Events

BRUSSELS EUXCLUSIVE _ Exclusive Networking for Career Building

Monday, September 25, 2023
18:00 – 22:00

Brussels Marriott Grand Place, Rue Auguste Orts, Grand Place 3-7, 1000 Brussels

The event is a job fair and networking event where individuals can make connections but also learn more about presenting themselves in the best light. My contribution will be presenting information about tailoring one’s curriculum vitae and cover letters to their host country and potential employers.

Hosted by Brussels Times and JobJob

Doing Business in the USA
A session during International Days

27 April 2023
11:00 – 11:45

Doing business in the United States is a huge topic so the session focused on helping the students to understand what drives the American culture so that they will have a base appreciation of the culture which will help them to be more prepared when they interact in business settings with Americans. The goal is to help the attendees in the future when they study or work there.

Hosted by Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Ghent, Belgium

Cultural Perspective – guest presentation for Intercultural Communication Skills

27 April 2023
15:30 – 16:30

Understanding personal bias is a key concept when interacting with other cultures. The session introduces the idea and then uses current events such hurricanes, cycling, cryptocurrency, and royalty to explore the topics in more depth.

Hosted by Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Ghent, Belgium

Information Day (VIW) – Doing business in Major English Speaking Countries (USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand)

19 April 2023
9:00 – 16:00

Vlamingen in de Wereld will be hosting an Information Day for people interested in relocating to New Zealand, Australia, Canada and/or the United States. In two separate sessions information will be presented about the impact of cultural differences on adapting to a new country. Some of the material covered will include:

  • Adjusting to a new culture
  • Culture specific tips
  • Characteristics Americans, Australians, Canadians, New Zealanders

Hosted by Vlamingen in de Wereld (VIW); held in Aalst, Belgium

Cultural Variation – Influencing Expectations

28 March 2023
16:30 – 17:30

Having realistic expectations is help people make a smooth transition into new place. As some of the people who are on the frontlines of assisting people relocate, you are in a prime position to provide guidance. People can only ask questions if they realize something is different, however, first time expats in particular, may not know what they don’t know. During this brief session some examples of differences from other countries will be presented, but some elements about Belgium will be highlighted. The goal is to expand their knowledge and help them help others.

Host by Association of Belgian Relocation Agents (ABRA) in Aartselaar, Belgium

Cultural Perspective

20 October 2022
15:30 – 16:30

Understanding personal bias is a key concept when interacting with other cultures. The session introduced the idea and then used current events such hurricanes, cycling and royalty to explore the topics in more depth.

Hosted by Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, in Ghent, Belgium

Doing Business in the USA
A session during International Days

29 April 2022

Doing business in the United States is a huge topic so the session focused on helping the students to understand what drives the American culture so that they will have a base appreciation of the culture which will help them to be more prepared when they interact in business settings with Americans. The goal is to help the attendees in the future when they study or work there.

Hosted by Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Ghent, Belgium

Workshop - Intercultural Awareness

25 October 2021

The interactive session was designed to help the attendees understand the foundation from where cultural variations come. The goal was to help business people gain insight into why people don’t always see a situation the same way. Much of the focus of the session included the research of Richard Lewis, Interculturalist.

Hosted by: VOKA Office in Aalst, BE

Managing an International Environment in a Company

Thursday, 22 October 2020
18:00 – 20:00

Working in an international environment comes with its own set of opportunities and challenges. Individuals who are able to recognize the cultural differences can usually more effectively conduct business. The workshop will present several of the cultural dimensions which can impact doing business. The interactive workshop will give participants the chance to discuss and work on three important but diverse aspects of managing in international environment: communication, meetings and the employee selection process.

The workshop will be conducted online.

AFC Brussels – host organization

Vlamingen in de Werld – Information Day

16 May 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Cultural Center in Aalst

Vlamingen in de Werld will be hosting an Information Day for people interested in relocating to New Zealand, Australia, Canada and/or the United States. In two separate sessions information will be presented about the impact of cultural differences on adapting to a new country. Some of the material covered will include:

  • Difficulties to expect in the first weeks / months
    Adjusting to a new culture
    Culture specific tips
    Characteristics Americans, Australians, Canadians, New Zealanders

Doing Business in the USA

27 Mar 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:
Artvelde University College
Voetweg 66
9000 Ghent
Belgium

Students who will visit, and may want to work or study in the United States will learn about some of the essential factors which will help them make the most of their experience.

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Cross Cultural Consulting
Steenschuitlaan 12
2830 Tisselt, Belgium

Email: e.kelly@crossculture-training.be
Phone: +32 (0) 474 211 912

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