Practical information

Event venue

This year Summit is taking place at the SQUARE — situated in the historical and cultural heart of the city and one of the most photographed buildings in the city. The SQUARE is conveniently located right in the center of the city, making it easy to see the stunning historic landmarks and architectural masterpieces. There are also multiple opportunities to go shopping and enjoy fine local cuisine.

SQUARE – Brussels Meeting Center
rue Mont des Arts
1000 Brussels

  • The SQUARE has a parking lot on location. Please note that the parking fee is not included in your Materialise World Summit ticket.
  • WiFi will be provided free of charge. We encourage you to share your summit experience with the world: #MWS20.

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The tickets include full access to the World Summit on November 5 - 6, 2020. It includes all presentations, sessions, and additional activities. You can choose which events you wish to attend from our two sessions: the “Additive Manufacturing Session” and the “Healthcare Session”. Travel and lodging fees are not included in the registration fee. All delegates are responsible for booking their own travel and hotel.

Participation cancellations must be sent by email (we do not accept cancellations by phone) to Cancellations must be made before August 31, 2020 and will be refunded 100%. As of September 30, 2020, no refunds will be made.

Tickets can be transferred until October 15, 2020 by sending an email to, so our ticketing partner can make the necessary changes. An invoice will be e-mailed to you after your registration.

Early Bird rates are only valid until April 30, 2020.



Materialise reserves the right to make changes to the program, and tickets will not be refunded on this basis. For example, if a speaker cancels due to unforeseen circumstances, tickets will not be refunded.


Evening event

Access to the evening event: a dinner reception with additional entertainment on the 5th of November. It is included in the price of the MWS ticket.


    Hotel booking

    Please keep the following in mind when booking your hotel:

    • In order to receive reduced rates (available until August 22nd), you need to book your room through the link we offer
    • Please handle your booking directly with the hotel as Materialise is not involved in the reservation process
    • Brussels is a dynamic city, meaning there are some overlapping city-wide events taking place this week. This is why we advise you to reserve your rooms early!
    • Materialise cannot be held responsible for possible changes in room rates

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    Privacy and Photography Disclaimer

    At Materialise, we attach great importance to the privacy of our visitors. The personal data that you provide us will only be used to process your order and in accordance with our privacy policy and legitimate interest. You have the right to request the removal of your personal data at any time. During the Materialise World Summit, a widely attended event, Materialise and third parties may take photographs of you and/or capture you on video. Besides as memories of a hopefully interesting conference, Materialise may use these photographs and videos in marketing materials, educational products and publications. If you are identified during the recording, or identify yourself by name, that information may be included in our materials. Recordings may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed. For further questions, please contact us at