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Bergen - The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway

With its direct access to the famous Norwegian fjords - one of the world's "Seven Wonders of Nature" - Bergen attracts a growing number of tourists from around the world.

Bryggen, Bergen's Hanseatic-era quayside, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The buildings are a significant part of the historic wooden city of Bergen, and reminds us of the town's importance as part of the Hanseatic League's trading empire from the 14th to the 16th century.

Bergen is a compact city, which makes it convenient for meeting delegates as everything is within walking distance.

Arve Lindgren
Arve Lindgren

Congress Manager

Location

Hemisphere: Northern
Continent: Europe
Country: Norway
City: Bergen

Components

International Airports: 1
Currency: NOK
Number of Hotels: 45
Number of Rooms: 7500

City Overview

Bergen - The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway With its direct access to the famous Norwegian fjords - one of the world's "Seven Wonders of Nature" - Bergen attracts a growing number of tourists from around the world. Bryggen, Bergen's Hanseatic-era quayside, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The buildings are a significant part of the historic wooden city of Bergen, and reminds us of the town's importance as part of the Hanseatic League's trading empire from the 14th to the 16th century. Bergen is a compact city, which makes it convenient for meeting delegates as everything is within walking distance.

CVB Overview

We offer free, unconditional advice and assistance to anyone considering organising meetings, conferences or congresses in Bergen. We collect comprehensive information about hotels and meetings venues, including quotations. The Bergen Convention Bureau is part of Bergen Tourist Board.

Knowledge Hub Overview

Bergen is a global maritime and marine center with a diverse regional economy, including finance, technology, energy and education. The region has Europe's biggest concentration of marine research centers, and 50 per cent of Norway's salmon farms.

Significant Convention Centres

The Grieg Hall: Max capacity, 2,200 delegates - In recent years, the Grieg Hall has been transformed into Norway's leading integrated culture, conference and exhibition centre. The opportunity to combine culture with conferences, exhibitions and more is a unique feature of the Grieg Hall. Conference facilities: Exhibition area - 3,500sqm / Maximum theatre seating capacity - 2,188 / Maximum banquet seating - 2,000 / Maximum classroom seating - 530 / Maximum in largest meeting room - 2,188 / Maximum reception - 2000 / Microphone for users of tele-loop / Meeting rooms - 18

Access

Fly directly to Bergen from Copenhagen, Stockholm, New York, Helsinki, Amsterdam, London and many more. Bergen has 47 direct international flights and with the new airport terminal that opened in 2017 we are expecting an increase in direct flights to the city. Bergen Airport Flesland is located 18 kilometres south of Bergen. To get to the city, you can either catch the airport bus, the lightrail or grab a taxi.

Accommodation

Stay in the city centre, near the airport, along the beautiful coast or by the famous fjords. There is a large selection of accommodation in Bergen which suits all budgets. Choose between 45 hotels in the city centre and the rest of the region – ranging from small, charming hotels to big chain hotels.

Attractions

Explore local traditions and history at more than 60 different attractions in Bergen. In Bergen you can visit popular attractions like Bryggen, Fløibanen Funicular, Bergen Aquarium or the famous Fish Market.

DMC's/PCO's

DMC's: - Amazing Fjords - First United - TimeOut Travel - Jandis - Lost in Norway PCO's: - Kongress & Kultur - Bergen Live - First United - Fjell og Fjord Konferanser - Fot i Bakken - Medvind

Knowledge Hubs

Banking/Finance/Insurance
Culture
Medical Sciences/Healthcare
Oil/Gas/Electricity/Energy
Sports & Leisure