The 2018 STEMM Equality Congress will be held in the wonderful city of Amsterdam at the beautiful Beurs van Berlage, built in 1903 and opened by former Queen Wilhelmina, as the stock exchange and trading centre of Holland. With typical Amsterdam architecture it has a long history of trade and craftsmanship. Only a 5 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station and Dam Square and a fifteen minutes train ride from Schiphol Airport.

The Beurs van Berlage offers a historic and light-filled science and conference centre, located in the centre of Amsterdam with all that the city has to offer: excellent museums and numerous accommodation options across all budgets are just a few minutes’ walk away.

Getting to the venue

  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 

    When you arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, you can reach the Beurs van Berlage by train or taxi.


    You can buy a ticket to Amsterdam Centraal Station in the arrivals halls of the airport.
    Interval: four trains per hour. Train ride takes about 15 minutes.


    Destination: ‘Beurs van Berlage’, address: Damrak 243
    Approximately 25 minutes, depending on the traffic. 

  • Public transport, taxi or boat

    The Beurs van Berlage is easily accessible by public transportation. Upon arrival by train at Amsterdam Central Station, Beurs van Berlage lies 300 meters, and about five minutes walking distance, form the main entrance. You can already see the Beurs van Berlage – on the Damrak – in front of you when you leave Central Station on the Southside and walk towards the Dam. The Beurs van Berlage is a striking building of orange brick.


    There are taxi stands directly next to the Beurs van Berlage, at the Oudebrugsteeg. You can order a taxi at Taxi Centrale Amsterdam, telephone: (31) 020-777 7777.


    It is possible to travel to the Beurs van Berlage by boat. The nearest dock is next to the Beurs van Berlage at the Damrak.


    In the immediate surroundings of Beurs van Berlage, there are a large number of carparks.

    Parking Centrum Oosterdok (9 minutes walking distance)
    – Oosterdokstraat 150, 1011 DK Amsterdam;
    – 1,700 parking spaces;
    – Check out the rates on the website 

    Q-park parking garage De Bijenkorf (next to the Beurs van Berlage)
    – Beursplein 15, 1012 JW Amsterdam;
    – Immediately next to Beurs van Berlage;
    – 400 parking spaces;
    – Check out the rates on the website

    Disabled access

    The STEMM Equality Congress at the Beurs van Berlage is full accessible for disabled people. Unfortunately, Beurs van Berlage has no special disabled parking spaces. However, there is a Bijenkorf carpark right next to Beurs van Berlage. Lifts are available at the main entrance to the venue.

    Should you require any further assistance to reach the venue, please don’t hesitate to contact us.