Special Events


Opening Night Welcome Reception

Monday, 30 October, 18:00 – 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. You are sure to make new connections among your fellow Sustainable Brands attendees, who may turn out to be lifelong friends and colleagues!


Birds of a Feather Dinners and Meet-ups

Monday, 30 October & Tuesday, 31 October, 19:30 and onwards

SIGN UP IN THE ACTIVATION HUB OR IN THE MOBILE APP

Sign-up sheets will be posted throughout the SB’17 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!

Have an idea for a dinner topic or want to lead a BOF dinner? Sign up here!


‘Afterglow’ at Radisson Blu Scandinavia

Monday, 30 October, 21:00 and onwards

RADISSON BLU SCANDINAVIA HOTEL – Busstop Bar

If you are in the mood for some late night networking? Join us for a night-cap at The Busstop Bar in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel.

Please Note: This is a no-host event – Food and drink must be purchased by attendee.


Morning Yoga

Tuesday, 31 October & Wednesday, 1 November, 6:45 – 7:45

RADISSON BLU SCANDINAVIA HOTEL – Fitness Center

Clear your mind and get your body moving during pre-plenary morning yoga sessions. Join fellow attendees at the Radisson Blu hotel fitness center. Floor mats and yoga instructor will be provided. Space is available on a RSVP first come, first served basis.

REGISTER FOR YOGA HERE!


Take a tour of the Ørsted Avedøre Power Station!

Tuesday, 31 October & Wednesday, 1 November, 13:00 – 16:00

Avedøre Power Station – SHUTTLES LEAVING HOTEL LOBBY AT 13:00

How often have you had the chance to see a power station from within? Besides ranking among the best in the world on energy efficiency and use of biomass, the Avedøre Power Station is recognized as a main work of post-industrial architecture. It covers the heat and electricity needs of hundreds of thousands of Copenhagen homes, and was last year converted to be able to run entirely on sustainable biomass instead of coal. Don’t miss your chance to experience a modern-day sustainable power station! Available first come, first serve for up to 30 attendees, reserve your spot now!

Details:
-Transportation to and from conference site to power station provided.
-Sandwich lunch bag provided.
-Closed toed shoes mandatory. Conference attire fine. Safety hats provided.

REGISTER FOR THIS FREE TOUR HERE!


Focus Group: The SB Editorial Team Wants to Hear from You!

Tuesday, 31 October & Wednesday, 1 November, 15:00 – 17:00

RADISSON BLU SCANDINAVIA, Location TBD

If you use Sustainable Brands’ digital content (our news feed, Library, etc), we want to hear from you!

We are working to hone our digital strategy and we need input from the SB community! Please join us for a 15-minute mini focus group at SB’17 Copenhagen, where our Editorial team will ply you with snacks in exchange for your answers to a few questions about the relevance, quality and utility of our online offering.

What types of content do you find useful? What’s missing that you would like to see? Sign up here for a time on Tuesday (31 October) or Wednesday (1 November) afternoon, to share your opinions, your needs, your hopes and dreams – and help us bring it all to you as we work to elevate our digital offering. We thank you in advance!

SIGN UP TO GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK HERE!


Reception hosted by Carlsberg

Tuesday, 31 October, 18:00 – 19:30

ACTIVATION HUB

Join us for a pint of Carlsberg and a light snack after a long day of learning and networking before heading out to Birds of a Feather Dinners!


Halloween ‘Afterglow’ at Tivoli Gardens

Tuesday, 31 October, 20:30 – 23:00

TIVOLI GARDENS – Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 København V

Join us after Tuesday’s Birds of a Feather dinners for a Halloween afterglow meet-up at Tivoli Gardens! This historic amusement park opened in 1843 and is a must-see during your visit to Copenhagen. Be sure to check your mobile app for the official Sustainable Brands meet-up location.

Please Note: This is a no-host event – Food, drink, and Tivoli ticket must be purchased by attendee.


Mikkeller Running Club + Sustainable Brands Beer Run

Wednesday, 1 November, 18:00 – 20:00

Radisson Blu Scandinavia – GROUP WILL LEAVE LOBBY AT 18:00

Join our partners at Mikkeller Brewing for an organized Mikkeller Running Club where SB attendees can join the weekly MRC run with local participants for a slow, 7-8k route (4-5 mile) run around downtown Copenhagen. Runners will earn a well-deserved cold beer at a Mikkeller bar post-run.

18:00 – SB attendees leave from Radisson Blu Scandinavia to Warpigs Brewpub
18:30 – meet rest of MRC at Warpigs Brewpub (~1.5 miles away)

RSVP FOR THIS RUN HERE!


Paper Island (Papirøen) Meet-Up

Wednesday, 1 November, 18:30 and onwards

PAPER ISLAND – 14 Trangravsvej, 1436 København K

If you are still in Copenhagen, join the Sustainable Brands team for a casual end-of-conference drink and snack at Paper Island (Papirøen). Enjoy the best of Copenhagen’s street food and wind down after a long week of learning and collaborating. We will grab a few tables in the middle of the food hall, look for the SB sign!

Please Note: This is a no-host event – Food and drink must be purchased by attendee.


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