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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“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

Danish national federations, host cities, and Sport Event Denmark will celebrate ten years of successful cooperation in attracting and staging major international sporting events in Denmark in 2018. Sport Event Denmark has supported more than 350 events in 62 cities. In 2008, Sport Event Denmark was established to attract and host international sporting events in … Læs videre Ten years of major international sporting events in Denmark

LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships kicked off today (Wednesday) with World Class performances in the brand new state-of-the-art multipurpose arena. LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships are the very first sporting event in Royal Arena and for the next five days in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. The European swimmers got out of the … Læs videre EUROSWIM 2017: Great swimming and promising performances on the first day in Royal Arena