Breda is located on the trade route between Rotterdam and Antwerp, and is well connected to Tilburg, Roosendaal and Utrecht. As a result, it is a natural networking city that draws international business travellers to its numerous business parks. Your Breda hotel is easily accessible by public transport, via the new international high-speed rail network, which has reduced travel to Schipol Airport and Amsterdam to just an hour.
What is Breda like as a city?
One of the city's main exports is Breda' beer, from the nearby 'Oranjeboom Brauerei'. The InBev Group (which owns Breda beer) also has its headquarters here. Alongside its stunning Dutch churches, the city has been the seat of an Archbishop of the Catholic Church since 1853. Breda's local authorities are especially focused on supporting entrepreneurship and innovation, making doing business here even more appealing.
What can I expect from my business experience here?
A combination of the city's location between Rotterdam and Antwerp and its excellent infrastructure have helped it to become a natural meeting place for business travellers. As a result, the city plays a role in logistics in the area, where the efficient transport of goods and people has led to flourishing trade. As well as modern business parks, you'll discover an interesting calendar of events and conferences that happen here. These parks are also well connected to public transport, making getting around hassle free. Events programmes are particularly focused on sustainability and quality, with key leaders in the field often leading workshops and giving talks.
What sights should I see near my hotel in Breda?
Positioned on the 'Orange Route' that is popular with German and Dutch holidaymakers, Breda offers a wide choice of leisure activities, all accessible from your hotel. Breda also has stunning woodland surrounding it, whilst the valley of the River Mark is a picturesque setting for a cycle ride outside of work hours. According to experts, Breda is home to some of the most beautiful churches in the Netherlands, including the Grote Kerk and Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk. The city is also home to Breda Castle and some striking examples of modern architecture in the new Chassépark district. Exciting cultural offerings can be found at the Museum of the Image (MOTI), which hosts interesting exhibitions as well as regular arts events.