Reykjavík Honours Its Ambassadors

Earlier in September, Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau, in partnership with the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, hosted an annual event for stakeholders in the Icelandic MICE industry. At the conference, which took place at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica hotel, three of the Convention Bureau’s Ambassadors were honoured for their role in securing the arrival of important events to the Icelandic capital.

The 2019 honorary Ambassadors are Eliza Reid, historian and Iceland’s First Lady, for co-founding the Iceland Writers Retreat, Rósbjörg Jónsdóttir, founder of Cognitio & local partner for Social Progress Imperative in Iceland, for playing a pivotal role in organising multiple events in Reykjavík like the “What Works Summit” that was held in Harpa Concert Hall and Dr. Eyþór Ívar Jónsson, founder of “Vidskipta Akademian”, director of the Centre for Corporate Governance in Iceland and director of the A-Board at Copenhagen Business School who was the conference chair for EURAM (European Academy of Management) 2018.

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