Social Events and City Tours

Alongside our captivating conference, overflowing with inspiring speeches and educational workshops, we are excited to offer a series of social activities and city tours to enhance your experience in Antwerp. We have planned the following activities for a nominal fee. As spaces are limited, kindly select your preferred activities early.

Register for Social Events & City Tours

Discover the magnificent Antwerp's Town Hall: guided tour in English

Thursday, May 23th, from 17:00 to 18:00
Discover the magnificent Antwerp's Town Hall: guided tour in English

A visit to Antwerp is incomplete without exploring its magnificent Town Hall, built in the 16th century. Architect Cornelis Floris de Vriendt employed a unique combination of traditional style with innovative elements from the Italian Renaissance.

Price: €5

Organized transportation: No.
Directions from Crowne Plaza

Club Meeting in the Medieval cellar of Groene Waterman / Toastmasters Antwerpen

Thursday, May 23th, from 20:00 to 22:00

Embark on a journey through the charming and medieval cellar of 'De Groene Waterman', where Toastmasters Antwerpen's meetings take place. This cozy venue features a delightful bar that will transport you to the lively atmosphere of a New York stand-up comedy scene.

Price: free

Organized transportation: No.
Directions from Crowne Plaza

Sparkling Visit at DIVA Museum: presentation, guided tours in FR, EN, NL, plus Refreshments

Friday, May 24th, from 9:00 to 11:30 AM
Sparkling Visit at DIVA Museum: presentation, guided tours in FR, EN, NL, plus Refreshments

Come shine like a diamond at DIVA, the Diamond Museum of Antwerp! You will enjoy a beautiful presentation about diamonds and their story related to Antwerp. Indulge in a coffee break featuring local delights from Antwerp, followed by a guided tour.

Price: €10

Organized transportation from Crowne Plaza hotel and back, departing at 8:00.

Please note: This activity runs simultaneously with the one at the MAS Museum/Portopolis and cannot be selected together.

Skyline and Portside Spectacle: MAS Museum, Portopolis, and Panoramic View

Friday, May 24th, from 9:00 to 11:30 AM
Skyline and Portside Spectacle: MAS Museum, Portopolis, and Panoramic View

Are you more drawn to elevated views than diamonds? Then come dive into a deep exploration of elevated and spectacular excursions at the MAS (Museum Aan de Stroom). Experience the breathtaking skyline of Antwerp from the panoramic roof of the MAS museum.

Additionally, enjoy a guided visit at Portopolis, where you'll put on a VR visor for a 360° tour and feel the port of Antwerp come to life!

Price: €10

Organized transportation from Crowne Plaza hotel and back, departing at 8:00.

Please note: This activity runs simultaneously with the one at DIVA Museum and cannot be selected together.

Antwerp by Night: Guided Tour Starting from Antwerp Central Station, Exploring City's Architectural Marvels

Friday, May 24th, from 18:00 to 20:00
Antwerp by Night: Guided Tour Starting from Antwerp Central Station, Exploring City's Architectural Marvels

On a sparkling spring evening, our professional guide will help you uncover the untold history of Antwerp's historic buildings and streets, from the breathtaking medieval central station to the heart of the city. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable event!

Price: €8

Organized transportation: No

Directions from Crowne Plaza

De Koninck Brewery: Guided Exhibit Tour & Beer Tasting Experience

Sunday, May 26th, from 14:30 to 17:30
De Koninck Brewery: Guided Exhibit Tour & Beer Tasting Experience

After three magnificent days of the conference, why not refresh yourself and conclude your stay in Antwerp by immersing yourself in the local Belgian culture?

Enjoy a 1-hour tour of the interactive exhibit at Antwerp City Brewery (De Koninck), followed by a beer tasting at the bar. The tasting can last as long as you'd like (until 17:30 at the latest when the bar closes).

Price: €14

Organized transportation: No, 20 minutes walking distance from Crowne Plaza.
Directions from Crowne Plaza