Why Host Your Event In… Copenhagen?

Everything is closer in Copenhagen

Whether you are in search of the perfect hotel, interested in design and architecture or keen to try some of the world’s best restaurants, rest assured that in Copenhagen you are never far away from it all.
Copenhagen is a very accessible city and its airport, which is Scandinavia’s main traffic hub, offers non-stop flights from 165 international destinations. A short 13-minute Metro journey from the airport will lead you to the city centre. The city is designed for pedestrians and cyclists, and you will find it easy to navigate.

30.01.2018
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" Kenes Group has been working with Copenhagen CVB’s team now for more than 10 years. We have blended our knowledge, connections, and expertise to develop each individual congress by fostering the development of the local knowledge in the given field. "

WHY HOST YOUR EVENT IN COPENHAGEN

Copenhagen is the perfect place to have a top-notch sustainable event. The city is a front-runner when it comes to adopting sustainable solutions. The city has one of the world’s most ambitious climate policies, with a goal of becoming the first carbon-neutral capital city by 2025. As a result, it is almost impossible not to have a sustainable meeting or event in the Danish capital.

Getting around

Copenhagen’s compact city centre makes walking between meeting venues, hotels, sights, and restaurants a matter of minutes. Adding to this, the city is also the world’s most bike-friendly city. In fact, it is home to the world’s busiest bicycle lanes, used by 36,000 cyclists per day. The city’s rush hour differs from most others since bicycles outnumber cars in Copenhagen. So, join the locals and jump on a bike.

Sustainable accommodation and venues in Copenhagen

Almost 70% of the hotel rooms in Copenhagen are eco-certified. Many of the city’s convention venues are also Green Key certified while international hotel chains such as Radisson have their own environmental programmes.

The city of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen CVB ranked 2nd in the first-ever sustainability ranking for event destinations worldwide in the 2016 Global Destination Sustainability Index.

World-class local cuisine

With 18 Michelin stars across 15 restaurants, Copenhagen is the capital of Nordic Cuisine. A great selection of the city’s restaurant, cafés and hotels are riding the “green wave” by ensuring that you can eat environmentally friendly food at all price levels.

Awards and Accolades

The awards Copenhagen has received tell you exactly why this city is the right choice for your next event:

Conferences & events

2016 – Copenhagen is in the top 10 most popular destinations for international congresses (ICCA)

2015 – Copenhagen ranked 15th best meeting destination (Cvent)

Accessibility & infrastructure

2017 – Copenhagen Airport awarded Best Security Processing in the world (Skytrax Survey)
2017 – Copenhagen Airport awarded Northern Europe’s Best Airport (Skytrax Survey) 
2016 – Copenhagen is the most punctual meetings destination (OAG´s report)

Sustainability

2016 – Copenhagen ranked 2nd on the Global Destination Sustainability Index
2015 – Copenhagen ranked third on Acardis Sustainable Cities Index (Acardis 2015)

WHY DO WE RECOMMEND COPENHAGEN

Kenes Group has been working with Copenhagen CVB’s team now for more than 10 years. We have blended our knowledge, connections, and expertise to develop each individual congress by fostering the development of the local knowledge in the given field.

When we propose destinations to our clients, we try to match the local community’s strength as an extra added value to the congress. In this way, we ensure that the congress content thrives in a nurturing environment. Copenhagen has powerful knowledge hubs and a clear focus on the experience economy. This is a formula that has proven positive results for our congresses.

Copenhagen is also a part of BestCities Global Alliance.

See how we collaborate together in this video: https://youtu.be/evH3IwnBmJ0

DEVELOPMENTS TO EXPECT

Copenhagen’s Capital Region is on track to increase its hotel capacity to nearly 29,000 rooms in 2021 from around 23,000 rooms in 2017.

New hotels opening:

2018:

  • Hotel Herman K: 5 stars, 31 rooms
  • CitizenM Hotel: 4 stars, 238 rooms
  • Moxy Copenhagen Hotel: 3 stars, 223 rooms
  • Scandic Kødbyen: 370 rooms

2019:

  • Wakeup Copenhagen: 2 stars, 585 rooms
  • Hotel Ottilia: 4+ stars, 156 rooms
  • CABINN Copenhagen: 2 stars, 1250 rooms
  • Guldsmeden Hotel: 214 rooms
  • Scandic Falkoner: 334 rooms
  • Zleep Hotel Copenhagen Arena: 198 rooms

2020:

  • Comwell Hotel: 493 rooms
  • Comfort Hotel: 500 rooms
  • Hotel (Post Nord building): 5 stars, 380 rooms
  • Scandic Copenhagen Airport: 357 rooms

2021:

  • Scandic Spectrum: 632 rooms

For more information on Copenhagen, see the Copenhagen Meeting Planner Guide, from Copenhagen CVB: http://www.meetingplannerguide.com/#/

For destination consultation and further assistance, contact us: info@kenes.com

Refer your delegates to why they should visit your congress taking place in Copenhagen here.



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