European Deafsport Summit 2022
THEN, NOW, ALWAYS

The European Deafsport Summit 2022 consists of two main events at the same time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Belgian Deaf sport Committee in Belgium.  The first event is the 21st Congress of the European Deaf Sport Organization (EDSO) members from 26-28 of October 2022. The second event is the Future Deaf Youth Sport Leaders Forum from 25-28 of October 2022. The main purpose of this seminar is to give an impetus to a new and future generation of deaf youth sport leaders in the European member countries. Working towards a better future for deaf sports in Europe.

TRAVELING TO THE SUMMIT @ MECHELEN, BELGIUM

Connect Paris, London, Amsterdam, and Cologne with each other on a map and you will know exactly where Flanders is situated. It’s in the centre of Western Europe, with nearby airports so yous can easily get in Flanders - Mechelen, from wherever they are in the world. Distances are short in Flanders and you can easily get from city to city by public transport. Many of the venues are located in the city centre, making public transport there a fast, easy, and sustainable solution. 

BY PLANE
From Belgium's main airport, Brussels Airport, you can reach Mechelen by train, bus or rental car. The train is the easiest and fastest way. We offer you special Lufthansa Group Airlines fares.

TRAVELING WITH LUFTHANSA
The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together - every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event. You will reach the booking platform via this link https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/meetings-and-events-delegates and with the event code BEZLNSX. The reduced fares are automatically displayed. 

NB: Please enable pop-ups permanently in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform will not open. Of course, you can also book through your IATA travel agency. The travel agency can request the ticketing instructions by sending an email to lufthansa.mobility@dlh.de, stating the event code BEZLNSX. 

BY TRAIN
The train station of Brussels Airport is located on level -1. Thanks to a new, super-fast and direct train connection, you can reach the central station of Mechelen in just eleven minutes! A ticket is include in the package.

BY CAR
Mechelen is furthermore easy to reach from our neighbouring countries. If you are coming from the Netherlands you will be in Mechelen in no time via Antwerp. Coming from Germany the easiest is to drive via Liege and from France the motorway past Brussels takes you right to Mechelen. 

DO NOT MISS THIS - WE OFFER YOU A TOTAL PACKAGE
 
The European Deafsport summit offer a total package where business and pleasure belong together: we will discover culinary Mechelen in one of the convivial restaurants and explore the city during original social activities. Additionally you can extend your visit with extra days. 

800 € PER PERSON

INCLUDING
Transport from Brussels Airport to Mechelen
Three nights in a 4* hotel (double room)
Breakfast
Lunches
Diner
Access to social & network activities
Access to the 100th anniversary banquet
All-inclusive event

UPGRADES
Single room
Earlier check-inn
Late check-out 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Wednesday 26 October 2022: Arrival
                                                      General Assembly EDSO - day 1
Thursday 27 October 2022: General Assembly EDSO - day 2
Friday 28 October 2022:  General Assembly EDSO - day 3
                                             Anniversary Banket
Saturday 29 October 2022: departure




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