Global Restaurant Investment Forum

24 June 2020 | GRIF Marketplace - Our virtual meeting space

24 June 2020 | GRIF Marketplace - Our virtual meeting space

The Venue

GRIF 2020 will take place at NH Collection Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam

Dam 9. 1012 JS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel.: +31 (0) 20 554 9111

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Check out the GRIF 2020 venue:

The 5-star NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is on Amsterdam’s main square with views across to the Royal Palace. You’re well-placed for some of the city’s finest shops, while a lot of tourist attractions are just a short stroll away.

  • in the center of Amsterdam
  • views over the bustling Dam Square
  • 15-minute tram to the Museum Quarter
  • hotel building dates back to 1855

The hotel has 451 guest rooms, each with very modern décor and a natural color scheme. You’ll find some classic touches too, with parquet flooring in some of the rooms. A contemporary en-suite bathroom can be found in every room, while guests in the Presidential Suite can enjoy a long soak in their private Jacuzzi.


Please click the link below for a discounted rate at the NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky for GRIF 2020.

Book Accommodation for GRIF 2020

Should you have any questions please contact:

Sabine Zuijderhoudt, Meetings & Events Organizer
NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

Local Customs & Visas


Information concerning visa requirements for those travelling to Netherlands are subject to change and should always be checked with your local travel agent or nearest Netherlands embassy before travelling.

For further information regarding visa requirements for entering the Netherlands please click here

Please note that the organizers are not in a position to sponsor visa applications.

Local Culture

Tipping - Many services already have a service charge added to the bill. If this is the case, you aren't obliged to tip extra. Tipping in the Netherlands, like in most of Europe, isn't really expected. However, leaving extra change or rounding up the bill in restaurants, bars and cafés is common.

Photos – With its kilometres of canals, brick bridges, old churches and 17th-century architecture, Amsterdam is a photographer’s paradise. But where can you stop to take that perfect Amsterdam snap? And how do you steal a peek at the broader city landscape? Click here for I amsterdam's selection of photographic highlights.

Taxis – Taxis can be handy when travelling to and from the airport, late at night when the trams have stopped running or when you're running late. Here is a list of official taxi operators in Amsterdam.

Language – The official language of the Netherlands is Dutch. The majority of Amsterdam's residents speak English well and are often fluent in one or two languages on top of that. You can usually get by effortlessly in Amsterdam without knowing a word of Dutch.

Entertainment – With its picturesque canal network, rich history and vibrant cultural scene, the capital of the Netherlands is one of the world’s most unique city destinations. Read the top 20 things to do in Amsterdam on


February is the coldest month throughout the Netherlands, and the coldest time of the year to spend in Amsterdam. Hence do not forget to pack some warm sweaters and jackets! The average high temperature is 6° Celsius (42.8° Fahrenheit), and the average low temperature is 0.5° Celsius (32.9° Fahrenheit).

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Local time

Time in Amsterdam, Netherlands: 1 hour ahead of GMT