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Aidex 2017, The Global Humanitarian & Development and Event, 15-16 November, Brussels

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AidEx 2017 - Practical Information

Brussels Expo
Hall 11,
Place de Belgique 1, 
1020 Bruxelles, 
Belgium

15 November 2017: 09:30 - 17:30
16 November 2017: 09:30 - 17:00

Networking Drinks Reception on 15 November: 17:30 - 19:00

Brussels – Seat of the EU and known as the capital of Europe

Year after year, Brussels is chosen as the perfect location  to host AidEx.
City of the European Union and host to 26 specialised UN agencies, Brussels is an international financial centre and home to the European Commission and over two thousand multinationals.

Brussels was chosen for its central location and excellent transport links, helping to minimise both visitor and exhibitor budgets.

Also renowned as a cultural hub with a fascinating history, excellent cuisine and a multitude of activities to keep you entertained for the duration of your stay.

How to get to Brussels ExpoTravel

Travel to AidEx by Plane

Brussels is just 20 minutes away from Brussels International Airport (Zaventem).

You can take a taxi to Brussels Expo from the airport, or take a train into the centre of the city to check into your hotel.

The Airport City Express runs four times an hour (between 6 a.m. and midnight). It takes about 15 minutes to reach the city centre. From there, you can take the tram, taxi, or metro to get to your hotel.

For the cheapest flights, check: Skyscanner

Travel to AidEx by Train

Brussels is easily reached by Eurostar from London and by Thalys from Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne. Both trains stop in "la gare du Midi" station.

From "la gare du Midi" station, take the direct metro line 6 direction Roi Baudouin. 
Get off at Heysel. This will take about 15 minutes.

If you are coming from Amsterdam or Luxembourg, you can reach Brussels Expo by getting off at Brussels Central Station. Take metro line 5, bound for Erasme. At Beekkant, take line 6 bound for Roi Baudouin. Get off at Heysel. This will take about 20 minutes.

You can also take line 1 at Brussels Central Station, bound for gare de L’Ouest. At Beekkant, take line 6, bound for Roi Baudouin. Get off at Heysel. This will take about 20 minutes.

For more information please visit:

www.eurostar.com
www.thalys.com
www.b-rail.be

Getting to AidEx by Car

Brussels Expo is easily reached by car thanks to the extremely dense road network in Belgium.

Coming from Ghent (E40) or Mons / Charleroi (E19)

Follow the Ring R0, bound for Zaventem - Namur
Take exit 7A on the ring road and follow the"Expo" signs.

Coming from Antwerp (E19), Namur (E411) or Liège (E40)

Take the Ring R0, bound for Ghent-Ostend (E40)
Take exit 7A on the ring road and follow the "Expo" signs.

Coming from Antwerp - Boom (A12)

Follow the Ring R0, bound for Zaventem - Namur
Take exit 7A on the ring road and follow the "Expo" signs.

Parking your car
Car park C holds 10,000 parking spaces. Brussels Expo also has a range of other car parks available for your comfort and ease.

Travel to AidEx by Bus / Metro / Tram

The terminus station for trams 7 and 51 is “Heysel”. Tram 94 stops at King Baudouin stadium. Tram 3 (Esplanade) stops in Avenue de Meysse.

Buses 84 and 88 also stop at "Heysel", Brussels Expo.

Thanks to the vast public transport network (tram, bus and metro), Brussels Expo is easily reached from any part of the city. Buses, trams and metro lines all have stops close to our site (200 m).

For more information please visit:

www.mivb.be
www.delijn.be

Hotel Stays for Delegates

Brussels Booking Desk is the official hotel provider for AidEx 2017. 

For individual reservations (up to 8 rooms) please use the online reservation tool here.
For groups (as of 8 rooms) we recommend you contact Charlotte for a customised proposal:

Charlotte Viaene
Phone:          +32 2 552 0005
Email: c.viaene@brusselsbookingdesk.be
 

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