As of 1 January 2018, Brussels Invest & Export has merged with Atrium and Impulse to form a single Brussels agency for business support: hub.brussels. As such, this new Agency now encompasses the Department for Foreign Trade and Investment of the
A central ai m of hub.brussels is to facilitate the internationalisation of Brussels’ economy by helping Brussels businesses compete in globa l markets. Nearly 90 economic and commercia l attachés located on every continent provide free support to SME s, approach potentia l local prospects and partners, organise networking events, etc. Concrete initiatives in Brussels and ab road include trade missions, networking days, invitations for decision-makers, and the organisation of shared exhibi ts at international trade fai rs. In addition, hub.brussels also works to attract foreign investors to Brussels, providing them with assistance in estab lishing their business in Europe’s capital.
A “Welcome Package” is avai lab le to potentia l investors, providing them with fully equipped office space for three months and a wide range of services so that they can experience the advantages of setting up business operations in Brussels.