Thought about trying a Room with a ZOO? Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp, open for business November 2016

22nd Apr, 2016

Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp (FMCCA) is the quintessential gathering place in Antwerp (Belgium), the city that feels like a village but offers the world. It is part of the world’s best kept and astonishing 19th century ZOO – a true place of inspiration!

You can go for a morning jog, greeting the elephants and giraffes or even do a yoga stretch by the flamingo pool. 
You can take a coffee break with the cheery, cheeky penguins. How about an exclusive underwater dining experience at the ZOO Aquarium? It’s all possible at Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp.

With 30 rooms over a generous 25,000m2 area and a capacity of 2,500 guests, the Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp is set to be a global player on the conference and meeting stage.

The 1,880-seat Queen Elisabeth Auditorium is the icing on the cake. Did you ever dream of programming a keynote speaker in the afternoon and a symphonic orchestra in the evening? Here at FMCCA, we make it happen.

FMCCA is located right next to a modern international transport connection housed in 19th century marble splendour… widely regarded as the finest railway architecture in Belgium - a true high speed rail cathedral! 

Proximity is key: Just hop off the train direct from Amsterdam or London and a few short steps later you will enter our convention centre. For flight arrivals the international airport is only 30 minutes drive away. Conveniently located in the centre of Europe FMCCA is your perfect meetcentive destination!

The complex and unique concept was developed by Ian Simpson Architects from Manchester, who teamed up with Bureau Bouwtechniek and the Chicago based Kirkegaard Associates, who are world authorities in acoustics. Ian Simpson’s team has created an inspiring, flexible, powerful and energy-efficient building, making extensive use of natural light sources.

The bright and elegant building will be a symbol of the city. The connection between the existing historical building and the hypermodern architecture will be a landmark of city innovation. 
Antwerp holds many trump cards. A trading city that feels like a village, but offers the world: diamonds, history, fashion, museums, great gastronomy, a historical centre, a flourishing port and an astonishing zoo.

At Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp (FMCCA) you will experience a meeting magic that only happens live in a Room with a ZOO.

© Ian Simpson Architects

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