Vincent Van De Casteele is the man behind Connecting ID, a gentleman for whom the art of hospitality is second nature. A true aesthete, he puts his passion towards serving your needs. For more than ten years, Connecting ID has positioned itself as the partner of choice as far as organizing corporate and private events is concerned.
Dedication, creativity and personalized service are the watchwords. From the development of your project to its final execution, Vincent Van De Casteele will always be your guarantee of quality and attention to detail – a huge asset in order to perfect every part of your event.
At Connecting ID, we believe that every project deserves the same care and degree of attention, regardless of its size or scale. Our structure enables us to adapt to any type of event. Whether it's a birthday party, business trip, conference, lavish wedding or an intimate dinner with just a few guests, we always strive to achieve perfection.
A much-travelled individual who's based in Brussels, Vincent Van De Casteele has extensive experience in organizing events in Belgium and also abroad. Cities such as Paris, Cologne, Toronto, London, Berlin, Geneva and Milan hold no fears for him – a polyglot, he speaks English, French, German, Italian and Dutch.
Choosing Connecting ID will guarantee you a memorable and uniquely creative event, according to your budget.
for every idea
Birthday Cabaret, Brussels
- Date: October 2014
- Guests: 150
- Clients: Private couples
- Catering: Cocktail party
- Extra: Accommodation and airport shuttles
In the cozy and authentic Théâtre du Vaudeville, Connecting ID celebrated 50 years of two gentlemen who were united by their passion and sense of fun. The famous Brussels artist Mom put a real spark into the evening, which continued into the wee hours of the night. In addition to the comprehensive organization of the festival, we also supervised the filming of a video memento and organized accommodation for foreign guests, their airport transfers and meals and expeditions that marked their stay in the capital of Europe.
- Date: 2014
- Guests: 100
- Client: Stockbroker Leleux
- Catering: Cocktail party
Society Leleux Associated Brokers Exchange offers stockbrokers based on proximity, trust and confidential service. In each of its thirty branches located in Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels, Connecting ID frequently organizes conferences to which quality Leleux clients are invited. The management of these conferences requires the deployment of a national logistics network to provide a seamlessly responsive service. Projection equipment, device info, decoration and catering are all provided – nothing is left to chance.
Birthday Party, Brussels
- Date: April 2014
- Guests: 25
- Client: Private client
- Catering: Birthday buffet
Camelia's sixth birthday was heartily celebrated in a house provided by ID Connecting, Connecting House. Accompanied by her parents and 20 classmates, Camelia was the queen of this beautiful spring day. The location was completely decorated in pink and white, her two favorite colors. The colour theme was also reflected in many other ways (in the catering, cupcakes, balloons, flowers) to create a very girly, magical, childlike atmosphere. A makeup session and a magician (also dressed in pink) completed the spectacle beautifully.
Business travel (incentive), Paris
- Date: July 2014
- Guests: Three
- Client: Pharmaceutical company
On behalf of a large pharmaceutical company active in the area who wanted to thank one of its largest customers, Connecting ID organized a trip to Paris. Three people were invited, with the client accompanied by his wife and daughter. In addition to hotel reservations, Michelin-starred restaurants and transport, a comprehensive cultural and shopping programme was drawn up for three days. Vincent Van De Casteele himself accompanied the family to guide them through the City of Light and meet their every desire throughout their stay.
Gala Launch, Brussels
- Date: October 25, 2010
- Guests: 150
- Client: Munana Gatera - Didden & Co
- Artworks displayed: 15
- Catering: Cocktail
- Press coverage: TV, magazines
Connecting ID organized this exclusive party to promote a new collection of artistic carpets produced by Didden & Co, based on the work of African artists Munana Gatera. From invitations, to catering, to musical entertainment, VIPs and hostesses, everything was orchestrated by our team.
Easter Dinner Nieuwport
- Date: April 2014
- Guests: 16 people
- Client: Private couples
- Catering: Dinner party
- Extra: accommodation and transport
In an authentic and relaxing beach house, Connecting ID organized an exceptional Easter dinner. Family and friends gathered around a table tastefully decorated with flowers and, for the occasion, Vincent Van De Casteele took charge in the kitchen and offered creative and refined cuisine. The market menu consisted of foie gras jelly cuberdon, paschal lamb, St. Jacques roasted on a bed of leeks homemade ice cream.
Each year, Connecting ID organized thirty quality events and has many references in Belgium and abroad, both in the private and corporate sector.
- Banking Conferences, stockbroker Leleux, Belgium, 2014
- Corporate dinners, home, Brussels, 2014
- Easter dinner, private client, Nieuwpoort, 2014
- Birthday party cabaret, private client, Brussels, 2014
- Private corporate travel, pharmaceutical company, Paris, 2014
- European ministerial dinner, European Commission, Brussels, 2014
- Weddings, christenings, Jewish and Muslim holidays, Brussels, 2014
- Staff party, Office of Architecture DDS, Brussels, 2013
- Barbecue and pool party country, private client, Enghien, 2013
- Gala, Didden & Co, Brussels, 2010
Connecting ID has special agreements with many hand-picked locations. This allows for preferential conditions when you book. In addition, we have our own reception area, Connecting House. This charming typical Brussels residence offers a terrace and garden, and is ideally located in the heart of the city and is at your disposal to organize your dinners, conferences and other events.
Connecting ID also works closely with other exceptional locations:Hôtel de la Poste, Le Chalet Robinson, Le Palais d’Egmond, La Maison de la Grand Place, le Roy d’Espagne, Le B19, ICP Studio, La Villa Attitude.
- Address: Square Larousse, 29-1190 Brussels
- Capacity: 25 people for dinner, cocktail for 50
- Events for private dinners, presentations, birthdays, corporate dinners
This beautiful typical Brussels city house has been tastefully restored and offers an intimate and cozy atmosphere, very roomy and tasteful. Adjoining the kitchen, the ground floor is fully customizable and is extended by a terrace that opens onto a lush garden. A peaceful haven in the heart of the city, close to all amenities and with easy access. The perfect place for entertaining guests discreetly, in a personal and welcoming environment, and it's ideal for your corporate dinners.
Château Fond Roy
- Address: Avenue du Prince d'Orange, 49/51 - 1180 Brussels
- Capacity: 200 people dinner, cocktail 350
- Events: Seminars, weddings, conferences, gala dinners
This beautiful castle from 1910 is a prestigious location, where many events are held by Connecting ID. The site is divided into three main areas – the castle offers a conference room that can accommodate 130 people in theatre style, a large sun terrace, a cocktail lounge and dining rooms and five fully equipped meeting rooms. There are also six meeting rooms and the apartment is designed to accommodate 26 participants.
- Address: Queen's Gallery, 13 - 1000 Brussels
- Capacity: 200 people dinner, cocktail 350
- Events: product launches, parties, gala dinners, concerts
Located in the heart of the historic city centre of Brussels, close to Grand'Place, the Theatre du Vaudeville is a guarantee of authenticity and elegance, with the Art Deco architecture of the Queen's Gallery very tasteful. Inaugurated in 1884, the theatre, now an historic monument, has recently been renovated, which has only improved its yesteryear splendour. The location is versatile, with its period setting but also all modern convenience. A system of sliding chairs under the stage allows the opportunity to fully immerse the audience, with seated dinners, catwalk fashion shows, cocktail parties and other events all possible. The charming guest rooms, adjoining the theatre, accommodate guests in comfort and originality.
- Address: Rue Bara 175 - 1070 Brussels
- Capacity: 150 people dinner, cocktail 350 people
- Events: corporate parties, conferences, concerts
A jewel of Art Deco architecture in Brussels, under the ownership of the Boghossian family, Villa Empain is now a prominent arts centre. This beautiful location is available for events that will remain in their guests' memories forever. Built from materials such as marble and steel, the house opens onto a large terrace, accompanied by a good size swimming pool. A place where art is a sense of peace and fulfillment.
- Address: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67- 1050 Brussels
- Capacity: From two to 999 guests
- Events galas, conferences, exhibitions, concerts, parades
A location of impressive scale and New York architecture, The Egg is located close to the international Brussels Midi station, just 90 minutes from Paris and two hours from London. The 500 square metres are fully customizable and allow for a multitude of creative events in the spirit of urban chic.
The Spoke Club
- Address: 600 King Street West, Toronto, Canada
- Capacity: 100 people dinner, cocktail 400 people
- Events galas, conferences, exhibitions, business trips
Located in a beautiful 100-year-old building, located on the popular King Street in West Toronto, The Spoke Club has established itself as a top meeting place for leading artists, media representatives and stars. The area is divided into four stages and a superb roof terrace overlooking the city, for evenings out. A private club par excellence, access is restricted to the local elite, but Connecting ID has carte blanche here to organize your most important events.
Vincent Van De Casteele has fifteen years' experience in the art world. During his career, he has served as casting director and producer in the film and advertising industry. He works with many popular names and the most popular recording studios. Now, he also represents a handful of promising artists, acting as their agent and manager. His goal? Improve their careers and provide them with the necessary tools to realize their artistic projects.
- Art: Visual artist
- Country of birth: Rwanda
- Country of residence: Belgium
Muana Gatera has a charming, stylish approach. The artist revisits his African influences in a colourful, dancing modern European style. Influenced by his career as a dancer, model and actor, he has created original designs on canvas, clothing, luxurious carpets and other sculptural objects. Connecting ID promotes his talent by helping to find the right places and exhibit his work, as well as manage his press contacts, to provide him with the business vision necessary to fulfill his passion.
- Art: Singer
- Country of birth: France
Songwriter and performer, Michael Ferreira took his first steps into song in the 1990s. Selected to appear in many festivals, he toured France to meet his public, in intimate locations. Between variety and pop rock, his style reflects a tranquil atmosphere that is sometimes torn between alternating acoustic and electronic music. His latest albums and video clips have been unanimously acclaimed by critics and fans. Connecting ID has advised him on his musical arrangements from a composition and style point of view.
- Art: Singing, dancing, theatre, music
- Country: Belgium
Piano Beach is a magical, musical show that comes each year to the Cirque Royale in Brussels and Liège. Extraordinary, bubbly and intergenerational, the show features a grand stage set (a giant piano keyboard 12m long, weighing 12 tonnes) , a cast of 30 artists, including two live bands, 27 musical themes of different genres, imbued with real emotion. Connecting ID recommends Piano Beach from both an artistic and technical point of view.
- Art: Voice professional, singer
- Countries: Belgium, Germany
Born in the heart of Africa, to a Belgian father and a German mother, Jan Walravens is also known by the pseudonym Ian Ravens. The main instrument of this artist is his voice. His extraordinary vocal presence, he lends to projects as varied as voiceovers, dubbing, commercials and audio books. Music is also his chosen field. A talented composer, he created the hit Canoe Rose for Viktor Lazlo. Connecting ID manages his musical career and has produced some of his compositions.