5 support funds from visit.brussels

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Are you part of the tourism, cultural or events sectors in Brussels? visit.brussels and the Brussels Region are here for you. Your sector is vital to the capital and benefits from a reopening plan. 5 support funds are at your disposal to support your reopening projects. Discover a summary of the funds below.

Don’t wait – your applications must be submitted by September 2020.

Don’t hesitate to visit the visit.brussels and 1819 websites for more information.

1)  Support fund for B2C events in Brussels

Do you organise cultural or tourism events which take place in the Brussels-Capital Region? Are you seeking to get equipped with protective, hygiene, traffic, counting or security equipment or equipment for touchless solutions and/or other solutions in order to apply the public safety recommendations/measures advocated by the National Security Council? Does your event start, at the latest, on 31/12/20 in Brussels-Capital? This fund is made for you.

2)  Fund for investments in “Touchless” technologies

Do you want to implement contactless ticketing solutions (online tickets/remote scanning), traffic management software, audio systems which enable guides to remotely communicate with visitors or any other digital solution which aims to reduce the health risks to visitors and increase the interactivity of cultural/tourist content? Are you a museum, theatre, cultural centre, concert hall, cinema, or tourist attraction? Does your project start, at the latest, on 31/12/20 in Brussels?

This fund, provided as part of the visit.brussels reopening plan following the COVID-19 health crisis and approved by the Brussels government, is made for you.

3)  Fund for investments in health and safety under the “Hygiene and Safety” label

Are you a tourist, cultural or heritage attraction in Brussels? Do you want to be prepared to meet the health and safety standards to welcome new visitors/customers under the best possible conditions? And also receive assistance with cleaning and disinfecting before relaunching your activities, floor markings and safety barriers/cordons, protective transparent barriers and similar for counter installation, reception desks, assistance purchasing hand sanitiser for visitor use at various specific locations, etc.

The fund, provided as part of the visit.brussels reopening plan and approved by the Brussels government, is made for you.

4)  Support fund for conventions, meetings and B2B events

Are you a B2B event organiser, i.e. a non-profit, national or international federation, NGO, public interest foundation, event agency or private company? Does your event last two days with an overnight stay in Brussels? This fund is made for you.

5)  Support fund for investments in digital technologies

Are you a tourist, cultural or heritage attraction as well as a venue or hotel? Does your project involve digitalising communication media? Does it involve an “on-site” digital experience which enriches visitors’ experiences and cultural discovery? Or a digital technology that facilitates the organisation of hybrid or “multihub” meetings/events?

This fund is made for you. It supports long-term investment in sustainable digital technologies that meet the new expectations of customers and visitors and enrich their experience.