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  • Harpa

    Unconventional is the new mantra of MICE travel and Iceland is everything but conventional

    When it comes to the MICE sector in Iceland, we have high hopes for the future. Iceland has over the last several years built up a reputation for reliability, high tech infrastructure, service excellence with flexibility, and accessible flight connections to and from North America and Europe – in addition to highlighting the new mantra…

  • Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir

    Hanna Birna – Honorary Ambassador

    At the annual Meet in Reykjavík Ambassador Day event, Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Chair of the Executive Board of Women Political Leaders, Global Forum, was honoured for her role in securing the arrival of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) which took place in Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre in Reykjavík on 28–30 November…

  • GDECA 2019

    The Global District Energy Climate Awards Ceremony 2019 takes place in Iceland

    In October 2019, the 6th Global District Energy Climate Awards Ceremony will be held in conjunction with the 1st Sustainable District Energy Conference in Reykjavík, Iceland. The conference’s purpose is to be a forum for research and development of renewable energy sources. SAMORKA, the federation of the Icelandic electricity industry, district heating, waterworks and sewage…

  • Háskólinn á Bifröst, Háskólinn á Hólum og Landbúnaðarháskóli Íslands ganga til formlegs samstarfs við Ráðstefnuborgina Reykjavík

    Meet in Reykjavík signs a partnership agreement with three more universities

    On 11 September, Meet in Reykjavík signed an agreement with Bifröst University, Hólar University College and the Agricultural University of Iceland. The object of the agreement is to increase the number of international academic meetings and conferences held by universities in Iceland. The universities entered into corresponding agreements that were made with the University of…

  • Strategic Alliance

    Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe meets in Reykjavík

    Last week, the eleventh meeting of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe was held at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica Hotel. The Alliance aims to boost partnership between convention bureaus within Europe to maintain and strengthen its long-term standing as the number one meeting destination in the world. The meeting was kicked…

  • Harpa - Let's get Energized

    Ten reasons why Reykjavík should be your next MICE destination

    If you are not sure about Iceland for your next MICE event. Read this, watch the video, then give us a call. We’re standing by. Next door to Nature While in Reykjavik you’ll live next door to nature. There aren’t many places in the city where nature feels removed or non-present. Neighborhoods are either nestled…

  • The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

    The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland is now open

    Blue Lagoon Iceland celebrates the completion of a significant expansion with the highly anticipated opening of The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland. Featuring the subterranean Retreat Spa, geothermal Retreat Lagoon, 62-suite Retreat Hotel, and Moss Restaurant, the Retreat is a place where guests can leave the world behind and enter a timeless realm of relaxation,…

  • Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

    Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton now open

    We always get very excited when a new hotel opens in Reykjavík. Especially when it is one of our associated partner that is opening a new property. So when Icelandair Hotels opened up the new Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton to us and other curious visitors we entered with butterflies in the stomach.…

  • World Geothermal Congress WGC

    World Geothermal Congress Hosted in Reykjavik, Iceland in April 2020

    On January 20, 2018,   the International Geothermal Association (IGA) signed a contract with the three leading geothermal energy companies in Iceland: HS Orka, Landsvirkjun and Reykjavik Energy (OR). The agreement secures financial support for the World Geothermal Congress (WGC) in Reykjavik in 2020, which will be held in April that year in Harpa Concert Hall…

  • Peaceful Vikings

    Peaceful Vikings

    Once again, Iceland tops the Safety Index. Our tranquil little Nordic country is the most peaceful nation on Earth. With all our hot springs, natural pools, and landscape wonders, it’s not that surprising that we are a peaceful nation, and being number one is never a problem for us. In fact, we pride ourselves on…