“Global challenges – sustainable solutions: the role of cities, companies and consultants” is the theme of the EFCA Conference 2017. And in order for you to get the most out of the business programme, the information below will ensure you an enjoyable stay at the EFCA Conference 2017 in Copenhagen. EFCA and the Danish Association of Consulting Engineers (FRI) look forward to welcoming you in Copenhagen.


EFCA Conference 2017 is held in Industriens Hus (DI), the perfect setting for a conference.

Industriens Hus is home of the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) as well as the Danish Association of Consulting Engineers (FRI) and other business and trade associations. FRI is a trade association of Danish consulting firms providing consulting services, planning and project management, primarily on a technical-scientific basis. In addition, member firms provide services in economic as well as non-technical fields. FRI is a member of EFCA and proud to host the EFCA Conference 2017.

You will find Industriens Hus (DI) on H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18, by the Copenhagen Town Hall square (Københavns Rådhusplads)

Industriens Hus (DI)
H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18
DK-1553 Copenhagen V

Welcome Reception Venue

Copenhagen Town Hall is located in the city center of Copenhagen, on the City Hall Square just across the road from the main conference venue Industriens Hus. Copenhagen Town Hall was built in the years 1892-1905, and is inspired by the City Hall in Siena, Italy.

Conference Dinner Venue

Conference Dinner 2017 is held at the Nationel Aquarium of Denmark “Den Blå Planet” (The Blue Planet). Enjoy a guided tour in Northern Europe’s largest aquarium and a fantastic dinner delivered by Meyers Kitchen, made from a careful selection of the best local and national produce of the season.

Jacob Fortlingsvej 1
2770 Kastrup

Departure Canal tour of Copenhagen including lunch Saturday

Sightseeing: Copenhagen from the sea. A guided tour around the harbor and through the idyllic canals where our guide will tell you about engineering and architectural landmarks of Copenhagen. 

Kalvebod Bølge 
1560 København V

Lunch venue Saturday

The Tower, Christiansborg Palace. The Tower is the property of the Danish Parliament, whose members took the initiative to open it – for the pleasure of all those who live in or are visiting Copenhagen. From the Tower, you can see Copenhagen from a completely new angel. You can see roofs and towers and all the way to Sweden on a clear day.

Christiansborg Slotsplads
1218 Copenhagen


It will take you 15 minutes to get to and from Copenhagen Airport by car and 12 minutes by the regional train service from the Copenhagen Central Station.

Bus Routes

At the Danish Industry (DI) Conference Centre you have easy access to bus and train routes from Copenhagen Central Station.


We recommend booking a room at ‘Hotel The Square’ or ‘Radisson Blu Royal Hotel’. Both are within walking distance from the conference venue. You can see the available rooms and prices on the hotel websites.

Hotel The Square

The Square – A unique modern hotel on the Town Hall Square . Close to "Strøget", the Tivoli Gardens and the Central Station and within walking distance to DI.

A total of 268 modern rooms all decorated in a pure and simple fashion of the time. All rooms have private toilet, shower or bathtub, hair dryer, telephone, minibar, trouser press and TV.

Many of the rooms have an excellent view of the Town Hall Square. High Speed Internet Access and aircondition in all the rooms. Lovely breakfast restaurant on the 6th floor with a perfect view of Copenhagen.

Lobby bar in the large reception area on the ground floor with a view of the Town Hall Square.

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Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

The Arne Jacobsen-designed Radisson Blu Royal Hotel is located in the centre of Copenhagen, overlooking Tivoli amusement park, and within walking distance to DI.

Rooms offer separate sitting area, satellite television, high- speed Internet access, minibars and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms have marble bathrooms.

At the end of a busy day, relax and spoil yourself at our 2000-sqm fitness centre, which features state of the art exercise equipment and personal trainers for your assistance.

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Payment by credit card

To process your reservation we require your complete credit card information. You will be contacted. Your credit card will be charged for the:

  • Conference fee
  • Creditcard fee from the various credit card companies
  • Example: Accompanying guest and canal tour

Credit card fee

Paying with a foreign credit card the total amount will be added with a credit card fee of the total amount. The credit card fee is app. 3,75% from the various credit card companies.

Bank transfer

If you do not wish to pay your registration with a credit card, you can pay by bank transfer. An invoice will be forwarded. For bank transfers there is a fee of DKK 50 excl. 25% VAT. Please contact Nordic event management


Total cancellations of the conference are permissible free of charge when the cancellation is made in writing to Nordic event management no later than March 31 2017.