MY PLACELocated at the crossroads of theold Europe and the New Europe
MY PLACEBut what is my place?MY PLACE ISWide open space forevents. From the desertsof Skagen in the North,to the lush meadows,forests and fjords ofSouth Denmark. Fromthe wild west coast tothe cosmopolitan capitalcity. We are a blue land,a yellow land and aGreenland.
MY PLACEBack to the future – The Danes lovetheir traditions and heritage. However,with an innovative mind and sustainableattitude, the Danes are successful increating an environment that combinesthe traditions with cutting edgeinnovation.
WARM WELCOME GUARANTEEDThe Danes have officially beenrecognised as the happiest people inthe world. Visitors are quickly madeto feel at home no matter where theytravel to in the country. A LEISURELY PLACE Enjoyment of leisure time is an inherit part of the Danish psyche. Organising unique and interesting activities couldnt be easier. Fairytale castles and manor houses, venues with historical connections that range from Hamlet to the Vikings, the contrast of modern and trendy venues and a rich choice of cultural activities in Copenhagen creates a dynamic environment for events.
INTERNATIONAL ACCESSWith 4 International AirportsDenmark is well served to offer thehighest levels of accessibility forinternational meetings.Copenhagen airport alone handlesover 800 take offs and landingseach day, and serves over 130global destinations, making it oneof Northern Europes main hubs.
ØRESUNDDenmark’s location also provideseasy access to the Øresund region,Sweden, the rest of Scandinaviaand Northern Europe
EASY COME...EASY GOOnce there, getting around is easy TOP SCORE Copenhagen has the world’s best Metro. (Source: Survey among participants at Metro Rail Convention 2008)
UNIQUE EXPERIENCESLooking for venuesaccommodating 10,000delegates, 1000 delegates,100 delegates or just 10?Denmark is internationallyrecognised for its high levelof professional, technicalexpertise and vast number ofperfect venues, so whetheryou wish to educate ormotivate, excite or encourage– we are up for the job!
FACILITATEThe number of meetingfacilities has expanded greatlyin recent years. As a response,many of the city’s existingsuppliers have modernised andextended their venues.
THINK MEETOVATIONSeeking new ways to optimize thereturn on investment from yourmeetings and events? Meetovation is aunique Danish concept that utilisesconference facilities, their setup and thewhole environment in innovative ways.The purpose is to actively engage,excite and encourage participants togenerate a positive energy that makesmeetings seem less tiring and the bigissues solvable.
DOWN TO BUSINESSTwo years in a row, Copenhagenhas been voted the World’s BestCountry for Business.(Source: Forbes Best Countries forBusiness rankings 2009)
GREEN MEETING... is a reality in Copenhagen,thanks to its eco-labeledhotels, organic foods,recycled furniture andenvironmentally friendlytransport options.
JUMP INThe water in Copenhagen’sharbour is so clean thatyou can swim in it.
Dirty – no way!Copenhagen is thecleanest city in Europe.(Source: Survey amongreaders of Trip Advisors,2009)
FOR SALEThe city centre is full ofindependent retailers,exclusive boutiques and hasseveral grand departmentstores. Whatever your heartdesires, you will be able tofind it in Copenhagen!
RECIPE FOR SUCCESSFresh products from the Danish countryside and thesea is inherent in Denmark’s culinary success. Thecountry has 10 restaurants with Michelin stars,including the world famous Noma, holder of the title ofthe worlds best restaurant. For a flash of Latin flair,look out for the Danish version of fusion - Denmarkmeets France. PIECE OF ART As the largest city in Scandinavia, Copenhagen is a lively centre for culture and art experiences. The city’s museums house impressive collections of both Danish and international art exhibitions spanning from a thousand years ago to the present.
AFTER DARKEnjoy a Copenhagen cocktail anddiscover a world of night clubs,night life and night timeadventures to keep even the mostexperienced party animal happy.
CONGRESSES EVENTS Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society MTV Europe Music World Design Congress Awards Annual Convention of Rotary International European Film Forbes Global CEO Forum – Europe Awards Annual Meeting of the European Association World Outgames for the Study of Diabetes European Society of Anesthesiologists (ESA) Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society (Cirse) European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)CORPORATE European League Against Rheumatology (EULAR) VW Fox International Olympic Committee Congress (IOC)Opel Zaphira UN Convention on Climate Change (COP 15) BMW UEFA Ordinary Congress SAAB MPI PEC-E (2007) SAP Microsoft Oracle Roche v Astra Zenica Don’t just take our word for it!Novo Nordisk Pfizer Siemens Vestas Nestlé NokiaSony-Ericsson LOVEABLE Copenhagen is the world’s 6th most popular congress city. (Source: ICCA 2009)