A convention centre in a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Small but oh-so-perfect. Bruges’s compact size really is its greatest asset. Here your delegates can enjoy exceptional venues, marvellous boutique hotels and the city’s many cultural attractions, which are all within walking distance of each other. The entire city centre is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bruges has a whopping 24 museums and a cornucopia of special venues where you can host your conference. How can you fail to be impressed by a welcome reception in the impressive Gothic City Hall? The city, which has about ten Michelin-starred restaurants and over 50 chocolate shops, is also the perfect place to pamper your delegates’ taste buds.
In short, this small scenic city, that is tucked away in a landscape with plenty of canals and whose historical and cultural heritage is second to none, has a lot to offer for your conference.
Who are your guides in this video?
Prof Dr Elegast Monbaliu is professor in Neurorehabilitation Sciences at KU Leuven Campus Brugge. He is an internationally recognised expert in this field, and received several awards for his scientific work.
Professor Dr Bernard Dan is Chair of the European Academy Childhood Disability and Editor in Chief of Mac Keith Press in London. That was also the place he came from, straight by train to Bruges.
Jasmine Kestens is Head of MICE at Visit Bruges Convention Bureau. Her motto is "work hard, play hard". As an association looking for a conference venue you will only notice the first two words.
Bruges is just 1h20 by train from Brussels Airport, an airport accessible for delegates from all over the world. Ostend airport is even nearby.
Flanders Heritage Venues in Bruges
Fancy a conference in one of these magnificent venues?
VISITFLANDERS Convention Bureau will be happy to give you all the information you need, and offer your association or PCO free support, no strings attached.
Local partners at your service
The City of Brugs and its official convention bureau welcome your conference with open arms.