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All the information we are currently able to offer you about working correctly in the arts sector is bundled on this website. Still need personal advice? Feel free to contact one of the many organisations that support the arts sector. Here is a list of the main actors.

Free advice


  • For whom? Culture workers (self-employed and employees) and organisations in the culture sector
  • What? First-line advice on working, doing business and financing in the culture sector
  • How? Contact Cultuurloket.

Flanders Arts Institute

  • For whom? For organisations, individuals and governments that are professionally active in the visual arts, the performing arts or classical music
  • What? Informing, monitoring, conducting short and long-term research, advising the Flemish government, and bringing together the broad arts field
  • Contact Flanders Arts Institute


  • For whom? Musicians, DJs, producers and music professionals of all genres except classical music
  • What? Advice, information and visibility
  • Contact VI.BE

Sociaal Fonds Podiumkunsten

  • For whom? Arts organizations and cultural workers under Joint Committee 304
  • What? Among others advice about en-of-year premiums and union fees
  • Contact Sociaal Fonds Podiumkunsten

Flanders DC

  • For whom? Professionals in the creative sector, with an emphasis on fashion and design
  • What? Informing, advising, inspiring and connecting at the start, during growth or concerning the professional development of your company
  • Contact Flanders DC

Sectoral advice through member organisations and unions

Members of sectoral organisations can also turn to these organisations for advice, guidance and support. Membership fee required.


  • For whom? Arts organisations under Joint Committees 304 and 329
  • Contact oKo


  • For whom? Organisations under Joint Committee 329.01 or 329.03, including socio-cultural and cultural organisations
  • Contact Sociare



ACV Puls (Culture trade union)

ACOD Cultuur (socialist trade union for art, culture and the media)

ACLVB, the general confederation of liberal trade unions of Belgium:



Contact Juist is Juist

Contact us through oKo:

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The answers to some frequently asked questions

Anything left unanswered? Under contact you’ll find our contact information – and that of other relevant players in the sector.