Life lessons from an evening with a tennis legend

Tonight I had the chance to meet Belgian tennis legend Kim Clijsters. She was being interviewed at Belcham before a mixed Belgian-American audience of about 40 people for a so-called “Captain session” where Captains of Industry are asked mostly about their achievements and personal life . Kim is admired worldwide as a former world No. 1 in both singles…

Programme Hercules Trophy 17 & 19 June

Schedule 17 & 19 June 2016 – De Nekker, Mechelen Every team receives a detailed team planning a few days before the Hercules Trophy on their public team page. The planning indicates against which teams you will compete in which labour at what time. Here’s a general overview of the entire day. 07.30 – 08.30: Arrival…

Programme Hercules Trophy 18 June

Due to the European Championships Soccer, the programme of the Hercules Trophy in Mechelen has been adapted. Here’s the schedule of the day. You can also find it on the Hercules Trophy website (Mechelen > Programme) as well as on your team page. 07.00 – 08.15: Arrival at parking 07.00 – 08.30: Team registration, Breakfast…

Venue Map Mechelen

The Hercules Trophy in Mechelen takes place on 17, 18 and 19 June in De Nekker Domain, Mechelen. Prepare for a day full of sport challenges, entertainment and team work, accessible to all sport levels. Here’s the location map. Please note that the parking is at De Nekkerhal at the opposite of the express road…

First 5 Herculean labours Belgium 2016

Spring is in the air, which means that Hercules Labours are being announced. Here is the list of the first 5 labours for Belgium 2016, both for Antwerp and Mechelen: Waiters Race Archery Tag PolyVolley Truck Challenge Telenet Business O2 Run (it’s huuuuuge) A mix of teamy, tactical and most of all, fun, challenges. More…

Belgium: 420 teams registered!

Corporate athletes in Belgium are getting ready for the Belgian editions of the Hercules Trophy 2016. The dates: 21 May in Antwerp and 17, 18 & 19 June in Mechelen. More than 420 teams have already registered for a splendid experience with their colleagues. Leading companies in Belgium like Deme, BASF,  Aveve, Media Markt, RealDolmen,…

Fan Friday: Adecco!

Adecco attended the Belgium Hercules Trophy for the first time in 2010 and they immediately became one of the very loyal participants. Loyal, upbeat and successful! In 2011 Adecco even won the HR Trophy in Belgium. The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions with more than 32,000 employees and a network…

Preparation Hercules Trophy Belgium 2016

2 first Hercules Labours announced! Here are the 2 first herculean challenges for Hercules Trophy Belgium 2016: Archery Tag and Waiters Race. These 2 challenges are brand new and are a unique mix of tactics, teamwork and a Herculean twist.     Visitors Colleagues and friends are welcome at the Hercules Trophy to cheer for…

Black Tuesday in Belgium: the price we pay for tolerance

Today, Brussels, Capital of Belgium and of Europe, has been hit by terrorist attacks. Herculean has its headquarters in Belgium, not far from Brussels Airport, and is 100% Belgian by nature. Our Herculean values are rooted in our Belgian soul. That’s why, more than ever before, we are profoundly shocked by the cowardly attacks, as they hit…

Fan Friday: Hubo!

One of the biggest Hercules fans is Hubo. This year, they’ll be present for the third time in a row at Hercules Trophy. Last year was a big success, according to Gélica D’Haemer, team captain of ‘Hubo Turbo’, one of the eight teams that represented Hubo. You can watch the entire interview (in Dutch) in…

Herculean Ambassador: Eddy Vinckier!

Also known as the trainer, manager, second father, coach, buddy, psychologist of Gella Vandecaveye. Eddy and Gella  trained every day for 6 hours, he traveled with her to tournaments around the world. He coached Gella for 16 years and even today they still work together. It’s rare to see coach and athlete working together for…

Hercules Trophy Antwerp launched

We’re proud to announce the very first edition of the Hercules Trophy in Antwerp, Belgium, on 21 May 2016. The Hercules Trophy will be organized in collaboration with the City of Antwerp,Voka-Flemish Chamber of Commerce Antwerp-Waasland and Port of Antwerp Giants. The trendy, recently renewed site of Park Spoor Noord in the centre of Antwerp will…