Belgian Week 2024: A Resounding Success – Elegance  & Innovative Technologies   

Belgian Week 2024, the premier event celebrating innovation, technology, and business, concluded on a high note on April 24, 2024. Organised by the Belgian Luxembourg Romanian Moldovan Chamber of Comemerce (BEROCC) at Caro Hotel Bucharest, the event was held during 22-24 April and showcased a series of high-profile activities, attracting global leaders, Romanian entrepreneurs, and visionaries across various sectors.

Grand Opening and Network Building

The week kicked off on 22 April with tours to the notable Belgian companies Resilux and Mateco, offering participants a firsthand look at leading industry practices and innovative approaches. The day come to its crescendo with culminated in the Grand Opening Concert featuring the mesmerizing performance of Leyah at the ‘Experience Leyah Live, performing Cinestezia live concert. The event, attended by over 100 participants, provided an extraordinary journey through music and emotion, setting the stage for a networking drink where ideas and future collaborations were enthusiastically discussed.

Emerging Tech and AI Insights

On April 23, the focus shifted to cutting-edge technologies y with the Emerging Tech/AI Conference . This pivotal gathering brought together more than 200 attendees and 37 high-level speakers from Microsoft, Google, IBM, Endava, Innova, Cegeka, BSD Romania, Factory 4.0, Proptech as well as World Bank, European AI Forum, European Commission Representation in Romaniaand many others. eMAG,  , and many more. The conference delved into how emerging technologies and artificial intelligence are transforming business landscapes, enhancing efficiency, and driving strategic growth. Keynotes, panels, and interactive sessions provided actionable insights, scalable use cases,  empowering businesses to lead in the digital age. The event was organised with the support of ANIS and Transilvania IT Cluster.

Giuseppe Giorgianni, Innovation Manager, Tech Visionary Leader – President and founder iNNOVA “We addressed pressing issues such as: Are AI trends and challenges consistent across markets? Who should lead regulatory efforts? Why is innovation now more critical than ever for companies? It was an incredible opportunity to exchange ideas and explore real AI and technology solutions.”

Honoring Eastern European Entrepreneurs

The week continued on April 24 with the iBanFirst Regional Business Summit. This event honored the spirit and achievements of Eastern European entrepreneurs, emphasizing their significant contributions over 30 years of transition. iBanFirst highlighted its commitment to assisting these future multinationals in navigating currency risk management, cross-border transactions, and cash management, turning regional vulnerabilities into economic success stories.

Gala Dinner: A Night of Elegance and Connectivity 

Belgian Week 2024 culminated with the Gala Dinner, an exclusive event crafted by Michelin-awarded Chef, Mr. Pascal Vandenheulen. The dinner offered a gourmet menu and an environment conducive to forging new partnerships and deepening industry insights. Attended by an array of leaders and innovators, the gala served as connectivity evening for potential collaborations and future ventures.

Belgian Week 2024 proved to be a cornerstone event, highlighting Belgium’s leading role in fostering  business transformation trough innovations, while cherishing traditional values. The organizers extend their gratitude to all participants, speakers, and sponsors who contributed to the event’s unprecedented success.

Alain Schodts, Executive Director of BEROCC: “Our vision for Belgian Week 2024 was to create a dynamic platform where innovators and leaders from diverse industries could connect, share insights, and foster collaborations that will shape the future. Seeing over 300 attendees engage so passionately with our program—from the deep dives into AI and technology at the Emerging Tech event, to the celebration of Eastern European entrepreneurial spirit at the Regional Business Summit, and the cultural crescendo at our Gala Dinner—has been incredibly rewarding. This event exemplifies the spirit of the Belgian-Luxembourg-Romanian-Moldovan Chamber of Commerce, and I am profoundly grateful to everyone who joined us and contributed to making this a landmark event. We look forward to building on this success in the years to come, driving innovation and strengthening ties within and beyond our communities.”

Supporting Partners: Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium to Romania, AWEX-Wallonia, Flanders Investement and Trade,, ANIS, Transilvania IT Cluster

VIP Promo Sponsors: WDP, H.Essers, VPK Packaging, Unicredit, Gruia Dufault & Asociații, INAQ Consulting 

Diamond Sponsors: Randstad, Transpeco

Platinum Sponsors: BSD Romania, MCM, Samdam

Gold Sponsors: Akindra, Renomia, Risk Management Network 360, GPG, Expense Reduction Analysts

Silver Sponsors: Aateq, RAP Invest

Event Partners: Belfoods, La Lorraine, Puratos, Mees Chocolates, Crama Dascalu, Aqua Carpatica, Zusto, Ginger Jack ,, Coffee Mall, Galia Beer, Millesime Chocolate

Media Partners: Revista Intermodal & Logistics, Transilvania Business, Business Voice, Revista Patronatului Roman

About the Belgian Week

Belgian Week is an annual event designed by BEROCC to showcase innovation, technology, and business leadership. Through a series of conferences, networking events, and cultural showcases, Belgian Week connects leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs from around the globe, fostering collaboration and driving the future of industry and technology.

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