event for meeting planners and suppliers
annual BE Conference

It's not a classical conference,
but an energizing day for planners and suppliers!

Why to join?
To get inspired with new ideas and energize the batteries

To share insights from international experts and entrepreneurs

To meet like-minded people from related industries and exchange experiences

To twist the current planners-suppliers model in event industry

To learn how innovations can overcome challenges in the MICE industry and beyond

To get exposure within a global MPI community and related associations (SITE)

To challenge yourself to get out of a comfort zone

To prepare yourself for future transformation in the event industry

Thursday, April 12 is the Global Meeting Industry Day

Celebrate with us!
The more energy you
give, the more you get
Tickets start as of 62 EUR
Worklife balance to embrace changes
Caleb was named one of Savannah, Georgia's "40 under 40" business leaders" in 2006 after launching two successful small businesses in the city's booming hospitality industry. He is the former CEO of MeetingRooms.com (2013-2016), the world's largest online marketplace to search, book and pay instantly for meeting rooms in over 130 countries. Prior to joining MeetingRooms.com, Caleb co-founded a technology startup in 2012 to create the first global distribution system for on-demand office and meeting space. Caleb is one of the first licensed commercial real estate agents to speak on the new economy, mobile working trends and the rise of flexible workspace, and has been quoted in numerous publications. He's a founder, director, advisor, investor and consultant, with a keen focus on innovation and technology, and interests in the MICE market, sharing economy, and future of work.
Transformation from past to tomorrow
Héctor A. Venegas has worked in different leading positions in well renowned companies within the meetings and events industry for more than 20 years. Héctor has profound knowledge in interactive event technology and is an expert in the field of active involvement of participants. He has lived in more than 7 countries and has a good understanding of the participants needs beyond the language and culture barriers. Besides Héctor is a passionate member, board member and Past-President of MPI Germany.

8:30 - Shuttle departure from Brussels

9:30 - Arrival & Registration

9:45 - "Take a shower with the miners" & welcome

10:00 - Official opening - Introducing theme, setting the tone, video loops (site history & miners' recordings)

10:30 - Keynote speaker: Empower company to become future proofed - Sihame El Kaouakibi, a serial Social Entrepreneur

11:15 - Start-Up pitches: bringing added-value to you (all Start-Ups selected upon their relations with MICE industry and the challenge they propose on current working models)

12:30 - Networking lunch

13:45 - Boost your energy - Gaming in mining

14:45 - Transformation from past to tomorrowHector Venegas

15:30 - Coffee energyser

16:00 - Worklife balance to embrance changes – Caleb Anthony Parker

16:45 - StartUp winner announcement

17:00 - The new planner and supplier model (auction) & Networking cocktail

18:30 - Shuttle departure to Brussels

Genk Fam Trip
Are you a meeting or event planner?
Join Genk fam trip on April 11.

The offer includes free overnight stay in the Carbon hotel in Genk
and free registration to the conference.

Space is limited.
First come, first served.
Learn more
62 EUR
Tickets start as of 62 EUR
Become a partner or sponsor and feature your innovative product or service!
Contact us to receive more information.
We have chosen for a brilliant new venue Thor Park Central where we will take you on an energizing journey and as you are used from MPI Belgium, we will take you out of your comfort zone and get you ready for the future.
Don't hesitate to contact us
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