Romain Cools (Belgapom)

“Belgium, the land of the Belgian fries, welcomes the Europatat congress 2017 in the wonderful city of Antwerp, where potato turns into diamonds (or is it the reverse?) We are sure you will experience an interesting and exciting programme.”

Jos Muyshondt (President, EUROPATAT)

“Belgapom is welcoming the European potato trade in Antwerp, home of one of the largest seaports in the world. We can guarantee all participants a great network event, of which the memory will be cherished for a long time!”

Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago (EUROPATAT)

“For the 2017 Congress, Europatat together with the organisers Belgapom, a valued member representing the potato sector in Belgium, have put together an extremely interesting and relevant programme to inspire the potato sector in Europe to be great again!

Map and itinerary

The congress venue is easy reachable by car, train and plane.

Map :


· Nearest metro station: 50 m
· Nearest train station: 100 m
· Nearest taxi stop: 100 m


From Brussels
Follow E19 to Antwerp.

From Paris/Gent
Follow E17 to Antwerp.

From Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Breda
Follow E19 to Antwerp.

From Eindhoven/Turnhout
Follow E313 to Antwerp


Brussels International Airport
Ride the Brussels airport express train from the airport to Antwerp Central Station in just 34 minutes. When leaving the station, follow the exit for Astrid Square. The hotel is located opposite the station.

Antwerp Airport Deurne
The hotel is an easy 15-minute drive from Antwerp Airport Deurne, which services flights to and from Rome, Milan, Hamburg, Geneva, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga, Alicante, London City, Southampton and Jersey. Antwerp Airport has a private jet terminal.

Train to Antwerp
When leaving the station, follow the exit for Astrid Square. The hotel is located opposite the station.



National and international buses arrive in Antwerp at a stop that’s just a 2-minute walk from the hotel.

Please note: Underground private parking is accessible for a fee. The height of the garage allows cars with a maximum height of 1.80 meters.

Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel
Koningin Astridplein 7, 2018 Antwerpen
Tel: +32 3 203 12 34