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Bodø, Norway:

A hidden gem for unforgettable meetings and events



February 28, 2024

View on Bodo, the bay and the mountainsNestled along the stunning coastline of Norway, Bodø is emerging as a unique destination for meetings and events. With its picturesque landscapes, vibrant culture, and top-notch facilities, Bodø offers a refreshing alternative for events managers looking for somewhere less well traveled than your top tier cities. 

Where ’would’ you stay

  1. Wood Hotel Bodø | Strawberry ( We’re extremely excited about the newest property due to open Spring 2024. This unique property doesn’t just boast captivating views, and blend perfectly into its natural surroundings but being built almost entirely of wood it also lays claim to being the most sustainable resort in northern Norway. 
  2. Radisson Blu Hotel,  Bodø: For complete contrast, head to the heart of the city where the Radisson Blu Hotel boasts stylish rooms and excellent event spaces. Its central location makes it convenient for attendees to explore the city during downtime, and its rooftop bar looks over the city skyline as well as the mountains and harbor so take advantage of the views under the midnight sun.

Alternative event venues

  1. Stormen Concert Hall and Library: Combining culture and innovation, Stormen is a multifunctional venue that hosts concerts, conferences, and events. Its modern design and cutting-edge facilities make it a standout choice for business meetings and events.
  2. Bodø Spektrum: A versatile arena that can accommodate large conferences, exhibitions, and trade shows.  Bodø Spektrum's flexible spaces and modern amenities make it an excellent choice for events of varying sizes.

Activities to delight your delegates

Bodø is one of those rare places that experiences the mesmerizing phenomenon of the Midnight Sun during the summer months. This natural wonder allows for extended daylight hours, creating a unique atmosphere for events held during this period. Some typical daytime activities can be made even more fun under the midnight sun. Bodø and its surrounding areas offer a plethora of attractions and activities that can enhance the incentive experience for your attendees. Here are some additional nearby attractions and activities to consider:

  1. Northern lightNorthern Lights chasing: Bodø is a prime location to witness the awe-inspiring Northern Lights. Plan an evening excursion for attendees to experience this natural wonder, creating unforgettable memories.
  2. Sea safari: Take advantage of Bodø's coastal location by organizing a sea safari. Attendees can explore the Arctic waters, spotting wildlife and enjoying the breathtaking scenery.
  3. RIB boat adventure: Inject some adrenaline into your event with a RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) adventure. High-speed boat tours offer a unique perspective of the coastal beauty surrounding Bodø.
  4. Lofoten Islands excursion: While not directly in Bodø, the nearby Lofoten Islands are a must-visit destination. Arrange a day trip for your attendees to explore the dramatic scenery, charming fishing villages, and unique cultural experiences that the islands have to offer.

Hiker on a mountain with view over BodoThat’s just our highlights, let’s not forget the endless opportunities for hiking, whale watching and fishing as well as a selection of outdoor activity centers who can help organize all sorts of team building activities and leisure time.


Bodø is convenient and well-connected, making it an accessible destination for your meetings and events. The city is served by the Bodø Airport, the second-largest airport in Northern Norway. Direct flights operate from major Norwegian cities such as Oslo and Trondheim, as well as international connections. The airport's proximity to the city center ensures a smooth transition for attendees arriving by air.

For those who prefer a scenic journey, Bodø is also accessible by train. The Nordland Line provides a picturesque rail route, allowing attendees to enjoy the breathtaking Norwegian landscapes as they travel to the city. The train station is conveniently located in the heart of Bodø, making it easy for participants to reach their accommodations and event venues.

Whether arriving by plane, train, or car, the ease of accessibility ensures a seamless travel experience for all participants, setting the stage for a successful and stress-free event in this captivating destination.

In summary, with its stunning landscapes, modern facilities, and unique activities, Bodø provides a refreshing alternative for events managers seeking a more unique and memorable destination for business meetings and incentive events. From top-notch hotels and versatile event venues to exhilarating outdoor activities, Bodø offers a perfect blend of business and leisure, ensuring your event is a resounding success.

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