Inspiration Benelux

The most inspiring ideas for your next meeting, incentive or event in the Benelux

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Visit Brussels

Contacting visit.brussels is the natural starting point for anyone who wants to organise an event in Brussels. You've come to the right place! Organising a conference, a congress or a fair is a job in itself and demands a lot of time and special management skills. Our Meetings & Convention team members have the expertise to support you through the organisation of your event. We play an important role as a ‘one-stop shop’ and link between you and our city. On top of this variety of support programmes, we offer you a range of services that focus on optimising and growing your event, so that it can exceed expectations.

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De Ruwenberg Hotel | Meetings | Events

De Ruwenberg is an ideal location for meetings, events and teambuilding activities. The castle is surrounded by 4 wings with 40 meeting rooms (2-300 persons) with large windows, a splendid view, advanced technology and a fully equipped lounge with a private terrace. The 196 hotel rooms offer modern décor and free internet. De Ruwenberg has a driving range, swimmingpool, saunas, tennis courts and a fully equipped fitness area. De Ruwenberg specializes in all-inclusive meeting packages. Overnight stays, meals and breaks, meeting accommodation and use of the sport facilities are all included. The 14 acres estate offers excellent opportunities to organize corporate retraits like golf clinics,  shepherding or a boat trip to the ancient city of ’s-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant in The Netherlands. De Ruwenberg is located just 1 hour from Antwerp and 1,5 from Brussels and has free parking for 250 cars.

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Meeting in Brugge

Why Bruges for conferences, meetings & events?  Bruges is a must-have-seen-once-in-a-lifetime kind of city. It is the most sustainable, safe and walkable city in Flanders. Its entire city centre is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. All hotels and venues lie within walking distance in a unique historical setting. Bruges boasts more than 3,400 rooms in 101 charming hotels from 1* to 5*superior. We offer 2 convention centres in the city centre, with a capacity of 1,250 pax:  Site Oud Sint-Jan is a former medieval hospital, and Concertgebouw Brugge is a contemporary high-tech architectural wonder. In 2021 a new state-of-the-art convention centre will open its doors, with a maximum capacity of 500 people.  Ask Meeting in Brugge’s advice: free advice & price quotations, accompanied site inspections, informative portal website, free online hotel booking system, a free welcome reception at City Hall and free delegate bags.

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Meet in Mechelen

Mechelen, that’s business and pleasure! Forget dull meetings. Combine your meeting with an original teambuilding activity. In Mechelen you can organise meetings in a former brewery, in green surroundings or in a loft. You can stay in a design or wellness hotel or even sleep in a former church. And how about exploring Mechelen before or after your event? Travel back in time as you walk through narrow streets and past historic buildings. Enjoy a taste of Mechelen in the many charming pubs and restaurants, bustling squares and lively terraces. Mechelen is also ideally located, in the heart of Flanders, halfway between Antwerp and Brussels. It takes just 11 minutes to get to the city from the national airport. And it’s only a short drive from the neighbouring countries. As you can see, Mechelen is easy to reach for everyone. Save time and money. We know the city like our back pocket and will gladly give you tailor-made advice. For free too.

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Meeting in Kortrijk

Meeting in Kortrijk offers free advice, charging no commission, concerning the MICE-venues in the bustling city of Kortrijk. In the last decade, Kortrijk developed towards a creative and surprising city. It offers top-quality hotels, charming B&Bs as well as classy restaurants and professionally equipped conference rooms. Go on a city walk towards the Broel Towers, stroll along the new scenic banks of the River Lys, and discover the creative hotspot Buda Island. Shopping mall K, located downtown, comprises 35,000 m2 of shopping space and 90 shops and in the new city district ‘Kortrijk Weide’ you can feel a real urban atmosphere with co-workingspaces, event venues and sport facilities. The large pallet of MICE-venues, completed with an central location, excellent accessibility and a vibrant city life makes sure that Kortrijk is your ideal destination for your meeting or event.

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M – Museum Leuven

M is a centre for experimentation that blurs the boundaries between various artistic disciples and blends the past and the present. Within the collection, old masters dialogue with contemporary artists. Historical buildings seamlessly flow into a modern museum complex designed by Stéphane Beel. With five polyvalent spaces, a historical courtyard and a roof terrace with breath-taking views across Leuven, M is the ideal place to meet. And it is a unique location for your corporate event, conference, reception, workshop or product launch. With an extensive range of different packages for companies, M has everything you need to make your event unforgettable.

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Meet in Oostende

Ostend is the city that has the most 3 and 4 star hotels on the Belgian coast, as well as a wide range of event locations and special venues.  With their authentic character, many historic sites will add an original touch to your meeting or event. Ostend offers an impressive variety of possibilities for team building and family days, ranging from beach activities to city games and large-scale operations in Fort Napoleon. Meeting and conference opportunities in the Kursaal, in Thermae Palace, in Fort Napoleon, in De Grote Post, in Andromeda and in numerous other special venues, make Ostend the perfect host city for events from 5 to 2000 participants. Ostend is easily accessible and all the interesting sites are within walking distance from each other.  Meet in Oostende is your expert partner for the organization of meetings, incentives and conferences in Ostend.

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SNCB international

SNCB international proposes a large international rail offer in Europe: the high-speed trains Thalys, Eurostar, TGV® and ICE; and the classic international day and night trains to the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland and Lille. Travelling form city centre to city centre without traffic jams or parking problems. Relax during your trip and use your travel time as (net)working time. Exploring Europe has never been so easy… Thalys: connects 16 European cities including Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne. NEW since March 31: Disneyland® Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport || Eurostar: connects London with other main European cities; including Brussels, Paris, Lille, Rotterdam and Amsterdam || TGV® Brussels - France: connects Brussels directly to 20 big cities in France, without a transfer in Paris Nord || ICE – Deutsche Bahn: connects dozens of German cities with one another and also with Brussels. Up to 7 times per day from Brussels to Germany.

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Conference Hotel Kapellerput

Kapellerput is beautifully situated on a 25 hectare estate, near Eindhoven and the Belgium border. Here you will enjoy the tranquility of the environment. With 4 surprising meeting concepts that you won’t see anywhere is Kapellerput an unique meeting venue. You can think of a Tree house the KABAN, a retro living room for meetings @HOME, a brainstorm room:  ‘#Renewal’ and Skogsfloating. We think of everything so you can just focus on your meeting. We’ve got 97 hotel rooms, an a la carte restaurant Cambium and meeting rooms of all sizes and types with glass writing boards that span the entire room. Free WiFi and parking. A country estate for much-needed relaxation. 

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Brouwerij St Bernardus

In the heart of the West Flemish hop district, we brew a truly inspiring beer that fancies a lot of beer lovers. Special top-fermented dark and light beers have been produced in our establishment ever since 1946, and they are acclaimed as the best in the world. Visitors can stay overnight in Guesthouse Brouwershuis and have the opportunity to join a guided tour, rent an e-bike and sample to their heart's delight our delicious beers in our brand new rooftopbar ‘Bar Bernard’, offering marvelous 360° panoramic views of the area. This bar makes part of the new visitors’ centre,  we’ve opened in August 2018. The new infrastructure contains several meeting rooms and event spaces (up to 400 people), that will be open for booking 1st of September 2019. We call our beer ‘Heavenly Nectar’, no doubt our new meeting & event spaces will taste as heavenly as our beer does.

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Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven

Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven is located in the heart of Brainport, which is characterized by a very strong high-tech industry. This four-star hotel is surrounded by the  green Genneper Park area, directly on the A2/A67 motorways, close to the city centre. Offering 263 rooms and en-suites, a conference centre with 27 multifunctional rooms, including a room of over 900 sqm, 3 restaurants, a hotel bar, an extensive sports and wellness centre, and a casino. All with free WIFI. We are provided with 500 parking spaces, 46 of these parking spaces are specially designed for electric cars to recharge. Our mission is all about a better environment and the highest service for our guest. That’s why we’ve been awarded for the Golden Green Key and we are certified according to the Global Hotel Security Standard by the international SafeHotel organisation.

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Faculty Club

Faculty Club is the venue of choice for your seminar, product launch, press conference or residential conference. Restaurant Cum Laude will guarantee your guests a culinary treat. In other words, Faculty Club provides a unique meeting and restaurant service. Do you and your party want to have a meeting in the very best circumstances and with all modern comforts? Or would you simply like to treat your guests to a delightful culinary experience? Perhaps, you might even seek to combine both? Then the age-old historic setting of the Faculty Club provides a fitting, contemporary solution. Faculty Club is proud to welcome its guests to the beautifully restored buildings of the Grand Beguinage, offering every modern convenience to meet the needs of even the most demanding visitor. The site has been recognized as UNESCO world heritage since 2000.

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Oostwegel Collection Inspired Hotels & Restaurants

Oostwegel Collection, an inspiring portfolio of 4 historic properties that have been thoughtfully restored, providing a selection of 8 inventive restaurants, 28 high-spec meeting spaces alongside 222 luxury guest rooms. Whether hosting intimate gatherings or large-scale events, up to 1.000 guests, there are a wealth of options, combining a choice of different locations, country or city-based and exclusive use.  Restaurant Château Neercanne, with underground Marl Caves offering a fascinating venue for up to 1.000 guests | Winselerhof, a 16th century country estate, perfect for teambuilding and brainstorming sessions. 49 luxury guest rooms and suites, Italian restaurant Pirandello, 4 meeting rooms (up to 250 people), exclusive use options | Château St. Gerlach, 113 luxury guestrooms, 16 meeting rooms (up to 1,000 guests); 3 restaurants, and Spa & Wellness | Kruisherenhotel Maastricht, spectacular five star design hotel, 60 individually-design guests rooms and suites; Kruisheren Restaurant, 3 meeting rooms (up to 20 people), perfect for inspiring brainstorm sessions and board meetings.

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Dinant Evasion

Who has never been kayaking down the Lesse River? This is what Dinant Evasion is famous for. But… it’s so much more than that! It is a range of 30 activities and unusual meeting & catering places in the heart of nature, at barely one hour from Brussels. Sport & relaxation, cruise, adventure challenge, canoeing, exclusive or sensational activities: it’s all right here. The Meuse and the Lesse valleys invite you to a unique mind-freeing experience. You are looking for inspiration for your next business event, teambuilding or Family Day? Discover an amazing region where city and nature meet in an exceptionally beautiful setting. Dinant, « Pearl of the Meuse », valley of fortresses and castles, heart of countless traditions and local products, has been selected in the TOP 15 best European Destinations 2019. At Dinant Evasion, we build your tailor-made program according to your needs and budget, from welcome coffee to accommodation through meeting and activities. Meanwhile? What about a barbecue cruise on board of the prestigious boat “Le Sax”?