Renowned professional events shaping Brussels and Europe in 2017 | Fire your imagination, find inspiration

Brussels hosts many major events that help shape Europe and the professional world we live in – top scientific congresses, major European Commission summits, not-to-be-missed corporate debates, and professional celebrations. In 2017, special and major professional events have already taken place, or are rolling out one after another in our capital city. 

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Globalization or protectionism? In a battle between specialists, 400 entrepreneurs, policy makers and key opinion leaders gathered together to debate this hot topic during Agoria’s corporate event at BluePoint Brussels

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On 22 May 1967, a fire devastated “À l’ Innovation”, Brussels’ largest department store, causing 251 deaths and 62 injuries. The 50 years’ commemoration of this disaster took place at Docks Dome.

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Has there ever been a more exciting time to be a chef? In May, Nestlé celebrated the 40th anniversary of CHEF®, range of creative and professional culinary solutions for professional chefs. This gastronomic activity and culinary challenge brought together prestigious chefs at Wild Gallery.

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Progressive political groups in the European Parliament have an ambitious vision and know that Europeans need values at the service of the collective interest. The Missing Scenario – An Alternative for Europeans space of dialogue took place at Brussels44center on the 1st day of summer..

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RTL-TVI television channel introduced its 2017-18 programme during a wonderful reception at Event hall 10 – Brussels Expo, in the presence of many journalists and television personalities.


The competition for the title of Belgian marketer of the year will take place at Docks Dome. 10 candidates – Belgian marketing talents from large companies – will run for the title of the best marketing campaign and its effect on customer behaviours.

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CIOs have become a crucial part of an enterprise’s digital transformation. The ICT Manager Contest at Wild Gallery will reward the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the year.

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European Commission’s traditional annual event at Autoworld: European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker and other commissioners will acknowledge their gratitude to the institution’s staff for their years of public service.

The spaces for these events were carefully selected for their appropriateness from our wide range of attractive venues all of which offer atmosphere, service, technology, flexibility and… security!
When a major event takes place in Brussels, more often than not it is in a BSV venue!

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