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Facilities and Local Information

ESC Congress 2023 Amsterdam, Onsite & Online, 25 - 28 August

RAI Amsterdam

RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Nearest Metro: Amsterdam Europaplein (Metro line 52 direction "Station Zuid" if you are coming from Amsterdam Central or direction “Noord” if you are coming from “Station Zuid”) 

See transport information to access the Congress Venue.


Find Your Way

Watch the short video to discover the congress centre in advance.

Download the congress building overview in an A4.PDF format.

See the walking distance table (.pdf) which will help you to organise your congress day in the best possible manner.

Cash Dispenser

Available in the Main Entrance (Entrance K).

Charging Stations

Available in the ESC Lounge & Exchange area.

Childcare Service

To ensure equal access to education opportunities, we are pleased to offer a limited childcare service onsite staffed by approved childcare providers.

From Friday 25 to Monday 28 August (08:00 – 18:00).

To take advantage of this services, please register in advance via this page.

The Childcare is located near to the Entrance F, on the ground floor of the Lecture room Luxembourg. Access from street level.


Left luggage and cloakroom facilities are located in both congress entrances (Entrance K and C).

Price for a jacket is €2,00 per day, bags/suitcases are €4,00 per item, per day.

Opening Hours:

  • Thursday 24 August from 08:00 to 19:00
  • Friday 25 August from 07:00 to 19:30
  • Saturday 26 August from 07:00 to 19:00
  • Sunday 27 August from 07:00 to 19:00
  • Monday 28 August from 07:00 to 19:00

Congress Bags & Pre-paid Transport Tickets

Please pick up your congress bags and pre-paid transport tickets after the badge check, in between the Exhibition and The Hub (while stocks last).

Opening hours:

  • Friday 25 August: 07:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday 26 Augsut: 08:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday 27 August: 08:00 - 17:00
  • Monday 28 August: 08:00 - 16:00

ESC Shop

Located within the Lounge & Exchange Area, the ESC Shop proposes educational and scientific products, quality ESC Active sportswear and accessories, as well as other ESC souvenirs for sale. 25% off on ESC apparel and souvenirs for ESC Professional Members and FESC.

Information Points

There are 3 Information Points in the Congress centre.

One is located in the Main Entrance, the second one near the Main Auditorium and the last one in between the Exhibition Area and The Hub.

If you want information about the city of Amsterdam please go to the one located in the Main Entrance.

Lost & Found

Lost and found items can be left or recovered at the Information Point located in the Main Entrance (Entrance K).

Kindly note that all lost and found items at the RAI will be published via this portal.


The ESC Professional Members and FESC Lounges are located in the Lounge & Exchange Area.

If you are not yet an ESC Professional Member, please visit the dedicated  webpage.

Medical Care / First Aid

Participants in need of medical attention should go to the First Aid Station located on the ground floor next to Lecture room Bucharest.

In case of immediate assistance onsite please call this phone number: +31 20 549 1234.

Public Transport Tickets

If you have purchased in advance public transport tickets, please go to the Congress Bags Desk located after the badge check, in between the Exhibition and The Hub. If you would like to purchase them, you can do it onsite in the Welcome Area.


Wi-Fi network accessible through:

Name: esc-congress

Password: esc-congress


Check the full attendance guide