Martiniplaza, situated in Groningen is the biggest event location of the Northern part of the Netherlands. Specializing in conventions, theatre, live events and top sports it welcomes arounds 500.000 visitors each year.

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Martiniplaza in Groningen is the largest event location in the Northern Netherlands for theater performances, conferences (national and international), fairs, entertainment and top sports. We receive more than 500,000 visitors every year. 

Martiniplaza puts Groningen on the map by organizing or programming unique productions and events. The combination of hospitality, its own catering service and multifunctionality makes Martiniplaza suitable for both business meetings and public events.  

The perfect location for the busy life of Groningen and the rest of the Netherlands or even Europe to meet and connect. Staff and relationships alike visit the theatre, many conventions or top sports competitions while feeling most welcome. Companies host their most meaningful conventions, scholarships, parties or even small festivals here. Thus Martiniplaza is with their down-to-earth Groninger attitude a perfect location to host/visit your event.

Accessibility of this location

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  • Outside the centre Yes
  • Near through-route Yes
  • Accessible by public transport Yes
  • In/near nature reserve Yes
  • In/near walking areas Yes
  • In/near urban area Yes
  • Distance from centre of village/town: 1.5 km
  • Distance to train station: 1.5 km
  • Distance from motorway: 0.3 km
  • Distance from public transport: 0.3 km
  • Distance from airport: 13 km


  • Type of accommodation: Conference centre
  • Situation: Detached
  • Character/furnishing of accommodation: Modern, Business


  • Notes accessibility OV: .
    - Bus: Line 10 stops close to Martiniplaza, bus stop Leonard Springerlaan, Groningen. From there it is about 300 meters (4 minutes) walk to the main entrance.
    - Train: Groningen Central Station is a 20-minute walk away. At a distance of 1.5 kilometers.
    - Airport: Groningen Airport Eelde is a 15-minute drive away. (13km)
  • Accessible by car: Yes
  • Own car park: Yes
  • Accessible by public transport: Yes
  • Notes parking: .
    Martiniplaza has 1,500 private parking spaces.
  • Accessible to wheelchair users: Yes
  • Accessible by bike: Yes

TV, audio, video & Internet

  • PC in accommodation Yes
  • Laptop connection Yes
  • Projection screen Yes
  • Beamer Yes
  • Sound system Yes
  • LCD Display Yes
  • Stereo system Yes
  • Television in accommodation Yes
  • TV area Yes
  • Satellite reception Yes
  • Internet connection: WiFi


  • Pets: Pets permitted only by arrangement

Facilities (Conference centres)

  • Conference room Yes
  • Rostrum Yes
  • Flip-over Yes
  • Daylight available in room Yes
  • Number of inhouse restaurants: 1
  • Auditory Yes
  • Meetings only Yes


  • Maximum group size: 10000
  • Capacity of largest room: 5500
  • Capacity of smallest room: 10
  • Number of meeting places: 10
  • Maximum capacity: 10000
  • Number of reception rooms: 20
  • Cabaret capacity: 724
  • Theatre capacity: 969
  • Capacity U-shape : 314

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