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Fairs, shows and congresses

Brussels is easy to reach and offers great facilities for shows, commercial fairs and congresses (MICE).
The Brussels-Capital Region has plenty of assets when it comes to hosting shows, commercial fairs and congresses. As well as easy access, Brussels also offers the right facilities for any event.

Central and accessible

Boasting a central location in the heart of Belgium and the European Union, Brussels offers easy access. An extensive rail network and the nearby Brussels Airport (just 20 minutes from the centre) ensure that visitors and delegates can quickly get to their destination.

International connections

Brussels is not only the nerve centre of Belgium. It is also the seat of an array of European institutions as well as international businesses and organisations. Multilingualism is a given.

But there’s more

It’s worth remembering that Brussels is a dynamic green region with a huge number of cultural and leisure opportunities. You can also enjoy some of the Brussels specialities in one of the thousands of restaurants and cafés.

Assistance for your events

visit.brussels helps you find the right venues for your conference, congress or trade show in the Brussels-Capital Region. It can also advise you on restaurants, hotels, activities and services of all types. Dedicated pages for event organisers help you find what you need.

Browse coming events in Brussels in the meeting calendar (meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions) of visit.brussels. You can also use the calendar to promote your own event.

Export support

The Brussels-Capital Region grants assistance to Brussels businesses to help them to develop their activities abroad (FR/NL).

The right way

There are a number of rules governing the organisation of trade shows and fairs (such as clear pricing, sales conditions and the cooling-off period). Information about the commercial regulations (FR/NL) for fairs and shows is available on the website of Brussels Economy and Employment.

Who to contact

  • hub.brussels
    Brussels Business Support Agency

    UNO
    Chaussée de Charleroi 110, 1060 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 422 00 20
    Email: info@hub.brussels
    Online: hub.brussels
  • visit.brussels
    BIP
    Rue Royale 2-4, 1000 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 513 89 40
    Online: https://visit.brussels