Invitation to WEI-IEO Ghent 2024

We are excited to invite, members, and non-members to the WEI-IEO 72nd Annual Congress, taking place on September 4-7, 2024, in the historic city of Ghent, Belgium. This congress is an excellent opportunity for professionals in the treated wood industry to network, learn, and explore potential membership benefits.

Event Highlights:

  • Networking opportunities: Connect with industry leaders and peers during the welcome dinner at Rooftop Gaston, a boat tour to Sint Pieters Abbey, and the gala dinner at the historic Oude Vismijn.
  • Executive committee meeting: for invited committee members
  • Insightful sessions: Official congress sessions that cover the latest industry trends, research, and best practices.
  • Industry Visits: Tour Woodprotect NV to gain insights into recycling techniques of preserved wood.
  • Optional partner program: While delegates engage in the congress, partners can enjoy tailored activities, including tours and social events.

Non-members, this is your chance to experience the benefits of WEI-IEO membership firsthand. The congress will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the resources, networking opportunities, and influence you can gain by joining our community.

The elegant Ghent Marriott Hotel, centrally located with easy access to Ghent’s main attractions, will be our home base. Enjoy a blend of historic charm and modern amenities, making your stay both comfortable and memorable.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to expand your professional network, gain valuable industry insights, and consider the advantages of WEI-IEO membership. Register today at WEI-IEO Events. We look forward to welcoming you to Ghent for a memorable and enriching experience.

For more information about our activities and member benefits, visit WEI-IEO Activities.

Program in summary

Day 1. Wednesday 4th
16hVisite Woodprotect16hVisite Woodprotect
19h – 23hRooftop-restaurant Gaston19h – 23hRooftop-restaurant Gaston
Day 2. Thursday 5th
10h -12hExecutive MeetingFree disposal
14h-17hCongress14-18hFree disposal
18h-19hBoat tour18h-19hBoat tour
19h-22hBBQ at Sint Pieters Abbey19h-22hBBQ at Sint Pieters Abbey
Day 3. Friday 6th
9h-12hCongress9h-10hCoach travel to Bruges
12h-14hLunch10h-12hGuided visit of Bruges
12h-14hLunch au Mariott (Walking dinner)12h-13h30Lunch
14h-17hCongress13h30-16h00Free disposal
16h-17hCoach travel to Ghent
19h-23hGala Dinner at Oude Vismijn19h-23hGala Dinner at Oude Vismijn
Day 4. Saturday 7th
10h-12hThe Ghent Altarpiece + AR Tour10h-12hThe Ghent Altarpiece + AR Tour
12h-13h30Restaurant SGOL12h-13h30Restaurant SGOL

Price list

Program sectionDelegatePartner
Day 1-41 780 €530 €
Day 1-31 700 €450 €
Day 2-41 430 €430 €
Day 2-31 350 €350 €

Price includes Hotel, breakfast and lunch and all above mentioned activities. Price includes VAT and will be invoiced from our organising member Peter Müller GmbH, Belgium

For more information read the full program

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