Why choose Brussels for your event?
For many consecutive years, Brussels, the capital of Belgium, was ranked the No. 1 conference destination in Europe by industry experts. Brussels offers a not inconsiderable series of advantages for conference organizers, from its favorable geographic location with a strong network of international associations through to outstanding meeting venues.
Brussels is an inherently welcoming city, where your event guests from around the world will find it easy to blend in and feel at home.
Ideal location for both local and international attendees
It’s easy to reach Brussels by air, road, and rail. Thanks to high-speed trains, Brussels is less than two hours from Paris, London, Amsterdam, and Cologne, and three hours from Frankfurt.
Your event attendees can move around the city either on foot or by tram, bus, or metro. The Brussels Midi railway station and the international airport are both located less than 20 minutes away by train from the city center and our three beautiful Radisson Hotels properties.
If you’re looking for the perfect venue in an excellent location in Brussels, Radisson Hotels offers four stunning hotels that you can choose from:
Radisson Collection Hotel, Grand Place Brussels, located in the heart of the city, is famed for its glass-crowned, 7-story atrium. Outstanding meetings and events are guaranteed in our newly refurbished conference center spanning a total of 1,270 square meters.See more
A Tour of Cosmopolitan Brussels
Considered the capital of Europe and recently ranked Europe’s most sustainable city, Brussels has mastered the combination of historical opulence and modern cosmopolitan life. From powerful history to modern innovation and artistry to gastronomy, Brussels offers endless experiences to keep your delegates entertained and inspired while visiting during your event.
A walk-through of historic Brussels will reveal the Grand Place, the city’s central square, and its most iconic landmark. Brussels Town Hall, the City Museum, and opulent guildhalls surround the square, earning it recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998 and making it an ideal location to soak up the history of the city.
The Mont des Arts
Standing tall above the Grand Place, the Mont des Arts offers picturesque city views for an ideal backdrop to a variety of local museums and historical buildings, like the BOZAR Arts Center, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, and the Museum of Musical Instruments.
The Royal Palace of Brussels
The Royal Palace of Brussels is only open to the public for a few weeks each year, but its façade is a stunning historical sight, measuring over 50% longer than the façade of Buckingham Palace. Before the palatial grounds lies Brussels Park, a neoclassical style public garden built on the site of the hunting grounds that decorated the Palace of Coudenberg during the Middle Ages.
A Food Heaven
The city offers over 2,000 restaurants with a range of cuisines, at a rate of 138 restaurants per square mile. In Brussels, a diverse range of culinary experiences extend from classic European fine dining to the local and world-famous Belgian fries.
Enjoy being in one of the most diverse European capitals and experience sweet treats like the crispy waffles or the finest chocolate from one of the town's many artisan chocolate shops. On top of that, Brussels will treat you with artisan beer from the many breweries and spectacular dishes from charming restaurants that will make your trip memorable.