Membership

There’s a place for everyone at BelCham. It doesn’t matter if you are an eager student, ambitious entrepreneur, seasoned professional, supporting spouse, CEO of a multi-national, or a Belgian-American enthusiast.

The BelCham community counts hundreds of members and is growing larger every day. Every member is valuable, and every member adds value through connections, expertise, skills, manpower, donations, and the will to help others.

Have a look at the different BelCham membership types below. For a fully detailed overview you can download the BelCham membership chart using the following link:

View/download a PDF that outlines the benefits of the membership types

Become a member

Membership types

BelCham is open to everyone.

Before becoming a member you can already sign up as a guest in case you would like to stay informed of our activities. As a guest, you can also upload your resume to our database of professionals and apply to vacancies with our member companies.

This membership level is for any individual that would like to become part of the BelCham community.

Whether you are a student, (young) professional, freelancer, artist, job seeker, aspiring entrepreneur, a fan of our events, or a supporter of the BelCham mission, our community offers value to all.

You’ll be part of a strong network of successful students, professionals and businesses that are as collaborative as they are ambitious. In addition, you’ll have access to all the benefits and services that come with the individual membership.

$200 / year    ($50 / year under 30)

The business membership is ideal for startups and small companies.

It provides access to all the services that support the development of your business on the US market. That includes access to information and experts on incorporation & immigration, office space, valuable introductions, our career service, and all BelCham events at discounted rates.

$800 / year

The Patron membership is perfect for midsized corporations of 10+ employees who are scaling up activities in the US or expanding operations within the Belgian-American business community.

Patron members enjoy all the benefits of a business membership, as well as exclusive events, free access to other events, discounted services, access to office space in multiple locations, an increased number of introductions, more support and additional exposure.

$2500 / year

Captain members get unlimited access to many of the BelCham services on top of the recognition and exposure as an industry leader displaying prominent corporate social responsibility.

BelCham is built on sharing, collaboration, and the desire to give back. What we grow together has better chances of success and will reap benefits for all, including the next generation of entrepreneurs and businesses who find themselves in the very same starting position that our Captains once were.

$10.000 / year

BelCham in numbers

518
members

53
events per year


potential

Membership types

We want you…

to have a taste of BelCham. Even without becoming a member you can already upload your resume and browse our internships & traineeships. Maybe even look at our member’s job offerings (aren’t we ambitious?). If you like what you see, and would like to make use of our services, then its time to become a member.

This membership level gets you a whole lot of bang for only half a Benjamin (if you’re under 30.) That includes discounts at specific young professional events as well as our general events, expert advice, a personal skype call, and many other member perks.

$200 / year    ($50 / year under 30)

So, you are still studying and already run a business? In that case, first of all, congrats for being extremely amazing.

With this membership level you’ll have access to all the services that support the development of your business on the US market. That includes access to information and experts on incorporation & immigration, office space, valuable introductions, our career service, and all BelCham events at discounted rates.

$800 / year

The Patron membership is ideal for midsized corporations who are scaling up activities in the US or expanding operations within the Belgian-American business community.

Patron members enjoy all the benefits of a business membership, as well as exclusive events, free access to other events, discounted services, access to office space in multiple locations, an increased number of introductions, more support and additional exposure.

$2500 / year

This is the big boy league. Our Captain members are large, successful corporations with a strong sense of corporate social responsibility. That’s fancy speak for giving back and showing concern for the next generation.

Our Captain members get unlimited access to many of the BelCham services, as well as exclusive  on top of the recognition and exposure as an industry leader displaying that corporate social responsibility.

$10.000 / year

J-1 interns in numbers

+500
people provided with the opportunity of a lifetime

98%
success rate for eligible candidates

3
weeks to process an applicant

2
minutes to check your pre-eligibility

0
time to lose

Membership types

Even if you’re not a member yet, you have the possibility of uploading your resume to our job and traineeship seeker database and browse the vacancies of our members. We’ll also keep you informed of our activities. Once you’re ready to start applying, coming to events, or making use of any of our other services, you can sign up as a member.

As a young professional individual, this is likely the membership level for you. With access to our network, discounts at events & other perks, and even some personal quality time with one of our amazing staff members (in the form of a 30 min Skype call, we’re not THAT cheap), you’re definitely getting your money’s worth. But more importantly, you’ll be able to join, contribute and benefit from a fast-growing community with plenty of resources, expertise, ambition and an eagerness to work together.

So, you already run a business? We like you already.

With this membership level you’ll have access to all the services that support the development of your future unicorn on the US market. That includes access to information and experts on incorporation & immigration, office space, valuable introductions, our career service, and all BelCham events at discounted rates.

If you are running a sizeable company as a young professional (<30) you are a business rockstar that we’d love to have you as part of our community. This membership level is perfect for midsized corporations who are scaling up activities in the US or expanding operations within the Belgian-American business community.

Patron members enjoy all the benefits of a business membership, as well as exclusive events, free access to other events, discounted services, access to office space in multiple locations, an increased number of introductions, more support and additional exposure.

This is the big boy league. Our Captain members are large, successful corporations with a strong sense of corporate social responsibility. That’s fancy speak for giving back and showing interest and care for the next generation.

Our Captain members get unlimited access to many of the BelCham services, as well as exclusive perks and events, on top of the recognition and exposure as an industry leader displaying that very corporate social responsibility that BelCham members promote, instill and proliferate.

J-1 trainees in numbers

+500
people provided with the opportunity of a lifetime

98%
success rate for eligible candidates

3
weeks to process an applicant

2
minutes to check your pre-eligibility

0
time to lose