Frequently Asked Questions


The venue is accessible by public transport through Bus Number 38 near Rotterdam Central Station

The closest hotel to Van Nelle Fabriek is Van Der Valk Hotel Rotterdam Blijdorp (4-star hotel) (  The website is available also in English and has a full overview of the rooms available.

Here’s a list of hotels for which we can connect you to our hotel intermediate partner:

Worldhotel Wings:

Address: Rotterdam Airportplein 55, 3045 AP Rotterdam


Travel Distance: 7,9 Km.

RoomMate Bruno:

Address: Wilhelminakade 52, 3072 AR Rotterdam


Travel Distance: 6,7 Km.

Savoy Hotel Rotterdam:

Address: Hoogstraat 81, 3011 PJ Rotterdam.


Travel Distance: 5,5 Km.

No, your plane ticket is not included in the conference fees. We ask you to arrange your flight to and from the Netherlands yourself. However, we offer discounted flights through AIR FRANCE-KLM Global Meetings & Events.

Attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide.

Event: Africa Works! 2019

ID Code: 35045AF

Travel Valid Period: 01/04/2019 to 16/04/2019

Event location: ROTTERDAM

Please visit the event website or access directly through

 Van Nelle Fabriek does have paid parking facilities. 

The cost of parking is not covered by the entrance tickets of Africa Works! 2019. 

Incoming delegates from Africa may qualify for free tickets. For more information please contact


It is possible to become a partner of Africa Works! 2019. For any partnership inquiry, contact us at

Date and Location

Africa Works! will take place the 8th and 9th of April at the Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam.

Yes,the conference will be accessible by wheelchair

Conference fees

Member (1 day): 250 euros excl. VAT — Non-member (1 day): 350 euros excl. VAT

Member (2 days): 300 euros excl. VAT — Non-member (2 days): 400 euros excl.VAT

The conference fees include access to the conference for the 2 days. Lunches, receptions and the coffee breaks mentioned in the programme are included in the fees.

It is possible to cancel your registration for Africa Works! 2019. Be aware that refund amounts are strictly subjected to the date of cancellation: 

Up till 4 weeks prior to the conference (until 11 March) you will receive a full refund.

Between 4 weeks till 2 weeks prior to the event  (11 March-25 March) you will receive a 50% refund 

Between 2 weeks till 1 week prior to the event (25 March – 1 April)  you will receive a 25% refund 

After April 1,  Africa Works! will not refund your participation ticket. 

Please contact to cancel your participation. Phone Calls regarding cancellation will be handled after the conference. Requests can be send to