WES carries out research and consultancy assignments for public bodies and private organizations both in Belgium and abroad in the field of regional and local economic development.

WES supports its clients in their policy processes through research, strategy preparation and formulation, improvement of processes and evaluation of the achieved results.

WES focuses on  a number of selected market niches in the field of regional and local economic development, such as:

  1. city centre management
  2. city marketing
  3. local economy
  4. regional economy
  5. retail trade
  6. tourism


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Contact person: Stephanie Devisscher

E-mail address:

Address: Baron Ruzettelaan 33

8310 Assebroek-Brugge

Telephone: +32 50 36 71 27

Fax: +32 50 36 31 86