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Kickstart as a Freelancer in Belgium – FREE virtual seminar

May 23 @ 17:00 - 20:15

Free

Are you ready to start as a freelancer in Belgium?

This seminar is tailored just for you!

Learn essential tips, tricks, and strategies to kickstart your freelance career successfully.

Topics:

Registering, accounting, taxes, insurance, finding customers, pricing and more.  Join here: LINK

Agenda 23.5.2024

  • 17:00 – 17:15 Kickoff: Sharing the curated resources for starting freelancers – Jenny Bjorklof, Community Manager, Freelancers in Belgium
  • 17:15 – 17:45 Registering, Social Security, Startup Costs, Professional Cards, and Legal To-Do’s – Dennis D’haenens, Client Relations Manager Entrepreneurs, Securex
  • 17:45 – 18:45 Freelance Financial Basics: Navigating Accounting & Taxes and more – Mike Collier, Digital Accountant, Fiskcouncil+ &
    Nicolas Quarré, Co-founder, Accountable
  • 18:45 – 19:00 BREAK
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Essential Insurances & Pension Planning for Freelancers – Paul Vinck & Tim Verlinden, Van Dessel Insurance Brokers
  • 19:30 – 20:00 Unveiling Strategies for Securing Your First Clients & Setting Prices: Insights from Freelancers in Belgium – Julie Dhaene, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Sam Vloeberghs, Freelance Software Engineer & Paola Campo, Content Strategist
  • 20:00 – 20:15 Closing & Prize Draw – We’ll be wrapping up the webinar with an exciting Prize Draw exclusive to live attendees (not available to those watching recordings). Don’t miss your chance to participate and win:
    • A FREE 1-hour virtual mentoring session with Jenny Bjorklof, Community Manager of Freelancers in Belgium.
    • A FREE ticket to the virtual conference Freelance Sales & Marketing Day 2024
    • 100€ off for any Accountable subscription

 

Session & Speaker Details:

Kickoff: Sharing the curated resources for starting freelancers

Jenny Bjorklof, Community Manager, Freelancers in Belgium

In this welcoming session, Jenny will share a wealth of resources including guides, blog posts, vibrant communities, useful tools, services and products, exciting events, and networking opportunities, as well as valuable courses designed to support you on your journey into freelancing.

Registering, Social Security, Startup Costs, Professional Cards, and Legal To-Do’s

Dennis D’haenens, Client Relations Manager Entrepreneurs, Securex

How to register a business in Belgium? Who can start? What does it cost? What are the administrative and legal requirements? How does social security work?
Dennis from Securex will guide you through all the answers starting freelancers need. You will also discover the invaluable start2freelance services by Securex, offering information, coaching, and essential tools to propel your independent business.

Freelance Financial Basics: Navigating Accounting & Taxes and more

Mike Collier, Digital Accountant, Fiskcouncil+ &
Nicolas Quarré, Co-founder, Accountable

The questions about accounting and bookkeeping are many of a starting freelancer.
Accountant Mike Collier from Fiskcouncil+ and Accountable’s co-founder Nicolas Quarré will share their expertise around company formation, taxes, obligations and professional costs. The questions that will be answered:
– Which company form to choose? Sole trader vs a limited company owner
– How much taxes do I have to pay?
– What are my accounting obligations and administration? Including a timeline of dates and deadlines.
– Do I need an accountant? How do I find one?
– VAT & VAT exemption

Essential Insurances & Pension Planning for Freelancers

Paul Vinck & Tim Verlinden, Van Dessel Insurance Brokers

What insurances do freelancers need? How can you fiscally optimise your pension savings whether your start as a sole trader (eenmanszaak/ entreprise individuelle) or as a company owner (besloten vennootschap (bv) /société à responsabilité limitée (SRL))?

Insurance specialists Tim and Paul from Van Dessel Insurance Brokers will share their best tips for you to start your freelancing career with peace of mind.

Unveiling Strategies for Securing Your First Clients & Setting Prices: Insights from Freelancers in Belgium

Julie Dhaene, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Sam Vloeberghs, Freelance Software Engineer & Paola Campo, Content Strategist

Join us for an insightful session featuring Julie, Sam and Paola as they share their journey into the world of freelancing.

They will delve into the nitty-gritty of freelancing, from their initial motivations to the hurdles they faced along the way. Discover why they chose the freelance path, the hesitations they encountered, and how they overcame them.

Finding customers and setting the right price for your services are often the biggest challenges for starting freelancers. Julie, Sam and Paola will share their experiences in securing their first clients and share valuable tips on networking and marketing strategies.

 

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Details

Date:
May 23
Time:
17:00 - 20:15
Cost:
Free

Venue

Online

Organizer

Freelancers in Belgium
Phone
0489509652
Email
jenny.bjorklof@freelancersinbelgium.be
View Organizer Website