DMC BELGIUM, Brussels' leading DMC conference planner (organiser) and events specialist for incentive travel and conventions. A preferred destination management company and supplier used by international conference organisers worldwide.
Admire offers their specialist expertise. Perfect knowledge of the crucial organisational steps and accurate planning, creativity and originality are the essentials of event management. They will make your celebration, dealer days, product launch or any other corporate special event into a success.
Theme Events - Press Events - Gala Dinners - Product launches - Building launches - Award ceremonies - Lavish cocktail receptions - Cultural - Gastronomy - Cooking lessons - Christmas parties - General parties - Treasure hunts - Exclusive shopping - ...
Admire is also a PCO... A Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) is an organisation specialising in planning and organising conferences, meetings and exhibitions. A PCO has the expertise, dedicated human and technical resources and contacts to assist you with the planning and organisation of your conference. He will also save you the difficulty of that time commitment and the day to day logistical hassle. The services provided by a reliable PCO are complex and extensive. A PCO is responsible for ensuring that the conference project is kept both on schedule and on a budget.
We have gathered a multi-certified and multi-lingual team with many years of experience in the meetings, conferences incentive industry and leisure markets. Our product knowledge is hard to match as we have been selling, visiting, and leading groups for many years. We are committed to the personal attention and passion for detail that ensures success, thereby exceeding the expectations of every client. We have offices throughout Belgium and offer local knowledge and expertise for each area.
Offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, De Panne
Our offices are located in Brussels, and the city houses the largest number of association headquarters in the world. This makes Brussels the first most important conference city in Europe and the second in the world. We operate from the heart of Belgium and Europe and the broad range of conference infrastructure, from international hotel chains, 'boutique' hotels, and exclusive special venues guarantee an abundance of choice for our clients.
Europe - BENELUX (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)
Brussels: The heart of Europe's political and business worlds: more than 40 European and international organisations, 159 embassies, some 1,500 international associations and 1,600 multinationals.With amenities to suit every demand and every budget, Brussels offers an extensive range of conference centers and meeting venues equipped with state-of-the-art technology and with seating capacities ranging from 10 to 2,000 participants.
It boasts 150 hotels of every category offering a total of 12,000 rooms. A multicoloured heritage of the most diverse styles, a contagious creativity tinged with surrealism and humour, a sociable and epicurean art de vivre. Specialities include fashion and design, comic strip, chocolate, beer, music and surrealism, sociability and world-famous Grand Place, Manneken Pis and more than 100 museums.
Antwerp: Belgium’s second city and the largest city in Flanders, the port city of Belgium, the city of Rubens, of diamonds, of fashion. A vibrant, welcoming metropolis, great fun and heart-warming, with plenty of green areas. Antwerp is a veritable cultural capital, which prides itself on its impressive architecture, splendid art, a trendy cuisine scene and stylish accommodation. Antwerp enjoys the reputation as a key European source of cutting-edge fashion design, innovation and creativity.
Ghent: Ghent is centrally located in Flanders at the crossroads of Europe. The buzzing medieval city has all assets of a Metropolis in a small and cosy town, boasts impressive history and has the most listed historical buildings in Belgium. Gent has excellent congress and meeting venues, 3 congress centres, beautiful historical buildings for meetings, dinners, events, conference hotels, over 300 restaurants, hosts Flanders Expo: 54.000 m² exhibition area, meetings from 100 to 5.000 people. Ideal for meetings and incentive trips with canal sailing.
Bruges: World known town and one of the most popular destinations of Belgium, Bruges is an unspoilt medieval city with a unique atmosphere and stunning architectural heritage, winding streets pass by picturesque canals lined with fine buildings. A UNESCO World Heritage site with good conference facilities and excellent hotel capacity.
Flanders Fields and WWI Battlefields: Everyone is moved by a visit to Flanders Fields. In 1914 and for four long years West Flanders was the scene of the First World War where European and wider international interests were fought over. A million soldiers were wounded, missing or killed in action and entire cities and villages were destroyed. Admire specialises in group tours of the Battlefields and the visit of museums, monuments and cemeteries which have great historical significance for the people of many nations.
Waterloo: if you are interested in the events that shaped Europe for generations Admire specialises in group tours to the heart of the Waterloo battlefields and to the site of the final defeat of the French Emperor Napoleon. Tours and Incentives programs available for an insight into the 1815 Battle and the pivotal events in our history.
Flanders cities: Leuven, Mechelen, Hasselt
The Ardennes: Offering stunning panorama’s, numerous castles and original stimulating venues, idyllic villages and vast green spaces crossed by pretty rivers, the region is ideal for incentives and the team building around hiking, MTB, rock climbing, rafting, horse-riding, golf, adventure sports…
With many accommodation and meeting facilities, to which a large choice of restaurants and a nice sampling of tourist attractions can be added, the greenest province in the country is visited each year by millions of tourists and sports lovers.
Spa: A small, cosy and welcoming little town in the very heart of the Belgian Ardennes. Spa is a wellness experience known since Roman times. The region of Spa is a preferred destination for groups and event organisers looking for peaceful splendid nature, in combination with first class infrastructures.
Belgian Coast: The province of West Flanders meets the North Sea in a 70 km long stretch of coast whose beaches of soft white sand are rimmed by cheerful resorts. Coastal town such as Ostend offers excellent conference facilities, up-to-date accommodation in a unique, maritime environment. The Belgian Coast is the destination that stimulates and motivates, but also inspires and relaxes, ideal for outdoor incentives or teams day out.
Wallonia: Wallonia, one of the best-preserved natural areas of Europe, is a friendly region ideal for organising a meeting "in the countryside" or a host of outdoor activities. Wallonia is dotted with exceptional places for events: châteaux, farms, private homes, private hotels, historic residences...
The congress cities of Liege, Namur and Charleroi or other smaller charming towns such as Durbuy or Dinant offer top-quality environments and services.
It is an exceptional setting for motivational experiences: mountaineering, hang-gliding, potholing or fun challenges, on foot, on horseback, on mountain bikes or in kayaks, château visits, treasure hunts or mine explorations.
France: Neighboring country France, just about 1-hour drive away from our offices is the most visited country in the world, known for its excellent facilities, its art-de-vivre, its regional diversity and its cultural richness.
Admire organises events, conferences and incentives in Paris, in the French Riviera and Provence, wine tours in Champagne and Bordeaux areas, the Loire Valley and its many Chateaux… But also beyond the clichés to discover hidden parts of the country that make France the ideal destination for hosting your next event.
Holland and Amsterdam: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers excellent connections to local, regional and international airports, and the country offers modern convention infrastructures equipped with state-of-the-art communication and audio-visual facilities. Known as a tolerant country with an international outlook, the majority of the Dutch speak excellent English, and offer top quality of service and hospitality. Holland enjoys a very stable economic and political climate. This allows you to organise a convention without any risks. Admire organizes events throughout Holland, Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and many more…
What to expect?
Even though Belgium is a country with a lot of historical background, it is constantly innovating itself. Take Belgium’s most famous food: chocolate. Our famous chef Dominique Persoone has taken the experience of chocolate to the next level. Try sniffing chocolate in his historical shop in Antwerp or try it in Bruges.
Ever heard of Tomorrowland? This world-famous festival gives you the true festival experience. Connect with this unique concept and dive inside your own fantasy world. Flanders has more than 280 festivals, 16,500km² of festival ground to offer their international visitors. You can enjoy live music in lovely and trendy cities as Antwerp, Ghent, Brussels and Leuven. Belgium is a festival to discover!
Home of the arts - Antwerp has become synonymous with fashion. For the last twenty-five years, more and more trendy labels and independent designers have flocked to the city on the Scheldt. If you like shopping and being the first to discover the latest trends, you've come to the right city.
Belgium is the right place to have the unique trendy experience. Ask @dmire for their creative proposals!
All overseas flights arrive at Brussels International Airport
From North America to Brussels:
Air Canada - Montreal (YUL) - daily / Toronto (YYZ) via Montreal - daily
American Airlines - New York (JFK) - daily
Brussels Airlines - New York (JFK) – daily, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Washington, Vancouver, Toronto, Quebec, Montreal, Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Ottawa Orlando, Miami….
Continental Airlines - Newark (EWR) / Chicago (ORD) / Washington DC (IAD) - daily
Delta Airlines - New York (JFK) / Atlanta (ATL) - daily
Jet Airways - Newark (EWR) / New York (JFK) / Toronto (YYZ) - daily.
United Airlines - Newark (EWR) / Washington, DC (IAD) / Chicago (ORD) - daily
US Airways - Philadelphia (PHL) - daily
From the UK
Cityjet – London City
Brussels Airlines – Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle
British Airways – London
Low cost: BMI, Ryanair and Easyjet
By Train with Eurostar
The Eurostar train links London and Brussels in 1h51 minutes. Trains depart/arrive at the Brussels South Station (Bruxelles Midi/Brussel Zuid) and depart/arrive at the London St. Pancras International Terminal