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    Leaders from the Danish Meetings Industry collaborate with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to deliver sustainable events for the 2012 EU Presidency. The collaboration targets certification to the ISO20121 event sustainability certification of the Government event management system. An innovative web resource www.sustainableeventsdenmark.org is explaining the enterprising initiative in more detail. 

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    The Danish Foreign Ministry, responsible for the organization of the 2012 European Union Presidency, today announced the compliance of their event management system against the new ISO 20121 standard for sustainable event management. Externally verified by the global certification company SGS, this is the world’s first ISO20121 certification of a large international government event. The Ministry’s event management system covers the logistical organisation of 110 meetings, attracting 15000 attendees at three venues between January and June, 2012.

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    Denmark hosted the first ever sustainable European Union Presidency in 2012 and achieved an ISO-20121 certification. Huge savings were also made by 'going green'. The learnings of EU2012 are now available in the report ‘Driving Change Through Collaboration’.

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    In 2012 Denmark hosted the first ever sustainable European Union Presidency, achieved an ISO-20121 certification and made huge savings on 'going green'. The learnings of EU2012 are now available in the report ‘Driving Change Through Collaboration’.

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    The Danish EU Presidency (EU2012) will have an estimated cost of 35 million Euros. This is less than 1/3 of the costs of the previous Polish EU presidency, which amounted to 115 million Euros. These savings are achieved by choosing partners who are focused on cost savings - and on sustainability. 

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    Join the Danish Sustainability Events Initiative, the driving force behind the EU's first sustainable presidency and the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) for an innovative European conference in Copenhagen showcasing the latest trends in sustainable meeting practice combining both best practice examples and case studies.

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    The city of Horsens is well-prepared for an influx of business travellers as up to 15,000 EU-officials are expected to visit during the 2nd half of the Danish EU Presidency. 

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    Meetovation put into practice - videos and news on the topic

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    Last night, the EU2012 Logistics Team and its Danish Sustainable Events Initiative (DSEI) partners collected the GMIC/IMEX Green Meetings Award 2013. It is the second time in three years that the Danes take home the prestigious award given in recognition of their focused and innovative sustainability achievements in the meetings industry.

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    Copenhagen has long been known abroad as one of the world's leading cities for sustainable meetings. And now an ambitious Sustainable Meetings Accord between the five Nordic countries got a further boost at IMEX as more key players within the Nordic Meetings Industry signed up during the Scandinavian ICCA Chapter Mid-Year Meeting on 21st May in Frankfurt. 

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    VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB are ready to greet visitors attending today’s IMEX Sustainable Storytelling Tour at 2 pm today to tell more about Denmark’s successful approach to sustainable meetings management and responsible thinking.

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    The #BeeSustain initiative, launched by Wonderful Copenhagen CVB and backed by VisitDenmark to encourage sustainable actions in the meetings industry, has just been announced as one of three finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award 2014.

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    Denmark makes you think GREEN! These days going "green" is a competitive trend and many industries are joining the green wave. This is not any different for the meetings industry. But what does it actually mean to be green? Is it about eating organic food, re-using towels, recycling garbage or using public transportation?

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    The demand for sustainable meetings and events is on a rise and this September the first ever European Sustainable Event Conference shares best practice, knowhow and international key notes in Copenhagen.

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    VisitDenmark met up with Peer Heldgaard Kristensen, Managing Director of VisitAarhus and one of the driving forces behind the ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Chapter, to get his view on Aarhus/Denmark as a leading sustainable meetings destination.

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    VisitDenmark asks Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, questions about his untiring enthusiasm for advocating sustainable meetings! Read Guy's answers here...

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    VisitDenmark put 5 quick questions to Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, about his untiring enthusiasm for advocating sustainable meetings! Read Guy's answers here...

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    The five Scandinavian countries continue to collaborate and innovate to advance sustainability in the meetings industry. Released today, the 2013 Scandinavian Destination Sustainability Index demonstrates an annual improvement of 11% towards their goal of creating the world first sustainable meetings region.

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    VisitDenmark met up with Peer Heldgaard Kristensen, Managing Director of VisitAarhus and one of the driving forces behind the ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Chapter, to get his view on Aarhus/Denmark as a leading sustainable meetings destination.

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    From 26-30th January 2014, the third edition of the FRESH Conference takes place back to back with the 2014 European Sustainable Events Conference (ESEC) in Copenhagen.

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    Bees need flowers and can’t cope with pesticides. Copenhagen/Denmark leads the way with the #BeeSustain campaign sharing tips and ideas on how the meetings industry can be more sustainable and help rescue the bees too..

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    Last week at the ICCA Scandinavia Chapter conference in Aarhus, Denmark, the 2013 ICCA Scandinavian Destinations Sustainability Index results were released.

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    New Hotel Properties, Quirky Accommodations and Green like Never Seen Before COPENHAGEN, Denmark – September 7, 2011 - This fall, there is much news from the hotels in Copenhagen, Denmark. The largest hotel in all Scandinavia opened its doors this year in Copenhagen bringing the total room capacity of Copenhagen to around 18,000. New features and innovations at Copenhagen’s hotels include a snore absorption room, a ladies-only floor, “brain food” for meeting participants, and much more.

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    Meet Søren Nystrøm, Sales Director for Scandic Hotels in Denmark, who sheds the light on why Scandic is actively involved in the developement of a version 3.0 of the Danish meeting design concept.

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    First came the sustainable ByBi honey served for breakfast, used as give-aways, etc. Now the latest BUZZ at the Bella Center and neighbouring Bella Sky Comwell Hotel is serving a NEW ByBi honey Beer!

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    The Bella Center, Scandinavia's largest conference & congress venue, has added a new area to its wide range of facilities; the New Nordic 'B-Zero' zone.

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    MINDchallenge. MINDevent. MINDbubbles. It IS MINDblowing!

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    Do you want to learn more about Copenhagen’s many sustainable offers, or just want an update on the Capital of Sustainable Meetings? Then follow VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB – and six MICE-reporters – via social media to find out more about our tour of the city on 17-19 September 2013.

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    Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions created by leading designers and architects. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Staying at a country inn or a classic seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark lets visitors discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums with an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of manors, castles and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Download as PDF

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    Romantic and inspiring – in Denmark visitors can live like a king at historic castles and manors. Experience these grand estates and enjoy fine dining, golfing and centuries old heritage. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Visit Amalienborg and the Royal family in Denmark and get lots of historical royal news up front. THAT is good ad-on to your holiday.

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    IATA’s bi-annual Slot Conference takes place on June 20-22

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    VisitDenmark today received the EIBTM Sustainability Award 2014 for its brand new stand design based on the principles of the Danish Meetovation concept and launched at this week's EIBTM expo in Barcelona.

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    Live in the moment... The best holiday moments in life are made with friends and loved ones and there's no better place to create life-long memories than a Danish holiday home. Scattered across the country and often found next to beautiful coastline, quiet forests or picturesque lakes, Denmark's holiday homes are a national passion. Read on to find inspiration for and help booking a summer home holiday in Denmark.

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    Thinking of taking a city break in Europe? Love exploring a city’s atmospheric streets or getting up close to local culture? Then Denmark has four fabulous city break destinations especially for you. Danish cities such as Aarhus and Aalborg are small and intimate, making them easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is the world’s most liveable city and it’s easy to see why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. The centre is a cosy knot of winding streets and old buildings, so you can easily explore on foot or by bike.