Have you ever decided or planned to set up the office of your business in a European country? If you are still undecided then here’s what you should do now. Think of Amsterdam – Venice of the North! The capital city of the Netherlands is undoubtedly the best place where you can set up European headquarters of your flourishing business. Amsterdam is placed at par with other major European cities such as London, Dublin, Berlin and Frankfurt where many international financial institutions and businesses have their offices.
Let us get an insight into all that which makes Amsterdam a global city and a darling for businesses worldwide. A study by Amsterdam’s bureau of research & statistics says that there are currently 180 nationalities who have made Amsterdam their home. This also makes Amsterdam world’s most international city. The diverse population of Dutch capital therefore plays a crucial role in localizing things and making it easier to gain access into the European market. Moreover, Amsterdam is among few European cities where anyone can comfortably operate and do business in a non-native language. The Dutch people are themselves by far the best English speakers in comparison to non-native people and also are quite sound and adept in the English language than the average Anglophone.
Another important aspect which makes Amsterdam stand out for international businesses is that the city has an excellent air and road transport infrastructure. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is presently ranked as Europe’s best airport and world’s third best. The airport handles many connecting flights across the world. According to aviation industry experts, nearly 70 direct flights to London are operated out of here. The airport also offers convenient connections to New York and San Francisco as well.
Amsterdam has also established itself as a global tech city. You will be amazed to know that Amsterdam is currently home to the world’s largest data transport hub (AMS-IX). By virtue of being a data transport hub Amsterdam has also been blessed with extremely low latency and high bandwidth because the transatlantic cables surface here.