Special Events

**Please note: some of these events may have limited capacity, check back soon for RSVP or registration options.

Welcome Reception at Copenhagen City Hall

Sunday, 25 September, 19:00 – 20:00

COPENHAGEN CITY HALL – Festsalen Room – 559 COPENHAGEN V

Attendees of SB’16 Copenhagen are invited to a Welcome Reception at the Copenhagen City Hall, where the conference will officially be welcomed to Copenhagen. The world-famous “City Hall Pancakes” will be served and refreshments sponsored by Carlsberg.


Corporate Member Lunch

Monday, 26 September, 12:15 – 13:15

RADISSON BLU SCANDINAVIA HOTEL – Reykjavik Room

Connect with fellow Sustainable Brands Corporate Members at a member-exclusive lunch. You will also have the opportunity to review results from the latest member-only research we’ve conducted, including highlights from the Sustainable Development Goals Survey. For any questions and to learn more about becoming a Corporate Member, please contact Danielle Rubio.


Opening Night Welcome Reception

Monday, 26 September, 18:30 – 20:00

ACTIVATION HUB

Join the Sustainable Brands community for a drink and appetizers at the annual welcome reception. Reconnect with old friends, welcome newcomers to the sustainability community and get excited for the week ahead. Make the most of the first night by participating in the Activating Purpose engagement activity during the evening. You are sure to make new connections among your fellow Sustainable Brands attendees, who may turn out to be lifelong friends and colleagues!


Morning Yoga

Tuesday & Wednesday, 27-28 September, 6:45 – 7:45

TERRACE

Clear your mind and get your body moving during pre-plenary morning yoga sessions. Join fellow attendees at the Terrace located in the Radisson Blu hotel fitness center. Floor mats and yoga instructor will be provided. Space is available on a first come, first served basis. This is an outdoor terrace and temperatures may be chilly, so please be prepared with appropriate clothing.


Reception and Brewery Tour at Carlsberg

Tuesday, 27 September, 18:00 – 20:00

CALRSBERG BREWERY

Share a pint(or two) and a enjoy brewery tour at Carlsberg brewery with your fellow SB’16 Copenhagen attendees. Learn and experience how the world-famous beer is made, visit the worlds largest bottle collection, and indulge in a taste test! Shuttles will be leaving at 18:00 and 18:15 from the hotel lobby after our afternoon plenary and reception.

If you brought and prefer your bike – speaker Simon Hoffmayer Boas, Director of Corporate Communications & CSR at Carlsberg, will be biking over to the brewery from the conference.  Feel free to join in!


Birds of a Feather Dinners and Meet-ups

Tuesday, 27 September, 19:30 and onwards

SIGN UP IN THE ACTIVATION HUB

Sign-up sheets will be posted throughout the SB’16 Copenhagen registration desk area, where attendees can sign up to lead a dinner discussion topic or choose to join an existing dinner conversation. These are casual no-host dinners, so those who choose to lead the topic or create an event are not obliged to pay for dinner for those who attend, they simply are encouraged to help bring fellow like-minded attendees together for great conversation!


Do you want to see an offshore wind farm up close – from the air?

Wednesday, 28 September, 17:00 – 19:30

COPENHAGEN HARBOUR – SHUTTLES LEAVING HOTEL LOBBY AT 17:30

SB and DONG Energy are offering ten SB Copenhagen participants the chance to take a seaplane ride and go see the giant offshore wind farm Anholt from the air.

With its 111 wind turbines, Anholt is one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms, capable of powering up to 400.000 Danish households with clean energy. It takes the seaplane 45 minutes to reach Anholt offshore wind farm and the 160 meters tall wind turbines.

Now you have the chance to go on an offshore wind farm safari and explore the fascinating world of green energy. Join the competition by registering below.

The first group of winners will be notified on September 23th, and the second set of winners on Tuesday afternoon, during the conference.

REGISTER FOR THE COMPETITION HERE

Note: This event depends on weather conditions being favourable.


Bike Tour

Wednesday, 28 September, 17:30 – 19:30

AROUND COPENHAGEN

Join Daniel Espeland, founder of Double U bike parking system and infrastructure consultancy TMD Solutions, and Ole Kassow of Cycling Without Age, as they lead you on a guided bike tour of Copenhagen. The tour will visit some favorite ‘green’ spots and some ‘startup’ spots. The route will be scenic and quiet, covering backroads and less-known spots, with less emphasis on city biking.