Global civil society activity in Brussels, Belgium

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Brussels, officially the Brussels-Capital Region, is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium. The Brussels-Capital Region is located in the central portion of the country and is a part of both the French Community of Belgium and the Flemish Community, but is separate from the Flemish Region and the Walloon Region. Brussels is the most densely populated and the richest region in Belgium in terms of GDP per capita. It covers 162 km2 (63 sq mi), a relatively small area compared to the two other regions, and has a population of over 1.2 million. The metropolitan area of Brussels counts over 2.5 million people, which makes it the largest in Belgium. It is also part of a large conurbation extending towards Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven and Walloon Brabant, home to over 5 million people.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Brussels is ranked #2 over a 20 year period,
with 9683 meetings since 1998.

Top 10 in 2018

Brussels is ranked #2 in 2018, with 733 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Toerisme Vlaanderen


Organizations based in Brussels

European Children's Film Association Est. 1988

Waakzaamheidscomité voor de Europese Raden Est. 1993

European Travel Press Est. 1993

Association of the European Self-Medication Industry Est. 1964

European Association for the Streamlining of Energy Exchange-gas Est. 2002

World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries Est. 1999

EUROGLACES - European Ice Cream Association Est. 1961

Erasmus Student Network Est. 1990

European ECO Forum Est. 1993

European Federation for the Vitrified Clay Pipe Industry Est. 1957

European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers' Organisations Est. 1991

Don Bosco International Est. 1995


FERN Est. 1995

EEA Consultative Committee Est. 1994

European Federation of Psychology Students' Associations Est. 1987

European Writers' Council Est. 1977

European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations Est. 1978

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation Est. 1987

European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean Est. 1973

European Social Observatory Est. 1984

International Association of Professional Numismatists Est. 1951

Breast European Adjuvant Study Team Est. 1997

International Diabetes Federation Est. 1949

European Association of Veterinarians in Education, Research and Industry Est. 1973

View More profiles (2224 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Brussels

2022 SummitEuropean Commission

2022 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Lyceum Clubs

2021 Associations Round Table - EuropeUnion of International Associations

2021 Biennial CongressEuropean Parking Association

2021 World CongressInternational Committee of Military Medicine

2021 CongressInternational Association of Hydrogeologists

2021 Infrastructure Research MeetingForum of European National Highway Research Laboratories

2020 MeetingInternational Council of Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Manufacturers Associations

2020 ER-WCTP European CongressWorld Confederation for Physical Therapy

2020 EUROCORR: European Corrosion ConferenceEuropean Federation of Corrosion

2020 Quadrennial CongressInternational Association for Coptic Studies

2020 CongressEuropean Glaucoma Society

2020 European Conference on Head and Neck OncologyEuropean Head and Neck Society

2020 MeetingInternational Actuarial Association

2020 SeminarFederation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium

2020 SummitCouncil of the European Union

2020 Annual ConferenceMelanoma Patient Network Europe

2020 SeminarFederation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium

2020 EAS : European Association SummitUnion of International Associations

2020 SeminarFederation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium

2020 CongressEuropean Specialist Nurses Organisations

2020 MeetingACTRiS

2020 Creators ConferenceEuropean Composer and Songwriter Alliance

2020 International ConferenceComputers, Privacy and Data Protection

View More Future Events (24 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Brussels

2020 Electronic Components and Systems Brokerage Event – ARTEMIS Industry Association
2020 Annual Conference – European Association of Taiwan Studies
2019 International Conference on Adhesive Dentistry and Esthetics
2019 Summit – Council of the European Union
2019 Plenary Session – European Economic and Social Committee
2019 Annual Conference on Financial Supervision in the EU – Europäische Rechtsakademie
2019 Winter Meeting – European Academy of Paediatrics
2019 Blockchain for Europe Summit – Blockchain for Europe
2019 Seminar – Federation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium
2019 Seminar – Federation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium
2019 Workshop on new Frontiers in Atomic, Nuclear, Plasma and Astro-Physics – International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry
2019 Investment Management Forum – European Fund and Asset Management Association
2019 Plenary Meeting – European Federation of Glass Recyclers
2019 Europe Data Protection Congress – International Association of Privacy Professionals
2019 AidEx : Europe's Leading Humanitarian and Development Aid Conference – European Commission
2019 Annual Conference – Cross Border Benefits Alliance-Europe
2019 Congress – European Patients' Forum
2019 European Meeting – International Special Tooling and Machining Association
2019 EuroPCom : European Conference on Public Communication – Council of the European Union
2019 Conference – European Federation of Financial Advisers and Financial Intermediaries
2019 ISSE : Information Security Solutions Europe Conference – European Association for e-Identity and Security
2019 Associations Round Table - Europe – Union of International Associations
2019 Brussels Summit – Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Associations
2019 Plenary Session – European Economic and Social Committee
2019 Meeting – European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions

View More Past Events (15010 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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