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About The Hague

The Hague is often in the news thanks to the work of numerous international organisations and companies which headquarter here. But there is more to it than that!

Introduction to The Hague

The Hague has a deserving reputation of prestige, stature and influence. It’s a place where important matters are discussed, where decisions are made and where alliances are forged. Our city is home to the Dutch Royal Family, the Parliament, Nobel-prize winning organisations, numerous international companies and is the second largest UN city. All of this adds to the gravitas of The Hague.

At the same time, The Hague offers surprising and refreshing diversity. Historic and modern architecture harmoniously interlocks in the charming city centre. The inspiring international vibe complements the traditional Dutch way of living which is well known for its enormous respect for social and environmental sustainability.

You might also be surprised by the city’s playful side – with its beautiful sandy beaches, promenades, bars, restaurants and a vibrant cultural scene, something that all our visitors love to discover.

The Hague is a city that matters: to its residents, to the Netherlands and to the wider global community. Here in The Hague we welcome your ambition to make a difference and we will do everything in our power to make sure that your event is a success.

Nienke van der Malen - van der Horst
- Director THCB

The 360° around The Hague

Enjoy a quick tour of The Hague and don't forget to "turn around" to get the full 360° experience! Venture into our city from the comfort of your home or office: marvel at the architecture of the Peace Palace, or "take a walk" on the sandy beaches. Once you experience this tour, a real visit can't come soon enough!

Event Infrastructure in The Hague

Since the UN hosted the first peace conference in The Hague in 1899, the city has developed an excellent event infrastructure which offers customised solutions for unique association and corporate events in The Hague.

Your event can benefit from everything that The Hague has to offer. Just share your event brief and ambitions with us, and we’ll help map out how the city can work for your specific event. You can also get to know our city more closely on one of our fam trips to find out how The Hague can make your next congress or corporate event a success. Find more information and the dates of upcoming fam trips to The Hague.

Knowledge Infrastructure in The Hague

Many multinational companies have chosen to settle in The Hague with organisations such as Telecom and Royal Dutch Shell having established headquarters in the city. Consequently, The Hague has attracted people with all kinds of talents, who contribute to the human capital and knowledge that the region holds. Today The Hague continues to develop its focus areas and is a renowned knowledge hub for several business sectors such as Peace & Justice, Oil & Gas, IT & Telecommunication, Energy & Renewables, Cyber security and Legal & Finance. We can help you link into key people within these and other sectors for the benefit of your event, be that for speakers, delegates, sponsors, study tours or more. Find out more about the knowledge infrastructure in The Hague.