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  • The Women Leaders Iceland team 2018

    Women Leaders Global Forum takes off in Reykjavík

    Women leaders from around the world gathered in Reykjavík on 26–28 November for the first Women Leaders Global Forum. The WLGF will from now on be an annual event and is scheduled to take place in Reykjavík until 2021. According to the event organisers, Iceland was chosen for its leadership in gender equality. The WLGF…

  • Reykjavik Pond in Winter

    Reykjavík 3rd on the GDS index

    The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS) 2018 has been revealed, and for the 4th consecutive year, Reykjavík was among the top 5 destinations. To be precise, Reykjavík is in 3rd place after Gothenburg and Copenhagen. In 2018, as in previous years, Scandinavian destinations are leading the way, with the top seven destinations all coming from…

  • Filming in Iceland by TrueNorth Iceland

    Nordic Hollywood

    With glaciers, caves and vastly blanketed fields of snow, the magical force of Icelandic nature is in high demand in the film industry. And Game of Thrones gave Iceland a nod for being a go-to hub in their thank-you-speech at the 70th Emmy Awards. When otherworldly landscapes are needed, Iceland is on the top of…

  • Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson

    “Reykjavík will raise your spirits and widen your horizon.”

    Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson Managing Director of Meet in Reykjavík was interviewed last week by Travel Daily Media about the growth of the Meeting and events industry in Iceland in recent years. In the Interview, Thorsteinn talks about how Reykjavík’s closeness with unique nature and the local mentality makes it a one of a kind event…

  • The 12th Biennial Alpha Conference was held in Hilton Reykjavík Nordica between 17th and 28th of May, 2018

    Testimonial (Video) – The 12th Biennial Alpha Conference at Hilton Reykjavík Nordica

    Alpha is an international forum for scientists in reproductive medicine. The 12th Biennial Alpha Conference was held in Hilton Reykjavík Nordica between 17th and 20th of May, 2018. In the video here below Yasemin Dervisoglu Project Manager at Figur International and secretary of Alpha talks about her experience of hosting an international Conference in Reykjavík.…

  • 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…

  • Arctic Circle 2018 Opening Session_large

    The world’s largest international gathering on the Arctic

    October 19-21, 2018 over 2000 participants from 60 countries including heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliament, experts, scientist, entrepreneurs, business leaders, indigenous representatives, environmentalist, and many others meet in Reykjavík to share knowledge, insights, and ideas about the future of the Arctic. The Annual Arctic Circle Assembly took place at Harpa Concert…

    • 29 October, 2018
    • Category: News
  • 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…