Venue: A Room with a Zoo, Antwerp
The EuroSTAR 2023 conference is taking place in Antwerp, Belgium in the Flanders Meeting & Convention Center – also known as A Room with a ZOO!
The Flanders Meeting & Convention Center is a unique venue, situated in the award winning 19th Century Antwerp ZOO. It is part of the ZOO Foundation. Every cent spent at the conference centre directly contributes to the foundation’s efforts in the field of animal welfare, heritage, breeding programmes, research and nature conservation.
The Flanders Meeting & Convention Center is opposite the beautiful Antwerp Central Station, and guarantees easy access by public transport, with train, tram, and bus stops all within walking distance.
Looking forward to welcoming you to Antwerp in June 2023!
How to get to EuroSTAR
The EuroSTAR Conference venue, Flanders Convention Center is beside Antwerp Central Station. Antwerp has high speed rail connections with Paris, Amsterdam, London and Cologne.
The simplest way to get to the EuroSTAR Conference from Brussels International Airport, is via train. This will take 34 minutes. The standard fair is €11.80.
More information on timetables, and fares can be found on the NMBS website.
There are over twenty tram and bus routes stop within 250 metres from the EuroSTAR Conference.
Transport Tip: buy your tram or bus ticket in a point of pre-sale (newsagent’s, supermarket, the vending machines at the various stops or in the visitor centres of Visit Antwerp) or via app , where tickets are cheaper. View ticket prices.
The nearest airports are Antwerp Airport (5.5 km), Brussels (36.3 km), Eindhoven (73.8 km), Charleroi (83.6 km) and Amsterdam Schiphol (123.6 km). EuroSTAR attendees can fly into Brussels International Airport and travel to Antwerp Central Station through a direct train. Brussels International Airport has about 75 airlines with over 200 destinations.
Antwerp city centre is a low emission zone. Use the online test to see if your car is allowed to enter the zone. Antwerp is located at a central junction of several European motorways and can be easily reached by car.
From Amsterdam-Breda (E19) or from Bergen op Zoom (A12)
From Cologne – Aachen – Liège – Hasselt (E40 – E314 – E 313) or from Eindhoven (E34)
From Paris – Brussels (E19)
From Brussels (A12)
From Lille – Kortrijk – Ghent (E17) or Ostend – Bruges (E40), via Ghent (E17)
Parking Roosevelt – Reserve a parking space in Parking Roosevelt on the day of your choice. Use the promotion code zooantwerpen and pay 5 euros for a full day.
Parking Station ZOO – At Parking Station ZOO, visitors of a Room with a ZOO pay 6 euros until midnight. Don’t forget to ask validate your parking ticket before leaving the conference venue!
Park & Ride
Park easily and for free outside the city and hop on the tram or bus to the EuroSTAR Conference venue. Find an overview of all the park & ride locations in the city.
Hotels near EuroSTAR
EuroSTAR Conference 2023 is located next to Antwerp Central Station, which makes for easy access to all local hotels. Three of the closest hotels to the EuroSTAR Conference include: Park Inn By Radisson, Radisson BLU Astrid Hotel, Hotel Indigo Antwerp – City Centre. We have partnered with Antwerp Convention Bureau to source preferred hotel rates for our attendees. They have a selection of hotels on their booking portal and are happy to help with enquiries.
Please note that all accommodation in Belgium is subject to city tax and you may be asked to pay this separately on arrival. The city tax in Antwerp is currently €2.97 per night, per person.
See & do in Antwerp
There’s a reason Antwerp is crowned capital of cool – it’s home to the world-renowned Royal Academy of Fine Arts, hailing some of fashion’s top creatives. It also boasts a rich culture of history, music, and architecture.
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