Assembly 2019

Assembly 2019 is open to anyone whose company is a member of an EGGA national galvanizers association.

Assembly 2019 will be held at the Hilton Old Town Antwerp, 11-13 June 2019. Organised by EGGA together with Zinkinfo Benelux, Assembly 2019 is your opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the galvanizing industry and its customers, including reports on EGGA activities.

Features of Assembly 2019

  • Conference Sessions with simultaneous interpretation
  • Industrial Visits
  • Social Programme
  • Sightseeing Tours for Accompanying Persons

Registration Opens in February / March 2019 


We are changing our usual schedule due to the Whit Monday holiday on 10 June. Assembly 2019 will begin with lunch. The Welcome Drinks & Dinner will take place on Tuesday 11 June.

Zink Info Benelux will host an informal party on the evening of Wednesday 12 June, including presentation of their Benelux Trophy for award-winning uses of galvanizing.

Tuesday 11 JuneRegistration (from 10.00)
Optional Walking Tour (morning)
Lunch (12.30 - 14.00)
Conference Programme (14.00 – 17.30)
Welcome Drinks & Dinner at the Horta Restaurant - Sponsored by Rezinal NV
Wednesday 12 JuneConference Programme (09.00 - 17.00)
Assembly 2019 Party & Benelux Trophy (evening)
Thursday 13 JuneOptional Visits to Galvanizing Plants; Leading Steel Fabricators/Manufacturers of Steel Products


A charming city with a lot of character, Antwerp is Belgium’s second largest city and biggest port. Antwerp may be the diamond capital of the world, but its jewels are not all in the diamond district. The true treasures of the city are located in the old town of Antwerp with the Grote Markt, Stadhuis, Cathédrale de Notre-Dame and the art of baroque painter Pieter Paul Rubens. Rich in culinary delights, the traditional Belgian frites and beer are not to be missed! With fascinating architecture, art history and a vibrant fashion and nightlife scene, Antwerp has something for everyone!

Hilton Old Town Antwerp

Located in the heart of historic Belgium, the Hilton Antwerp Old Town hotel offers a central location in Antwerp and is an ideal base to discover the beautiful and historic city. Combining old-world charm and stylish sophistication, this hotel in Antwerp, Belgium overlooks the city’s historic town square and Belgium’s finest architecture.

Travelling to Antwerp

By Air

Flying to Brussels Airport is the easiest way to reach Antwerp.

  • Trains to Antwerp from Brussels Airport take approximately 30 minutes and run twice an hour. For more information:
  • The Airport Express bus runs every hour and reaches the centre of Antwerp in approximately 45 minutes. For more information:

By Train

Antwerp is easy to reach by train and has two main stations:

  • Antwerp Central Station
  • Antwerp-Berchem Station

International railways link Brussels and Antwerp directly to several major European cities.  For more information:

Assembly 2019 is organised by EGGA together with Zinkinfo Benelux.

For more information, please contact Kimberley Warner at



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