The registration for the NEDS 2023 has closed!

Who is the NEDS intended for?

The NEDS is intended for representatives of the government, industry and knowledge institutions. It is not open to the public.

(International) media may attend the NEDS. For more information, please contact Peter Buiting at 

Admission policy

The NEDS is open to official delegations, guests of exhibitors, VIPs, government visitors, representatives of NIDV participants, the defense and security industry, (international) media and politics.

To attend the NEDS, you must register in advance. Attendance is guaranteed only after confirmation from the NIDV.

For information, please contact

Disabled access

Roterdam Ahoy has many ways to accommodate those with reduced mobility. The cab stand near the main entrance may be used to drop off visitors with a physical disability and there in an abundance of disabled parking in the large parking lot near the main entrance. Furthermore, all levels of Ahoy can be reached by elevator and the bathroom facilities modified for disabled use and fitted with alarm systems. Finally, wheelchairs may be borrowed if a valid ID is presented.

For any questions or requests, please contact

How can I reach the NEDS?

Address Ahoy Rotterdam

Ahoyweg 10
3084BA Rotterdam

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Rotterdam Ahoy is conveniently situated near the highway and can be easily reached through public transport as well. It is situated near the bus and subway stop Zuidplein and only a short distance from Rotterdam The Hague airport.

With public transport it’s only a 5 minute walk from your stop to the main entrance of Ahoy. For timetables, please see the Dutch Railways website:, the RET: and the general public transport website:

Ahoy Info

NIDV Exhibition Defence and Security

November 29 - 30th 2023

Ahoy Rotterdam


T: +31(0)70 3644807

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