25th Anniversary of PMI Belgium
This year, we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of our PMI Belgium Chapter. At this occasion, we would like to highlight all our former Presidents who, thanks to their involvement in the PMI Belgium Chapter, have made it evolve, grow…
PMI Belgium: Historic Background
Since the early nineties, PMI members residing in the Belgium - Luxembourg area were part of a large chapter called Norden.
At a first PMI Europe Conference in June 1997 in Paris, the idea was born to create a more local chapter for the Benelux countries. After significant preparation work of a founding Board of Directors, the PMI Benelux Chapter was officially recognized by the Project Management Institute as an independent component in the fourth quarter of 1998. We started with 80 Belgium Chapter Members.
Knowing that such a progress is build up gradually, my fellow past chapter presidents and I will guide you through the impressive 25 years evolution of our chapter.
Since that start-up, our chapter has grown to one of the largest in Europe. At the end of July 2001, the chapter had more than 850 members and more than 300 certified individuals.
In November 2001, the new PMI Netherlands Chapter was founded and as a result of this split our chapter was renamed PMI Belgium Chapter from January 1, 2002, onwards.
On 30 June 2010 the new PMI Luxembourg Chapter was founded.
On 12th October 2013, we celebrated the 15th anniversary of our Chapter during the PM Fair 2013 at the Volvo premises. We had the privilege to welcome 6 presidents.