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Event Legacies: Two Case Studies Reveal Path to Success

From Skift Meetings: The industry is full of event legacy success stories, but rarely do we have a chance to understand the inner workings of the start-to-finish planning process. MeetDenmark’s latest report Powering Meeting Legacies: New Insights for Associations & Host Communities shares precisely this level of insight. As Skift Meetings recently reported, the white…

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UIA World Congress of Architects 2023 Copenhagen

On the shoulders of the many The 28th UIA World Congress of Architects took place in Copenhagen from July 2-6, 2023. Its rallying call: “Sustainable Futures – Leave No One Behind” attracted more than 6,000 delegates from all corners of the built environment and from 135 countries. Convening in the Danish capital, the world’s leading…

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UIA Congress 2023: Engaging the Legacy Generation

Home to the UIA Congress 2023, Copenhagen has relished the title of World Capital of Architecture. But behind the spotlight was a determined group of women collaborating to ensure that the legacy of both the event and the profession burns brightly for generations to come. UIA worked with the Copenhagen Convention Bureau and other stakeholders…

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Congress Leaves Legacy for Eco-Friendlier Future of Building

From PCMA: The 28th UIA World Congress of Architects, held July 2-6 in Denmark, demonstrated the power of conferences to create a legacy of change in the world when it launched the “Copenhagen Lessons” — 10 principles for change in the building industry to reach the United Nations’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The congress brought…

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A Strategic Approach to Creating a Legacy

From ESAE: Hosting international congresses and events goes beyond economic benefits. It entails justifying the carbon footprint while capitalizing on opportunities for positive change. In 2019, our partner, the Copenhagen Convention Bureau, introduced the Copenhagen Legacy Lab — an initiative focused on developing methodology, tools, and processes for events. This strategic co-creation approach aims to…

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Insights From 6 Years of Event Legacy Research in Denmark

From Skift Meetings: Following six years of research, MeetDenmark has just released a new report with insights into the key ingredient for event legacy success: robust collaboration. Learn about the motivation behind this groundbreaking research, and discover some of the top findings that emerged. Event legacies have long been a trending topic in the industry,…

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Denmark Shares Insights From Six Years of Legacy Development

From Meetings International: In a new report, MeetDenmark, the Danish Business Events Association, publishes learnings and insights after researching and testing legacy in Denmark for six years. MeetDenmark believes that the insights can help legacy efforts gain traction and that they are transferable to associations and destinations across the world. MeetDenmark has been researching, testing,…

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New Legacy Insights for Associations and Host Communities

From Wonderful Copenhagen: MeetDenmark and the Danish Congress destinations are happy to share new learnings and insights based on six years of research and testing on international congresses held in Denmark. The new report focuses among other things on the intervention process, measuring impact and resourcing. With this third MeetDenmark legacy report we summarize the…

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The 7-Step Process of the Copenhagen Legacy Lab Explained

Launched at the 2019 BestCities Global Forum, the revised 7-step model of the Copenhagen Legacy Lab (CLL) is explained by Copenhagen Convention Bureau Deputy Director and Iceberg Ambassador, Bettina Reventlow-Mourier. Starting the process begins at, or before, the RFP planning stage of a congress (or event) to ensure that intentional outcomes and impacts can be…

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Copenhagen Convention Bureau Launches Risk Assessment White Paper

From Wonderful Copenhagen: From megatrends to contractual challenges – risk plays a major role for both buyers and suppliers when deciding on a destination or providing a quote for an event. By identifying key risks for the different industry players, Copenhagen Convention Bureau’s new white paper sets out to create greater mutual understanding and awareness…

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Copenhagen Launches Risk Assessment Project for Associations

Identifying and reducing risks for association event planners and local suppliers is the intent behind a new project launched by the Copenhagen Convention Bureau. Working with international and local stakeholders, a new Copenhagen Convention Bureau project aims to unlock ‘much-needed knowledge’ about risk in the global meetings industry. From Association Meetings International…

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Greener, Cleaner Copenhagen

The Danish capital is moving decisively towards a low-carbon economy, and its role as host of this year’s WindEurope conference will put its innovative renewable energy enterprises in the spotlight. Copenhagen’s Amager Resource Centre supplies power and heating to about 140,000 homes, thanks to technology that converts household waste into energy. From the Financial Times…

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