About us

WBDM is a public agency that provides support to design and fashion companies and designers in Wallonia and Brussels for their international development, since 2006. The areas covered include fashion, product design, furniture design, textile design, environmental design, communication design, social design and food design.

We mainly target companies and designers with a flair for entrepreneurship, whose ambition is to widen the scope of their activities abroad and support them with our expertise. 


  • Receive advice for your brand’s international development relying on various types of assistance, grants and other opportunities.
  • Explore new markets by taking part in trade fairs and other international events with WBDM.
  • Meet the Belgian and international press and foreign decision-makers in the fashion and design sectors.
  • Take part in our training sessions, conferences and seminars and extend your network.

Our team :

Photo ©LydieNesvadba


Aline LERMUSIEAUX, Project Manager

Laure CAPITANI, Coordinator

Dominique LEFEBVRE, Press Manager

Leslie LOMBARD, Project Manager

Giorgia MORERO, Project Manager           


WBDM is a subsidiary of the Wallonia Export – Investment agency (AWEX), which provides support to Walloon companies that export their products, of the Culture Service of Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI), which encourages the international promotion of cultural enterprises and artists from Wallonia and Brussels, and of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (Visuals Arts service), which promotes visual artists and designers.

WBDM is member of BEDA - Bureau of European Design Associations (www.beda.org).

Interested in finding out more?
Then send your contact details and a presentation of your work to info@wbdm.be. You will receive all our calls for proposals and invitations to participate in our promotional activities.