How the Flanders-Brussels Convention Bureau can help?


The Flanders-Brussels Convention Bureau is a service within the Marketing Department of the Tourist Office for Flanders. Primarily, it is in charge of the promotion of Flanders and Brussels as a meeting and incentive destination.

The Bureau’s professional team is an essential first point of contact for meeting planners staging events in Flanders and Brussels. The Bureau is fully subsidised by the Government of Flanders and therefore offers impartial advice and guidance ‘free of charge’ to you.

The Flanders-Brussels Convention Bureau has a valuable partnership with its thirteen local convention bureaus of which their extraordinary co-operation allows for the development of original proposals and the organisation of site inspection trips.

In addition, the Bureau provides planners with all the necessary contacts and information on venues, transportation and accommodation. Equipped with a broad range of promotional materials, the Bureau’s team supplies destination brochures and audiovisual material to help launch pitches to your clients.

To provide a tailor-made service, the Flanders-Brussels Convention Bureau has Meeting Representatives in the UK and USA. It’s team participates in a large number of networking activities and is always present at major industry events such as Confex in London, Emif in Brussels, Mitt in Moscou, Imex in Frankfurt, Eibtm in Barcelona, CIBTM in Beijing, Aibtm in Baltimore and Imex America in Las Vegas.

Above this, the Bureau is member of International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA), The Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the Union of International Associations (UIA), Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and recently of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). The Convention Bureau participates in several workshops of these professional organisations.

Contact us


Jan Wittouck
Executive Officer
Evelyne Bardyn
Marketing Executive
Brecht Putman
Meeting Consultant

T + 32 2 504 04 35 - E