One of the world’s premier facilities
Uppsala Konsert & Kongress has won several awards and has been nominated in multiple competitions, including having won first prize in the Stora Samhällsbyggarpriset 2008 (Large Community Building Award), the Svenska Fabriksbetongföreningen Helgjutet award in 2008 (Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute) and also won a gold medal Bienal Miami+Beach 2007.
Nominated for AIPC Apex Award in 2012, 2014 and 2016 – World’s best conference facility
Every second year, the global industry association for conference and congress facilities, AIPC, The International Association of Convention Centres selects the world’s premier conference facility in the AIPC Apex Awards. International marketing company, Ipsos conducts the preliminary work in assessing and analysing all guest evaluations submitted with the application. Of the nominated finalists from all over the world who have competed for the title of World’s Best Conference Facility, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress is the only facility from Sweden that has been nominated three times – in 2012, 2014 and 2016.
UNT Urban Environment Award 2008
In November 2008, Upsala Nya Tidning allocated its Urban Environment Award for the fourth time. The opinion of the jury was that there were no other candidates that came close to the winner: Uppsala Konsert & Kongress.
Stora Samhällsbyggarpriset 2008 (Large Community Building Award)
In May 2008, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress won first prize in the Swedish architectural awards Stora samhällsbyggarpriset. The award was bestowed upon “a construction company or facility of high quality, created through exemplary interaction between the various actors in the community building process.”
In April 2008, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress was awarded the Helgjutet award by Svenska Fabriksbetongföreningens (Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute) for construction work in cast concrete.
Bienal Miami+Beach 2007
A gold medal for Uppsala Konsert & Kongress and Henning Larsen Architects in the competition for public buildings over 10,000 square feet at the biennial Miami+Beach 2007. The biennial was hosted during the Celebrating Architecture in Miami Beach week in November 2007, bringing architects from around the world together.