Road to 2021

The biggest maintenance event Europe has ever seen is taking place from 29 to 31 March 2021 in the brand new, state-of-the-art, Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre (RACC). On the initiative of the NVDO (Dutch Maintenance Society) EuroMaintenance and Maintenance NEXT are welcoming thousands of maintenance professionals from around the world in the spring of 2021. Alongside the exhibition they will be treated to three full days of valuable presentations, workshops, demonstrations and company visits throughout the entire Botlek region. Showing, Seeing, Hearing, Doing!


The EFNMS, the European Federation of National Maintenance Societies, was established in 1970. The EFNMS transformed to a formal non-profit organization ("Vereniging zonder Winstoogmerk”) according to Belgian law created on January 18, 2003, in Amsterdam. The EFNMS objectives are the following: the improvement of maintenance for the benefit of the people of Europe. Maintenance is of utmost importance for trade and commerce, for the environment, and for general health and safety. In order to pursue its goals, the EFNMS shall be an umbrella organization for the non-profit National Maintenance Societies in Europe.

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Cosmas, Vamvalis, President EFNMS:
"I’m looking forward to the best ever EuroMaintenance in relation to quality of presentations, showing the new trends in the maintenance field and, of course, the audience. I am looking forward to EuroMaintenance 2021 because we will discover interesting progresses and innovation of the developing area Maintenance 4.0”

Pieter Bas Dujardin, Exhibition Manager Maintenance NEXT:
"2021 will be a very special year for Rotterdam Ahoy. Not only will we be celebrating our 50th anniversary, but it is also the year in which we open our brand new convention centre. The fact that at the beginning of that year we can accommodate such a large event combined with our own exhibition, Maintenance NEXT, is fantastic. It’s perfect synergy!”

Ellen den Broeder, Managing Director NVDO:
"Rotterdam will be the centre of the maintenance world. The brand new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre offers a fantastic stage for our top international speakers. Such as CEO’s, chairmen of boards of directors and top officials on behalf of the government. Together with toplevel workshops, the world of Asset Management will experience knowledge as they never did before”