Cultural Training

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A guide to Belgium, its people and living here

Invitation

May we kindly invite you at the Cultural Training organised by Be Welcome on
Thursday 12th September 2019

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 pastries
09.20 - 12.30     Training including break
12.30 - 13.45     Lunch : sandwich lunch / vegetarian if preferred
13.45 - 17.00     Training including break
17.00 - 17.15     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 get reimbursements from health insurance?
  • 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.


Registration

We work in small groups of max 10-12 persons.
Please confirm before the 5th of December 2019 per e-mail to annekien@bewelcome.be,
indicating your nationality, mobile number and if vegetarian preference.


Contact

Annekien Van Vaerenbergh – annekien@bewelcome.be
Mobile +32 (0) 478 540 602
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.


Location

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 walking 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.

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

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

BUS
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 https://www.slimnaarantwerpen.be/en

Q - Park in Vestingsstraat 39:
https://www.q-park.be/nl/parkeren-bij-q-park/parkings-per-stad/antwerpen/century-center

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 "Century Centre". You exit the commercial center at the street De Keyserlei. Next to the exit, you enter the Multiburo Office on De Keyserlei number 58 – 60 near Mc Donnalds. Please take the elevator to the 12th floor.

http://www.multiburo.be