Economic and Financial Affairs

Practical information


The Brussels Economic Forum 2009 will take place on 14-15 May at:

The Charlemagne Conference Centre
Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat, 170
1040 Brussels


The Forum will start at 09:15 – to avoid delays please arrive at least 30 minutes before this.

The Welcome Desk will be open from 08:00. Please bring your confirmation letter with you.

Please note that registration is compulsory and is via our website only. Places are limited.

You can view and download the final list of participants here.

How to get to the Forum

From Brussels-National Airport:

  • Licensed taxis are available outside the Arrivals hall. The fare should cost around €40.
  • Take the No.12 bus (or No. 21 after 20:00 or on weekends) to “Schuman”, a two-minute walk from the venue. It leaves three times an hour from the Bus Station on the level below Arrivals. The journey should take around 30 minutes and cost €4 if the ticket is bought on board.
  • Trains leave the station on Level -1 of the airport four times an hour. Reaching the venue should take around 25 minutes and cost €3. Take the train to Brussels Central Station.

From Brussels Central Station:

  • Take Metro lines 1 or 5 to “Schuman”. The journey should take 10 minutes or less and cost less than €2.

Please consult the detailed map for more information.


For further practical information, please do not hesitate to contact us by email