Politics and Economics Collide: Trade wars, Brexit, recession?

ING Senior Economist, Philippe Ledent, will deliver an informative presentation outlining how political developments such as Trump’s policies and Brexit will impact business operations and economic prospects in Belgium, UK and Europe overall.

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Brussels New Generation - November Networking Cocktail

 Our Brussels New Generation Cocktail is back for a November edition! Following our Connect with the EP event, we could not wait until the Pub Quiz on 19th November to see you again. Come to Wine Tales and enjoy an evening of networking with other young professionals in Brussels. Join us from 18:30, and receive a free pintxo for every drink over €5! 


British Chamber's Annual Visit to Strasbourg

On 23rd October, the British Chamber will conduct its annual visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg during the monthly plenary session. Participation fee 800 EUR (VAT excl.)Programme:Part One - The European Parliament

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British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Summit - London

Join British Chambers of Commerce in London for the International Trade Summit.The BCC International Trade Summit 2019 will give delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow their business and begin the next step of their export journey.


Priorities of the Croatian Presidency in Finance with Ana Budin, Financial Services Attaché

We were pleased to welcome Ana Budin, Financial Services Attaché| Permanent Representation of Croatia to the EU. The presentation covered a wider variety of topics regarding the financial priorities of the future Croatian Presidency, set to take office in January 2020. Particularly focusing on inclusivity, the Capital Markets Union and how Croatia intends to achieve these aims.

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Expat Financial Affairs 2019

Expat Financial Affairs offers essential advice in English on managing your finances as an expat in Belgium.Join our short and informative presentations on investments, pensions, self-employment and estate planning, and mingle with fellow expats over food and drinks. All of this hosted at BNP Paribas Fortis' beautiful La Chancellerie venue in central Brussels.

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EU Single Market Strategy: What’s next for the EU and how will the next 5 years be different? With Kristian Hedberg, Deputy-Head of Commissioner Bieńkowska's Cabinet

The British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium were delighted to have organised this exclusive patron lunch at the Amigo Hotel with Mr Kristian Hedberg, Deputy Head of Commissioner Bienkowska’s cabinet at the European Commission. The presentation and subsequent Q&A were highly informative, and provided an invaluable opportunity for some of our most-valued members to discuss EU Single Market policy.

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Connect with the EP for Young Professionals

Brussels New Generation is organising two half-days of training to help you develop or perfect the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively with the European Parliament, and enjoy opportunities to build your network with policy makers as well as public affairs experts. 

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The Future of EU Industrial Emissions and the Implementation of the IED

We were pleased to welcome Aneta Willems, Head of the Industrial Emissions and Safety Unit at DG ENV. The presentation touched on various topics surrounding EU Industrial Emissions, along with the implementation and evaluation of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED). Particularly focusing on the Seville Process, the role played by member states and challenges faced by DG ENV.

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What you need to know about the new Belgian business immigration rules

Whether UK nationals will require authorisation to work and reside in Belgium as third country nationals, and as of when, is not yet clear. In addition, new business immigration rules for all third country nationals came into force in Belgium in December.During this session, Sophie Maes, Attorney-Partner at Claeys & Engels, will discuss and share her first-hand practical experiences after more than half a year of new business immigration rules as well as the Brexit no-deal contingency rules so companies can prepare.

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