COVID-19 International Associations Ressources

We summarize on this page all the different measures put in place to help you continue your activities as efficiently as possible.

In summary, we gather on this page:

a) We are here for you & join the community: Join the Midweek Talks & give your input on the online form
b) Information & Support: direct links for regional and governmental measures and initiatives

c) Our partners and associations are active: we group the different digital events and initiatives by topic:
EVENTS
NEWS & RESOURCE DIRECTORY
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
ECONOMIC MEASURES
COMMUNICATION-MARKETING
EVENTS-MEETINGS
LEGAL-GOVERNANCE
MEMBERSHIP
HR & RECRUITEMENT

Be Active, Stay #HealthAtHome & stay connected!
 

We are here for you - join the community!

We are still as productive and interactive as always, but from home! And we will continue to support you and process all your requests.

To meet current and future challenges, visit.brussels Association Bureau team organizes exchange forums, so a digital consultation meeting (free) specifically intended for the Association community. Taking place every two weeks, our Midweek Talks have already started, do you want to join it? Check out the Midweek Talks page.

In addition, if you have other concerns, questions, suggestions or wishes, please use our special online form. It will allow you to express your questions, difficulties, reflections or share your unique initiatives. We will be happy to disseminate your news via our newsletter and other channels.

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Information & Support

Discover the information from the WHO official website, Belgian Government as well as the economic and fiscal assistance measures initiatives of 1819 and HUB Brussels.

#Brusselscares4Associations
 

Our partners and associations are active

visit.brussels Association Bureau can count on the support of our partners, all mobilized to deal with the crisis, as well as of monitor the various public authorities and associations. Discover their different actions for sharing the information on resources or on their sector through different initiatives:
 

EVENTS

Discover the ONLINE EVENTS on aspects related to management or regulatory matters which may be relevant to international associations.

 

NEWS & RESOURCE DIRECTORY

INFORMATION DIRECTORIES

European Commission   Coronavirus response https://bit.ly/3aTTvbj
Interel   Navigating COVID-19 https://bit.ly/35GTVA0
PCMA   Coronavirus News & Resources for the Business Events Industry https://bit.ly/39N9s1y
Interel   COVID-19 Tools for associations https://bit.ly/2RhNuxe
WindEurope   ofa Talks – Wind Energy in Europe https://bit.ly/2V4UVcp
Solvay Executive Education   Leading in Times of Uncertainty https://bit.ly/3aPkCEs
EAHP   AHP COVID-19 Resource Centre https://bit.ly/3e9jr4I
EFPA   Psychological advice on how to cope with quarantine/isolation https://bit.ly/2XnNaRp
EFPIA   European pharmaceutical industry response to COVID-19 https://bit.ly/3c4QftO
ETOA   Travel and government information across Europe https://bit.ly/2UVLdu2
EBF   European banking sector information page on European and national announcements  https://bit.ly/2V0fxUq
BEUC   Advice by consumer groups in European countries https://bit.ly/2x7WLkR
Monasbl   10 idées originales d’initiatives contre le coronavirus https://bit.ly/3c5oIbC
Eurocities   European cities' initiatives and local situation update https://bit.ly/2RGv7lP
1819.brussels   The coronavirus - FAQ for entrepreneurs https://bit.ly/3bdU0gm
BECI   Coronavirus : les aides disponibles pour les entreprises https://bit.ly/3b76jv3
finances.belgium   CORONAVIRUS : MESURES DE SOUTIEN ET ACTUALITÉS https://bit.ly/2z6m5s9
FEB   IMPACT DU CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 SUR LES ENTREPRISES https://bit.ly/34F3Qpp
Portail du droit belge   Crise du coronavirus: inventaire des mesures normatives (mis à jour) https://bit.ly/2yXTaGo
Fiscal Note   CORONAVIRUS UPDATES & RESOURCE CENTER https://bit.ly/3croRX0
commissioner.brussels   WHAT IMPACT DOES COVID-19 HAVE ON MY EXPAT LIFE? https://bit.ly/2WBLpOK
ASAE   Issue Roundup: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) https://bit.ly/3dpkQmD
ICCA   COVID-19 outbreak: Status updates https://bit.ly/2zji3ws
Event Council   COVID-19 resources https://bit.ly/2WHfmwV
Association Now   TODAY’S CORONAVIRUS TRACKER https://bit.ly/2SMRFlH

 

ASSOCIATIONS' INITIATIVES

EBF   European banking sector information page on European and national announcements https://bit.ly/3beqQNt
EAHP   EAHP COVID-19 Resource Centre https://bit.ly/3dyOV3j
EFPIA   European pharmaceutical industry response to COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2zieNBF
BEUC   Advice by consumer groups in European countries https://bit.ly/2WGqoCf
EFPA   Psychological advice on how to cope with quarantine/isolation https://bit.ly/2L8DsLB
Eurocities   European cities' initiatives and local situation update https://bit.ly/3cfDYDf
Monasbl   10 idées originales d’initiatives contre le coronavirus https://bit.ly/2Wgagsw
WindEurope   Sofa Talks – Wind Energy in Europe https://bit.ly/2V4UVcp
Febelux   Roadmap : How to cope with the coronavirus in the event & communication sector https://bit.ly/2SPbloK
European Exhibition Industry Alliance   Position Paper : Support to avoid bankruptcy and prepare for recovery https://bit.ly/3fzCmX1

 

LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Association Laboratory Research Alliance   The Strategic and Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Association Sector https://bit.ly/2WHw8vC
Association Now   LEADING DURING A PANDEMIC: KEYS TO RECESSION READINESS https://bit.ly/3cbnWud
Association Now   HOW A STRONG CULTURE CAN KEEP YOUR ORGANIZATION RESILIENT https://bit.ly/2SKT0co
Association Now   LEADING DURING A PANDEMIC: MANAGEMENT FROM A DISTANCE https://bit.ly/3fyf4RB
Association Now   LEADING DURING A PANDEMIC: HOW FAR AHEAD SHOULD YOU THINK? https://bit.ly/2WfYldX
Association Now   LEADING DURING A PANDEMIC: A "RIGHT NOW" MINDSET https://bit.ly/2SO9cK1
Association Now   GMID spotlight session: leadership lessons on resiliency https://bit.ly/2xODwNu

 

ECONOMIC MEASURES

30 millions ajoutés au Fonds d’urgence de la FWB

FAIB   COVID-19 : Government takes measures offering non-profit organisations solutions https://bit.ly/3bgxMti
Schuman Associates   COVID-19: How to leverage EU funding opportunities and impact policy https://bit.ly/2ywFQZY
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #1 https://bit.ly/2Vu9sOR
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #2 https://bit.ly/2xlux6h
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #3 https://bit.ly/3abh9Ph
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #4 https://bit.ly/2RDxOo8
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #5 https://bit.ly/3bf628w
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #6 https://bit.ly/2WASWx6
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #7 https://bit.ly/3ch5399
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #8 https://bit.ly/2WeBOOB
Cambre   COVID-19 EU Bulletin – Issue #9 https://bit.ly/35GHdkK
EY Law   COVID-19 Supporting measures issued by the Belgian tax authorities https://bit.ly/3bhMal6
EY Law   COVID-19 Belgian VAT measures and other possible VAT/CUSTOMS reliefs https://bit.ly/2yDRZfz
Monasbl   Covid-19 : Bruxeo dresse le bilan pour le secteur Non-Marchand https://bit.ly/2zxgYBi
Monasbl   Crédits bancaires : les ASBL auront accès à la garantie d’Etat https://bit.ly/2WTNxRP
Monasbl   Report du précompte professionnel et de la TVA pour avril https://bit.ly/2YZspfL
Monasbl   Covid-19 : le point sur les dernières mesures adoptées pour les ASBL https://bit.ly/3dF6yOO
Monasbl   Mesures fiscales : voici la marche à suivre pour les ASBL en difficulté https://bit.ly/2WqNjTj
Monasbl   Les aides aux ASBL pour payer les cotisations sociales https://bit.ly/3fIoUQJ
Monasbl   De nouvelles initiatives fiscales pour aider les ASBL https://bit.ly/2zD7JQg
Monasbl   29 millions d'euros pour le Non-Marchand bruxellois https://bit.ly/2yT4nsc
Monasbl   Précompte immobilier : les ASBL bénéficieront d’un report https://bit.ly/2WWjGZj
Monasbl   Rembourser ou demander un crédit : ce qu’il faut savoir https://bit.ly/2SZdtus
Monasbl   30 millions ajoutés au Fonds d’urgence de la FWB https://bit.ly/3dIt0GR
Monasbl   Sven Gatz : "Des aides à l'emploi seront créées après le déconfinement" https://bit.ly/2Aqb31s
Bruxelles Economie et Emploi   Prime COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2K6nfWD
Association Now   HOW ORGANIZATIONS CAN COPE WITH THE FINANCIAL FALLOUT OF COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2yDSq9H

 

COMMUNICATION-MARKETING

Association Now EMAIL MARKETING DO’S AND DON’TS DURING COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2XDPLHh
Association Adviser Strike the Right Tone When Communicating in a Crisis https://bit.ly/3banCeE
Interel HOW TO MOVE ON AFTER CORONA? THREE CERTAINTIES FOR POLITICAL CONSULTING https://bit.ly/2RGhEdK
Interel HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR INTERNAL COMMUNICATION IN TIMES OF COVID-19 https://bit.ly/3a6R2sJ
PCMA 8 Steps for Marketing Your Virtual Event https://bit.ly/2V9rcjK
PCMA A Guide to Crisis Communications for Business Events Strategists https://bit.ly/3eof8CL
Association Adviser 5 Ways Advertisers Must Shift Their Messaging for the Moment https://bit.ly/2wLqyj4
MCI Is There Still a Need for Experiential Marketing in the Era of Social Distancing? https://bit.ly/3cfUVh9
MCI How to Design a Virtual Experience That Protects and Amplifies Your Brand https://bit.ly/2zlI6mG
Cambre EU comms and advocacy under lockdown: keep calm and lobby on https://bit.ly/2SMTxe5
Association Adviser Strike the Right Tone When Communicating in a Crisis https://bit.ly/2Lec2Uq
European Commision eTranslation - online machine translation in 27 languages https://bit.ly/36ah7Hh

 

EVENTS-MEETINGS

MPI CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL REPORT: CONTRACTS AND INSURANCE https://bit.ly/2RGKuuG
MPI How-to Guide: Hybrid Meetings https://bit.ly/2RGKKtE
MPI How-to Guide: The Strategic Value of Virtual Meetings and Events https://bit.ly/3cj9YWO
MCI Maximising ROI with Hybrid Events https://bit.ly/2RGrBYD
MCI The Event of Tomorrow: Hybrid Events and Holographic Technology https://bit.ly/3ei2k0C
MCI 3 Ways to Improve the Digital Experience of Event Attendees https://bit.ly/3bdoEFR
MCI A Lesson in Resilience: Delivering Events in Times of Crisis https://bit.ly/2yCFe4M
PCMA Ideas for Social Distancing at a Networking Event https://bit.ly/2yFEV9l
PCMA What Skills Will Event Professionals Need in the COVID-19 Recovery? https://bit.ly/3fybpDi
MCI The Post-Pandemic Future of Event Professionals https://bit.ly/2xIpv3I
MCI The Show Must Go On(line): Tech Solutions for Far-Reaching Hybrid Events https://bit.ly/2ykGCbH
MCI The Post-Pandemic Future of Event Professionals https://bit.ly/2V9tLSI
Colloquium COVID 19 - MAINTENIR, REPORTER OU ANNULER ? PARTAGE D’EXPÉRIENCE AUTOUR DE LA PRISE DE DÉCISION https://bit.ly/2Vc3hA1
Business4Good Covid-19 Pivot: Going Virtual https://bit.ly/3eo4MCJ
Association Now FIVE WAYS TO CREATE BETTER ENGAGEMENT DURING VIRTUAL EVENTS https://bit.ly/2Vao7zI
Elina Jutelyte Tools for online events https://bit.ly/2VeSF3H
IAEE Planning for COVID-19 https://bit.ly/3b7OcFg
PCMA New Research on COVID-19’s Impact on Associations Points to the Way Forward https://bit.ly/2K8HyD2
PCMA How Is COVID-19 Transforming the Events Landscape? https://bit.ly/3cpKl6R
PCMA Recovery Realities: How the Business Events Industry Will Move Forward After COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2RDH1wI
PCMA COVID-19: Is Your Event Covered? https://bit.ly/3adz6wJ
PCMA Handling Refunds For Events Rescheduled Due to COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2xwuIvu
Association Adviser Events in Crisis? What to Do Now & What to Do Next https://bit.ly/3cfaAN4
ASAE How to turn the COVID-19 Conference Sponsorship Nightmare into a Growth Opportunity https://bit.ly/2RLFHbd
Association Voting Online Voting Made Simple https://bit.ly/3cpPED5
Association Now HOW TO DEVELOP VIRTUAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES https://bit.ly/35KgyDS
Association Now CANCEL, POSTPONE, GO VIRTUAL? HOW TO MAKE CRITICAL DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR MEETINGS https://bit.ly/2xM9v0P
Association Adviser Checklist: How to Plan a Successful Webinar https://bit.ly/3bjNt34
Colloquium (DÉ)CONFINÉS OU PAS ? 4 SCÉNARIOS POUR ENVISAGER VOS ÉVÉNEMENTS DU 2ÈME SEMESTRE 2020 https://bit.ly/2WS7mJB

 

LEGAL-GOVERNANCE

Moniteur Belge Arrêté Royal n°4: Droit des sociétés et des associations dans le cadre de la lutte contre le Coronavirus https://bit.ly/2ygOsU0
Fédération Horeca Juridique : modification du droit des sociétés et des associations dans le cadre du Coronavirus! https://bit.ly/2XFYgBs
Interel How to run a virtual General Meeting https://bit.ly/3dseItH
Boardroom Maintaining Effective Governance in Times of Covid-19 https://bit.ly/2VCqw5A
Boardroom Adapting to a New Reality https://bit.ly/3cmo8qi
Boardroom Imagining the Post-COVID19 International Association https://bit.ly/3euYqlp
Monasbl Les ASBL auront jusqu'en septembre pour reporter leur AG https://bit.ly/3cmDgDQ
Monasbl Destituer ou nommer un administrateur en période de confinement https://bit.ly/3bfHvBg
Monasbl AG à distance ou reportée : que doit choisir l’ASBL ? https://bit.ly/3abGMiX
Monasbl L’ASBL ne peut pas payer le loyer ? Le conseil des avocats https://bit.ly/2Vr2xWM
Monasbl Un administrateur peut démissionner, même pendant la crise https://bit.ly/2XE1V2T
FEB COVID-19 : MESURES JURIDIQUES ET QUESTIONS RELATIVES À LA VIE PRIVÉE https://bit.ly/2wMryDC
ONSS Crise Corona : mesures pour les employeurs https://bit.ly/2xojzwV
ASAE ASAE Virtual Governance Webcast https://bit.ly/3cfRLK1

 

MEMBERSHIP

MCI How Associations Can Engage Members on Digital Platforms https://bit.ly/34EQCJ2
MCI FOCUS : Building community through shared insights https://bit.ly/2VyQir0
Boardroom Answering Member Needs at Times of Crisis https://bit.ly/2xAjHJs
Association Now HOW TO CRAFT MEMBER RENEWAL MESSAGING AMID COVID-19 CRISIS https://bit.ly/3bdMYZc
Association Now COULD MICROPAYMENTS FILL THE REVENUE GAP BETWEEN MEMBER AND NONMEMBER? https://bit.ly/3agbozL
Association Adviser Now is the Time to Explore New Digital Non-Dues Revenue Streams https://bit.ly/2VeJBM9
Association Now PERFORMANCE UNDER PRESSURE: LESSONS FROM COVID-19 SUCCESS STORIES https://bit.ly/3dmAe30
Association Now SHOULD YOU WAIVE FEES FOR NEW MEMBERS? https://bit.ly/2yEsYAU
Association Now HOW THE COVID-19 CRISIS IS ACCELERATING THE SHIFT TO ONLINE MEMBER ENGAGEMENT https://bit.ly/3bj1Pka
Association Adviser 6 Ways to Engage Members Using Your AMS https://bit.ly/2Wd4Nm1
Association Adviser Now is the Time to Explore New Digital Non-Dues Revenue Streams https://bit.ly/3bmoxYY
Boardroom How to Stay Relevant https://bit.ly/2YKLnGR

 

HR & RECRUITEMENT

Association Now NEW HR CONSIDERATIONS AS EMPLOYEES WORK FROM HOME DURING COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2YKvxvZ
Association Now HOW COVID-19 MAKES HR A MORE IMPORTANT RESOURCE THAN EVER https://bit.ly/2SOftp1
Monasbl Déconfinement et chômage temporaire : ce qu’il faut savoirt https://bit.ly/2SMVrLw
Monasbl Covid-19 : renouveler un CDD c'est possible, sous certaines conditions https://bit.ly/3bgHkF1
Monasbl Heures supplémentaires défiscalisées : qui est concerné ? https://bit.ly/35GSGAO
Monasbl Covid-19 : quel impact sur le congé parental, le crédit-temps…? https://bit.ly/3fyxJg7
EARS Recruitement in times of teleworking https://bit.ly/2YV4wpI