Cultural Training

A guide to Belgium, its people and living here


May we kindly invite you at the Cultural Training organised by Be Welcome on
Friday 27th February 2015

We selected a practical location in the centre of Antwerp near the beautiful Central Station and historical Zoo :
Multiburo - Kievitplein 20/C12 - 2018 Antwerpen

Planning of the day – Workshop Program

9.00 am     Welcome & Coffee, tea & Belgian “coffeecakes”
09.20 - 12.30     Training including break
12.30 - 13.45     Lunch : Warm buffet based on Belgian specialties
(vegetarian meal if preferred)
13.45 - 16.30     Training including break
16.30 - 17.00     After meeting-drink; Beer Tasting & explanation;
Tasting & explanation of local products, savouries, pralines, chocolate ...

A glimpse of the Content of the Cultural Training

You recently arrived in Belgium or maybe you had already some experience living in our country?
Nevertheless, some of below questions or thoughts may have come to your mind:

  • How do I avoid a culture shock?
  • Dealing with cultural differences and avoiding misunderstandings
  • What are Belgian people like? All about the Belgian identity!
  • How determines Belgian history the Belgian identity today?
  • What’s the difference between Flanders and Wallonia?
  • Local values and habits, some useful hints, Tips and advice for integration
  • How many governments does Belgium have?
  • What to do when I am invited to a Belgian party?
  • How to find a doctor?
  • How to use the public transport?
  • How do I recycle my garbage?
  • Belgian traffic! Dangerous? How to avoid fines ?
  • Where do I buy the Belgian chocolate?
  • Why is Belgian beer so popular?
  • What to visit in Belgium and around?
  • And much more….

Interested to find out more about all these topics? This basket full of practical information is a brilliant introduction to Belgium and will help you to feel comfortable in everyday life.


We work in small groups of max 15 persons.
Please confirm before 20th February 2015 per e-mail to,
indicating your nationality and lunch preference (local or vegetarian)
Cost : 400€ excl vat per person – Inclusive hand-outs, warm/cold buffet based on Belgian specialities, drinks throughout the day, beer & chocolate tasting, tourist brochures and leaflets, ...


Tine Soers –
Mobile +32 (0) 473 473 683 - Office Be Welcome +32 (0) 3 449 56 98

*This training is open for expats, their family members, foreign employees, Hr managers.
Be Welcome has the right to refuse participation of competitive companies or trainers.


Multiburo is at
Kievitplein 20
Building C – Floor 12
2018 Antwerpen

Route Description

Central Station Antwerp at 200 meter from the building Multiboro.
Take exit : Lange Kievitstraat

Bus n° 14, 17, 21, 27, 31, 32, 501, 502 en 503
Tram n° 2, 3, 5, 6, 11 en 15

Coming from Brussels : Take E 19 / A1 direction Mechelen/Antwerp.
Approaching Antwerp, keep right in tunnel. Follow direction Breda.
On the ring R take exit 3 Borgerhout – Take left direction Antwerp Centrum/Singel =N 184/Luitenant Lippenslaan
After 1.7 km turn right : Van Immerseelstraat

Entrance Parking via Van Immerseelstraat 2,
Continue straight on , please park between -3 and -7
Take elevator Block C;
On the ground Floor : turn right around the corner,
Here you find the entrance of MULTIBURO through the revolving doors