The Night

Venue

The Hilton Old Town Groenplaats 32, Antwerp, 2000, Belgium

Timings 

18:45 Drinks reception, sponsored by Antwerp XL & the Port of Antwerp, 3rd Floor

19:30 Dinner, Belle Epoque Ballroom

21:15 Awards presentation

23:00 After-party

02:00 Close

Dress Code

Black Tie

Arriving in Antwerp by air:

From Antwerp Airport:

Exit the airport onto the Luchthavenlei. On entering Antwerp, turn right onto Vosstraat, left onto Diksmuidelaan, left onto Borsbeekbrug, right onto Binnensingel (R10) and then left onto Plantin en Mortuslei. Continue along Van Eycklei (N184) then onto Maria Henriettalei (N184), Frankrijklei (N184), Bourlastraat and turn right at Leopoldplaats. Continue along Leopoldstraat, turn right at Komedieplaats onto Huidevetterstraat at the end left to the Schoenmarkt and you will arrive in front of Groenplaats and the Hilton Antwerp Old Town hotel.

By taxi the journey normally takes around 20 minutes. 

From Brussels Airport:

By train:

A brand new direct train connection between Brussels National Airport and the Antwerp Central Station brings you to and from the airport in just 30 minutes! A bus runs also at every hour between Zaventem Airport and Antwerp Central station.

Thanks to our perfect central location, you can reach the hotel easily from the Central Station.

From Antwerp Central Station

Take subway number 9 or 15, direction Linkeroever, to Groenplaats, where the Hotel is located.

By taxi the journey normally takes around 10 minutes.

By taxi:

Take the A201 and exit at junction 4 onto the R0. Exit at junction E19 (direction Mechelen) and continue along the E19/A1. Exit at junction 5a (direction Brugge and Gent) onto the R1. When you reach Antwerp, exit at junction 5a Schelde, Hoboken and carry on to the Brusselstraat, then Bolivarplaats. Turn right on the Amerikalei,which changes to Britselei, take the first left to the Bourlastraat and turn right at Leopoldplaats. Continue along Leopoldstraat, turn right at Komedieplaats onto Huidevetterstraat at the end left to the Schoenmarkt and you will arrive in front of Groenplaats and the Hilton Antwerp Old Town hotel.

By taxi the journey normally takes around 45 minutes. 

Arriving by train:

There is an Intercity train service taking less than 2 hours connecting the two major cities of Amsterdam and Antwerp. Please see above for directions from Antwerp Central Station to the hotel

Arriving by car:

Please note, If you are planning to visit Antwerp by car start by checking whether your vehicle may enter the low emission zone. If your vehicle may enter the city, but it doesn’t have a Belgian or Dutch number plate, then you will need to register your car first. For more information, please visit https://lez.antwerpen.be/?Taal=EN

Free Accommodation Booking Service

The Hilton Old Town, have arranged a discounted rate of €179 per night. Please use the following link to book your rooms: http://eventsathilton.com/show/5d49bda779770d320136d14b 


If you require other accommodation or any travel arrangements, we will be using a free travel booking service with Jigsaw Conferences. Preferential rates are available if booked via Jigsaw online here:

https://www.jigsawconferences.co.uk/offers/56/heavy-lift-awards-2019