World Travel Award in Iceland 2014


Hotels within Meet in Reykjavík get international acknowledgement 

L´Oréal chose Iceland because of weather!


Iceland was chosen, as the weather would differentiate it from previous events

Renewable energy - how it works in the Blue Lagoon


Excess Water from Iceland Geothermal Plant Source of Thriving Spa Business in the Blue Lagoon



Hype Marketing recently opened WILD REINDEER OF ICELAND EXHIBITION in Harpa Reykjavik Conference and Concert Hall.

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND selected as the destination for small business owners to discover the uniqueness of their own brand


Europe’s leading business and branding experts have selected the Blue Lagoon Conference Centre in Iceland as the destination to host their Small Business Branding Day on September 6th 2014

Rise like a Phoenix- ICCA ranking


Rise like a Phoenix won the Eurovision song contest 2014 - The meeting sector in Iceland is also rising

Iceland Writers Retreat-spreading the word


The first ever Iceland Writers Retreat was a complete success. 

Let´s Meet in the Middle event in Berlin


Meet in Reykjavík & Harpa in co-operation with the Icelandic Ambassador in Berlin hosted the "Let´s meet in the Middle" event in Berlin on the 8th of April.

Iceland ranks 3rd in Social Progress Index


We are making progress...socially!

Harpa - one of world’s most spectacular concert halls


Being selected on the list, Harpa outwits famous concert halls like the Sydney Opera House

Calvin Klein at Design March in Harpa Reykjavík 2014


DesignMarch is Iceland’s most important annual design festival attracting many international participants (27.03-30.03)

The Arctic Circle announces 2014 dates


The Arctic Circle conference took place for the first time last year and was successfully hosted in Harpa receiving extensive international media attention.   

Háaloft in Harpa


A new reception area opens in Harpa

#FutureIsNow! - Future Trends & Hybrid Meeting Conference


Meet in Reykjavík and Inspired by Iceland present future trends & Hybrid Meetings Conference with internationally renowned keynote speakers in Harpa December 2nd 2013 between 09:30 and 17:00.

Global leaders gather for inaugural Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik


REYKJAVIK, Iceland, and NEW YORK - October 12-14, 2013. An influential mix of stakeholders will meet in Harpa, Reykjavík to discuss Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes.

Reykjavik as one of top 10 conference cities in the world


Reykjavik has a good chance to become one of the top 10 destinations for conferences and meetings

Icelandair announces growth plan for 2014


Icelandair’s schedule for 2014 is the biggest in the company‘s history adding 3 new destinations, Vancouver, Edmonton & Geneva

The Inspired by Iceland Cocktail


The winning Inspired by Iceland Cocktail

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits Harpa


United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon visited Harpa on his official visit to Iceland  in July 2013

Iceland named number one in the world for safety and security


For the third consecutive year, the 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index ranked Iceland as the number one country in the world in the Safety & Security category.

Food & Fun Festival Feb 27th - March 3rd


Food and Fun mixes outstanding culinary skills, fresh natural ingredients, Icelandic outdoor adventure and the world-famous Reykjavik nightlife to create the ultimate recipe for fun. 

Reykjavík Festival City


Reykjavík, along with the Reykjavík Capital Area, is a true event and festival city, with over 40 annual events and festivals on its yearly calendar. Among the most striking of these are various cultural events, where music plays a key role, along with performing arts, visual arts, fashion and design, literature, films and more.

Sónar Reykjavík 2013


Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre was graded 9.5 out of 10 by the organizers of Sónar Barcelona

The Icelandic Convention Bureau has closed down


The board of the Icelandic Convention Bureau has taken the decision that the bureau cease operation.

TeamGym Championship


Reykjavik has been selected by the Europian Gymnastic Association to host the TeamGym Gymnastic Championship in 2014. 

Snæland Travel & Wellness Packages


Snæland Travel gets support to develop Wellness packages to Iceland.

Reykjavík bidding for World Out Games 2017


Reykjavík and Miami Beach are the two cities in the race to host World Out Games 2017.

Grand Hotel Reykjavik Best Conference Hotel in Iceland for the Annual MICE Report Awards 2012


Congratulations Grand Hotel Reykjavik!... fantastic location, capacity, state of the art facilities, and high levels of customer service...

Harpa - Best Conference Venue in Northern Europe


Congratulations Harpa! Winners of the prestigious MICE Report Awards 2012

Aiming Higher


Iceland is the top destination in 2012 for those travelling to Iceland. Icelandic infrastructure is sound and among the best in the World and the new concert and conference hall Harpa has opened up a wealth of new possibilities and the Icelandic people are efficient and technologically proficient. The latest tourism and competitiveness reports support this. 

On the Right Path


The readers of Mice Report have voted Practical Travel the best DMC in Iceland. This fast growing destination and event management company has built a strong clientele and is reaping the benefits of its ambitious work.

Iceland Draws More Delegates


Sigrún Sigurðardóttir Chief Executive of Iceland Congress recently stated in an interview with Morgunblaðið, one of Iceland’s newspapers, that Iceland has been placed firmly on the map.

The Eight Legged Horse


Book lovers and literary fiends will be flocking to Reykjavík in October. In celebration of the city’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature, the City Council is organizing a month of events. During this wonderful festival everyone will encouraged to open a book and read to the their heart’s content.

Harpa Reykjavík Concert Hall & Conference Centre selected as "Best Performance Space"


The centerpiece of this complex on Reykjavík’s eastern harbor is an 1,800-seat concert hall, but the standout feature is the southern façade, designed collaboratively by the architects, engineers, and Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.