Introduction THE NETHERLANDS
BRUSSELS GERMANY Waterloo
Liege Airport Liège
Nivelles La Louvière Mons
Charleroi Charleroi Airport
Marche-enFamenne La Roche-enArdenne
Meetings fit for prestigious events.
LUXEMBOURG Bouillon Arlon
Meet in green in Belgium’s largest province.
Always a capital idea.
•W hat is an event organizer? The role of an event organizer is more than just coming up with a concept for the event. It also includes coordinating the whole process including the technical aspects.
Professional associations from the travel industry
Professional associations in the MICE field (Meeting, Incentives, Congress, Event/Exhibition)
FBAA: Federation of Belgian bus and coach Autocar entrepreneurs and travel organizers. www.fbaa.be
BAPCO: Belgian association of PCO’s www.bapco.be (in English)
BTO: Belgian association of authorized travel agents (from and to Belgium) www.bto.be (in English)
ABITO: Belgian association of DMC’s www.abito-incomsafariing.be (in English) ACEA: Professional Association of the events communication industry www.aceaor web.be
Just a stone’s throw away
SITEBELUX: Organisation of executives who specialize in reception and travel, section Belgium/Luxemburg. SITE (Society of Incentive & Travel Executives) is an international organisation of professionals (DMC, companies specialized in the ‘inventive’, hotels, airline companies, press) dedicated to defining and developing strategies for motivation and performance improvement, wherein travels play a vital role www.site-belgium.org (in English)
Direct flights to Brussels are possible from most destinations. Charleroi and Liège have airports of their own as well. And Paris, London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt are only a high-speed train ride away.
MPI BELGIUM: Belgian department of Meeting Professionals International. MPI is a worldwide authority in the MICE field. www.mpiweb.be (in English).