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Nine tips to attract more online participants

Social media is increasingly being used to recruit more delegates. Sometimes with success, sometimes irritating the recipients. We give you nine tips for successfully amplifying...

9 tips for effective employees

You may have a great conference in mind, but the success or failure of the entire undertaking rests on the quality of your conference team...

No security without a plan

The increased  threat of terrorism in western Europe has brought a global problem to our doorstep. Since ‘Paris and Brussels’, the European meeting industry  can...

Flanders: Pioneering craftsmanship in the meeting industry

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...

Brussels: Home of international associations

This year Brussels accelerated its strategic shift towards developing the city as the major European gateway for more than 2,000 international associations based in the...

Bruges: Meeting in a world heritage city

Bruges is living proof that a historic city is perfectly able to go with the times. Bruges is even one of the most sustainable cities...

Antwerp: Tropical medicine in a moderate maritime climate

Antwerp is above all an innovative city of knowledge. Three scientists from Antwerp discuss their unique research and the importance of conferences. In addition to its...

Leuven: Mindgate of Europe

As the home of the renowned KU Leuven university, the nano-electronics research centre IMEC, around 140 spin-offs, more than 130 high-tech companies and one of...

Province of Liege: Exceptional on many levels

With cities that are rich in cultural heritage and futuristic attractions, and a landscape with many faces, the province of Liege has important trump cards...