<p><em>“The conference went really well. The venues were good and we were very lucky with the weather. The highlight was the walking tour and the City Welcome reception.” </em></p><p>Read these and other testimonials on this page and see for yourself what your convention or conference in Antwerp could look like.</p>
Breakbulk - Antwerp Expo - 12 mei 2015
"The world’s largest exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk industry. For more than a decade, Breakbulk Europe has served as the networking hub for industry professionals who do business in Europe — or would like to. Over 7,600 participants attended Breakbulk Europe 2016."
ISWA - Stadsschouwburg + Fortis @ Wapper - 7 september 2015
"ISWA World Congress 2015 in Antwerp was a balanced mix of internationally renowned keynote speakers, representatives of institutions and agencies worldwide that determine waste and materials policy, interesting insights into the latest scientific and technological developments in the sector, and above all, a lot of opportunities for networking and exchange of experience."
Marine Maintenance 2015 - 29 september – 1 oktober 2015 - Antwerp Expo
"Marine Maintenance World Expo is an international event with exhibitors and visitors from around the world, for shipyard owners and operations, for people who are responsible for the specifications of maintenance technology and equipment for maintenance and repair companies and dry docks, fleet operations directors, fleet inspectors and fleet maintenance managers of shipping lines around the world, offshore platform and owners and operators and naval fleets ."
CDO (Chief Digital Officers) Conference - 29 Oktober 2015 - Felixarchief
"The C-level gathering on digital transformation and insights from Chief Digital Officers and Chief Data Officers. The focus is on the position and challenges for the CDO. It is the first gathering in Belgium on digital transformation for enterprises and government."
Eurobest - 2 december 2015 - Arenbergschouwburg
"Three days of Belgium inspiration. Eurobest arrived in the Belgium city of Antwerp last year for three days celebrating and exploring the best of the continent’s creativity. There were sculptures made from rubbish, interactive music showcases, inspiration by the bucket load and the biggest celebration of European creativity. All against the backdrop of one of the continent’s most energetic cities."
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Shorter days and longer nights… Yes, autumn is here. But don’t worry, because in Antwerp we always make sure that every day and every night is simply unforgettable, with fun parties in unexpected places, concerts in palaces and exhibitions and culinary highlights in the city centre. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, we have another surprise up our sleeve for you. Book the Discover Antwerp package, spend the night in Antwerp and make the most of your stay with the Antwerp City Card that is included.
Antwerp’s latest architectural jewel is the Port House. This funky and innovative building, with roots in the past, is the new headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority that accommodates over 500 employees. You can also plan a guided tour of the building and enjoy the panoramic view over the port and the city.
This museum is the continuation of the Of the Officina Plantiniana, founded by Christoffel Plantijn in 1555, as the first industrial printing works in history. Granted by Unesco in 2005, the museum demonstrates the entire book production process from the 15th to the 18th century.
Winter in Antwerp is the ultimate winter holiday and so much more! Between 10 December and 8 January, the entire city centre is enveloped in a cosy atmosphere on squares and shopping streets, with an outdoor ice rink, a winter bar, original and fun shops, additional retail Sundays and lots of surprises.
Practical information about the climate, the city tax, the language and the public holidays in Antwerp.
As of 1 February 2017, the entire city centre of Antwerp and part of Linkeroever will become a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). The most polluting cars will no longer be welcome in the city as of this date.
Antwerp offers everything you need to have a good time and it does that in a slightly different way than other cities. What is the secret? The city and its residents are convinced that there is always something newer and better to be found. They don’t follow but create.
What do you do if it’s raining outside but you don’t want to stay indoors? The Antwerp residents don’t let a shower or thunderstorm stop them from doing what they want to do. If you’re prepared to brave the bad weather, you will see that there’s plenty to keep you occupied, with an umbrella in hand, if necessary. We are happy to inspire you with sheltered and less sheltered tips.