Conveniently located in the heart of Antwerp ZOO, the FMCCA is part of the ZOO Foundation, a home for animal welfare, nature conservation and science. This means that the FMCCA is socially relevant and embedded in the fabric of the ZOO.

Give your conference or meeting an unparalleled boost. Unique in the world. A room with a ZOO.

Instant CSR and sustainability

Nature nurtures the soul, inspires and connects

Anja Stas, Chief Commercial Officer FMCCA: “Every cent spent at our conference centre is managed by the ZOO Foundation and directly contributes to our efforts in the field of animal welfare, heritage, breeding programmes, research and nature conservation. All of this is aimed at the welfare and survival of our zoological friends.”

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A place of pleasure and inspiration

Straight after your intensive meeting in the FMCCA, you can relax alongside the lions and giraffes in the ZOO. Have you ever thought about the benefits of a business meeting supervised by the flamingos? And don't underestimate the refreshing power of a morning run among the animals before the start of a busy day. Experiencing nature, animals, trees and plants reinvigorates and connects people.

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Located in the heart of the city of Antwerp

Elisabeth Center Antwerp is conveniently located in the heart of the city of Antwerp, just a ten minute walk from the historic city centre. It’s location next to Antwerp Central Station guarantees easy accessibility by public transport, with train, tram, and bus stops within walking distance. A good number of car parks are also available in the vicinity.

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Ultimate meeting and convention location

Antwerp: the city with the world’s most beautiful restaurant, train station and zoo.

After Brussels, Antwerp is Belgium’s most important city for conferences and events. Thanks to its central location in Europe, connection times to major cities are short and comfortable. No less than 25% of the total number of overnight stays in Antwerp are linked to a conference or event. Antwerp offers over 4,200 hotel rooms, many only a short walking distance from the Elisabeth Center Antwerp. The choice of accommodation ranges from 4 star international chains to small boutique hotels.

Antwerp has a lot to offer economically and socially, as well as culturally:

  • Rubens’ town: the painter is forever linked to the city of Antwerp. Discover Rubens’ home and studio, and see his artwork on display in fine museums and in the famous Cathedral of Our Lady.
  • Fashion in Antwerp: thanks to the Fashion Museum (ModeMuseum), the prestigious Royal Academy and many trendy fashion stores, Antwerp is one of the international capitals of fashion.
  • Antwerp Cut, Antwerp Quality: Antwerp is the most important diamond-trading center in the world.
  • Maritime Metropolis: the port of Antwerp is Europe’s second biggest port and the world’s second largest petrochemical centre.
  • Gastronomic trendsetter: Antwerpers love to eat and drink. The city’s atmosphere is defined by the many restaurant terraces and culinary events held throughout the city, as well as the regional specialities, such as Belgian beer and Belgian chocolate.

Contact Visit Antwerpen for the most up-to-date tourist information and for activity ideas before, during or after your meeting/convention.


Elisabeth Catering

A meeting or seminar consumes lots of energy from the participants. Therefore, we offer our in-house Elisabeth Catering facility that treats your guests and colleagues to refreshing drinks, and custom-prepared and delicious menus.

In line with our sustainability policy, our catering includes vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives to our starters, mains and desserts.

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Elisabeth Catering - Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp
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