Representing Registrars in Belgium

Our mission

Bereas wants to protect and represent Registrars from all over the world who sell Belgian domain names such as .be. It does that by actively participating in the public debate regarding domain names.

To participate

Actively participate in user groups organized by or related to Belgian domain names.

To represent

When possible, be an active member of the Belgian Registries’ board or official bodies.

To inform

Inform members and the general public on important evolutions regarding domain names.

To communicate

Act and communicate as a single spokesperson for the Belgian Registrar community.

About us

Bringing the industry's brightest minds together.
An association by and for Registrars.

Representing the interests and voicing the concerns of Registrars that offer Belgian domain names, is at the core of our values.

To accomplish that, our association organizes itself in such a way that it has a commercial and technically sound basis to start with. That is why it is founded by some of the top minds in the Belgian domain name space. This expertise is topped off by its members, who have years and years of experience in domain name related matters.

Together, they are one of the only associations in Belgium that is truly focussed, independent and legally organized in regards to the domain name business.


The board

Our board members are true domain name veterans and have proved their knowledge and expertise.
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Frank Louwers

Frank Louwers is the CEO of Openminds, a Belgian company that specializes in bespoke hosting. He has years of experience serving on numerous user groups and boards related to domain names.
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Laurent Callens

Laurent Callens works for Register, one of the largest Belgian Registrars. His main focus is serving large portfolio customers, which requires him to have a deep understanding of the industry.
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Jimmy Cappaert

Jimmy Cappaert is a Business Developer for Combell, which is the largest webhoster in Belgium and specialist in domain names. He has over a decade of experience in the hosting industry.
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Bart Mortelmans

Founding member
Bart Mortelmans has founded bNamed, a domain name company which prides itself in offering every single kind of domain name. Because of that, Bart has a profound knowledge of the industry and over a decade of experience.
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David Geens

Founding member
David Geens is Managing Partner of Nucleus, a Belgian company that specializes in cloud hosting. David has a profound knowledge of the industry and is passionate about public debate.

Our Members

These are the members of our association. They consist of founding board members and companies that have joined our association. If you are a Registrar that offers Belgian domain names and also want to become a member, please apply here.

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