People walking outside the Royal Danish Playhouse "Skuespilhuset" with city bikes, Copenhagen

Copenhagen – Europe’s No. 7 conference city

Photo: Martin Heiberg

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has ranked Copenhagen as Europe’s seventh-largest conference city in 2018.

A total of 80,600 delegates took part in international meetings and conferences in the city. Barcelona topped the ranking, followed by Paris, Vienna, Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam – and Copenhagen.

Bella Center Copenhagen, BC Hospitality Group


Copenhagen’s conference capacity is set to be further boosted over the next couple of years during which the city will see the opening of Scandinavia’s largest congress hall at the Bella Center. The new facility will seat 7,000 delegates.

Several new hotels with sizeable conference facilities are also set to open between 2020 and 2021, including Comwell Copenhagen Portside, Scandic Spectrum and Villa Copenhagen. The city is currently experiencing an unprecedented 50 percent growth of hotel room stock (2017-2025).

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