Brussels as capital of Europe has about 50.000 EU officials working in around 80 different buildings.
In the same time there are 20.000 Lobbyist taking part in the EU decision making process and representing all kind of sectors and organizations:
- European Associations and NGOs (ca. 50%);
- Government Representations (ca.22%);
- Consultancies and Law Firms (18%) and
- Direct company representations (10%).
There are minimum 1.800 EU conferences in Brussels with 50 to 400 stakeholders.