The world’s first dedicated trade show and conference for the cold-water seafood sector will make its debut in 2025. It will welcome industry leaders, companies, experts and delegates from around the globe to the Dutch capital to meet in person, share knowledge and conduct business in a professional and productive way.


ColdWater Seafood will take place in 2025.

For Participants, the Convention Centre will be accessible on Event days from two hours before the opening until two hours after the closing of the Event.

The Event will be held in Hall 1, 2 and 3 of the RAI Convention Centre.


RAI Amsterdam
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

How to get to the RAI

Public transport

Metro 52 or tram 4 stops right in front of the RAI and will take you into the heart of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Central Station

Metro 52 direction Zuid (South) – subway station Europaplein
Tram 4 – tram stop Europaplein

Amsterdam Amstel station

Metro 51 – station Amsterdam RAI
Bus 65 direction KNSM eiland – bus stop Scheldeplein
Bus 62 direction Lelylaan – bus stop Europaplein

Amsterdam Sloterdijk station

Metro 50 direction Gein – station Amsterdam RAIAmsterdam Duivendrecht station
Train direction of Schiphol – station Amsterdam RAI
Metro 50 direction Isolatorweg – station Amsterdam RAI

Amsterdam Lelylaan station

Bus 62 direction Amstelstation – bus stop Europaplein

Amsterdam Zuid/WTC

Metro 52 direction Noord (North) – subway station Europaplein
Bus 65 direction KNSM eiland – bus stop Scheldeplein

In the tram and in the bus you can buy a 1-hour ticket for all GVB tram-, bus- and metro lines in Amsterdam. The ticket is also available at the GVB Tickets & Info counters and from the ticket vending machines in the metro stations.
Door-to-door journey planner

By train

Station RAI is just 300 metres from the RAI building and has regular connections to Schiphol, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and the international rail network. RAI Amsterdam is only a couple of minutes walk from the RAI train station.

More information: NS Journey planner 


If you require a VISA, please make sure to arrange this as soon as possible. VISA application may take up to 6 weeks.
If you are planning a short visit to the Netherlands and you do not have Dutch nationality, you may need to apply for a visa. Whether or not you need a visa for the Netherlands depends on your nationality and the length of your stay in the Netherlands.

Read more about a visa for The Netherlands 

Apply for a Schengen visa at the Dutch mission (embassy or consulate) in the country where you reside or are entitled to reside. Visa is only provided if the requirements are met. One of the requirements might be to provide a visa invitation letter. RAI Amsterdam is able to supply this invitation letter. You will need to register as a visitor first. Your confirmation of registration will contain a link to apply for a visa invitation letter.

By car or motor

RAI Amsterdam is situated just off Amsterdam’s A10 ring motorway (exit 9) and has its own underground car park.

Visitors to public events are advised to use public transport. RAI Amsterdam is only 15 minutes away from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and has its own train station.

During major events signposts along the ring road will direct you to one of the car parks on the edge of Amsterdam, where a shuttle bus will bring you to the RAI.

GPS: Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands.