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4th annual ‘BELGIAN BUSINESS CENTRE AND COWORKING CONFERENCE’

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Date : Thursday  September 28th, 2017

Location : Mechelen, Re-Flex

Target # of participants :

  • 150 (1/2th BWA, 1/4th BC/CW non-BWA and 1/4th related people)

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Proposal of agenda :

 

  • 13.00 : Press conference
  • 13.30 – 14.00 : arrivals with coffee
  • 13.00-16.00 : competition for ‘one-hour-challenges’ for apps in the real-estate/coworking- market, coordinated by Roald Sieberath, Venture Partner of LeanSquare.
  • 14.00 : Introduction by William Willems, president
  • 14.10 : Quantitative market evolution BC/CW-market in Belgium (Koen Batsleer, Finpower)
    • “The yearly quantitative overview of the evolution of the Belgian serviced Office market in 2016-17”
  • 14.30 : What is next for flexible workspace and how is the corporate demand changing the market? (Sophie Turnbull, Instant)
    • “Looking at the changes in flexible workspace, and the changes of the demand we are seeing across key global cities – how the corporate demand is helping to shape the market.”
  • 14.50 : Online performance and social media in the serviced office market (Demis Bril, CTO Flexas)
    • “An overview of the recent evolutions on the internet and social media and how serviced operators should position themselves optimally
  • 15.30- 16.15 : Pause : coffee networking & Award ceremony for the award-winners
    • Highest growth
    • Best innovation
    • Best community
    • Best interior design
  • 16.15 – 17.00 :
    • Workshops
      • Future legislation on companies and their registered offices, by BDO
        • Our actual government has a lot of issues for us on the table for the following months (VAT-changes for the building of new offices, future legislation on companies and their registered offices, …) – and the experts from BDO will give you their view on what we may expect the following months.
      • Helping you to improve the quality of live in the city, Christian Lambert (DriveNow)
        • Explaining in short the strategy of DriveNow in Europe in a fast changing urban mobility environment, anticipating on fast changing customer expectation on individual mobility as well as a fast growing stronger environmental legislation.
      • Data.be : the Customer Checker
        • Having trouble to find trustworthy tenants for your business center? Do you get emails from shady businesses trying to use your prestigious office address to establish their questionable company? Experiencing issues with entrepreneurs not paying coworking invoices on time? Our team of data scientists has created an innovative yet convenient tool to perform background checks on your tenants and coworkers.
      • Crowdfunding for Co-working initiatives by Koen Batsleer (Finpower)
        • Crowdfunding is exponentially growing as a funding alternative for starting and growing companies. As a financial consultant, Koen will elaborate on the possibilities of crowdfunding for the business center and coworking-market.
      • Creating a succesfull coworking-entity by Anis Bedda (Be Coworking)
        • Coworking spaces often host active ecosystems focused on entrepreneurship and experimentation. Anis will share the experience of transforma bxl and how it became a playground for social innovation allowing communities and individuals to leverage the community and space to test new ideas and to promote innovative topics.
      • Optimal ICT-environment for a business center by Emanuel van der Aalst Netropolix)
        • How can a business and coworking-center optimize the security and continuity of the ICT-service for its customers.
    • 17.00 – 17.30 : 2 Pitches from ‘one-hour-challenges’
    • 17.30 – 19.00 : network drink

    More practical information:

    • Participation fee : subscription possibilities will be spread soon)
      • Free for BWA-members
      • Event-brite
        • 19 € early bird – 31/7
        • 29 €  Regular – 10/9
        • 45 € last minute 11/9-28/9
    • Promotion:
      • Press-conference/release at 13.00
      • By mail, social media, … (Fabrice)
    • Location:
      • 1 Aula, max. 150 seats
      • 3-4 break-out rooms for 30-60 persons
      • One ‘central lounge’ – Stands for every sponsor.
    • Participant-map :
      • Same concept as last year
      • Presentation of conference, members and sponsors.
      • Every – participant could receive a ‘virtual goody bag’ 1 day of coworking in every member-site (appr. 100  days).
    • Sponsorships :
      • RE-Flex  is key sponsor (location)
      • Additional partners :
        • Silver Sponsor : 750 €/partner including :
          • 1/2 page in the conference-map
          • Logo on BWA-website
          • 4 tickets for collaborators and invitees for the conference
          • Exhibition stand at the conference area
        • Gold Sponsor 1.500 €/partner
          • 1 page in the conference-map
          • Logo on BWA-website
          • 8 tickets for collaborators and invitees for the conference
          • Exhibition stand at the conference area
          • Can animate/define one ‘bootcamp’ in the afternoon
              • Should be ‘educating’ – not only a commercial presentation.

     

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