This place is full of experiences you couldn’t imagine possible

Surrounded by the Arctic sea, ice and mountains, this location offers adventures like no other. No sun in the winter, and only sun in the summer. Northern lights, mountains, majestic fjords and King Crabs. The list just goes on. We have picked the best packages, from which you can choose your favourite. Be fast with your choice, the activities are booked separately, and spots are limited!

Create meaningful connections, while creating unforgettable experiences. Maybe you get to chat with Peter Vesterbacka on the King Crab Safari, or find the investor at Husky Safari? This festival collects together the most innovative and entrepreneurial minds around the Nordics, the change makers of every kind. Are you one of us?

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Experience the Arctic

At the end of the day, we remember the moments that are something different, unique and meaningful. Experiences that make us connected with each other, the nature and ourselves. This track gathers a sample of unforgettable moments that the Arctic can offer. Do you know how to make the best out of it? 

Get the once-in-a-lifetime experience in the exotic Arctic

Snowhotel Kirkenes 

Snowhotel Kirkenes is our partner on the Arctic Experience Track, and maybe the biggest activity provider in northern Norway. When looking for an ultimate arctic activity - they got it. In the exotic Arctic environment, Snowhotel guarantees high-quality tours with an authentic experience, guidance, and equipment.

 

Snowhotel has tailored 3 of its best tours for ICE Innovation Festival guests. King Crab Safari, Husky Experience Dogsledding and Snowhotel Visit (Scroll down for more info).

 

All you need to do is book your favorite, be at the pick-up point at the festival venue, and enjoy the experience

Activities are booked separately, so make sure to reserve your spot!

Now that you have your event tickets, it's time to purchase your activity.

 

Each activity lasts 2 to 4 hours, from the pick-up to the return at the festival venue. All 3 activities are available both, 10th and 11th of Nov. Check the program and booking site for detailed schedule and prices. Which of them is your favourite? 

  • King Crab Safari (4 hours) - Get on the frozen fjord and catch the majestic King Crab with the fisherman. The legendary Nordic delicacy tastes better after this experience! 

  • Husky Experience Dogsledding (2 hours) - Do you love the adrenaline? It's guaranteed on the tour with the ride with Alaskan Huskies through the Arctic landscape. Huskies love to run. Experience their energy with this ride!

  • Snowhotel Visit (2 hours) - Snowhotel is an amazing hotel built of snow and ice - even the beds and bar are made of ice! You won't believe it without seeing with your own eyes. Take a tour also on the reindeer and husky farm - you may pet some puppies as well! 

Be fast, Early bird prices last until 1st of October! 

Secure your seat now!

10:00-10:30

OPENING SHOW and introduction to moderator Reidar Wasenius, CCO at Breaks Finland

Main stage

10:30-11:00

Welcome speech by Mads Frederiksen, Executive Director of the Arctic Economic Council

Main stage

11:00-13:00

  • Husky experience dogsledding or

  • Snowhotel Visit

Snowhotel location w. shuttle bus

13:00-15:00 (17:00)

  • Husky experience dogsledding or

  • Snowhotel Visit or

  • King Crab safari (returning at 17:00)

Snowhotel location w. shuttle bus

15:00-16:00

Saga Forss, Advisor corporate finance, Angel investor

Main stage

15:00-17:00

  • Husky experience dogsledding or

  • Snowhotel Visit

Snowhotel location w. shuttle bus

17:00-18:00

Panel debate: How can we create sustainable economic growth in the Arctic regions?

Main stage and ICE Auditorium

19:00-02:30

ICE Afterparty

Ritz nightclub

Day 1 – November 10th

10:00-10:30

OPENING SHOW

Main stage

11:00-13:00

  • Husky experience dogsledding or

  • Snowhotel Visit

Snowhotel location w. shuttle bus

13:00-15:00 (17:00)

  • Husky experience dogsledding or

  • Snowhotel Visit or

  • King Crab safari (returning at 17:00)

Snowhotel location w. shuttle bus

15:00-17:00

  • Husky experience dogsledding or

  • Snowhotel Visit

Snowhotel location w. shuttle bus

16:00-17:00

Panel debate: Local impact – global reach. Introducing ICE Metaverse.

Main stage

17:30-18:00

CLOSING CEREMONY

Main stage

19:00-02:30

ICE Afterparty

Ritz nightclub

Day 2 – November 11th