Visitor info

Save the date

The IamExpat Fair Amsterdam 2017 will take place on Saturday March 25, 2017 in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.

From 10am to 5pm, the fair will host stands from a wide range of businesses and organisations in Zuiveringshal West, while workshops and presentations will run at Het Ketelhuis, Westergastheater and the Werkkamer.

Bring the whole family and drop the little ones off at the Kids’ area, a supervised play space for children aged zero to four years, operated by Hestia Early Learning Centre.

Entrance to the IamExpat Fair is free with online registration.

A great location

Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek is a former gasworks that is now a major cultural venue hosting events and festivals such as Unseen Photo Fair, the Fringe Festival and the TNW Europe Conference.

The main fair will be located in Zuiveringshal West, a versatile venue that has held a wide range of events, from Fashion Week catwalk shows to the Neighbourfood and Sunday Markets.

Workshops and presentations will take place in the cinema theatres at Het Ketelhuis, Westergastheater and the Werkkamer.




How to get there
The Westergasfabriek is easy to reach from Central Station, Leidseplein and other central locations around Amsterdam. Check the map and information below on how to get there.


From A10 highway:
– Exit S103/S104 (Haarlem)
– Direction ‘centrum’ on Haarlemmerweg

From Schiphol:
– A4 direction Amsterdam (A10)
– Exit S103 via Haarlemmerweg direction ‘centrum’

Public transport

From Amsterdam Central Station:
Bus 21, bus stop Van Hallstraat (Haarlemmerweg)

From Leidseplein:
Tram 10, tram stop Van Limburg Stirumstraat

Plan your journey


Pazzanistraat 37,
1014 DB, Amsterdam

See on google maps


The Westerpark is a car-free zone.
There is a QPark in close proximity:
Van Bleiswijkstraat 8,
1051 DG, Amsterdam

Visit the QPark website


The exhibitors’ area of the IamExpat Fair is entirely wheelchair accessible. Certain presentation and workshop rooms are too. Please contact us for more info.
Disabled parking is available at the main entrance (at the drawbridge) of the Westergasfabriek Culture Park.

5 km/h zone

Westergasfabriek Culture Park is restricted to traffic and has a maximum speed of 5 km/hour. As well as being a multi-purpose location for events, it is also a place where children play and visitors can enjoy a stroll.

Entrance to the IamExpat Fair is free with online registration. Tickets are limited!