Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp - Congress Centre
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp - Congress Centre
Signet Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp

Botanic Congress Centre

The New Business Lifestyle

Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp: A place to meet and connect, to launch a future partnership or celebrate the latest wins. A place where top businesses encounter top-notch hospitality. In the heart of Antwerp, this 20,000sqm complex is beautifully positioned within the almost 200-year-old Botanical Garden. Centuries of heritage behind the ancient walls of a former monastery tell of community, wellbeing and comfort. The Congress Centre provides a global benchmark for a new business lifestyle, establishing Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp as a unique destination for extraordinary international business.

Historic ambience and contemporary zeitgeist combine with state-of-the-art technology in each of the 14 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 allows privacy in a safe and healthy environment.

Larix auditorium

At a Glance

  • 14 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: the Botanical Garden integrates 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.

  • Plenty of safe parking and in the heart of the city.

  • VIP Porsche transfer service upon request for absolute privacy and security.

  • Our expert event team guides you through your day.

  • Dedicated Convention Manager for your meeting.

  • Destination dining and 2,450sqm of banqueting and events spaces.

  • 4 fine-dining restaurants with award-winning chefs.

  • Sophisticated international bar with private salon.

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

Larix

Larix

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

Amaryllis

Amaryllis

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

Chapel

Chapel

Our 15th century chapel offers an iconic location for truly unforgettable events: from product launches, fashion shows, concerts and receptions to lectures, book reviews and exhibitions.

Hevea

Hevea

The 51sqm Hevea is 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.

Pastorietuin

Pastorietuin

The Monastery Garden offers the perfect immersion into nature.

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

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

Larix

Larix

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

Amaryllis

Amaryllis

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

Chapel

Chapel

Our 15th century chapel offers an iconic location for truly unforgettable events: from product launches, fashion shows, concerts and receptions to lectures, book reviews and exhibitions.

Hevea

Hevea

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

Pastorietuin

Pastorietuin

The Monastery Garden offers the perfect immersion into nature.

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

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

Inspired Event Planning

The professional in-house 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 Versavel
Sandrine Versavel
Director of Sales
Mark Schellingerhout
Mark Schellingerhout
Operations Manager
Botanic Congress Centre
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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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Sound system
  • Wireless handheld microphone
  • Wired handheld microphone
  • Showlights
  • Control system for AV equipment
Dimensions: 81sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

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

Dimensions: 31sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Upon request

Dimensions: 28sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Upon request

Dimensions: 20sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Upon request

Dimensions: 38sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

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

Dimensions: 221sqm

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Capacity:

Equipment:

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

Dimensions: 270sqm

Capacity:

  • Theatre style | 100
  • Reception (6p/high table) | 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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Capacity:

Equipment:

  • Interactive touchscreen
  • Control system for AV equipment

SECOND FLOOR

Dimensions: 102sqm

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Capacity:

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
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp - Congress Centre - Celebrations
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

Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp - Congress Centre - parfume
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp Royal Museum
Team Building
  • Painting workshop

  • Soapbox derby

  • Chocolate workshop

  • Whiskey tasting

  • Sushi workshop

  • Wine tasting

  • Brainstorming in the creative box

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

  • City tours

  • City golf

  • Guided tours by City Guy Mr Tanguy Ottomer

  • Bicycle hire

Stargazing Gastronomy
  • Historic ambience revitalised to meet contemporary standards with the latest banqueting facilities.

  • Highly personalised catering options are brought to you by Johan Van Raes, the famous former chef patron of Antwerp’s Michelin-starred The Glorious.

  • Healthy, stylish and seasonal cuisine using local produce.

  • Four signature restaurants from world-renowned chefs for memorable experiences and unforgettable feelings: inspirational gastronomic experience to delight the senses.

  • The international-style bar is the place to meet and unwind with a Botanic-branded level of service.

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Accommodation
  • 67 rooms.

  • 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.

  • Views open onto the courtyard, spa or Monastery Gardens.

Spa After Business

Botanic Health Spa (1,000sqm on 3 levels)

  • 18m panoramic swimming pool

  • Relaxation area with cocooning spaces

  • Panoramic Finnish sauna with guided herbal infusions

  • Kneipp walk & Ice fountain

  • Himalayan salt stone sauna

  • Infrared textile sauna & Steam room

  • Foot reflexology basins

  • Whirlpool & Botanical shower experiences

  • Herb and vitamin bar & Botanic Health Bistro

Botanic Heath Spa Single Treatment Room
Botanic Health Club Technogym Equipment
Botanic Health Club
  • Super modern and exclusive gym with latest Technogym equipment

  • Fitness studio

  • Innovative membership programmes

  • Group classes (surcharge)

  • Personal training (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.