Arctic Circle Club
An innovation at the 2017 Assembly will be the establishment of the Arctic Circle Club on the top floor of Harpa. There you can meet friends, socialize or have informal meetings while enjoying a view of mountains, downtown Reykjavík and the city harbor. Admission to the Arctic Circle Club will be free for all registered Assembly participants.
The Arctic Circle Club will be open from the early evening to midnight on Friday and Saturday of the Assembly, as well as from the late afternoon into the evening on Sunday.
Over 2000 participants from more than 45 countries attended the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, accepted the first Arctic Circle Prize for his role in the negotiations on international climate cooperation during his mandate. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of Scotland gave a keynote presentaiton about her country's role in the Arctic.