6-7 November 2008 | Hotel Bristol Stephanie | Brussels, Belgium
91-93 Avenue Louise • Brussels, Belgium
B-1050 • Phone: +32 (0)2 543 33 11


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HotelHotel Bristol Stephanie
91-93 Avenue Louise

Brussels, Belgium

Phone: +32 (0) 2 543 33 11

Fax: +32 (0)2 538 03 07


The next in the “Standards Edge” conference series will be on 6-7 November 2008 at the Hotel Bristol Stephanie in Brussels, Belgium.

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels is often known as the Capital of Europe. As headquarters to both the European Commission and NATO, it represents a driving force in both European and international policies and infrastructures.

Visitors to this city will enjoy a panoply of cultural opportunities. Those who favor intellecutal pursuits can take advantage of Brussels 80+ museums. For conference attendees with a preference for relaxing, the city features a superb array of dining choices sure to please even the most gastronimically sophisticated diner. Shopping abounds as do opportunites for forays into history.

For further information, visit the following websites:
Belgian Tourist Office
Brussels Capitol-Region
Toursim and Convention Bureau of Brussels

Useful Information for Brussels, Belgium


Banks are generally open from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., Monday to Friday.  A few banks are also open on Saturday mornings. Automatic telling machines are located in most parts of the city.


The currency in Brussels is the Euro.


The voltage is 220 volts a/c. The prongs are two pin so you may need an adaptor.


The telephone code for Brussels is 02, which must be dialed when you are calling from inside Belgium. If you are calling Brussels from outside of Belgium, you do not need to dail the 0. The country code for Belgium is 32. Calls made from outside of Belgium should be made with 32-2.


Safety and Security
As in any city in the world of the size of Brussels, the key to an uneventful stay is to protect yourself from pickpockets and carry as little cash and as few valuables as possible.

Brussels has a temperate climate with rain possible throughout the year. Temperaturs in November average 42 °F, 5°C .