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Red Carpet Dinner 2018

10th edition - 1 October 2018, Van Nelle Fabriek Rotterdam Quick links

Welcome to the Rotterdam Red Carpet Dinner 2018, Rotterdam's yearly special event to officially welcome newly arrived international companies to the city. The Red Carpet Dinner event includes a formal programme, a welcome dinner and an Innovation Fair where innovative companies and institutions from the Rotterdam region present their innovative solutions. This year's event is organized at the Van Nelle Fabriek in Rotterdam.

Watch the Red Carpet Dinner 2018 video 'Rotterdam Global Talent Hub'

Red Carpet Dinner 2018 in pictures

New arrivals

During the Rotterdam Red Carpet Dinner 2018 we warmly welcome the following new arrivals to Rotterdam (click the logo or name for more information):






Ahrenkiel Steamship


Airlift Systems


Avanto Ventures




Bilfinger Industrial Services




Compostable Coffee Capsules





CPIC Europe





GE Healthcare




LMC Europe


Market your Jewelry




Optimal Labs Limited





Pinnacle Healthcare


RHI Magnesita


Suntech Power Development


Tex-Mex Recycling


Thomas Miller









Ocean Network Express


Innovation Fair

An important part of the Rotterdam Red Carpet Dinner is the Innovation Fair, where a selection of entrepreneurs from the Rotterdam region present their innovative solutions. The Innovation Fair will open after the formal welcoming session, simultaneously with the walking dinner. Meet these entrepreneurs and their exciting products, services and solutions. Please use the clickable map below to find specific innovations.

MA I N EVENT EN T RANCE & EX I T P L ENA R Y R OOM INNOVATION FAIR 19 2 16 3 14 13 8 12 11 4 9 10 20 6 7 5 17 1 15 REGISTRATION DESK 18 B A R R A B B A R R A B

Registration Desk

After using the main entrance to the Van Nelle Fabriek, you will immediately see the registration desk. Please register here and pick up your badge. Then go to the plenary room for the official welcome program. This room is to your right.

Participants & FAQ

For an overview of participants of the Red Carpet Dinner 2018, click the button below. If you have any questions after viewing this page, click the FAQ button.



Thanks to

Rotterdam Partners would like to thank the following parties for their important contributions to the Rotterdam Red Carpet Dinner 2018: Van Nelle Fabriek, Van Nelle Events, Cuisine on Tour, Bourgonje, Randstad Hospitality, DJ Roop, Twelve Photographic Services, VideoAgency, Invitado.

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