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Botanic Congress Centre

The new business lifestyle

Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp: A place to meet and connect. To launch a future partnership or to celebrate the latest wins. A place where top businesses meet top notch hospitality. Based in the heart of Antwerp, this 20,000sqm site is hiding in an almost 200-year-old Botanical Garden. Centuries of heritage behind ancient walls of a former monastery tell of community, wellbeing and comfort. It’s a global benchmark for a new business lifestyle, putting Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp on the map as a unique destination for extraordinary international businesses.

Historic ambience and contemporary zeitgeist combine with state-of-the-art technology in each of the 18 multifunctional conference rooms. Flexible and enticing salons offer a range of spaces and configurations, providing an unparalleled setting for all kinds of meetings, incentives, conferences and events. The extraordinary variety of spaces allow privacy in a safe and healthy environment.

Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp

At a glance

  • 18 multifunctional conference rooms offer a range of spaces and configurations

  • Whether it’s a small informal meeting or an event with up to 500 guests

  • Take a breath: Botanical Garden offers the integration of the outdoor world into the meeting experience

  • Meetings, incentives, conferences and events solutions

  • Seamless hybrid meetings with the latest technology

  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the destination and Congress Centre

  • In the heart of the city but with plenty of safe parking
  • VIP limousine transfer service upon request for absolute privacy and security

  • Event team will guide you expertly and attentively through your day

  • Convention manager dedicated for your meeting

  • Destination dining and 2,450sqm of banqueting and events space

  • 4 fine-dining restaurants with Michelin-starred chefs

  • Sophisticated international bar with private salon

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Our 325sqm Larix auditorium with a 300 pax capacity features two interpreters’ booths and a fully-equipped technical control room.

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The 421sqm grand Amaryllis hall on the ground floor is the ultimate showcase for exhibitions, events and product launches with a portico that allows automobile access, and hence events such as car launches.

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The historic 15th century chapel is an iconic location for a truly unforgettable event: From product launches, fashion shows, concerts and receptions to lectures, book reviews and exhibitions.

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The 51sqm Creative Box is the place where teams come together, imagination roams free and ideas become reality. With TechnoGym equipment in the room and a full wall to write on – this is not your normal meeting room.

‘We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us.’

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Our Ginkgo boardroom features luscious leather chairs, an in-room bar and benefits from an air purification filter to guarantee meeting in a healthy, clean air environment.

Plan an inspired event

The in-house professional events team offers a highly personalised service to ensure that everything is organised down to a tee – from décor and room configurations to entertainment options. We are committed, to the very last detail, to ensuring your event is effortlessly planned and executed.

Sandrine
Sandrine Versavel
Director of Sales
Hadinda
Hadindavan Vugt
Meeting and Events Expert
Morgane
MorganeSohier
Meeting and Events Expert
Mark
MarkSchellingerhout
Event Manager
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
A room for every requirement: beyond functional

Our function rooms range from 20 to 421sqm and can accommodate up to 500 pax in many different configurations.

GROUND FLOOR

Dimensions: 368sqm

Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Sound System
  • Wireless Handheld Microphone
  • Wireless Lavalier Microphone
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 421sqm

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Equipment:

  • Sound System
  • Wireless Handheld Microphone
  • Wired Handheld Microphone
  • Showlights
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 81sqm

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Equipment:

  • 4K Display
  • Sound System
  • Wireless content sharing from your own laptop
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 31sqm

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Equipment:

  • Upon request

Dimensions: 28sqm

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Equipment:

  • Upon request

Dimensions: 20sqm

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Equipment:

  • Upon request

Dimensions: 38sqm

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Equipment:

  • Interactive Touchscreen
  • Control system for AV equipment
  • Air purification system

Dimensions: 221sqm

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Equipment:

  • 4K Display
  • Sound System
  • Wireless content sharing from your own laptop
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 270sqm

Capacity:

  • Banquet |  200

Equipment:

  • Upon request

FIRST FLOOR

Dimensions: 325sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • 4K Projector
  • 6x 4K Display
  • Camera
  • Sound System
  • 4x Wireless Headset Microphone
  • 2x Wireless Handheld Microphone
  • Gooseneck Microphone
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 238sqm

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Equipment:

  • 2x 4K Display
  • Sound System
  • Wireless Handheld Microphone
  • Wired Handheld Microphone
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 48sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Interactive Touchscreen
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 51sqm

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Equipment:

  • Interactive Touchscreen
  • Control system for AV equipment

SECOND FLOOR

Dimensions: 102sqm

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Equipment:

  • Interactive Touchscreen
  • 4K Display
  • Sound System
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 80sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • 4K Projector
  • Sound System
  • Wireless content sharing from your own laptop
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 102sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • 4K Projector
  • Sound System
  • Wireless content sharing from your own laptop
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 182sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • 4K Projector
  • Sound System
  • Wireless content sharing from your own laptop
  • Control system for AV equipment

FLOOR -1

Dimensions: 60sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Interactive Touchscreen
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 73sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Interactive Touchscreen
  • Control system for AV equipment

Dimensions: 75sqm

Capacity:

  • Banquet | 14

Equipment:

  • Upon request
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Meetings & events
  • Seminars

  • Training sessions

  • Management

  • Team building

  • Conferences

  • Meetings

  • Launches

  • Product presentations

  • Boardroom

  • Workshops

  • Company events

  • Team-building events

  • Jubilees

  • Receptions

  • Seasonal

  • Celebrations

  • Product launches

Team building
  • Music video making

  • Tai Chi

  • Falconry

  • Fencing

  • Perfume making

  • Smoothie/cocktail workshop

  • Cooking workshop

  • Graffiti workshop

  • Etiquette workshop

  • Laughter Yoga

  • Wine or spirits tastings

  • Marlstone carving

  • Salsa clinic

  • African drumming

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Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
  • Painting workshop

  • Soapbox derby

  • Chocolate workshop

  • Whiskey tasting

  • Sushi workshop

  • Wine tasting

  • Creative brainstorming in the creative box

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

  • City tours

  • City golf

  • Guided tours by City Guy Mr Tanguy Ottomer

  • Bicycle hire

Star-gazing gastronomy
  • Historic ambience revitalised to meet contemporary standards with the latest banqueting facilities

  • Highly personalised catering options to suit your meeting or event by Silverspoon and Johan Van Raes, the famous former chef-patron of Michelin-starred The Glorious in Antwerp

  • Healthy, seasonal cuisine based on the latest trends and using local produce

  • Four signature restaurants from world-renowned chefs connect memorable experiences with unforgettable feelings. Every gastronomic experience creates a source of inspiration to delight all senses

  • An international-style bar featuring a Botanic-branded level of service, is the place to meet and unwind

Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp

Accommodation

  • 67 rooms are perfect for residential meetings

  • 41 suites and spa suites provide a serene setting for VIP guests, some feature spa and gym equipment and air filter and disinfection systems

  • Superior furnishings, equipment and amenities; the suites, for instance, feature wine cabinets

  • The views open onto the courtyard, spa or Monastery Gardens

  • Diamond Spa Suite is one of the largest hotel accommodations available in the whole of Flanders, offering up to 140sqm

Spa after business

Botanic Health Spa (1000sqm on 3 levels)

  • 18m panoramic swimming pool

  • Extensive sauna and steam area

  • Thermal zone

  • Vitamin and herbal bars and Spa Bistro

  • Efficient and relaxing spa treatments to suit a busy lifestyle

  • Treatment area with eight treatment rooms, two private double spa suites and private outdoor treatment area

  • Conservatory with relaxation gallery

Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp

Botanic Health Club (94sqm)

  • Super modern and exclusive Gym with latest TechnoGym

  • Fitness studio

  • Innovative membership programmes

  • Group lessons with a personal coach specifically for the needs of your company (surcharge)

  • After business workouts, presentations and lectures

Surroundings

With a vibrant arts and culture scene, Antwerp is known as one of Flanders’ five cities of art. Most of Antwerp’s ‘must sees’ are within walking distance, such as The Rubens House, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts and the Maagdenhuis Museum, which is just a few steps away. The theatre and fashion districts are also in close proximity and the Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp is surrounded by boutiques, galleries and shops.