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Rotterdam World City

Rotterdam is a mediagenic city, where you are continually surprised by new initiatives. The city has a number of specific characteristics which have put Rotterdam on the map both nationally and internationally.

  • MUST-SEE CITY IN 2014

    Rotterdam, World Port World City, is a city that you must visit. Rough Guides placed Rotterdam at number 8 in 'Top 10 Cities for 2014' and our city has also hit 10th place in the New York Times list of '52 Places to Go in 2014'.

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  • MEDIA COVERAGE

    Rotterdam receives regular visits from national and international journalists who write beautiful and inspirational stories about the city. Click More Info to view a selection of articles that Rotterdam Partners has contributed to.

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  • CITY OF ARCHITECTURE

    Rotterdam is known in the Netherlands and abroad as a city of great architecture. Rotterdam is The city of architecture. The impressive skyline can be seen from afar, enhancing the city's imposing appearance characterised by such landmarks as the Euromast observation tower and the swan-like curve of the Erasmus Bridge. Rotterdam boasts numerous buildings designed by well-known architects such as Rem Koolhaas.

  • WORLD PORT WORLD CITY

    As the largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam makes a significant contribution to Rotterdam’s international reputation. With a port area extending about 40 kilometres from Rotterdam into the North Sea and Maasvlakte II, the new industrial site built on reclaimed land, this region is one of the main drivers of the Dutch economy.

  • CITY OF FESTIVALS AND CULTURE

    As host to an eclectic mix of festivals and events, including the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Port of Rotterdam North Sea Jazz Festival and Robin Rotterdam Unlimited, Rotterdam has earned a reputation as the festival city in the Netherlands. The city also has a surprising and excellent art and culture scene.

  • COSMOPOLITAN CITY

    Rotterdam is a thriving cosmopolitan city with a wealth of cultures and ethnicities from all over the world. The 170 different nationalities add to the city’s dynamic, international character and atmosphere.

  • THE CITY AS A BREEDING GROUND

    Rotterdam is known for its innovative spirit and groundbreaking initiatives, from Europe’s first urban agricultural company to the first covered Market Hall to be commissioned in the Netherlands in 2014.

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  • OUR SERVICES FOR PRESS

    For specific press requests, advice on the content of your article or report, contacts with relevant parties in Rotterdam and tailor-made programmes, please contact the Rotterdam Partners team.

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  • PRESS RECEPTION

    Rotterdam Partners organises and coordinates various press receptions throughout the year. We would be happy to help you devise a specific programme tailored to your preferences, including accommodations, dinner, personal tours and sightseeing.

  • ROTTERDAM IMAGE BANK

    The Rotterdam Image Bank offers more than 700 free images of Rotterdam. The photos are made by leading photographers and can be used free of charge for editorial and promotional purposes.

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  • FACTS & FIGURES

    In our Facts & Figures you will find a wide range of informative resources on business, tourism and culture in Rotterdam. Our latest press releases will keep you up-to-date on current news and upcoming events in Rotterdam.

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  • PRESS NEWSLETTER

    If you would like to remain up to date on the latest developments in Rotterdam, subscribe to our free digital press newsletter. The information provided covers several months in advance, offering anticipatory inspiration for items on Rotterdam.

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  • ROTTERDAM PRESS KIT

    Download the Rotterdam Press Kit for relevant information on the city and practical information on press services. The Rotterdam Press Kit is specifically intended to help journalists prepare stories on Rotterdam.

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About Rotterdam Partners

Rotterdam is a mediagenic city. Whether your focus is on art and culture, festivals or architecture, there is always a story to tell. Rotterdam Partners (formerly Rotterdam Marketing) would be happy to help you with your article or report. Have specific preferences? We can help you put together an entire programme tailored to your preferences.

Rotterdam Partners

Contact

E: press@rotterdampartners.nl
T: +31 (0)10 790 01 40

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