The Belgian-Luxembourg Business Association (BLBA) organised two Roadshows in Lucknow on 8 February, 2016 at the Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Vipin Khand Gomti Nagar.

The event partners were the Embassy of Belgium in India, the Indo Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IBLCCI) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).

The first seminar “Doing Business with Belgium” was organized in the morning and headed by the Ambassador of Belgium to India, H.E. Mr. Jan Luykx. The Belgian delegates presented Belgium as an ideal location for doing business in Europe. The event witnessed gathering of many leaders from various business houses in U.P. looking for business opportunities in Belgium and eager to learn more about the attractiveness Belgium as a business destination.

The Trade Commissioners from Wallonia and Flanders and the Belgian Customs Attaché made interesting presentations. The BLBA President and key Executive Committee Members from BLBA presented testimonials and had a personal interaction with the audience to address their concerns and queries.

Following the seminar on "Doing business with Belgium", there was second seminar in the afternoon on "Belgian Water Treatment Technology". Belgian organisations specialized in providing services in the water treatment sector (the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) and Balteau represented by CMI-FPE) presented their technologies and skill.  The seminar was attended by U.P. government officials and interested business leaders.

More than 50 delegates attended both the seminars which were also extensively covered by the Indian press and TV.