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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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    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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    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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    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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    Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Copenhagen, Denmark, as the destination for its 2016 European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC). The association revealed its plans earlier today during the closing of EMEC 2015 in Kraków, Poland.

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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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    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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    Meetovation put into practice - videos and news on the topic

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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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    Lots of MINDblowing meeting activities are lying ahead of us all - and here's where you will find VisitDenmark's Business Events Team ready to assist you with news and ideas from Denmark in 2015..

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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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    MINDchallenge. MINDevent. MINDbubbles. It IS MINDblowing!

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

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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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    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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    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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    Denmark tops EU Member State index mapping 240 Smart Cities across the EU-28 with its major congress cities leading the way.

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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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    Denmark invites you to drop by the new Danish stand E06 – sustainable and 'Scandi style' - to literally 'pimp up you show badge' and engage in an informal chat about how to stage MINDblowing Meetings.

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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 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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    Steen Møller, head of Business Events Denmark, speaks of Denmark's world-leading position within creative and profitable meeting design concepts and unveils plans for the next generation of the Danish 'Meetovation' concept; Meetovation 3.0.

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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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    'Meetovation is the wave of the future!', says Michael Salberg, President of Flashcom Group, US, who participated on the latest MIND-famtrip in Copenhagen this August.

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

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    VisitAarhus receives regional award on behalf of everyone involved in the Scandinavian Destination Sustainability Index

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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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    Copenhagen is known as the ‘Capital of Sustainable Meetings’, not only due to its impressive range of eco-certified hotels and venues, COP15 back in 2009 and the ISO-20121 certification of the Dansih EU Presidency this year - but because of the city’s green profile on the whole.

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    The winners of VisitDenmark and partners' pioneering MINDchallenge competition on five key markets of the Danish Meetings Industry; Sweden, Norway, Germany, United Kingdom and North America have been announced.

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    ICS - International Conference Services & Motivational Events - with offices in both Copenhagen and Aarhus - are launching a thrilling range of new products at EIBTM 2013.

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    The independent selection panel assessing cities applying to future European Capitals of Culture has chosen the Danish city of Aarhus in the central region of Jutland for the title in 2017.

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    MINDblowing Meetings is the story about our unique Danish way of designing innovative meetings.

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    Corporate event planner and Cre8ive Executive Officer Gregorio Palomino of CRE8AD8 in Texas, US, shares his views on the recent MINDevent 2014 and on destination Copenhagen...

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    The City of Copenhagen has won the Carbon Measurement and Planning category in a new Leadership Prize Award as a result of its CPH 2025 Climate Plan.

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    Ministers and officials from developed and developing countries, UN officials, institutional investors and banks will meet in Copenhagen on 23-24th October to discuss ways to increase climate related investments in developing countries.

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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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    Danish Giro-cities dress in pink The work to dress Herning and Horsens in pink for the start of Giro d’Italia on May 5th - 7th is taking shape

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    Conference concludes with signing of declaration commited to public-private innovation to lead Europe out of crisis.

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