Wednesday, March 4th 2020,
Hotel Sheraton Brussels Airport 

Investing in a VUCA World

Investment strategies connecting returns, risks, technology, people, planet, profits, and regulation

Our world is more and more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.
New economies are rising and old ones resigning through geopolitical tensions, strategies, developments and trade wars. Sustainable investing and innovation driven by FinTech dominate the forward-looking investment places.

With a huge impact on People’s investment objectives and financial planning.
The 14th edition of Trends Investment Summit Benelux 2020 investigates the trends that will dominate future investment strategies and solutions. Register now or demand your free access.

Highlights 2020


  • – More than 50 fund houses and keynote sessions
  • – Topkeynotes John Hulsman and Paolo Sironi
  • – Exclusive Private Banking & Wealth Management Track
  • – Informal debates and Fintech pitches
  • – Exclusive gala dinner by Michelin-star chef, Lionel Rigolet of 2 Michelin Star restaurant, Comme Chez Soi.


Specific themes?
  • Sustainable investing
  • Fin-techs innovation
  • Goal-based financial planning
  • Investment objectives in a VUCA world
  • Portfolio and asset management
  • Behavioral Economics
Who’s presenting?
  • Marnix Arickx, president of Beama
  • John Hulsman
  • Paolo Sironi
  • More than 40 keynotes and workshops by industry experts, chief economists and chief investment officers.
Why attend
  • Inspiring keynote presentations
  • A variety of insightful workshops
  • Networking with industry peers
  • Exclusive Gala dinner by Michelin-star chef on invitation by one of the partners
Who should attend?

The Trends Investment Summit is specially designed for : Private bankers, wealth managers, family offices, financial planners, analysts and advisors. Asset and fund managers, chief investment officers, pension fund managers. Industry experts, chief economists, fund & managers selectors. C-level executives in the investment industry. Request your free access.

The Morningstar Fund Awards

Trends Investment Summit celebrated also the Morningstar Fund Awards 2020 of the exceptional funds and managers in our market with 5 category awards and 3 fund house awards.

NEW: The award ceremony will take place during the day, after the keynote of Paolo Sironi and just before the gala dinner, who will be presented by Michelin-star chef.

Gala Dinner by Michelin Star chef Lionel Rigolet

Please join us with your clients and prospects at the seated gala dinner of Trends Investment Summit. The dinner will be presented and created by Lionel Rigolet, son-in-law of Pierre Wynants and since 2006 chef of the famous Brussels’ two Michelin-star and 18,5/20 GaultMillau restaurant ‘Comme Chez Soi’. Apart from the exquisite menu by Chef Lionel Rigolet, the Gala dinner provides a networking opportunity with many of our peers and colleagues within the fund industry in Belgium, as well as celebrating the exceptional funds and managers in our market.


Paolo Sironi

Bestselling Author. IBM Fintech Advisor. Finance and Economics.

IBM & Author

John Hulsman

Leading expert on the political economy, senior columnist at City AM and one of the world's leading war game facilitators

Marnix Arickx




3 ways of attending

Free access for advisors

Are you a CIO, wealth manager, private banker, director of a life insurance company, advisor or do you occupy a similar position? Request your special VIP invitation code now. Free access is subject to validation by the organization. Entrance for service providers, consultants and fund managers is charged. (only per person, not possible for groups)

Online registration

Access to the Trends & Morningstar Investment Summit and Gala Dinner can be obtained by online registration. After your registration, an invoice will be sent to the indicated address in order to arrange payment. (Per person, for several persons or even per table of 10 persons)

By invitation

You can attend the Trends & Morningstar Investment Summit and/or Gala dinnerby invitation of one of our partners. Please refer to your contact person at our partners company for more details. You can find a list of our partners here.


For more information

Marianne Follebouckt
Event Manager

+32 (0)2 467 56 62


Robert van Beek
Project & Partnership Manager

+32 (0)486 40 28 01



Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
Hotel Sheraton Brussels Airport

8.30 – 9.00:
Registration & network breakfast in the partner village

9.00 – 17-30:
Trends & Morningstar Investment Summit

17.30 – 19.30:
Closing keynote Paolo Sironi
& Morningstar Fund Awards 2020

19.30 – 21.00:
Gala dinner created by Lionel Rigolet, chef of Brussels’ two Michelin Star Restaurant ‘Comme Chez Soi’

21.00 – 23.00:
Networking dessert buffet and Open bar in the partner village


Hotel Sheraton Brussels Airport,
Brussels National Airport
1930 Brussels – Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)2 710 80 00
Fax: +32 (0)2 710 80 80
Road map
Special room rates for participants
You can make room reservations at Sheraton Brussels Airport at a special rate of € 209/night (breakfast included)
please book your room by clicking on the following link:


Book your group rate for Roularta Media Group


Parking: Parking P2.





Participants unable to attend may be replaced by a colleague. Cancellations must be confirmed by post, fax or email. Cancellations made up to 1 week prior to the event will be liable to an administrative fee of € 100 excl. 21% VAT.
Cancellations made later than February 25th, 2020 will be invoiced for the full amount.