Why Flanders

How we support your conference in Flanders

The approach of the VISITFLANDERS Convention Bureau is geared towards one single objective: to make your conference a success. To reach this goal, we use a tried and tested approach.

 

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Creating tomorrow's legacy together

Together we will assess what positive, long-term impact your conference can generate. Your conference will provide a unique experience that will continue to resonate not only with the delegates and members of your association, but also in the sector and in the community where your conference was hosted.

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Provide your visitors with an unforgettable experience

We will provide the best recommendations regarding catering and accommodation, as well as suggestions for a unique venue for your opening reception, all perfectly matched to your budget. We can also put together an impressive activities programme that includes field trips to companies or strategic research and experience centres, cultural events and gastronomical experiences.

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Your delegates will feel at home

From arrival to departure, our partners from the city conference bureaus are ready to welcome you and your guests. They will ensure the impeccable organisation of your conference and will always be at your disposal, providing any help and information you need.

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We connect you with the best partners

VISITFLANDERS Convention Bureau puts together the strongest possible local organising committee, made up of renowned experts and academics from Flanders, decision-makers from the world of politics and experienced entrepreneurs. Local communities are also involved, to guarantee the highest level of support for your conference. Together we will ensure rock-solid content for your event.

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Technology for the conference of tomorrow

The conference of tomorrow is a hybrid, for which we have developed our own standard-setting digital platform for the post-Covid era. This platform is unique, because the live experience of the conference is highlighted and succeeds in connecting online and offline visitors with each other.

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We will be on your wavelength

Together with the city conference bureau, we will compile a customised proposal, which we will be happy to present to you personally or virtually during your board meeting. The board of your association or PCO is also welcome to come to Flanders for an inspirational visit or to be our guest of honour at one of our signature events.

Our experts offer you all the support you want

They understand your needs and are at home in your industry. Above all, they give their best to ensure that your conference will be a success. Feel free to contact them with any questions you may have. They look forward to your e-mail or phone call.

Success stories

A conference in Flanders is not a step into the deep end. Many associations and PCOs preceded you by organizing a very successful edition. Read here why they chose our region.

Alexandra Gerard

Stereopsia

Alexandra Gerard

Stijn Spaepen

Trends in Brewing

Stijn Spaepen

Maria Soledad Gaido

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

Maria Soledad Gaido

"Organizing a conference has become very challenging. It is reassuring to be able to count on the experts of VISITLFANDERS Convention Bureau, who are 100% committed. We are really complementary an co-creating the conference together.

Experts

Nice to meet you

Our experts are at home in your sector. Wherever your association is headquartered, there is always a Relations Manager in your area who will be happy to tell you more about Flanders' unique assets as a host region for your conference.