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Aalborg – a cultural mecca in North Denmark

Let the cultural mecca, Aalborg, create the perfect setting for your next national or international conference, congress or meeting. With its transformation from a worn-down industrial city to a small vibrant metropolis, Aalborg is an attractive convention city that welcomes you and your guests with its focus on sustainability and unique possibilities.

Aalborg - a sustainable congress destination

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This is why you should host your congress in Aalborg

Aalborg is the obvious place to host your next meeting. The city is one of the country's most accessible both by plane, car, train and bus, and Aalborg is also the city where you feel the most at home.

35 minutes from CPH - and 65 from AMS

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Your next conference or meeting in Aalborg is no further away than a short flight from large airports such as Copenhagen and Amsterdam. With several daily connections to large international hubs, it is easy for your conference participants to get to Aalborg, and when they land, they are only a 10-minute drive away from the city centre where everything is within walking distance. When taking the train, your guests arrive in the centre of Aalborg and can easily walk to their hotel or the conference venue. Read more about how to Get to Aalborg easily and quickly.

World-class meeting venues

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A wide variety of traditional and more unconventional meeting venues, as well as a world-class conference centre, makes Aalborg the obvious place to host conferences and meetings. An ocean of unique meeting venues allows you to host a conference in exciting and inspiring surroundings. The meeting venues are all located within walking distance from Aalborg's more than 1500 hotel rooms, gastromonic and cultural experiences. Your guests definitely will not be bored in Aalborg. See a list of all meeting venues in Aalborg.

Aalborg University – a five-star university

Aalborg University is nationally and internationally acknowledged for its Problem Based Learning-model (PBL) by universities, researchers and students, and continues to climb up the international rankings of the world’s universities. Being awarded 5 stars in the QS Stars Rating Systems™, Aalborg University levels with internationally acclaimed universities like Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge and Stanford.

In Aalborg you can walk everywhere

The advantage of a small big city is that everything is within walking distance. In Aalborg there is never far from hotels to conference venues, receptions  or dinners at one of the city's delicious restaurants. Between conference activities, you can enjoy a stroll through the historic streets of Aalborg, enjoy one of the many green oases or take a walk along the beautiful waterfront or jump into a go-boat and enjoy the city from the water's edge. If you are in a hurry, you can get around in a faster, more fun and greener way on one of the city’s many bikes. Read more about the short distances in Aalborg.

All of Aalborg welcomes you

Aalborg is a city full of atmosphere where you will meet some of the happiest people in the world. You are met with a warm and cheerful, yet relaxed, welcome that rubs off on everyone. The citizens of Aalborg are great at having a good time and fully enjoy their surroundings and events around the city… perhaps this is why they have been named the happiest people in Europe several times.

We offer free advice

At VisitAalborg, we have in-depth knowledge of the facilities and possibilities in Aalborg – and we are happy to share our knowledge with you. We draw on the resources of the entire city, which means that you are guaranteed a successful event in Aalborg.

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New York Times recommends Aalborg

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When you host a conference in Aalborg, you also get the chance to explore the city that came 8th on The New York Times' list of cities to visit in 2019!

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