The Network

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Antwerp Waasland

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Antwerp Waasland defends the interests of over 3,000 businesses in the region. With 23.5% of the added value in Flanders, Antwerp Waasland is most important economic growth pole of Flanders.

We act as an independent mouthpiece for our members and provide businesses with strength and support through advocacy, networking and a vast range of services.

As an independent, politically neutral organization, we offer our members events, activities, training programmes and guidance to match their needs. This is our way of contributing to the further development of the entire region.

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The chamber-Alliance in Flanders

The Antwerp Waasland Chamber of Commerce and Industry is part of the Voka Flemish Network of Businesses which encompasses over 18,000 businesses, accounts for 70% of the added value in Flanders and represents 65% of private employment, making it the largest Flemish employers’ organization. Voka is an alliance between 6 Chambers of Commerce* and Voka vzw (NPO), and its mission is to create a business friendly environment and to stimulate economic activity. This alliance also allows us to best defend our local interests on the Flemish level.

*(Limburg, Mechelen Kempen, Oost Vlaanderen, West Vlaanderen, Vlaams Brabant, Antwerpen Waasland)

Worldwide

Moreover, as a local Chamber of Commerce we also form part of a unique international network of more than 14,000 Chambers of Commerce, through which we are able to open doors for our members who have international ambitions, and to support and guide them in their international contacts.

The executive committee

CHAIRMAN

Jo De Backer

Executive director
Niko group

Luc Luwel

Managing director
CEO Voka

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT

Filip De Clercq

Managing Director
Gilbert De Clercq

VICE-CHAIRMEN

Wouter De Ploey

CEO
ZNA

Dirk Deroost

Manager
Cronos

Silvia Lenaerts

Vice-rector Valorisation and Development
Universiteit Antwerpen

 
Bernard Moyson

Manager
Sauter Transport

Jan Remeysen

Managing director
BASF Antwerpen