Nordic Event Destinations Meeting / Nordic Event Destinations Meeting / Nordic Event Destinations Meeting / Nordic Event Destinations Meeting /

Parallel section in partnership with Innovation Norway

Introducing the Nordic Event Destinations Meeting on the 24th and 25th of January 2024, a premier side event to the renowned Nordic Sport Innovation Summit. As we navigate the interplay between the sports tech industry and event destination management, this meeting serves as a unique convergence point for esteemed Nordic destinations engaged in hosting international sport and cultural events. Designed to foster in-depth discussions on bidding and successful event hosting, this gathering aims to pave the way for enhanced collaboration and knowledge sharing on a Nordic scale. Eligible participants are those who are fervently working towards international events, with a limit of two representatives from each destination, be it a company, municipality, or city entity. Join us to amplify your event hosting capabilities and embrace the future of international events in the Nordics.

Criteria for participation:

  • Participants must work towards international
  • Maximum two participants per destination (destination company, municipality, city entity or similar.)

// 23 January


Optional dinner in Oslo

// 24 January

- 15:00

Case studies

  • Women’s EURO 2025 bidding process: lessons learned.
  • Women’s World Championship Handball: bidding and planning process for 2023.
  • Sport tech in Lahti: how does the collaboration create value for the destination?

- 17:00

How to measure impacts of events


Onwards: Dinner and social mingle

- 14:00

Opening of Nordic Sports Innovation Summit

// 25 January

How can we collaborate on Nordic level?

  • Support each other better?
  • Cross-marketing on Nordic target groups
  • Joint international activities such as Sport Accord

- 12:30

Nordic Sports Innovation Summit