Brussels International Association Forum Announces Dates for December

Be part of the latest debates on the most relevant topics; join some of the most influential names in the world of association management.

17th Oct, 2023

The 3rd edition of the BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS FORUM (BIAF) will be held on 13 and 14 December at the Maison de le Poste, Gare Maritime, Tour & Taxis, with this year's motto being "Inspire Greatness!".

BIAF is a leading European knowledge-sharing platform that brings together approximately 80 executives from associations of international and European organizations, representing diverse sectors and industries. To share knowledge and experiences in order to create greater impact, the Forum promotes the discussion of new trends and building new relationships between peers.

Influential Leaders

Be part of the latest debates on the most relevant and hottest topics. Join some of the most influential names in the world of associations and association management.

What can you expect?

...inspiring content that drives change and development. The program is created based on input and feedback from focus group discussions and what associations, nonprofit leaders, and association experts identify as priority themes and topics to be discussed at this time as most relevant to everyone involved.

The two-day BIAF programme includes Keynotes, Plenary and Panel Discussions, Workshops, a Masterclass. It will address themes and topics such as Leadership and Personal Development, Association Strategy & Planning, Membership Retention and Development, AI for Associations, Cyber Security, Event Developments, Event Design, Design Thinking, Public Affairs & Advocacy, Communications & Media, Event Development & Event Design, Diversity, Sustainability & Impact  and other relevant topics that will still be identified via the focus groups.

Call to ACTION

ASSOCIATIONWORLD is interested in hearing from association executives about their ideas for programming content. Become a speaker representing your association and share good practices/interesting case studies or become one of BIAF's volunteers. There are many options to participate! Further info, please contact Jennifer Price at

BIAF also partners with Convention Bureaus that have an interest in learning about association trends and about the status quo of their developments. Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Barcelona Convention Bureau, Visit Flanders, Meet in Ireland, Business Events Perth, the Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau and the Vienna Convention Bureau are announced as the 2023 BIAF partners so far.

Information and registration here 

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