What is EAS?

What is EAS?

For the 9th consecutive year, visit.brussels is organising the European Association Summit (EAS). The upcoming edition will be held online on 20-22 April 2021. 

The European Association Summit addresses the key issues that really matter to associations, allowing them to excel in today’s fast-changing environment and meet the future expectations of members, business, society and policymakers. From strategic planning, business models and virtual and hybrid event management, to the merits of digital marketing, virtual advocacy and coalition building.  

This annual peer-to-peer education and networking forum is being organised in collaboration with the event founding partners: ESAE (European Society of Association Executives), FAIB (Federation of European & International Associations Based in Belgium) and UIA (Union of International Associations) and key association related organisations from around the world.

  • Why attend EAS?

    Why should you attend EAS 2021?

    The European Association Summit (EAS) in Brussels is the one annual event for association professional you can’t afford to miss. It brings together a variety of speakers that cover association, societal and international affairs topics.   

  • EAS: by association professionals, for association professionals

    Learn directly from your peers and be sure to cover the big issues you’re facing as an association. Benefit from a programme designed with associations themselves.  

  • Enhance your organisation’s performance

    Learn how to face challenges ranging from policy issues, governance and member relations to leadership, advocacy, digital marketing or sustainability. Exchange good practices, success stories or lessons learned and get a new focus for your activities.  

  • Share your views

    Advance the debate, share your vision during several workshops and challenge your ideas and perspectives with others. Discover our line-up of speakers!

  • Build your Network

    Meet a large number of associations with European and international dimensions active in various fields. Take part in the exchange of ideas on our digital platform.   

  • Benefit from our expertise

    Attend an event organised in a dedicated online meeting space by experts in association support and development.   

  • Join us online and discover the world's leading city for international associations. 

    Seize the opportunity to discover what Brussels can bring to associations and why it is ranked first in number of association headquarters and first in Europe in number of association conferences organised (UIA rankings).