The ABRA AGM & Meeting took place on Wednesday 22 May at ING Bank, Avenue Marnix 24, 1000 Brussels starting at 16.30. At the AGM Full Members Eric Klitsch, Brussels Relocation, and Fabienne Vanderkelen, Altair Global, where re-elected. Full Member Pauline Six, Bright Expats, was not standing for re-election this year. Also re-elected were Affiliate Representatives Dave Deruytter, ING Belgium, Fiona Klomp, Illus Communications, Salvatore Orlando, BNP Paribas Fortis, Katrien Vanden Waeyenbergh, Partena Business & Expats, Alexander De Nys, Fragomen and Sandra Van Bellingen, BBF Serviced Apartments. Full Member Liesbeth Van de Meersche, The Map Group, was elected to the board. Isabelle Premont, The Map Group, who has served as president for the last four years will be leaving the board in the last quarter of 2019. Fiona Klomp, lllus Communications, will become ABRA Secretary and Carol Elhardt will retire from administration. The guest speaker at the member meeting was life coach Michael Dale who spoke on 7 core human needs and top 10 professional skills for 2020. Captions are below the photos.

1. ABRA President Isabelle Premont opens the meeting
2. Guest speaker Michael Dale and ABRA President Isabelle Premont, The Map Group
3. Audience
4. Guest speaker Michael Dale
5. Audience
6. Guest speaker presentation
7. Audience
8. ABRA Vice President Eric Klitch, Brussels Relocation, reports on Relocation Committee
9. Max de Biolley and ABRA board member Dave Deruytter giving the host presentation
10. ABRA board member Fabienne Vanderkelen, Altair Global, reports on the Membership Committee
11. ABRA board member Dave Deruytter, ING, reports on Events Committee
12. View from the reception room
13. Max de Biolley ING, Agnes Vierendeel, Santa Fe Relocation & Rudy Scheepmans, ING
14. Guest speaker Michael Dale and ABRA board member Fiona Klomp, Illus Communications
15. Sabine Castrique & Laurien Goossens, both Gosselin Mobility
16. Jennifer Cady, Sweet Inn
17. Max de Biolley & Rudy Scheepmans, both ING
18. Gianluca Panti, D Y Patil IS
19. New board member Liesbeth Van de Meersche, The Map Group
20. Koen Reekmans, Altair & Dries Van den Broeck, BBF
21. Alex Albert, Team Relocations
22. Órla Mc Loughlin, ISF Tervuren & Suzi Williams, ISF Waterloo
23. Dieter Hauwaerts, Bavex
24. Sunil Reddy, D Y Patil IS & ABRA board member Katrien Vanden Waeyenbergh, Partena B & E
25. Pierre-Antoine Hugon, Homebox, ABRA board member Dave Deruytter, ING, Sophian, Martins, Martin’s Hotels & Victor Tabbone Reyes, Homebox
26. Christine Jacobs, Specialized Services & Neriman Turker, Immobe Management
27. Dion Wade, Plannr.eu and Henry Stevenson, EEBA
28. Cedric Clauws, Home Consult
29. Eléonore van Rijckevorsel, Bright Expats and ABRA Guests Bogdan Petrea & Maria Isabel Loyola Salgado, both RACS Moving
30. ABRA board member Dave Deruytter of meeting host ING
31. Pascale Hertay, BEPS IS
32. Humberto Cardoso Aires, The Bulletin & ABRA Vice President Eric Klitch, Brussels Relocation
33. Pieter Moeremans, Plannr.eu
34. Rudy Scheepmans, ING & Dominique Beeckmans, The Map Group
35. Milos Sitarica, Da Vinci IS Antwerp
36. Pascale Hertay, BEPS IS & Marc Van Hoof, Be Welcome
37. ABRA board member Salvatore Orlando BNP Paribas Fortis
38. Tina Jacobs, Specialized Services
39. Milos Sitarica & Thom Morrell, both Da Vinci IS Antwerp and ABRA Guests Bogdan Petrea & Maria Isabel Loyola Salgado, both RACS Moving
40. Eléonore van Rijckevorsel, Bright Expats
41. Dion Wade, Plannr.eu
42. Tine Soers, Be Welcome
43. ABRA board member Fabienne Vanderkelen, Altair Global,
44. Sylvia Gheeraert, Altair & ABRA board member Katrien Vanden Waeyenbergh, Partena B & E
45. ABRA guest Emilie Bommel, EFI Bruxelles
46. ABRA board member Fabienne Vanderkelen, Altair Global & Dieter Hauwaerts, Bavex
47. Evgeniia Komleva, AGS Coussaert
48. Cristina Rojas, Immobe Management
49. Jules Johnston, The Brussels Times
50. Alex Albert, Team Relocations, Stijn Craessaerts & Cedric Clauws, both Home Consult
51. ABRA President Isabelle Premont & Carol Elhardt, who is retiring as ABRA Admin

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