Brabant Facts & Figures

Inhabitants: 2.528.286
Area: 5.081 km²
Overnight stays (business):  1.670.000 (3rd Province of The Netherlands)
  Source: CBS Q1 t/m 3 2018 (238 hotels)
Accomodations: 368
Rooms: 11652
Beds: 24516
Michelin Star restaurants 19 (16 * | 3 **)
Universities: 2 (Eindhoven | Tilburg)
Campuses: 8
  Source: Buck Consultants Int. (BCI)
Locations: > 350 (10 tot 10.000 delegates)
Largest congress location: 3000 delegates
Largest events location:                44,000 m²
Cafés: 7.4 per 10,000 inhabitants
Capital: 's-Hertogenbosch
Biggest city:  Eindhoven
Airport: Eindhoven Airport

(Plus 3 international airports less than one hour’s drive away >>Schiphol (Amsterdam) Airport, Düsseldorf Airport, Brussels Airport)


BRABANT: BOOMING IN MANY SECTORS - Europe's leading innovative top technology region

Let's start with some facts and figures;

- Brabant accounts for 42% of all research and development activities and expenditure in the Netherlands

- The city of Eindhoven is in third place for European city of the future

- Brainport has the world's highest patent density per capita

- The Netherlands is the second favourite country for high-tech companies.

We are achieving many results in the areas of Automotive & Smart Mobility, Energy, Photonics, Printing, Food Technology and Medtech, leading to real success stories. This makes Brabant the smartest region in the Netherlands and Europe.