Practical information

The Partnership Forum 2018 will take place in Brussels, Belgium at:

MCE Conference and Business Center

Rue de l'Aqueduc 118, 1050 Ixelles

on June 25-26, 2018

How to get to the venue

Only 10 minutes by car from the main railway stations in Brussels and near major tram and bus lines. Brussels airport is also only 20 minutes by train from the city centre. The main entrances and rooms are accessible for attendees with reduced mobility. 

Airport: Zaventem National Airport.
Flight info: 

Stations: Brussels Midi/Zuid or Brussels Central
Timetables & Reservations for trains:

From these stations to MCE, it takes about 15 minutes by taxi or 25 minutes by public transport.


Brussels Public Transport:

See Brussels Metro map for directions.

From Brussels Central and South (Midi/Zuid) Stations to MCE, it takes about 15 minutes by taxi or 25 minutes by public transport.


The Hotel NH Louise is located at 1.3 walking distance from the MCE. It is also possible to use public trasportation to get to the venue.

Please find below the link to the itinerary.

MCE Conference & Business Centre

With its modern style and warm areas, the MCE Conference & Business Centre is the ideal location for the Partnership Forum 2018.

MCE Conference & Business Centre is located near Avenue Louise and Place du Châtelain in the centre of fashionable Brussels. With a great selection of shops, cafés, restaurants, hotels and local gourmet markets right on its doorstep, MCE is the perfect location to get a feel of cosmopolitan and fashionable Brussels.

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Address: Chaussée de Charleroi 17, 1060 Bruxelles

Featuring hardwood floors, the polished, contemporary rooms offer free Wi-Fi, minibars and flat-screen TVs. Room service is available 24/7.

  • 1.3 km walking distance from the venue
  • short walk to European Commission and Parliament
  • nearby public transportation from Place Stéphanie (tram lines 93 and 94)

Travel information


Participants from outside the EU have to possess a passport valid for at least 6 months after your stay. Please check your visa requirements on the website of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation .


In Belgium, the official currency is Euro (EUR). Exchange facilities are available at the airport, in hotels and at the exchange desks of banks and authorized money changers.

Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted at ATM’s, in hotels, restaurants and most shops, but you should ask or look for the logo before ordering a service.


Funded by the European Union