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Venue and Antwerp

The conference is held at the Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp, in central Antwerp, Belgium. The venue is conveniently located in the heart of the city, in the award winning 19th Century Antwerp ZOO (the Garden of Life), just a few minutes walk from the central railway station. A number of hotels are located in close vicinity to the conferene centre, and you can reach the historic city center by foot in about ten minutes.

Info about the City of Antwerp.


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Antwerp is easy to reach by train and is less than 30 minutes from central Brussels, with several trains every hour. The Thalys takes you there from Paris in a little more than two hours and from Cologne you'll need 2:45 hours. With Eurostar from London, you'll reach Antwerp in a little more than three hours via Brussels. 

If you need to fly, you can easily get to Antwerp from Brussels airport in about half an hour, with several options every hour to choose from.

For European train travel, we suggest a number of timetable and booking sites:

  • SNCB International, Belgian railways iste for international bookings
  • Bahn.de (German railways)
  • Omio.com (international booking site, good for intracountry EU train travel)

"New ideas, new contacts, rewarding ..."

"... many thought-provoking concepts introduced and good sharing of ideas."

"Excellent training and education facility."

Participants on the previous Industrial Efficiency events.

Great for networking

In 2018, evaluation respondents said …

  • – 93% made new contacts useful in their professional life.
  • – 88% learned something new they found useful in their work.
  • – 77% said their contacts at the event will lead to new collaborations.

Our valued partners in 2022