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 18th January 2018

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 12 persons.
Please confirm before 10th January 2018 per e-mail to,
indicating your nationality, mobile number and if vegetarian preference.


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 Antwerp

Route Description

TRAIN STATION - Most easy, Recommended
Central Station - Take main exit Keyserlei. Multiburo is 20 meters from the exit, next to McDonalds and Mediamarkt
You enter the Multiburo Office Centre on number 58 – 60. Please take the elevator to the 12th floor.

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

CAR (Attention works going on in Antwerp Center - We advise to take public transport)
Please check

Q - Park in Vestingsstraat 39:

Coming from Brussels : Take E 19
Approaching Antwerp, keep on the very left lane in the tunnel.("Craeybeckxtunnel")

  • Exit tunnel and follow straight ahead Generaal Lemanstraat till 3rd traffic light : take right and follow around Koning Albertpark
  • At the traffic light take left , favoring the right lane and take 3rd street right : Belgiëlei - Follow Belgiëlei till roundabout
  • On the roundabout take 3rd exit Charlottalei - continue to Quinten Matsijslei - continue till the park - you will see the police office, you keep on driving straight ahead.
  • Take the 4th street to the right. This is the Korte Herentalsestraat, and then take the first street on the left.
    This is the Lange Herentalsestraat.
  • After 300m, you will turn right in the Vestingstraat.
  • The entrance of the parking Qpark will be situated at your left hand side. (just pas the unloading bay of Mediamarkt)

In the Car Park you can take the elevator and walk through the commercial center. You exit the commercial center at the street De Keyserlei. Next to the exit, you enter the Multiburo Office Centre on number 58 – 60. Please take the elevator to the 12th floor.