Office furniture is constantly evolving towards more customization and better design. As a company that works with 3D printing technology, we saw one major opportunity in the furniture industry that was not yet explored: the custom 3D printer table stand. Continue reading “Introducing: The Form 2 Printer Stand!”
In 2016, Belfius launched “Smart Belgium”, a call for local governments, companies, citizens, healthcare and eduction to work together for a more sustainable and “Smart” Belgium. A unique forum where smart ideas and solutions for social challenges could meet. Continue reading “Get Smart for Belgium – Our design for the Belfius Smart Awards”
Earlier this year, The Belgian race pigeon “Golden Prince” from Wevelgem has fetched 360,000 euros at an online auction. Auction house Pipa claims that this makes Golden Prince the most expensive pigeon ever. The winning bid is from South Africa.
Belgium enjoys a long-time tradition in the breeding of racing pigeons. Buyers often come from abroad, from countries like China.
Pigeon racing is the sport of releasing specially trained racing pigeons, which then return to their homes over a carefully measured distance. The time it takes the animal to cover the specified distance is measured and the bird’s rate of travel is calculated and compared with all of the other pigeons in the race to determine which animal returned at the highest speed.
Most of the time the trophies are classic, meaning heavy decorated and gold or silver plated. But since the sport is clearly entering a new era – new investors, new tracking technology – we believe a change is needed. Our designers made these clean and simplistic (3D printed) trophies, fit for pigeon racing in the 21st century. What do you think?
At an exclusive gala dinner, visit.brussels presented 37 Ambassador awards to the partners who, over the past three years, have contributed exponentially to propagating and supporting Brussels as an international MICE destination.
MICE is an acronym for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, in which large groups, usually planned well in advance, are brought together for a particular purpose. MICE tourism is also referred to as the “meetings industry”
In front of an audience of academics, doctors, European Commissioners, deans of universities, chairmen and board members of international associations based in Brussels, scientists, hospital directors and other destination partners, the 37 new ambassadors were praised for their efforts and help in bringing major international events to Brussels and reinforcing its image as ideal MICE destination.
130 people participated in this first edition of the Brussels Ambassadors Night. visit.brussels will use this event to launch a new network that can be activated to allow new international events to take place in Brussels. This will enhance the Belgian capital’s international appeal and promote its local expertise and strengths.
For many years, the Brussels-Capital Region has successfully concentrated on drawing international events. With its 657 gatherings in 2016, for example, it ranks as Europe’s number one convention destination, and second worldwide.