Everything you need for both large-scale as well as small events

From 10 to 5000 visitors: we can handle it all! Look for the room best suited for you and your event.

Theatre Hall

The MartiniPlaza theatre – with its 1,580 seats – is one of the five major theatres in the Netherlands. Our atmospheric theatre hall with its luxurious upholstered seating is well suited for giving interesting lectures, conventions and corporate presentations. The hall consists of two sections: the ground floor hall with 900 seats and a balcony with over 600 seats. The balcony can be closed off, thus creating a space that can accommodate 900 guests.

  • capacity of up to 1.580 guests
  • 4-6 entrances to theTheatre Hall
  • spacious stage measuring about 16 x12 m
  • luxuriously upholstered, atmospheric theatre foyer with four fixed bars
  • several bars
  • state-of-art technical facilities and assistance


A modern congress hall containing 325 upholstered seats. The Springer Hall is suited for holding lectures, presentations and workshops. The adjacent Springer foyer is perfect for welcoming your contacts or to complete an event with drinks.

The Springer Hall is also fitted with a retractable gallery, thus creating the option of a spacious flat floor surface and allowing the room to be suited for fairs and parties as well.

  • modern congress hall with 325 upholstered seats (amphitheatre)
  • atmospheric, modern and spacious foyer measuring about 650 m²
  • central fixed catering island in the foyer
  • state-of-art technical facilities and support
  • height: about 6 m

Central Hall

A multifunctional hall with a total floor space of 3,100 m². The Central Hall is perfect for fairs, congresses and parties. Featuring 4,500 upholstered seats and high-level facilities suited for both national as well as international indoor events. This hall is often booked for events which would otherwise couldn’t be held in Groningen at all. Recently the Central Hall was extended with a modern top-level sports lounge, allowing your top-level sports evening to be nicely combined with a business meeting.

  • 4.500 seats or 3100m² floor space (51 x 53 m)
  • height 14 m
  • suited for tennis tournaments, korfball matches, volleyball and artistic gymnastics
  • atmospheric, fixed bar
  • the single top-level sports hall in the Northern Netherlands

Fair Halls

MartiniPlaza can offer 15,000 m² exhibition space, allocated in three halls. Especially their diversity and multi-functionality distinguishes these spaces from traditional fair halls. Apart from spacious setting up and dismantling options, all areas feature extensive technical facilities. Combined with their spacious foyers, organisation offices and several other practical secondary rooms, the MartiniPlaza is undoubtedly the perfect location for your fair or event.

Conference rooms

MartiniPlaza contains a wide range of conference rooms, which can accommodate meetings from 10 to 80 people. The rooms can also be used in combination with conferences.

  • 14 conference rooms
  • state-of-art technical facilities