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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Norðurflug Helicopter Tours

    It‘s an Airbus EC130 (Video)

    Seeing crawling glacier, colorful canyons, geysers, endless lava fields and waterfalls in Iceland with a birds view is something unique. We can guarantee that once you have had that experience, you won’t forget it. Our friends and partners at Norðurflug Helicopter Tours can make that happen, and they just upped their game by adding an…

  • Tolkein - Vestrahorn

    Tolkien was inspired by Iceland

    The English writer J.R.R Tolkien based his medieval fantasy; Lord of the Rings on Nordic and Icelandic sagas. It is therefore to no surprise that the story is filled with magical places, people and events. Some say the elves language in the book was influenced by his Icelandic au pair. The story portrays creatures such as hobbits, elves,…