The Venue

This year’s Design Thinking Conference will be held at the Tobacco Theatre, located in the vibrant city centre of Amsterdam.

“Empathy changes the experience of the designer in ways even more profound than it does those we design for.”

Jeanne Liedtka

The Venue

Step into a world where history meets modernity at the iconic Tobacco Theatre in the heart of Amsterdam, our chosen venue for the annual conference. Originally a cigar factory in the 18th century, this architecturally grand space blends vintage charm with contemporary elegance, offering a unique canvas for our DT conference’s focus on theatrical elements.

Join us in the spotlight at Tobacco Theatre, where every corner is a stage for moments of inspiration, collaboration, and breakthroughs, creating a symphony of ideas and innovation in this historic Amsterdam gem.

“Enhancing your ability to see connections enhances your creativity.”

Dorte Nielsen

Visiting Amsterdam?

We are happy to assist you in finding the right accommodation for your stay in Amsterdam. Our team has compiled a list of hotel recommendations, all conveniently located near the venue and spanning different price ranges.


Please reach out to us for help via email: [email protected]