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Our mission is to bring curious minds together and enable them to exchange knowledge and learn from each other.

Antwerp Business Community is a non-for-profit organization

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About us

Networking: what comes to mind when you think of it? You most likely have memories of small talks with strangers—you remember how bored you were, repeating the same memorised lines about yourself over and over again during the evening. However, everything can be as good as we want it to be, and this certainly applies to networking.

The purpose of Antwerp Business Community is to bring curious minds together and enable them to exchange knowledge and learn from each other while building a strong professional network.

ABC is a non-for-profit community organising monthly networking events in Antwerp Belgium, on business & leadership-related topics,  has come up with a way to make networking events much more enjoyable. Don’t focus on just exchanging business cards—exchange ideas instead! If interested, check out the upcoming ABC events and prepare to fall in love with networking.

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Borth originally from Ukraine, after completing studies @Antwerp Management School, they continued their professional journeys in Belgium. Now Irina is working in Supply Chain Management and Alex – in Sales & Support @ CRM company and starting his own project. They attended 4 ABC events so far (intercultural business, negotiations, sharing economy & EQ). Find out below what they think of ABC

Alex: “I love the topics, the athmosphere and the networking parts. What ABC does different is to really engage people who come to this event to interact with the group.”
Irina: “From the negotiation event I’ve improved my approach in negotiation technique. You should place yourself in the other’s shoes, really understand them and try to find a solution that benefits both sides. You have to negotiate together, not as opponents. I’ve also found some very good books about the topic thanks to the event.”

Irina: “What I love about ABC that I can find people from other nationalities, backgrounds, industries, etc. but with the same lifestyle: they are all open-minded, eager to learn about business and have a very human approach. ABC is about sharing experiences, the events do far more than just the obligatory 1 hour listening to a lecture.”

Alex Park and Irina Kolotova

Roderick Huiskamp is a 31-year old strategy professional working in a large corporate. He’s passionate about business models and start-ups. Read combined thoughts around those on LinkedIn ( or Medium (

For him, Antwerp Business Community is the right combination of networking and personal development. The sessions and other members are so diverse that surely you’ll be learning something new !

Roderick Huiskamp, business strategy professional

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Contact us

Our team:

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Kristina Rylova                        Manuel  Pinto

 Gary  Weimberg


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