Brussels, Belgium

*Please note as the conference is in the month of May so the hotel will be finalized soon...

Brussels is known for its cuisine and gastronomy, as well as its historical and architectural landmarks; some of them are registered as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Main attractions include its historic Grand Place, Manneken Pis, Atomium, and cultural institutions such as La Monnaie and the Museums of Art and History. It is also a capital of the comic strip.

Brussels has more than 80 museums, covering subjects ranging from chocolate to fine arts, from beer to comics, from musical instruments to flowers, ensuring something to suit every taste.

The Magritte museum, dedicated to Belgium's famous surrealist painter, which opened in June 2009, is a definite must-see when in Brussels.

Get your chocolate fix in one of the many chocolate shops on the Grand Sablon. Pierre Marcolini, Wittamer, Neuhaus, Godiva, Leonidas ... are all vying for your taste buds.

Leave modern society behind and step into the world of family-owned brewery Cantillion, where the brewing process has not changed since its foundation in 1900.

Discover Brussels through the eyes of TinTin and the Smurfs on one of the comic strip theme walks.

Rue Dansaert is the epicentre of the Brussels fashion district, with lots of designer shops, galleries and trendy restaurants. Have a drink in one of the most atmospheric bars in Brussels, L'Archiduc.


Some City attractions

Atomium |Cinquantenaire | Mini-Europe | Manneken-Pis | Centre of Fine Arts(BAZOR) | Autoworld (Museum) | Belgian Comic Strip Centre | Museum of Natural Science | Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium | Grand Palace Brussels