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Belgian Limburg: Hospitable, exuberant and the knowledge region of Belgium

Belgian Limburg Destination Report

If you are looking for a stimulating environment for a conference, incentive or meeting, then Belgian Limburg is the place to be. The untouched nature, the atmospheric industrial heritage and the historical cities guarantee that there will always be a location that matches your theme or strategy. The Belgian Limburg Convention Bureau (BLCB) is a […]

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Leeuwarden, Friesland: The Unexpected Pearl of Europe

Love fountain in Leeuwarden by Jaume Plensa | © Ivan Pakan - Gull design & media

“A fantastic and effective conference plus an amazing experience!” in the words of one participant. A real compliment for the Frisian cocktail of perfect venues, organisational power and surprisingly original hospitality. As Frisians who have traveled halfway around the world, deputy mayors Sjoerd Feitsma and Friso Douwstra understand the uniqueness of Leeuwarden and the province […]

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In Antwerp they speak diamond

Diamantslijper

The second largest port in Europe, Antwerp, is also known worldwide for its diamonds. Last year the city celebrated 570 years as diamond capital of the world. The answer to the question as why you should plan your conference in Antwerp is therefore quite simple. Antwerp makes your conference sparkle! An atypical, compact metropolis where […]

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Bruges: A gem waiting to be discovered

Bruges city view © Jan D'Hondt

Bruges is basically Belgium’s only internationally famed tourist destination, and rightly so. The whole old town looks like it came straight out of a fairy tale. Also, this city used to be one of the richest and busiest trade centres in Western Europe and it still has a lot to show for it. Marvelling at […]

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Flanders: Pioneering craftsmanship in the meeting industry

Evelyne Bardyn

Evelyne Bardyn is Meeting Manager of Visitflanders Convention Bureau, the umbrella convention bureau of Flanders. She believes  that Flanders has everything required to make any meeting, incentive trip, conference or event an unforgettable success. Recently, Flanders has been investing significantly in conference tourism. Why is this? As a result of the economic crisis, growth in […]

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