A Front Row Seat
For more than a century the Syndicat d’Initiative-Bruxelles Promotion (SIBP), a not-for-profit association, has been organizing a series of activities designed for the general public. The intention is to provide events and activities that appeal to all of the various and diverse communities within our great city, the Capital of the European Union. The SIBP represents the thousands of people who take part in these events each year.
The Brussels 20K Race
The Brussels 20K Race: your annual running rendezvous!
Over the course of the last forty-plus years, thousands of runners have gathered to run through the city’s streets in a lively and festive atmosphere.
The “Party in the Park” – The Belgian National Holiday Celebrations
Don’t miss the “Party in the Park” on Belgium’s National Holiday, 21st July!
On the Belgian National Holiday, the city dons its brightest colours and offers the public an exciting array of fun activities. This year marks the 5th anniversary of the accession to the throne of His Majesty the King. The “Party in the Park” will focus on the five-year-reign including a village with organizations that the King and Queen have visited during these five years. The festivities kick off at 10:00 a.m. and end with a fireworks display set to music, that begins at 11:00 p.m. More information
Queen Elisabeth Competition
We invite you to this magical and historical spectacle in the heart of Brussels.
Wednesday 4 july , Brussels Grand Place.
Belgian National Day
In 1886, Charles Buls, the Mayor of Brussels, gathered the city’s major business leaders together to ask them for help in promoting the city and its cultural events. The outcome of that meeting was an organisation called ‘Bruxelles-Attraction’. In 1958, the name was changed to ‘Syndicat d’Initiative de la ville de Bruxelles’.
For more than 130 years, the leaders of this association have been organizing events for the enjoyment and edification of a vast collective of men and women whose expectations have continued to grow and evolve.
Council - Administrative Board
Monsieur Jean COLAUT
Chevalier Marc BLANPAIN
Monsieur Emile DEREYMAEKER
Baron de COOMAN d’HERLINCKHOVE
Maître Damien BASSINE
Monsieur Jacky BODART
Monsieur Pierre DRION
Comte JACOBS de HAGEN
Monsieur Christophe MUGUERZA
De Heer Joris VAN DER WEE
Monsieur Gaëtan WAUCQUEZ
Monsieur Pierre WYNANTS
Quentin DE LONGUEVILLE
Conny DE VESELEER
Become a Member
Private individuals, businesses, self-employed individuals, SMEs, companies and multinationals have been supporting the SIBP since 1886. Why don’t you join us? Become a member of our great family by supporting us, and by participating in the rich cultural life of our city, which includes exclusive happenings as well as large events for the wider public.