Become a member!

In 2007 a few companies together with the board of Rotterdam set a vision for Rotterdam Central District (RCD). Since 2009 the association RCD is a platform where the town, building owners and entrepreneurs collaborate on the quality / development of the area Rotterdam Central District. The association RCD also promotes the area in order to draw more companies and investors to RCD. We also organize networking events so companies can approach each other easily.

As a stakeholder or interested company  in RCD there is the ability to hook up, to think, to participate. Your creative ideas are certainly welcome. Ultimately we want to unite everyone in the area in order to create maximum impact, force and  support. The association is much more than a networkclub where they exchange contacts: it has a strong ambition. Together we want to make this the nicest area of ​​Rotterdam to achieve business success and work, perhaps the best place in the Netherlands.

What is happening in 2015 in RCD?

  • April 7:
    With a group of stakeholders in the area we had the first expert session as part of the review of the regional vision of RCD. This is a broad supported strategy, even in the town Rotterdam, we build up together. This way we can directly affect the further development of the area in which you operate.
  • May 7:
    Network meeting in collaboration with BAR (Schieblock), GROOS and Music Matters. Najam Rosie will occur. Nice way to meet your neighbors in the region. More info about the event.
  • May 18:
    The international conference Urban Transformation.
    Topic: The Next Economy / The Next City. Association RCD is sponsor of the event. RCD also organizes a breakout session, as a continuation of the expert session on April 7th. More info about the event.
  • June 1:
    In 2011, RCD started the youth network Young Professionals Rotterdam (YPR). Six times a year we invite a board memberfor a commencement speech. June 1st we have with YPR an inspiration session with Pauline van der Meer Mohr, Chairwoman of the Executive Board of the EUR.
  • June 15:
    we now have annual AGM scheduled. More info about the event.
  • July 5:
    The Tour de France in Rotterdam and also by RCD. Coolsingel is the central party location with the town hall and VIP hospitality at City Hall a freely accessible public Fanzone. Association RCD has a VIP tent for its members (two per member). We already have 850+ VIPS in total. It will be a nice event! More info about the event.

Become a RCD member

The Association RCD has three types of members:

  • The City of Rotterdam
  • Investors and developers
  • Users - Other companies

The last one are companies that are not located in RCD and don't have any real estate in RCD.

Membership fee

The membership fee for investors/developers is calculated by the amount of scare meters a companies has in the district.

The membership fee for other companies is based on the number of employees working in RCD.

If you want to become a RCD member, please send us an email at


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