TAVOLA 2016 - Food Business Meetings

Practical Information for your stay in Kortrijk

Food Business Meetings 2016 brokerage event: 14th March 2016



Kortrijk Xpo
Doorniksesteenweg 216
B-8500 Kortrijk

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How to reach Kortrijk

By car
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Visitors must, if requested, be able to provide proof of their trade visitor status when acquiring their entrance ticket. Exclusively for professionals - Private consumers will not be admitted. Students: only accessible for last year students accompanied by a teacher


Visit the website of Kortrijk Xpo for route description & overview of the parking facilities at Kortrijk Xpo (P2 > P7 - ticket: € 4) 

  • FREE SHUTTLE Railway Station Kortrijk - Kortrijk Xpo
    Each day from 08.00 - 11.30 and 16.00- 19.30. 
    The shuttle service is located at the main exit of the railway station (next to the taxi parking)
  • TRANSPORT Brussels Airport - Kortrijk Xpo:
    For a quick and personal transport, please book your taxi in advance via Taxi Leiedal +32(0)56 498 498 or mail or travel by public transport.

By plane

Brussels Airlines is pleased to be your Preferred Carrier for the Tavola 2016 and extends 10% discount on available return economy and business fares from Europe, Tel Aviv, Russia & Africa to Brussels.
Book until 13 March 2016 and Travel between 10 and 18 March 2016.

  • From Brussels Airport: from Brussels International Airport, take a train to Brussels North and then a train to Kortrijk (100 km).
  • From Lille/Lesquin: from Lille / Lesquin airport, take a taxi to Lille Flandres station and then the train to Kortrijk (40 km).

By train
There are good railway connections from all Belgian towns to Kortrijk.

  • From the Netherlands: travel via Roosendaal to Antwerp or Brussels, where you take the train to Kortrijk.
  • From Germany: take a train to Aken – Leuven – Brussels – Ghent – Kortrijk.
  • From France: take the Eurostar to Lille and then a direct train to Kortrijk / Courtrai.
  • From the U.K.: take the Eurostar from London to Lille and then a direct train to Kortrijk.

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By bus
From Kortrijk station, the No. 1 bus, No. 12 bus (Bellegem) or the No. 13 bus (Hoog Kortrijk) leaving every fifteen minutes will take you to Kortrijk Xpo in 10 minutes.

Useful links:



If you need to book a hotel for your stay, we strongly advise you to book in Kortrijk to avoid as much as possible traffic jams. Here you find a link to a list of hotel nearby Kortrijk XPO:



We made an optional reservation in the Park Hotel http://www.parkhotel.be/ , which is very close to the railway station of Kortrijk. Please book your hotel room in time, since the optional reservation is only until 1st March. Other hotels in the Kortrijk region will be mostly booked during Tavola 2016. 


  • 125 € per night, for a single standard room; breakfast included

Please be careful that this special price is available only :

For foreign companies which have registered to the Food Business Meetings and have scheduled some meetings during the event;

For the foreign colleagues of Enterprise Europe Network

For more information you can contact Mrs.Veronique Vandewalle

Info.parkhotel@parkhotel@parkhotel.be , Tel: +32 (0)56 22 03 03


You can find other hotels in Kortrijk on


Have a nice stay!




closed since 10 Mar 2016
Registration 20 Nov – 10 Mar
Meeting Selection 15 Feb – 30 Mar
Event 14 Mar – 14 Mar
Venue Kortrijk Xpo - Meeting Center 1 & 2
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 145
Meetings 171
Belgium 75
Croatia 1
Czech Republic 1
France 12
Germany 3
Hungary 5
Italy 5
Latvia 1
Netherlands 5
Poland 6
Spain 8
United Kingdom 28
Total 150
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