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High tec Marel

Naturally Infused Technology

Iceland harmonizes the juxtaposition of raw natural beauty and state-of-the-art technology. The island’s natural resources are seamlessly integrated into everyday life with the use of hydropower and geothermal energy. This integration allows technology to make use of the country’s natural power. In a symbiotic relationship, technology allows for the most efficient use of the natural…

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WPL Annual Global Summit in Reykjavík

The WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 took place in Harpa concert hall and conference center in Reykjavík on November 28–30. The Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) is the global network of female politicians, and the 2017 summit is hosted in cooperation with the Althingi – Iceland’s Parliament – and the Government of Iceland. CP-Reykjavik…

  • 13 December, 2017
  • Category: News
Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland

Insider Tips about Iceland

Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, was born Ottawa, Canada in 1976. She moved to Iceland in 2003 after she met Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (our president) while in graduate school at Oxford University in the UK. In addition to being the First Lady, she is also a co-founder of the”Iceland Writers Retreat,” a Meet…

  • WPL Annual global Summit 2017

    WPL Annual global Summit 2017 taking place in Reykjavík

    The WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 is currently taking place in Harpa concert hall and conference center in Reykjavík. The Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) is the global network of female politicians, and the 2017 summit is hosted in cooperation with the Althingi – Iceland’s Parliament – and the Government of Iceland.   The…

    • 30 November, 2017
    • Category: News
  • Reykjavík is in 3rd place on the Global Destination Sustainability Index 2017

      Last week, an annual update of the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS), 2017, was published. The index measures sustainability among key destinations for conferences and meetings. The number of cities evaluated increases each year. This year, there were 38 cities from 5 continents. Reykjavík shares third place on the list with Copenhagen, as it…

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    An unforgettable wedding event in Iceland

    Imagine inviting your family and friends to Iceland to witness your wedding close to the powerful nature of ice and fire. Imagine the breath-taking wedding pictures. Imagine experiencing your love in the exotic landscape of Iceland in a bright summer night or under a dark sky lit up by the dancing northern lights. Iceland makes…

  • Meet in Reykjavík proudly presents a brand-new website.

    Last month, Meet in Reykjavík launched a brand-new website. The main idea behind the new website was to make it visually advanced yet easy to navigate. More importantly though, we wanted our site to help MICE planners quickly discover why Iceland is the perfect destination for their next event. After all, our mission is to…

  • CEO Insight takes a close look at Iceland

    In the Autumn Issue of CEO Insight, published earlier this week, Iceland plays a prominent role. The magazine looks at the hotspot destinations to help grow your business, inspire your workforce and build your brand. Iceland is second on their top ten list. CEO Insight has this to say about our destination: The Scandinavian island…

  • The 5th annual Arctic Circle Assembly

    13-15 October the fifth annual Arctic Circle conference was held at the Harpa conference center in Reykjavík. The Arctic Circle is the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic. Over 2000 participants from more than 60 countries attended the Assembly this year.  Topics ranged from climate change effects and…

    • 19 October, 2017
    • Category: News