National Sports Event Organization

Sport Event Denmark is the national Danish sports event organization. Established and supported by the Danish Government.


Our objective is bidding for and hosting world class sporting events in Denmark, for example World- and European Championships in different sports as well as major sports congresses. Sport Event Denmark is working in close collaboration with the Danish host cities and the national sport federations. Today Denmark is one of the leading countries in terms of hosting world class sporting events (in top-15 globally according to SportCal).

80% success rate

Sport Event Denmark, after many years of focused and visible efforts, is viewed as a credible and trusted partner in the sports world.

We have succeeded in winning over 80 percent of our international bid campaigns. In addition, Denmark and our capital city, Copenhagen, have been ranked in the Top-15 of the Global Sports Nations/Cities

iaehWe collaborate internationally

Sport Event Denmark is a founding member of the International Association of Event Hosts (IAEH), that exists for representatives of international destinations to collaborate together to generate the best possible value from hosting major sporting events, and provide a voice for ‘not for profit’ hosts of events.

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With just 71 days to go to the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus Denmark 2018 the new Aarhus International Sailing Center was officially opened today. Denmark’s new home of sailing has immediately joined elite international company in being awarded the highest status by World Sailing and also gained the royal seal of approval from keen … Læs videre Denmark unveils crown jewel for Sailing World Championships

“Crazy project – in a fun way!” and “Never thought I could get up nor down” were some of the cross-runners’ immediate comments on the extreme and unique World Championship course approved by The International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF, on Wednesday’s test race. The course passes over the roof of Moesgaard Museum. At the … Læs videre IAAF approves ‘Back to the Roots’ course for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2019 in Denmark

In 2021 the Danish Gymnastics Federation and Sport Event Denmark will host the biggest international gymnastics championship. The World Championships in 2021 in the Olympic discipline Artistic Gymnastics has just been awarded to the Danish Gymnastics Federation. For two weeks Royal Arena in Copenhagen will be home to Olympic gymnasts, international world stars, and spectators from … Læs videre Copenhagen to host the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2021