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October 22, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kursaal Oostende
Kursaal-Westhelling 12
Brigitte Boone

MPI is partnering with Admire and Meet in Oostende and invites MPI network to attend Inspirational Congress on 22 of October.

On that day the city of Ostend will host an inspirational day filled to the brim with, keynote speakers, networking with interesting people and inspiring ideas for your next meeting or event.


  • 08h00 - 08h50 Welcome & Registration
  • 08h50 - 09h00 Introduction by Moderator Samme Allen
  • 09h00 - 09h10 Welcome by the Mayor of Ostend – Bart Tommelein
  • 09h15 - 10h15 Tom Palmaerts - Fascinated by the combination of long term thinking and contemporary cultural shifts in the meeting industry
  • 10h15 - 10h45 Samme Allen talks about the meeting and congress experience through 'Create tomorrow's Heritage' with Evelyne Bardyn
  • 10h45 - 11h00 Networking Coffee Break – Connect at the Inspirational Wall
  • 11h10 - 11h50 Gerrit Jessen - Event Design with the Event Canvas - How Changemakers use the Event Canvas Methodology
  • 12h00 - 12h30 Deep Dive moment
  • 12h30 - 14h00 Networking Lunch -  Connect at the Inspirational Wall
  • 14h15 - 15h30 Break out session A: Niel van Herck - Social Media for Sub contractors
  • 14h15 - 15h30 Break out session B: Pieter Jan Jordaens - Blue energy and offshore wind for Associations and MICE industry
  • 15h30 - 15h45 Fun Moment with Moderator Samme Allen
  • 15h45 - 16h45 Peter Craeymeersch - How we are making Ostend future Proof 2020
  • 16h45 - 17h45 Recap – Thank you drink

Venue Details

Kursaal-Westhelling 12, 8400 Oostende, Belgique

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