AECO’s 20th Anniversary

Every year since 2003 AECO's Arctic Cruise Conference has gathered the international Arctic expedition cruise industry, government officials and other stakeholders connected to Arctic cruise tourism.

Date: October 17th, 2023 – October 19th, 2023
Location: Holmenkollen- Oslo

2023 marks the 20th anniversary of AECO, which makes this year’s cruise conference a celebration of 20 years of dedication to responsible, environmentally friendy  and safe  expedition cruise tourism in the Arctic.

Preliminary Program: Arctic Cruise Conference

This year AECO’s Arctic Cruise Conference will be extra festive, ending with a gala dinner . The celebrations will also include our “Meet the Destinations” event and for the first time the “AECO Market Place” where AECO through our “Made in the Arctic” project invites local producers to showcase their locally made products for operators.


The week ends with AECO’s Annual General Meeting, for members.













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AECO 20th Anniversary

October 16-19, 2023
Scandic Holmenkollen

Oct 16, 13:00

Executive Committee Meeting

Oct 17, 9-13

Meet the destinations

Oct 17, 14-18

Market Place

Oct 17, TBA

Informal Get-together

Oct 18, 8:30-16.15

Arctic Cruise Conference

Oct 18, 19:00

20th Anniversary dinner

Oct 19, 8:30-17

Annual General Meeting