Wallonia Export & Investment Agency is the institution in charge of developing the international economic relations of Wallonia, Belgium. Through a personalized approach, we are committed to strengthening Wallonia’s position as the premier gateway for international investors seeking success in the heart of Europe. The Agency also supports Walloon companies in every step of their international endeavors.

This includes exports, technological partnerships, and development abroad. Wallonia Export & Investment Agency relies on a network of 400+ employees in nearly 100 countries around the world with 10 global hubs, including Barcelona, dedicated to the Digital Economy.

Together we are always ready to support you in your approach.

Wallonia Export & Investment Agency

Hub Digital Wallonia Barcelona
Pau Claris 110
08009 Barcelona

+34 93 487 77 26

Gilles Philippart de Foy
Economic and Commercial Counsellor in Barcelona
[email protected]

Guy-François Vanpaesschen
Digital Economy Business Developer in Brussels
Project Manager ISE
[email protected]


TWIST (Technologies from Wallonia for Image, Sound and Text) is a 14-year-old organization whose mission is to strengthen and facilitate the economic development of companies active in the image industry and mainly the “smart media” industry.

Today TWIST continues to develop its activities for the benefit of the image industries but has specialized since 2019 in the « Sport & Entertainment » market (live sport & esport, live music, museums, attraction/theme parks, live shows, live entertainment TV), and especially in fields such as immersive & interactive technologies and content, hyper-personalization of content, AI, IoT, social networks.

Within 14 years, TWIST has built a strong network of some 110 members (representing 5.000 direct jobs and a turnover of 1 billion euros) including 80% SMEs, 5 TV channels, 6 universities & research centres and 2 investments funds. TWIST is also supported by its public authorities and is an official partner of Digital Wallonia, the digital strategy adopted by the Government of Wallonia, Belgium.

TWIST Cluster

Val Benoît – Quai Banning 6
4000 Liège · Belgium

+32 475 663 880

Pierre Collin
Executive Manager
[email protected]


Fira de Barcelona
Gran Vía Venue
Av. Joan Carles I, 64
08908, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona. Spain
31 Jan – 3 Feb 2023