Top destination, Accessible, Professional, Functional infrastructure, Eco- friendly
Iceland was voted TOP DESTINATION 2012 by Lonely Planet and awarded the Travel Reader´s Choice Award. National Geographic was of the same opinion and named Iceland among the best of the World‘s trips available in 2012.
Reykjavík has the perfect venue to launch your product with a blast. Whether you prefer exhilarating nature as a backdrop for your particular brand or are looking for an impeccable classy setting in Iceland, the ideal venue is sure to be found.
Product launches, award ceremonies, gala dinners or cocktail receptions, Icelanders excel at finding and procuring the perfect environment to create just the ambiance you are looking for. In Reykjavík you can conduct world-class corporate meetings, conferences, study visits and incentives. Icelandic nature will supply the inspiration needed for an injection of creativity, innovation and efficiency to ensure a successful meeting. Just a stone’s throw from the city limits are some of the most distinctive natural phenomena in the world; hot springs, spouting geysers, cascading waterfalls and pristine glaciers.There are numerous reasons to bring your conference or event to Reykjavík, Iceland.
The obvious ones would be good infrastructure, security, short and frequent access by air and a favourable currency exchange rate. Our distinctive ways of creating a different agenda and venue, make Reykjavík one of the top destinations for international conferences worldwide.
Iceland is HIGHLY ACCESSIBLE. Situated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean midway between Europe and North America, a number of airlines list Iceland either as a destination or a stopover en route America - Europe. Airfare prices are dropping worldwide making it easier to meet in the middle and travel to Iceland from all corners of the globe. Link up with your friends and colleagues midway at this perfect location for conventions, events and incentives.
Historic moments of great significance have taken place in Reykjavík. The World Chess Championship and the Reykjavik Summit Meeting loom large among those. The Chess Match of the Century took place in 1972 when Bobby Fisher beat Boris Spassky ending 24 years of Soviet domination of the World Championship. Reykjavik also made headlines when President Reagan and Secretary Gorbachev met for a summit conference in Reykjavík in 1986. Some claim that this meeting marked the beginning of the end of the cold war.
As a host you will find that the service commitment of Icelandic suppliers is PROFESSIONAL and friendly. Iceland is small and the close proximity combined with a laid-back mentality and industriousness makes all problems solvable and no project unmanageable. The combinationof all these insure that you will find Reykjavík’s destination value comparable and more advantageous than anywhere else in the world. Whether you're planning a small meeting or a major convention, Reykjavík should always be at the top of your location list.
We provide HIGH TECH INFRASTRUCTURE for the MICE market with state-of-the-art software and technologically advanced conference halls, convention centres and meeting venues. Great technological savvy is very much the forte of Icelanders. Iceland is one of the most technologically advanced countries globally, where nearly every household has a computer. The Icelandic government has even formulated its policy on the information society, living up to the slogan: Iceland, the e-nation.
In Reykjavík you will find the world’s largest geothermal heating system and across the country about 90% of Icelanders have access to geothermal heating, which means less pollution and emissions. All buildings are comfortably warm even during the coldest winter days. Since opening its doors in May 2011 our newly built gem Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is believed to be the most ECO-FRIENDLY conference centre in the world.
Icelanders have been at the forefront of exploration of alternative fuel and electric cars. Methane, hydrogen and electric cars are in use by a number of civil services within the city and City Hall intends to increase the number of these types of vehicle even further. Methane and hydrogen filling stations are within reach encouraging the public to make use of these cheaper and more eco-friendly fuel sources.