“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]
Tag: Meetings and Events in Copenhagen
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Denmark tops the Digital Economy and Society Index 2016. International ICT companies have excellent opportunities for testing and developing new technology.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The Canadian e-commerce software company Orckestra sets out for business expansion in Europe from new European headquarters in Copenhagen.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
For the 2nd consecutive year, Wonderful Copenhagen CVB is a finalist for ICCA Best PR Award.
Pending EU Legislative Action and Global Security Activity Added To Priority Agenda At ACTE Travel Conference In Copenhagen
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 —
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.
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.
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
Copyright: Women Deliver Copenhagen is one of the world’s leading destinations for international conventions. In August alone, five congresses were won, including the prestigious Women Deliver Global Conference 2016, and the Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion 2017. Friday, August 29, 2014 On Monday, August 18, 2014, it was announced that Wonderful Copenhagen […]