Cultural Training

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A guide to Belgium, its people and living here


May we kindly invite you at the Cultural Training organised by Be Welcome on
Thursday 27th October 2016

We selected a practical location in the centre of Antwerp near the beautiful Central Station and in the Century Office historical Art Deco building :
Multiburo - De Keizerlei 58 - 2018 Antwerp

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 : sandwich lunch / vegetarian if preferred
13.45 - 16.30     Training including break
16.30 - 17.00     After meeting-drink;
Tasting of Belgian products, 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 before 20th October 2016 per e-mail to,
indicating your nationality and if vegetarian preference.

Cost : 400€ excl vat per person – Inclusive hand-outs, lunch, 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
Multibro +32 (0) 3 304 95 95

*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
De Keyserlei 58-60
2018 Antwerpen

Route Description

Central Station - Take main exit Keyserlei. Multiburo is 20 meters from the exit.

Stop Astrid :
Underground : 2, 3, 5, 6, 8
Aboveground : 10, 11, 12, 24

Stop Diamant :
Underground : 2, 6, 9, 15
Aboveground : 11, 12

bus stop Astrid : bus 17,19,21,23,31,68,410,411,412,414,416,417,418,427,429
bus stop Diamant: bus 17,19,21,23,31,68,410,411,412,414,416,417,418,427,429

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 = N184/Luitenant Lippenslaan.
Continue to center

CAR PARK : APCOA - Vestingstraat 49 (one direction street!)
Apcoa Car Park, entrance Vestingsstraat number 49 on the left. There you can take the elevator at the ground floor to the commercial center, you exit at the street De Keyserlei. Next to the exit, you enter the building on number 58 – 60. Please take the elevator on the right to the12th floor.