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Thu, 21 Oct


Maison de la Poste

The H word – Hybrid uncovered

Want to see how a hybrid event is actually done?

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The H word – Hybrid uncovered
The H word – Hybrid uncovered

Time & Location

21 Oct 2021, 09:45 – 13:15 CEST

Maison de la Poste, Rue Picard 5/7, 1080 Bruxelles, Belgium

About the Event

Are you still baffled by the word hybrid or are you already a pioneer in this brave new world? 

Whatever your experience and your thoughts on the ‘H' word we are delighted to invite you to join our hybrid event on 21 October bringing together event and association professionals both in person in Brussels and online from your home, office or garden! 

A real life taster of a hybrid event to explore this hot topic. The session will consist of  through; case studies from our peers and colleagues who will share their own experiences, tips and tricks and dos and don’ts having been there, done that and come out the other side and a high level information from a leader in the field of event design. 

So don't miss this great opportunity to meet in person (yay!) or join us online to share, learn and exchange and confront the H word together! 

Moderated by:

Jenny Ennis, Meetings Manager, ESSKA


Fanny Senez, Events Manager, AIJA

Eralda Azizaj, Programme Manager, ESTRO

Avinash Chandarana, Global Learning and Development Director, MCI

Milo Vergucht, International Association Expert, VISITFLANDERS Convention Bureau


  • 09:15-09:45 Registration & Welcome coffee & tea
  • 09:45-09.50 Welcome & Introduction to the event

Part 1: Sharing experience

  • 09:50-10:20 Case Study 1 + Q+A: AIJA Hybrid Congress
  • 10:20-10:50 Case Study 2 + Q+A: ESTRO Hybrid Congress 
  • 10:50-11:20 Coffee break

Part 2: Sharing tools

  • 11:20-11:25 Introduction to Part 2 
  • 11:25-12:05 Ingredients for Effective Hybrid Event Design + Q+A - Avinash Chandarana, Global learning and development director, MCI Group
  • 12:05-12:25 The innovative supporting role of destinations – the Visit Flanders platform case study + Q+A - 

Part 3: Sharing views

  • 12:25-12:55 Panel discussion on the Future of Hybrid: here to stay? 
  • 12:55-13:00 Wrap-up, conclusions and next steps 
  • 13:00-14:00 Networking lunch

The agenda may be subject to changes.

The hybrid event is kindly supported by our partners at VISITFLANDERS Convention Bureau and hosted by a Flanders Heritage Venue*, the Maison de la Poste at Tour&Taxis. A light lunch will follow the event in-person, courtesy of our partners. 

Due to the limited places available, priority will be given to ESAE members. All ESAE events are open to our members. Not a member yet? Click here to check out the membership benefits and register.

Please be advised that following the latest Belgian regulations for events, all attendees will need to show their covid safe pass upon entry. All sanitary measures will be respected in accordance with the national regulations.

*Flanders Heritage Venues are locations with a unique story, which offer delegates at a conference or event, an amazing heritage experience. The location always has exceptional architectural value, is situated in the historic city centre, and is within walking distance of all of Flanders’ cultural, artistic, and culinary assets. In that sense, you are really creating the legacy of the future in today’s heritage, while offering your guests an unforgettable experience.

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