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Gooi en Vechtstreek

The Gooi & Vechtstreek region is strategically located between Amsterdam, Almere, Amersfoort and Utrecht. It offers a highly dynamic and innovative business climate with attractive natural surroundings. Hilversum is known as the media city and digital connectivity plays an important role throughout the region. The Gooi & Vechtstreek region is also characterised by innovative entrepreneurship in relation to health care, sport and tourism. The region is an attractive option for businesses considering establishing themselves at a prime location in the Netherlands, offering an ideal setting for living and working thanks to its natural surroundings, excellent facilities and swift connections within the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and the nearby regions. The region serves as a set of green lungs – water, heath and woodlands – with diversity in terms of landscape, cultural history and creativity.

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Margo Molkenboer
  • Margo Molkenboer
  • Programme coordinator Economy and Innovation at Gooi en Vechtstreek

Why invest in Gooi en Vechtstreek?

Broad-ranging talents

The Gooi & Vechtstreek region is ideally located for finding and attracting talent. Situated centrally within a 30-minute drive of Amsterdam and Utrecht, the region offers easy access to a labour pool of more than one million people. The region is also internationally accessible through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, located only 30 minutes away by train.
The region is characterised by a high degree of specialisation in (creative) commercial services, with a particularly strong focus on media and entertainment. Hilversum is the media capital of the Netherlands, known for its major cluster of public and commercial broadcasters, production and facilities service companies, and a large number of smaller, highly innovative, multimedia companies.

Innovative and experimental

The region is known for its active focus on facilitating and driving knowledge-based developments and innovations. Keywords including ‘applied’ and ‘experimental’ serve to unify the efforts of the region and its business community. The region could be considered an ‘experimental garden’ for new concepts and applications.

Living and working in amazing surroundings

Strategically located between two large cities, the Gooi & Vechtstreek region offers an attractive environment for businesses considering establishing themselves on Dutch soil, boasting an exceptional level of facilities including international education. It is a green region offering a unique and healthy combination of living, working and wellbeing. Over and above the familiar, formal industrial areas and office locations, the municipalities of Blaricum, Eemnes, Gooise Meren, Hilversum, Huizen, Laren, Weesp and Wijdemeren also offer a colourful variety of working areas ranging from freestanding offices to industrial heritage sites in picturesque, green and urban settings.

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Questions or more information?
Margo Molkenboer
  • Margo Molkenboer
  • Programme coordinator Economy and Innovation at Gooi en Vechtstreek