Upcoming events

December 2019

2 December

Delegation of Russian business to Benelux (Belgium and Netherlands)


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24 January​


End February, begin March





June, 3-6

End of September, in Brussels

Reception Gala New Year with the presence of the Belgian ambassador in Russia

CCBLR mission to Samara


VII GALA opening CCBLR in Russia



SEAFOOD expo Brussels


SPIEF 2020 Saint-Petersburg invest Forum

CCBLR will coorganize the XIV Forum on Eurasia from Lisbon to Vladivostok

Past events

On 26 November at Building Group S, Brussels


CCBLR, in collaboration with VKVRKWR, organized a conference: "How to manage and secure your business by working with the Eurasian Economic Union".

The purpose of the conference was to discuss the most common difficulties/facilities in the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union, a market of 200 millions of inhabitants in 5 countries (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia) and very soon open to other partners like Serbia, Uzbekistan, etc.

• "Stability and Security for your business in Russia and EEU" by Didier De Baere at Belgian Foreign Trade Agency and Alexandre Milyutin at the Russian Embassy. 
• "How to secure Your Business in Russia and EEU" by G. Lambrecht and Mrs Della Faille at CREDENDO
• "Measures of State Financial Support (FDI) in Kazakhstan" by Jandos Nurlanov, Director Europe JSC KAZAKH INVEST, National company
• "Get the best exchange rate in your bank transactions" by Arnaud Penson and Maxime Istace, at EBURY
• "EEU Customs Policy and new electronic declaration" by Mr. Pichougov Customs officer, Embassy of Russia to Belgium, followed by a networking lunch

Here you can download the different presentations.

Thank you to all participants !







(Brussels, 27.09)

23 September



Eastern Economic Forum

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Belarusian industrial and investment forum

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Saint-Petersburg Road-Show Belgium and France

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CEO Business breakfast with Mr Boris Titov - Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights

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Mogilev, Bobruisk


Brussels, Antwerp, Liege, Luxembourg

IX Saint-Petersburg International gas Forum

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BelTexIndustry: light industry and textile exhibition. More information

Russian Energy Week

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BLCCA Business mission to Irkutsk (Baïkal)

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Conference "Machine building and metalworking"

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Delegation of Ryazan region to Belgium and Luxembourg

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Antwerp Expo







22-24 October

Ufa, Russia


23-24 October


26 October 

Antwerp 2019 Transport & Logistics

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VIP Dinner with Ambassadors of Russia and Belarus. Invitation 

OpenBIO - International Forum in the life-science field. More information

The Russian Energy Forum and the international exhibition “Ural Power Industry” More information

TAPA EMEA Dublin - The future of supply chain More information

Brussels Dialogue - International Youth Forum. More information

21 May 2019, Brussels
The longest CCBLR Day: 3 events on one day

Part I - conference "How to make profitable business with Russia: the risks and solutions"
For programme please visit www.ccblr.com. Part II – CCBLR General Assembly followed by a conference and a cocktail Part III – conference "How to successfully export products in Russia and EEU (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kirghizistan), taking into account the international sanctions, risks and recommendations for companies". Key topics: certification and doing business in the EEU
Key speaker - Russian experts of SOEX (www.soex.ru): Roman Vostrikov, Director of the Development Department of "Soyuz Expertiza"; Olga Osherova, Deputy General Director for Development of "Soyuz Expertiza"


15 May 2019, Antwerp
Conference "Land and Sea Silk Road: customs formalities and logistics solutions by working with the Eurasian Economic Union"
organized by the Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for Russia & Belarus (CCBLR Brussels) and Ahlers

Key speakers:
Ellen Theeuwes, Business Unit Director High Value Logistics at Ahlers Belgium, Director of the Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for Russia & Belarus (CCBLR Brussels)

Sergey Fedorov, Embassy of Belarus to Belgium and Luxembourg 
Dmitry Subochev, Embassy of Russia to Belgium
Ilya Gorbunov, Rail Development manager, and Asel Suleimenova, Rail project manager



























10 - 13 March 2019, Russia: Mission to West Siberian Region for energy cluster in March 2019

Organizers: the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Russia (CCBLR Moscow) & the Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for Russia & Belarus (CCBLR Brussels) in cooperation with Lukoil and Russian Regional Government of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra

24 January 2019, Brussels: New Year Reception (116 participants)

Key speakers:
Eric Boyer de la Giroday, Chairman ING
Alexis Brouhns, CCBLR President, Senior Executive Vice President Europe of Solvay
H.E. Aleksandr Mikhnevich, Ambassador of Belarus to Belgium and Luxembourg
H.E. Jean-Arthur Régibeau, Ambassador of Belgium in Moscow
H.E. Alexander Tokovinin, Ambassador of Russia to Belgium

11 December 2018, Brussels: conference "Energy at the Edge of Innovation - Scope 2040"

by CCBLR Brussels and NautaDutilh


Among speakers and panelists were representatives of the following companies: CMI Group Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie, Fluxys Belgium, Gazprom, Hydrogene Europe, Lukoil Western Europe, Permanent Representation of Russia to EU, Solvay, WindEurope.

Slides of the key speech "The Belgian Energy Landscape in 2040" made by Danielle Devogelaer, Energy Expert at the Federal Planning Bureau, you can download here below.

22 November 2018, Belgium
Next session of the Import-Export Club: Russie, Belarus, Kazakhstan,Kirghizistan, Arménie

  •  Topic of the meeting 3: certification and customs formalities in the Eurasian Economic Union

  • How to find partners?

  • What are the best distribution channels?

  • How to certify you products?

  • Speakers Arkady Arianoff (CCBLR), Valery Safarian (BACC), Peter van Blanckenbergh (SGS), Alexander Nikolaiev (SGS)

  • Language: French

  • Contact of the main organizer: Dominique Verleye, International Relations Manager, P: 067 89 33 32, dominique.verleye@ccibw.be

9 November 2018 (10.30), Brussels: support of the organization of the meeting of the Russian delegation from Tver Region

  • NGO "USP" (Autonomous Detection and Activation Devices, Security)

  • Incanto-A LLC (Kids furniture: Weekly we produce more than 500 beds from Canadian beech and birch massif covered with Italian-made hypoallergenic paints and varnishes on a natural basis, they have the certificates of quality and safety)

  • Alliance Nord-Auto LLC

  • Selena LLC (wholesale and retail trade of food. Search of the partners for the further development of the production and implementation of the new articles of products on the base of the manufacturing complex)

  • LLC "Z-Tex" (Weaving production) 

​24 October 2018, Kortrijk: Conference "why invest in Belarus. A door to the Eurasian Economic Union, the market of 180 million inhabitants" and visit of our member Barco facilities
Organizers: the Flemish Chamber of Commerce for Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, Barco and CCBLR Brussels in cooperation with Belarus Embassy in Belgium





















21 - 25 October 2018, Belgium: support by hosting of the Russian delegation from Arkhangelst Region, which will take part at the expo "Prowood 2018" in Gent:

  • LLC "Northern sawmill company" (timber cutting and woodworking, edged board, euro-batten, etc.)

  • LLC "Arctic Plus" (sawmill products made of the coniferous Pomor wood)

  • LLC "Topenergostroy" (sawn timber and planed products)

  • "Individual entrepreneur Ryakhina A.A." (produces round logs for house building and sawn timber of natural moisture)

4 - 5 October 2018, Russia: CCBLR Moscow & Brussels Trade Mission to Ryazan

5 September 2018, Antwerp: support by the organization of the meetings with Saint-Petersburg delegation in Antwerp:

Round table on business cooperation. Slides of our key speakers are here below:

  • Karin De Craecker, Strategic Coordinator of the city of Antwerp

  • Denis Chamara, Chairman, Committee for the IT and Communications

  • Ekaterina Lebedeva, Vice-president, Saint-Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Dr. An Rommens, Senior Expert Business Strategy

  • Nik Van den Wijngaert, PhD Business Development Manager City of Things, Imec

  • Ellen Theeuwes, Director High Value Division, Ahlers Group


Round table on creative industries: fashion and crafts


Evening of classical music from Saint-Petersburg at Amuz

Organizers: the Saint-Petersburg Government, the Saint-Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, City of Antwerp, the Russian Embassy in Belgium, the Russian Trade Representation in Belgium, Fashion DC, CCBLR Brussels

27 June 2018, Brussels: Investment conference and presentation of Moscow city economic potential

Key speakers:

Mr Sergey Cheremin, Minister of the Moscow City Government,  Head of the Moscow City Department of External Economic and International Relations (slides here below  - "Moscow potential")

Mr Alexander Tokovinin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Belgium

Mr Anatoly Gorshkov, Trade Representative of Russia in Belgium

Ms Chantal De Bleu, CEO of AWEX (Wallon Agency for Export and Foreign Investment)

Mr Arkady Arianoff, CCBLR Brussels

Mr Andrei Starshinin, Deputy Head, Moscow Healthcare Department (slides here below  - "Moscow Healthcare department")

Mr Andrei Pentyukhov, Head of Division for Development of Social Communications and Active Longevity, Department of Labour and Social Protection of Moscow (slides here below  - "Moscow Longevity")

Mr Maxim Bunin, Deputy Managing Director of "Lukoil Belgium" (slides here below  - "Lukoil")

In parallel, during the conference took place the official opening ceremony of the exhibition of the stamp collection of Chess Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov, after: chess tournament with the participation of Anatoly Karpov.

Organizer: Moscow Government in cooperation with Russian Trade Representation in Belgium and Luxembourg, CCBLR Brussels
























22 – 25 May 2018, Saint-Peterburg: Participation of Arkady Arianoff at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

28 – 29 May 2018: Mission to Novgorod Region

  • Main industries of the the Region: chemical, metallurgical, wood products industry, paper and pulp industries,  agriculture, food & fishery industry, digital economy. 

In cooperation with the office of the Governor Andrei Nikitin and CCBLR Moscow

For more detailed programme and registration please click the pdf file here below:

External event: 1 June 2018, Gosselies (Belgium): Import - Export Club on Eurasian Economic Union (Russia - Belarus - Armenia - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan)

Straw wood pellets
Construction in Minsk

17 May 2018, BECI Brussels office: Business meeting on customs & certifications formalities by working with the Eurasian Economic Union
Here below are the presentation of the following speakers:

  • Kristian Vanderwaeren - Administrator General Belgian Customs

  • Dmitry Subochev  - Russian customs

  • Vyacheslav Burmistrov - Deputy Director of the Technical Regulation and Accreditation Department of the Eurasian Economic Commission

  • Alexander Nikolaev - SGS certification (excused)

In cooperation with BECI








8 – 9 May 2018, Waterloo & Ghent: organization of the meetings for the Belarus delegation

27 April 2018, Belgium: organization of the meetings for the Russian delegation with AFG Holding (Agro-Elevage), Waterloo DSEngin, Awex

25 April 2018, Brussels: participation at the SEAFOOD in frame of the Russian stand


24 April 2018, Antwerp: CCBLR Brussels’s General Assembly followed by the conference on business mentality
Key speakers: Ines Pires, Founder of ISPD, and Daniel Stevens, Vice President of CCBLR Brussels
In cooperation with ISPD and Ahlers



23 April 2018, Belgium: meeting with Mr Georgy Petrov, the Counsellor to the President of the CCI of Russia



Promotion of the external event: 22 - 28 April 2018, Russia (Sint-Petersburg & Moscow): Mission of the City of Antwerpen to Russia



5 April 2018, Moscow: New Year Reception & 5th anniversary of the CCBLR Moscow (250 participants)



15 March 2018, Nivelles (Belgium): International Network Lunch - Russia and Belarus Today: Power to Become!
Speakers: René Branders (President of the CCI Brabant Wallon), HE Alexander Tokovinin (Russian Ambassador to Belgium), HE Alexander Mikhevich (Belarusian Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union and NATO), Arkady Arianoff (CCBLR Brussels)



Promotion of the external event: 8 March 2018 (16.00 - 18.00), Brussels: Briefing Business Seminar "Tajikistan: The New Investment and Tourism Frontier", Key speaker:  First Vice-Minister of Economy of Republic of Tadjikistan

28 February 2018, Brussels: support by the organization of the Young Professionals Networking Night


5:30 p.m.: Registration

6:00 p.m.: Welcome by Hans Maertens, Chief Executive of VOKA

6:10 p.m.: How to improve your personal branding online and offline?

Keynote by networking coach Jan Vermeiren, Founder of The Compassionate Leader and author of the books Let’s Connect! How to REALLY use LinkedIn and Life is a Game!Speech by Laurentine Van Landeghem, Founder of Clouds of Fashion and author of From Blog to Brand

7:00 p.m.: Be Generous networking game, facilitated by Jan Vermeiren

8:00 p.m.: Prize Draw and Free Networking

9:30 p.m.: End of Evening

Organizers: Amcham Belgium, AmChamEU, Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce, Belgium-Japan Association Chamber of Commerce, Brussels Chamber of Commerce, The World Business organization, Flanders Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Voka), supported by: Arab-Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, Debelux AHK, Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg (Camara), CCBLR Brussels

​Promotion of the Roscongress event: 15 - 16 February 2018, Sochi: The Russian investment forum in Sochi focused on Russia’s investment and economic potential. official website: http://rusinvestforum.org/en/