Frequently Asked Questions
IMVAC Europe - June 6-8, 2017
When is IMVAC Europe being held?
IMVAC – The International Machine Vibration Analysis and Condition Monitoring Conference
BONUS Monday, 4 June 2018 – Thursday, 7 June 2018
Where is IMVAC Europe being held?
Crowne Plaza Antwerp
Gerard Legrellelaan 10
Antwerp, 2020, Belgium
+32 3 2597500
The above rates are per room, per night, inclusive of VAT, services, and taxes.
City tax of 2.39 EUR per person per night is not included.
Breakfast is included.
The deadline to make your reservation and to take advantage of the IMVAC discounted room rate is May 14th (A credit card guarantee is required). Please note: if you cancel your room reservation within 5 days or less of your arrival you will be charged 2 nights’ room charge.
Is parking included at hotel?
Overnight self-parking at the Crowne Plaza is special conference rate of 12.00 EUR per day.
Who should attend IMVAC Europe?
Vibration analysts, condition monitoring technicians, and maintenance reliability managers who want to improve their knowledge about vibration analysis and complementary technologies (Vibration, Thermography, Wear Particle, Oil Analysis, Motor Testing, Ultrasound, Lubrication, Alignment and Field Testing).
What is included in the conference registration fee?
For each day of your conference pass: morning and afternoon coffee and tea snack break, lunch, access to the exhibition hall, choice of four streams of presentations, evening reception/dinner, and all conference presentations available for download before, during and after the conference. Please note: the conference fee does not include travel or hotel expenses.
What is the suggested dress attire?
Business or business casual
What will the weather be like in June in Antwerp?
Average high: 66°F (19°C)
Average low: 52°F (11°C)
Average Precipitation: 2.76 in. (70 mm)
Where is the nearest airport?
The nearest major airport is Antwerp International Airport (ANR / EBAW). This airport has international flights and is 6 km from Antwerp, Belgium.
Brussels Airport (BRU / EBBR), which has international flights from Brussels, Belgium and is 42 km from Antwerp, Belgium.
Airport Transportation from Brussels
Airport Express buses operated by De Decker-Van Riet connect Antwerp city and Brussels Airport hourly in 45 minutes. The one-way fare is €10. You will buy tickets directly from the driver with cash only.
The train station is located in the Brussels airport below the terminal; basement level 1. Train to Antwerp is approximately 32 minutes.
Taxis are available in front of arrivals. Use only licensed taxis recognized by the blue and yellow emblem.
The rental car park entrance is located left of the access road to the airport.
Is internet available during the event?
Free Wi-Fi will be available throughout the entire hotel throughout the duration of the event.
How do I make changes to my registration?
You can update your IMVAC conference registration from your emailed confirmation. You can also update your registration by going to the conference registration website and click “Modify registration”. You will enter your email address and reference number. Once you make your changes you will be emailed a revised conference registration.
Who should I contact regarding special requests?
During the registration process you will have the opportunity to note any dietary, allergy or special assistance requests you require. If additional assistance is needed, please call +1 (206) 842-4000 ext. 3 or email Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I obtain a VISA letter of invitation?
Email email@example.com with the subject: IMVAC Europe Visa Invitation.
How do I cancel my registration?
Attendee cancellations received in writing no later than 18 May 2018 will be issued a full refund of conference fees, less a $125 administration fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after 18 May 2018 or for no shows at the conference.
If you are unable to attend the conference, you may transfer your registration to another person in your company. Please e-mail your requests to Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org.