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1.      Hotels


The hotel closest to the conference venue is the Radisson Blu Hotel, at Falkoner Alle 9 (http://www.radissonblu.com/falconerhotel-copenhagen). Using the following link CHARM @ Radisson Blu Falconer Hotel, you can book a single room with breakfast for DKK 1,395 (ca. USD 240). The normal rate for a room during that season is DKK 1,595 (offer expires on April 29th). From this hotel, you can walk to Copenhagen Business School in ca. 5 minutes. 


Other hotels close to the conference venue are Hotel Josty at Pile Alle 14 (single room without breakfast ca. DKK 700, www.josty.dk); Avenue Hotel, a new design hotel at Boulevard 29 (single rooms including breakfast from DKK 1,100, www.avenuehotel.dk); Hotel Sct. Thomas at Frederiksberg Allee 7 (single room incl. breakfast from DKK 550, www.sctthomas.dk); Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden at Vesterbrogade 107 (single room excl. breakfast from DKK 930, www.hotelguldsmeden.dk/bertrams); Hotel EuroGlobe at Niels Ebbesens Vej 20 (single room with breakfast from DKK 450, http://www.hoteleuroglobe.dk); CabInn Express at Danasvej 32 (single room with breakfast from DKK 570, http://www.cabinn.com); and the CabInn Scandinavia at Vodroffsvej 55 (single room with breakfast from DKK 570, http://www.cabinn.com)


Around Norreport Metro Station, there is a whole number of good hotels. From N?report station, it is only two stops by Metro (maximum 10 min journey) to the conference venue. Among these hotels are the Windsor at Frederiksborggade 30 (single room without breakfast from DKK 475, www.hotelwindsor.dk); Hotel Joergensen at Roemersgade 11 (single room with breakfast from DKK 600, www.hoteljoergensen.dk); and Ibsens Hotel at Vendersgade 23 (single room without breakfast from DKK 630, http://www.ibsenshotel.dk). 


Postgraduate students might also want to check out the following Bed & Breakfasts and Hostels, which are much cheaper than traditional hotels and located right in the buzzing centre of Copenhagen. Call Mrs Findsen's Bed & Breakfast (Dantes Plads 4) at (0045) 3333 9939; Bed & Breakfast Bonvie (Frederiksberggade 25, www.bbbonvie.dk); and the Danhostel Copenhagen (H C Andersens Boulevard 50, www.danhostel.dk, single bed in shared room from DKK 135 per night).   


This is just a short list of hotels. There are another twenty hotels or so in the vicinity of Copenhagen?s Central Train Station from where you can take buses or trains to the conference venue. For a full list see www.visitcopenhagen.dk


2.      Venue and Travel Information

The conference will take place at the "Solbjerg Plads" Building of Copenhagen Business School (CBS). All CBS buildings are located in Frederiksberg, a district in western Copenhagen, near the metro station (M)"Frederiksberg" on the metro lines M1 and M2. If you are coming directly from the airport ("Lufthavnen" station), just hop on a metro train that takes you to central Copenhagen, and you will be at Frederiksberg station within less than 20 minutes. For those guests who stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Falkoner Alle (http://www.radissonblu.com/falconerhotel-copenhagen): your nearest metro station is "Frederiksberg". The hotel is literally around the corner from the station, less than five minutes? walk.



 A single ticket on the metro will cost you DKK35 (ca. USD 6). The vending machines on the platform at the airport's metro station only take debit cards or coins. If you arrive from abroad, you might therefore find it more convenient to purchase a single or multiple metro ticket from the ticket offices that are located in the arrival hall at the airport. You can of course also take a taxi from the airport. The journey is about 30 minutes, and will cost you about DKK250, ca. USD 40.

The conference venue is the "Sobjerg Plads" building at Solbjerg Plads 3 (see http://www.cbs.dk/en/discover-cbs/contact/maps/solbjerg-plads-3 and the map below). This is the main building of CBS and located right across ?Frederiksberg? (M) metro station. Full information about how to find the campus of CBS and about local transport facilities can be found here: http://www.cbs.dk/en/discover-cbs/contact/maps.


3.      Conference Dinner and Boat Tour


The Conference Dinner on Friday evening will take place in the Ragnarok Hall at the Carlsberg Museum, Ny Carlsberg Vej. On Friday, you can either walk to the Museum from the conference building. The walk will take you ca. 25min and lead through the beautiful Frederikshave Park. Alternatively, you can take the transfer bus which we will provide. 

Ragnarok Hall, Carlsberg Museum


The boat tour on Saturday will start at 5pm and leave from Toldbodgadebro in the middle of Nyhavn. The name of "Toldbodgade" derives from place where incoming ships had to pay customs duties before the age of free trade agreements. The trip will last approximately 90min and will be accompanied by an English tour guide. The closest Metro station is Kongens Nytorv, from where it is about 5 minutes to the landing stage at Toldbodgadebro (red spot on the map below). Alternatively, you can also take the transfer bus from CBS, which we will provide.  



View from Toldbodgade Bridge towards Kongens Nytorv, Nyhavn


4.      Activities


Copenhagen is a friendly, safe and diverse city. People are welcoming and will be happy to speak in English. For many years, Copenhagen has been voted the most child-friendly and the most bicycle-friendly among the capitals of Europe. If you intend to spend more than in Copenhagen, it might make sense to explore the city and its environs by bike. Popular bike hires can be found here www.visitcopenhagen.com/travel-trade/suppliers/suppliers/bike-rental.


For those that only have a day or an evening, here is a Top 11 of things to do in Copenhagen:

1.      Take a harbour tour and see the Little Mermaid of Andersen's fairytale.

2.      Have a beer at Nyhavn, a quayside area full of restaurants and bars.

3.      Visit Christiania, Copenhagen?s controversial freetown.   

4.      Watch the changing of the Royal Guards at 12 noon at Amalienborg Palace (a military fifes and drum band marches through Komagergade each day at 11.30am).

5.      Visit Tivoli Gardens, a 100-year old amusement park right in the centre of the city with exiting rides and cozy restaurants.

6.      Enjoy an evening at one of Copenhagen's many jazz clubs (Jazzhouse Copenhagen; Jazzhus Montmartre; La Fontaine; Charlie Scott's)

7.      Visit the Round Tower, Europe?s oldest functioning observatory.

8.      Take a stroll down Stroget, one of Europe's longest shopping streets.

9.      Watch a movie at the Danish Film Institute and Cinematek, home of the Danish ?New Wave? cinema since the 1990s.

10.  Visit the Carlsberg Brewery & Museum and learn about the company's history.   

11.  Visit the Carlsberg Glyptotek, one of Europe's most exquisite art collections, including Etruscan, Greek, Roman and Egyptian art.


For those with a little extra time to spare for trips outside Copenhagen:

-          Visit the original Hamlet castle from the famous Shakespeare play, Kronborg Castle, in the north of Copenhagen (ca. 1 hour by train).

-          Visit the Lousiana Museum of Modern Art in the north of Copenhagen (ca. 40min by train).

-          Inspect the excavated Viking ships at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde (30min by train). 


For more information on what to do and see, including the beautiful coastline of Ske in southern Sweden, see here: http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/see-and-do, and here: http://visitskane.dk.  


5.   Restaurants, Pubs & Bars near the Conference Venue and the Radisson Blu Hotel

Download a summary of food establishments and a map via this link.


6.      Health and Well-being


There is a "Fotex" supermarket on the ground floor at Frederiksberg Centre, a shopping centre right next to CBS. This supermarket has everything you need from food to cosmetics and clothing. It is open on Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm, on Saturday from 8am to 6pm, and Sundays from 10am to 6pm. All over Copenhagen, there are 24-hour corner stores. The one nearest to the conference venue is the 7-Eleven store on Falkoner Allee 11, right beside the Radisson Blu Hotel.


One cannot buy things like Aspirin, Paracetamol and Alka Seltzer in supermarkets in Denmark. If you need any medication, you will need to go to a pharmacy. Your hotel will guide you to the nearest pharmacy in your area. There is a very friendly, English-speaking 24-hour pharmacy right opposite main station on Vesterbrogade No. 6C (?Steno Apotek?).  


Like all Scandinavians, Copenhageners love yoga, sauna and fitness. There are yoga studios all over Copenhagen but at most of them you need to book ahead. Try Hamsa Yoga Studio on Ravnsborggade (www.hamsayoga.dk/contact), where there?s usually a chance to find a place in their drop-in classes. Call them ahead on (+45) 3536 7077. Right opposite CBS main building on Falkoner Plads 1, and one minute walk from the Radisson Blu Hotel, there is a great fitness studio called ?Fitness DK?. Its world-class facilities include cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, a sauna and steam bath. Guests of the Radisson Blu Hotel enjoy complimentary access to ?Fitness DK? and its 2,100 square metres of health and fitness space. Contact details and opening hours are here: http://www.fitnessdk.dk/centre/frederiksberg/Pages/frederiksberg.aspx.


"Wonderful Copenhagen" advertising poster (Viggo Vagnby, 1959)

For additional information about the Conference contact:

Program Chair & Proceedings:    
Professor Leighann Neilson
Associate Professor in Marketing  
Sprott School of Business
Carleton University
Ottawa, Canada
Arrangements Chair:
Stefan Schwarzkopf
Associate Professor in Business History
Copenhagen Business School
Copenhagen, Denmark

Updated July 16, 2015.
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