Imagine a festival of streamers and folks from chat, all coming together in Rotterdam. Yeah, that’s TwitchCon all right. A place for you, your friends and the streamers you love to hang out with for a weekend of games, meet & greets, networking, learning new skills, live esports, the Loot Cave, and so much more. Made for the community, by the community, it’s here that you’ll find the stars of the stream on the Glitch Theatre stage, attend sessions and workshops to help improve your stream, discover the latest from the biggest brands on the expo floor and chill with new and old friends in the legendary Kappa Cabana. Get together with people who get you for a weekend where you will create memories for life!
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TwitchCon Europe is 29 - 30 June 2024 and will take place at the Rotterdam Ahoy:
Ahoyweg 10, 3084 BA Rotterdam, Netherlands
Stay tuned for the full schedule release. We can’t wait to see you in person at TwitchCon Europe!
We are accepting applications! Submit your ideas and/or Artist Alley booth application by 26 February 2024 at 23:59 CET. Have a question?
We will be sending out acceptance and denial notifications for both content ideas and Artist Alley applications around 25 March 2024. If you have not received an update by this date:
There are several programs we want to bring to life with your amazing ideas! Start thinking about how you may get involved with:
Click here to read more about the content programs you can apply for and their guidelines.
All idea submissions and Artist Alley applications can be edited up until the forms close on 26 February 2024 at 23:59 CET. To edit your submission:
You will receive another submission confirmation email after editing your submission.
All sessions are first-come, first-serve, and are free with your TwitchCon badge. We do have to adhere to the venue’s capacity requirements, so if a session is popular and the room is filled, staff may ask you kindly to move on from the area to continue your fun at TwitchCon. We recommend planning your schedule ahead of time and arriving at the theatre with plenty of time. The TwitchCon app will be a great tool to help you plan your TwitchCon experience!
Some sessions may fill up and we may not be able to offer a seat to everyone in line. If this happens, we recommend checking the schedule, or asking TwitchCon Staff, if the session will be streamed or recorded. Not all sessions are streamed or recorded but we will do our best to accommodate as many people as possible.
The official TwitchCon Europe accommodations partner, bnetwork, has secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms near the Rotterdam Ahoy. You can find them here!
Hotels are not managed by Twitch, so if you have any questions or need assistance please email bnetwork at firstname.lastname@example.org. Take advantage of these early deals and book your hotel today!
House Rules & Entrance Requirements for TwitchCon Europe in Rotterdam 2024
Please read this entire policy before attending TwitchCon Europe in Rotterdam (TwitchCon). Failure to follow this policy may result in denial of entry or your removal from the event without refund.
a. Upon entering Ahoy, you agree to and abide by these company rules.
b. These company rules apply to everyone who is present in or on the Ahoy site.
c. You must always follow instructions from the Ahoy employees, or as the case may be from the authorized persons appointed by the Ahoy management. The Ahoy management or the persons appointed by the Ahoy management will have the final decision in situations which are not provided for in these rules.
a. Visitors must only park their car in the parking spaces intended for this purpose, or in the designated parking spaces, and must show a valid parking ticket.
b. Visitors risk their car being towed away if 2(a) is not complied with.
c. The use of the designated parking spaces in the car park or expedition grounds, will be at one’s own risk. Ahoy does not accept any liability for any damage whatsoever, on whatsoever basis.
Admission to Ahoy
a. Admission to the Ahoy complex is only possible when showing a valid admission ticket, or by another given authorisation by or on behalf of Ahoy.
b. Any admission tickets that have been bought cannot be exchanged or returned.
c. Ahoy can decide to conduct (preventative) frisking/body searches. The Ahoy security guards and the authorized persons appointed by the Ahoy management will be entitled to inspect by means of searches any coats, bags, suitcases, and all that which one carries, and by means of ‘superficial frisk’ under private law of clothing, pockets and any shoes, in order to seize impermissible goods and items, if deemed necessary by the employee or the appointed authorized persons.
d. Ahoy applies a minimum advice age of 16 years for independent visits to events (without supervision from an adult). Visitors under the age of 18 years have no access to night events, unless otherwise mentioned by the organizer.
e. Visitors will be obliged to provide proof of identity upon request.
f. It is not permitted to enter (parts of) halls or rooms, which do not form part of the event, convention, trade fair, or as the case may be which are not accessible for visitors.
g. In principle, visitors who leave Ahoy during an event are no longer given access.
Refusal of admission, removal and financial penalty
a. Ahoy employees or authorized persons appointed by the Ahoy management will at any time be entitled to, without given reason, refuse admission or remove visitors from Ahoy, who do not comply with the company rules, or who in any other manner whatsoever causes nuisance or annoyance by their behaviour.
b. Any criminal or potential acts observed will be reported to the police immediately. The persons appointed by Ahoy management will be entitled in criminal cases to make an arrest and to transfer the person(s) concerned to the police.
a. Bringing the following items and goods inside Ahoy is prohibited:
b. The items/goods that have been seized will be stored at the owner’s risk until the end of the visit to Ahoy, unless the organizer of the event applies another policy, or if the items/goods are prohibited by law.
c. It is not permitted to block paths, (emergency) exits, stairs or fire-extinguishing equipment.
d. It is not permitted to offer goods and services for sale, such as admission tickets, drinks, food, and merchandise or to distribute leaflets, flyers, and other kinds of advertising in and on the Ahoy site and the immediate surroundings thereof, unless Twitch and Ahoy has provided permission in writing.
e. Advertising is exclusively reserved for Ahoy.
f. Rubbish, including that of consumed drinks and food, must be deposited in the waste bins intended for this purpose.
g. It is prohibited to cause damage to goods or injury to persons, or to behave in such a manner (objectionably) that such damage is pending. It is in particular prohibited to stand on chairs, to climb structures or the podium, to stage dive, to crowd surf, and to throw items, including liquids. It is furthermore prohibited to behave in such a manner (including, but not limited to, wearing specific clothes, such as (sports)club-affiliated and provocative or face-covering clothes, making specific statements), which in the exclusive opinion of the Ahoy management, can result in disruption of order.
In Ahoy one can be exposed to noise levels above 80 dBA. Wearing hearing protection falls under your own responsibility. The Ahoy management recommends using hearing protection to prevent hearing damage.
Photo, video, audio and other recordings
a. Making photo, video, audio and other recordings is only permitted if the organizer of the event has provided permission for this.
b. Visitors understand that their image may be processed in the entire Ahoy complex, such as registering (with camera) an event for commercial or security purposes. Upon entering Ahoy, the visitor is always informed of such processing.
a. The possession and use of and the trade in soft- and hard drugs is strictly prohibited.
b. Smoking, including E-smoking, is only permitted in the smoking areas indicated for this.
c. Visitors under the age of 18 years are not permitted to buy and/or consume alcohol in and on the Ahoy site.
d. Furthermore, visitors aged 18 years or older are not permitted to sell/provide alcohol to visitors under the age of 18 years.
e. It is prohibited to enter or be present in Ahoy when intoxicated.
f. Ahoy processes personal data including camera images of its visitors in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
g. Visitors are obliged to obey all legal provisions, emergency regulations and protocols regarding corona measures.
a. Ahoy uses 24-hour camera surveillance and will, certainly in the event of disturbances or accidents, make images/recordings available to third parties, including judicial authorities.
b. Visitors who are present in or on the Ahoy site must inform themselves of the escape routes, which must be used in the event of an emergency.
c. Ahoy will be entitled to evacuate the entire site if this is necessary.
a. Visiting and parking in Ahoy takes place entirely at one’s own risk. Ahoy does not accept any liability for whatsoever damage on whatsoever basis. Ahoy will not be responsible should the organizer decide to cancel the event.
Respecting the neighbourhood
Visitors to Ahoy are requested to take the surroundings into consideration:
a. Not to park “anywhere” but to use the parking facilities indicated for this purpose.
b. Not to urinate in public places but to use the sanitary facilities present.
c. To respect the property of the local residents and to not disturb their sleep.
d. Not to leave litter in and around Ahoy, but to deposit rubbish in the waste bins present for this purpose on and around the Ahoy site.
a. Ahoy reserves the right to make changes to these company rules. Visitors are hereby encouraged to regularly study the company rules of Ahoy with regard to changes.
Devices may not be flown, tethered, or floated within or on the premises of Ahoy or any other official TwitchCon event venue or hotel. This prohibition includes the use of:
Always wear your badge in a visible manner. Security may ask you to show your badge, so please be prepared to do so. You’ll need your badge to attend any TwitchCon event, including all events at Ahoy or any other official TwitchCon event at another venue.
Badges are non-transferable and are tied to your Twitch account. Please do not give your badge to anyone (including your friends). If you lose your TwitchCon badge, please visit the Help Desk at Registration. Lost or stolen badges may incur a fee for replacement.
Backpacks are prohibited. Small bags are permitted but must have dimensions no larger than 30.48 x 30.48 x 15.24 cm. Please note that all attendees will be subject to security screening measures prior to entering TwitchCon, including bag searches. Small medical bags are allowed but must go through additional screening and be tagged.
Please leave backpacks, luggage, and large bags at your hotel or home. Backpacks purchased at the event are not eligible for re-entry (including Twitch-branded backpacks). There will be a bag storage facility on-site but space will be limited. We encourage all attendees to use a small, clear bag to expedite entry.
Affiliates and Partners only: IRL streaming backpacks are permitted and will also be subject to security screening measures. These backpacks will be tagged once they’ve cleared the screening checkpoint, and the tag must remain on the backpack at all times while inside the Ahoy.
No streaming areas:
The below are prohibited at any official TwitchCon official event, including at the Ahoy:
No functional weapons are allowed at TwitchCon. Prop or costume weapons (“Cosplay Weapons”) that comply with the following requirements, as determined by security in its sole discretion, are permitted: