activities. Rotterdam’s medical sector comprises of 2,800 businesses, 10 hospitals and 13 healthcare institutes. The sector accounts for around 93,000 jobs in the region and 19% of local employment in Rotterdam.

In less than 30 minutes travel from Rotterdam by car train, or boat, you will find world famous sites, ranging from the UNESCO world heritage windmills of Kinderdijk; the towns of Delft and Gouda; The Hague, with the national parliament and the Peace Palace; or the sand beaches of the North Sea. Amsterdam is just 43 minutes by train.

Visit the Rotterdam Congress Toolkit and Rotterdam Tourist Information pages for more information to help you plan your trip to this lively city!