Opera Europa is the leading service organisation for professional opera companies and opera festivals throughout Europe. It currently serves 148 member companies from 39 different countries. Its main office is in Brussels, where it is registered as a cultural organization in compliance with Belgian law. Its governing Board is made up of 15 members chosen from the general membership and elected for 3 year terms. An executive Director, a Manager and two Coordinators are responsible for managing the organization and for responding to members’ needs.