What is Common Belgium

At COMMON Belgium, our focus extends beyond borders. COMMON Belgium proudly contributes to the thriving Common Europe community, where like-minded professionals from across the continent converge annually to explore emerging trends, engage with IBM experts, and forge lasting connections. Furthermore, we actively foster collaboration with our European sister user groups, aligning our efforts to create a seamless, transcontinental exchange of insights and expertise. Through these invaluable partnerships, we leverage collective knowledge to shape the future of IBM solutions on a global scale.  

By joining COMMON Belgium, you become part of an inspiring journey – one that embraces innovation, fosters collaboration, and empowers you to shape the future of technology. Explore our initiatives, events, and membership benefits at www.common.be, and take your place at the forefront of IBM i driven transformation. Together, we propel a global community united by shared knowledge, collective vision, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.


Welcome to COMMON Belgium, the premier national user community dedicated to harnessing the potential of IBM based solutions. Our mission is rooted in cultivating a vibrant ecosystem that revolves around networking, knowledge exchange, advanced education, and strategic influence within the realm of IBM i products and solutions. As a non-profit organization, COMMON Belgium unites a diverse community of clients, solution providers, academic institutions and IBMers, all driven by a shared passion for leveraging IBM i technologies to drive innovation and growth.


Our commitment to collaboration extends across the Atlantic as well. As an active participant in COMMON North America, we ensure that our members are seamlessly integrated into an expansive network that transcends geographical boundaries. This partnership opens doors to a wealth of resources, thought leadership, and industry best practices, enriching the experiences and opportunities available to every COMMON Belgium member.