Tag: Meetings and Events in Copenhagen

Responsible Business Events top of the agenda in Copenhagen

| August 18, 2017
Responsible Business Events top of the agenda in Copenhagen
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A CSR-strategy implemented and brought to life in events, is a rare phenomenon. The new Responsible Business Events conference in Copenhagen aims to equip meeting planners with tools and strategic know-how on how to think and act sustainable, October 30th, back-to-back with the prestigious Sustainable Brands conference.

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Europe’s largest urological congress chose Copenhagen for 2018

| May 2, 2017
Europe’s largest urological congress chose Copenhagen for 2018
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15,000 delegates, including doctors and specialists, from more than 100 countries will come to Copenhagen in Spring 2018, after Europe’s biggest urological congress chose the Danish capital to host EAU18. The choice of Copenhagen supports the region’s research position and demonstrates that the city is an attractive destination for international knowledge congresses.

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Copenhagen is outstanding for digital startups and scaleups

| December 15, 2016
Copenhagen is outstanding for digital startups and scaleups
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Copenhagen ranks 6th for digital scale-ups and 7th for startups on the European Digital City Index 2016, owing to its business environment and access to skills and capital. Copenhagen scores highly on its business environment, access to capital and relevant skills, and a flexible labour market, all providing supporting framework conditions for digital entrepreneurs and […]

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Copenhagen ranked 2nd on the Global Destination Sustainability Index

| December 15, 2016
Copenhagen ranked 2nd on the Global Destination Sustainability Index
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The city of Copenhagen and Copenhagen CVB was ranked 2nd in the first-ever sustainability ranking for event destinations worldwide with a performance score of 79% excelling in social and environmental performance. The GDS-Index was initiated by ICCA’s Scandinavian Chapter and MCI earlier this year.

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20,000 attending the largest international congress ever hosted in Copenhagen

| October 7, 2016
20,000 attending the largest international congress ever hosted in Copenhagen
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Today 20,000 scientists, doctors and specialists from more than 130 countries are gathering in Copenhagen to improve the quality of care for all cancer patients at The European Society for Medical Oncology congress ESMO. ESMO 2016 is the largest congress of its kind ever hosted on Danish soil.

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New findings on sustainable events to be presented at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen

| September 21, 2016
New findings on sustainable events to be presented at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen
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Today, companies are engaging increasingly in CSR initiatives, but often fail to incorporate sustainability measures into their events. A new survey by Positive Impact and Wonderful Copenhagen on how brands work with sustainable events, will be presented next week at the Sustainable Brands Conference in Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen’s hotel capacity is steadily increasing

| July 5, 2016
Copenhagen’s hotel capacity is steadily increasing
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Due to new hotel openings, expansions and facelifts of current hotels, the Greater Copenhagen region will increase its hotel portfolio with 2247 rooms resulting in a total capacity of close to 25.000 rooms. This includes hostels, hotel apartments and luxury suites, so the number of beds is also increasingly rising. We listed some of the […]

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Copenhagen is ready to call back the global emergency services

| June 2, 2016
Copenhagen is ready to call back the global emergency services
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1,100 doctors, paramedics, nurses and experts from around the world have just been gathered in Copenhagen for Europe’s first congress for emergency medical service. The congress was a great success, and the organizers just announced that the EMS congress will take place in the Danish capital next year too.

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Copenhagen reclaims position in top 10-list of World’s Most Popular Convention Cities

| May 17, 2016
Copenhagen reclaims position in top 10-list of World’s Most Popular Convention Cities
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Copenhagen is on a roll as a international convention city! 2016 will be the busiest year the city ever saw in terms of delegates, and according to ICCA’s brand new 2015 Statistics Report, Copenhagen is again to be found in the global top-10.

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Congress organiser: “The Danish outreach program is the most impressive we’ve ever seen!”

| May 17, 2016
Congress organiser: “The Danish outreach program is the most impressive we’ve ever seen!”
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Municipalities, museums, ministries and mothers. This week, over 150 Danish organisations work together around gender equality in an extensive outreach program staged in Copenhagen in conjunction with the Women Deliver 4th Global Conference, attracting more than 5,000 delegates from 165 countries around women’s and girl’s health and rights. Women Deliver’s CEO names the outreach pro-gram […]

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Danish Maritime Forum 2015 saved €26,000 by working with sustainable meetings management

| April 18, 2016
Danish Maritime Forum 2015 saved €26,000 by working with sustainable meetings management
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Key leaders gathered in Copenhagen last year for the second Danish Maritime Forum (DMF). Implemented tactics in the areas of sustainable food and beverage offer, responsible supply chain engagement, greenhouse gas emissions mitigation and waste reduction resulted in €26,000 of tracked savings for the event.

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Denmark is the most digital country in the European Union

| March 29, 2016
Denmark is the most digital country in the European Union
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Denmark tops the Digital Economy and Society Index 2016. International ICT companies have excellent opportunities for testing and developing new technology.

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Scandinavia’s leading conference venue shows how every wifi experience should be

| March 29, 2016
Scandinavia’s leading conference venue shows how every wifi experience should be
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Exhibitors and conference delegates are increasingly dependent on fast and reliable internet connectivity to conduct their business on the road. But more often than not, they are faced with subpar performance when thousands of delegates gather under one roof sharing the same network. Now, BC Hospitality Group is taking extreme measures to give every guest […]

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Copenhagen Airports underlines commitment to the cloud with major 10 year Amadeus partnership

| March 4, 2016
Copenhagen Airports underlines commitment to the cloud with major 10 year Amadeus partnership
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Landmark agreement, including both Kastrup and Roskilde airports, will provide IT foundation to support Copenhagen’s vision to become the leading air transport hub for Northern Europe. The airports will adopt a wide range of Amadeus solutions replacing their current Air Traffic System, including a cloud-based AODB and RMS, hosted entirely off-site.

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Fully organic Restaurant Geranium is Copenhagen’s first 3-Michelin starred restaurant

| February 24, 2016
Fully organic Restaurant Geranium is Copenhagen’s first 3-Michelin starred restaurant
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Copenhagen has just been awarded a record-breaking 20 Michelin stars in the Michelin Nordic Guide 2016 published today. The city now boasts its first 3-starred restaurant and maintains its two 2-starred restaurants. Copenhagen’s development as a gastronomic capital means that the city today offers a multi-faceted restaurant scene that also includes numerous mid-priced yet high-end […]

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Orckestra places European headquarters in Copenhagen

| February 18, 2016
Orckestra places European headquarters in Copenhagen
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The Canadian e-commerce software company Orckestra sets out for business expansion in Europe from new European headquarters in Copenhagen.

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EMEC 2016 Generates Significant Attendance, Social Media Numbers

| February 10, 2016
EMEC 2016 Generates Significant Attendance, Social Media Numbers
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More than 400 delegates registered to attend MPI’s European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC), which ended Tuesday in Copenhagen, a 27 percent increase from the 2015 event.

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Eventprofs eager to get educated in Copenhagen

| January 28, 2016
Eventprofs eager to get educated in Copenhagen
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In less than two weeks, MPI’s sought after educational conference EMEC unfolds Meetovation style in Copenhagen. When attending, remember to bring an extra pair of gloves and socks…

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“The best AC Forum I have ever attended”

| January 28, 2016
“The best AC Forum I have ever attended”
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Decision-makers working with the world’s largest medical and clean-tech congresses recently gathered in Copenhagen for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association and Conference Forum. As part of their program, the delegates were introduced to what the Danish capital has to offer as a congress destination. Former AC Forum President, Daniel Waigl, dubbed the forum […]

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Record-breaking number of powerful decision-makers headed towards Copenhagen

| January 20, 2016
Record-breaking number of powerful decision-makers headed towards Copenhagen
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Tomorrow, decision-makers working with the world’s largest medical and clean-tech congresses arrive in Copenhagen. A total of 86 executives – a record high number – will gather at the AC Forum, the Annual Meeting of the Association and Conference Forum.

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Danish pharmaceutical giant sets ambitious sustainability goal

| December 30, 2015
Danish pharmaceutical giant sets ambitious sustainability goal
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Denmark and capital city Copenhagen have a reputation as sustainable front runners which is also reflected in the clean tech and life-science industries. Most recently, Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk has revealed its ambition to become self-sustainable by 2020.

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SAS to open non-stop route Boston-Copenhagen to meet rising demand from the business segment

| December 30, 2015
SAS to open non-stop route Boston-Copenhagen to meet rising demand from the business segment
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Copenhagen has a great strength within high tech, finance and Life Science industries – so does Boston, which is why Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has decided to open a non-stop route between the two cities next year.

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Busy months ahead for meetings city Copenhagen

| December 11, 2015
Busy months ahead for meetings city Copenhagen
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Copenhagen is ready to host a string of prestigious meetings and conferences in early 2016, including MPIs EMEC 2016, the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association and Conference Forum and the IAPCO EDGE 2016 forum.

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Unique Programme for EMEC 2016

| December 11, 2015
Unique Programme for EMEC 2016
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Meeting Professionals International (MPI)’s European Meetings & Events Conference 2016 (EMEC) is being designed in alignment with the unique Danish Meetovation concept. To be held 7-9 February, 2016, at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, EMEC 2016 will apply new formats and meeting design principles that offer return on attendee participation at the […]

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Crazy Christmas in Copenhagen

| November 18, 2015
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International Conference Services (ICS) has created a unique two-day program for meeting and incentive groups that showcases Copenhagen from mid November until late December.

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Leading international brands to empower a better world in Copenhagen

| November 18, 2015
Leading international brands to empower a better world in Copenhagen
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The Danish capital has just been announced host city for Sustainable Brands®’ Northern European conference in 2016. Sustainable Brands® is a global community of brand innovators who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. Counting over one million business leaders from around the globe, its mission is to empower more brands to prosper by leading […]

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Copenhagen to host ESOT 2019

| October 9, 2015
Copenhagen to host ESOT 2019
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The largest European congress on organ transplantation, ESOT, is going to attract 3,500 doctors, scientists and experts to Copenhagen and the Bella Center in 2019.

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5.000 international water experts are on their way to Copenhagen

| October 9, 2015
5.000 international water experts are on their way to Copenhagen
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The International Water Association (IWA) has just chosen Denmark as the host destination for the world congress World Water Congress & Exhibition in 2020. With 5.000 participants, this congress is the largest of its kind, which entrenches Denmark’s leading position within water technology.

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Award-winning industry buzz celebrates 1-year anniversary

| May 18, 2015
Award-winning industry buzz celebrates 1-year anniversary
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It’s been one year since Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau launched the #BeeSustain initiative to encourage sustainable actions and sharing of best practices in the meetings industry. Today, the prize-winning initiative has a tweetreach close to eight million, and the buzz continues to grow. We celebrate it with a prize draw of sweet gifts, including a […]

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ICS has invented a new historic dinner concept at the Danish National #Museum #eventprofs

| May 11, 2015
ICS has invented a new historic dinner concept at the Danish National #Museum #eventprofs
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ICS has developed a Murder Mystery – exclusively for your group: A brilliant murderer, a clueless victim (who had it coming), a shrewd detective, a gang of unforgettable suspects. One hour of mystery and fun presented by professional actors in the antiquities collection and build into a story from our list of ready-to-go mysteries.

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Copenhagen selected as destination for Europe’s largest fintech event

| March 17, 2015
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The world’s largest conference covering payments and financial service innovation, Money 20/20, organised by i2i Events Group, has chosen Copenhagen as the host city for the first European event taking place in 2016.

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MPI Announces Host City for 2016 European Meetings and Events Conference

| February 4, 2015
MPI Announces Host City for 2016 European Meetings and Events Conference
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Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Copenhagen, Denmark, as the destination for its 2016 European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC). The association revealed its plans during the closing of EMEC 2015 in Kraków, Poland.

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Business up 26% for Copenhagen

| January 28, 2015
Business up 26% for Copenhagen
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As the books are closing on 2014, it has been yet another record-breaking year in terms of events secured for the future. 72 international conventions and 341 corporate meetings and incentive leads were added to the list of events taking place in Copenhagen in the years to come, which makes 2014 the fourth consecutive record […]

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Meetings should have a happy ending – and they do in Copenhagen

| December 18, 2014
Meetings should have a happy ending – and they do in Copenhagen
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“Meetovation is the best concept I’ve ever seen, because it is a mixture of bringing incentives to the groups and activating them. I have learned that meetings have a peak time and a happy ending, which is something I will bring to my groups too,” said one of the participating meeting planners after the MINDevent […]

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Wonderful Copenhagen CVB’s PR Efforts crowned the best in the world

| November 5, 2014
Wonderful Copenhagen CVB’s PR Efforts crowned the best in the world
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Crowned the winner of the 2014 ICCA Best PR Award, Wonderful Copenhagen CVB gets to take home the title and the honor in front of German Convention Bureau, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company and Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau. The winner of the ICCA Best PR Award was announced at the 53rd ICCA Congress in […]

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ICCA acknowledges Wonderful Copenhagen CVB as one of the best in the world

| October 22, 2014
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For the 2nd consecutive year, Wonderful Copenhagen CVB is a finalist for ICCA Best PR Award.

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Pending EU Legislative Action and Global Security Activity Added To Priority Agenda At ACTE Travel Conference In Copenhagen

| October 8, 2014
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Copenhagen, 7 October — Two of business travel management’s top priorities — controversial legislation that could have a serious impact on the cost of travel, and international travel security —

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#BeeSustain is a finalist for the prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014

| September 30, 2014
#BeeSustain is a finalist for the prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014
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The #BeeSustain initiative, launched by Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau to encourage sustainable actions in the meetings industry, has just been announced as one of three finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014.

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Sterling guests, educational MINDtalks and fab food made in Denmark at the IceTank, 16 September

| September 18, 2014
Sterling guests, educational MINDtalks and fab food made in Denmark at the IceTank, 16 September
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Twenty professional meeting planners, amongst them Concerto Live, TFI, Line Up Communications and Innocent Drinks, were busy cooking up new ideas, tasting the acclaimed New Nordic cuisine, and learning more about innovative meeting destination Denmark at the final session of MINDtalks in 2014 hosted by VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB.

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Copenhagen ranked healthiest city in the world

| September 10, 2014
Copenhagen ranked healthiest city in the world
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Copenhagen has beaten the likes of Vancouver, Melbourne and Napa, California, to top CNN’s new list of the world’s healthiest cities. Famously home to the world’s happiest people, Copenhagen has also recently featured among the ten most innovative cities in the world. A strong focus on sustainability is a key reason for the city’s success

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