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.

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.

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  • Outside the centreYes
  • Near through-routeYes
  • Accessible by public transportYes
  • In/near nature reserve Yes
  • In/near walking areasYes
  • In/near urban areaYes
  • 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


  • 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 accommodationYes
  • Laptop connectionYes
  • Projection screenYes
  • BeamerYes
  • Sound systemYes
  • LCD DisplayYes
  • Stereo systemYes
  • Television in accommodationYes
  • TV areaYes
  • Satellite receptionYes
  • Internet connection: WiFi

Facilities (Conference centres)

  • Conference roomYes
  • RostrumYes
  • Flip-overYes
  • Daylight available in roomYes
  • Number of inhouse restaurants: 1
  • AuditoryYes
  • Meetings onlyYes


  • 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


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


  • Pets: Pets permitted only by arrangement

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