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About Reykjavik, the Nature and Wellness Destination

When it comes to MICE destinations that want to lead the pack in overall wellness, it goes beyond fitness, spa, and healthy food offerings. For the ever-evolving sustainable and life-affirming experience the top priority now goes to connecting with nature. Studies show that spending time in nature can reduce stress, boost energy levels, and improve…

Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir talks about her vision for Reykjavík

Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir that earlier this year was appointed Managing Director of Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau gave an interview in the September issue of Meeting International. In the interview, she talks about her vision for the destination and how Reykjavík has built up it´s competitiveness in recent years. My vision for the destination…

Sena, Sena Live and CP Reykjavík

CP Reykjavík, Sena Live and Sena have merged under the name Sena. As one company, Sena offers specialized world class events to companies and individuals. Sena Live bought the majority shares in CP Reykjavik September 2018, and on October 1st the three companies merged into one. The estimated turnover of the merged company in 2019…

  • Reykjavík Honours Three of Its Ambassadors

    On 5 September, Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau, in partnership with the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, hosted an annual event for stakeholders in the Icelandic MICE industry. At the conference, which took place at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica hotel, three of the Convention Bureau’s Ambassadors were honoured for their role in securing the…

  • Leaving Las Vegas

    We just got back from Las Vegas, the gambling capital of the world, or Sin City as some people like to call it. But we weren’t there to enjoy the recreational activities they offer. We were attending the IMEX Americas, which for us is like being on holiday. We gained some new friends and met…

    • 20 September, 2019
    • Category: News
  • The bidding process and the importance of storytelling

    Our Marketing Director, Sigurður Valur Sigurðsson was Interviewed in the June edition of Kongres Magazine. In the interview, he talks about the importance of storytelling in destination marketing and explains the bidding process here at Meet in Reykjavík. Read the interview here:

    • 20 September, 2019
    • Category: News
  • Dr. Rob Davidson on MICE industry trends (Video)

    Dr. Rob Davidson from MICE Knowledge gave a keynote speech at an annual meeting for stakeholders in the Icelandic MICE industry. The meeting was hosted by; Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau and The Icelandic Travel Industry Association (SAF) at The Hilton Reykjavík Nordica on September 5th 2019. In his speech, Dr. Davidson talked…

  • New Managing Director appointed for Meet in Reykjavík

    Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir has taken over as Managing Director of Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau. She succeeds Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson, who led the bureau from its foundation in 2012. Sigurjóna has been with Meet in Reykjavík from the beginning in 2012, most recently as Director of Exhibitions and Events. She has an MBA from…

  • Run the world, girls!

    At IMEX Frankfurt this year, the Icelandic stand was, for the very first time, entirely “manned” by women. This was not something we planned but rather a happy coincidence. But it is fitting since Iceland has been making statements about gender equality lately. We are the first country in the world to make it illegal…