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How to reach the venue MECC Maastricht

The venue MECC Maastricht Forum is located next to the NH Hotel and is at 12 minutes walking distance from the Van der Valk Hotel.

Registration area and opening times

The UFI Registration Desk will be located at MECC Maastricht Forum entrance level 1 (ground floor) and will be opened at the following times:
Tuesday 13 June 12:00 - 17:30 
Wednesday 14 June - 08:00-18:00

Social activities, dress code and meeting points

Dinner at Restaurant De Pastory

From 19:30 to 22:00 on Tuesday 13 June
Dress Code: Business Casual

Meeting point: at 19:00 in front of the hotels NH Hotel and Van der Valk Hotel 
Departure: 19:00
Return: 21:00 from the restaurant De Pastory

Restaurant: Restaurant De Pastory
Address: Dorpsstraat 45, 6267 AA Cadier en Keer, Netherlands

Weather Forecast

During the UFI conference week, the weather in Maastricht will be partly rainy partly sunny. Temperatures will range from 20°C to 28°C. 

Nevertheless – it is spring time in Maastricht!

Social Media

Twitter: @UFIlive 
Europe Conference Hashtag:  #ufieurope

The best way to get to Maastricht

Located in the south of the Netherlands, the city of Maastricht is at the Heart of Europe. Because of its central location, Maastricht is easily accessible by plane, car or train.

Maastricht-Aachen Airport is located 10 kilometers from MECC Maastricht and only 15 minutes away by car, taxi or bus.
MECC Maastricht is accessible from a large number of airports that are no more than one hour away from Maastricht.

– Brussels Airport (Zaventem)
– Düsseldorf Airport
– Eindhoven Airport
– Brussels South Charleroi Airport
– Köln-Bonn Airport
We recommend to visit, the official transportation partner of the Maastricht Convention Bureau and MECC Maastricht.

This booking tool guarantees a direct connection between all international airports or train stations and the city of Maastricht.


Thanks to our host, we have secured two official hotels offering preferred rates for UFI delegates.
Make sure to secure your hotel room now!
If you have any questions on your hotel booking, please email the MECC Hotel services team at

Hotel Van der Valk Maastricht

Nijverheidsweg 35, 6227 AL Maastricht, The Netherlands

Hotel Van der Walk Maastricht is a spacious of 189 luxurious hotel rooms
Distance from venue: 1.5 km
Facilities in the hotel: free WIFI, restaurant, bar, swimming pool (indoor), wellness, treatments (at a fee), fitness.
Parking, available and free of charge.

If you have any questions on your hotel booking, please email the MECC Hotel services team at