With a floor space of 5,000 square metres, Øksnehallen is one of Copenhagen’s best and most established venues, suited for all types of events and exhibitions. Situated in the heart of the Meatpacking District (Kødbyen), only 50 metres from Copenhagen Central Station and with room for 3,500 people, Øksnehallen is the perfect venue for your next event.
Øksnehallen is comprised of a single large room, with its characteristic pillars holding up the roof and ceiling with large skylights. The layout is very flexible and can easily be split up into smaller compartments.
Through the years, Øksnehallen has hosted a great variety of cultural events, fashion fairs, flea markets, parties, concerts, photo exhibitions and art exhibitions. You can download our catalogue ‘Exhibitions in Øksnehallen 2009 - 2018’ here.
Øksnehallen is also one of Copenhagen’s preferred venues for businesses, as the hall is ideally suited for meetings, conferences, trade fairs and the like.
DGI Byen’s production managers and technical team helps our clients in Øksnehallen with organising and holding successful events. We also work with a team of chefs that can serve everything from snacks to dinner courses for your event.
You are always welcome to contact us about booking enquiries. We look forward to hearing from you.
With its central location in the trendy Meatpacking District (Kødbyen), you will find no shortage of fun things to do in the area around DGI Byen.
From DGI Byen, you and your guests are only a short walk from trains, buses and the Copenhagen Metro.
Park your car close to all the activities DGI Byen offers
Our skilled chefs focus on quality, creativity and sustainability
Not able to find the information you were looking for? See our FAQ box here, where we provide answers to the most frequently asked questions. You are also more than welcome to call or e-mail us with any questions you might have.
What are the access conditions like in Øksnehallen?
<meta charset="utf-8">There is a front and back entrance to Øksnehallen. Dimensions: W:255, H:315. Side gates can be opened by appointment during goods delivery/pickup. The side gates may not be opened during the event.
What is the height limit of constructed objects/feature pieces in Øksnehallen?
<meta charset="utf-8">The maximum allowable height is 370 cm. Each individual fair organiser sets the height limit for the fair in question.
How can I hang up banners or other material?
<meta charset="utf-8">You can hang the material from Øksnehallen’s profile tubes, and additional tubes can be installed in the ceiling for hanging.
What are the dimensions of Øksnehallen’s column bases?
<meta charset="utf-8">The column bases have two different sets of dimensions: W:60, D:60, H:70 and W:72, D:60, H:70 cm.
Where can I park my vehicle?
<meta charset="utf-8">Loading/unloading is allowed in the streets around Øksnehallen and Øksnehallen’s forecourt. Once the goods have been unloaded, you can park your vehicle in the local car park by driving down the ramp from Ingerslevsgade. The staff at Øksnehallen’s reception desk can provide more information.
When is the earliest time I can arrange for materials for my stand to arrive?
<meta charset="utf-8">In the agreed timeslot stated by the fair organiser. Remember to label materials with the name of the event, stand number and contact information.
When is the latest I have to remove the materials from my stand?
<meta charset="utf-8">In the agreed timeslot stated by the fair organiser. Remember to label materials with the name of the event, stand number and contact information if the materials are being picked up by a carrier.
Can I store materials at my stand?
<meta charset="utf-8">Empty packaging may not be stored by the stand due to fire safety considerations. You can order storage space, however.
What kind of lighting does Øksnehallen have?
<meta charset="utf-8">The hallways have standard ceiling lighting. We recommend ordering a spot light for your stand.
Does Øksnehallen provide overnight power supply?
<meta charset="utf-8">Yes, and electricity you order includes overnight power supply.
Does Øksnehallen provide WiFi/wireless internet?
<meta charset="utf-8">Yes. You can obtain the WiFi password from the reception desk at Øksnehallen.
Can I use forklifts or trucks in Øksnehallen?
<meta charset="utf-8">Øksnkehallen’s staff are the only ones permitted to use forklifts and trucks. You can order such assistance if required.
What are the floor characteristics of Øksnehallen?
<meta charset="utf-8">Øksnehallen has a grey stone floor that is able to absorb dyed fluids, paint, oil, citrus, etc.
What types of stand walls are used in Øksnehallen?
<meta charset="utf-8">The fair organiser for each fair decides what types of walls will be used. Øksnehallen’s standard stand walls come in rolls of W:100 x H:370 drop paper banners, which are hung on 6 mm profile tubes.
Does Øksnehallen have a security alarm?
<meta charset="utf-8">Øksnehallen’s gates and entrances are secured with an alarm outside the hall’s opening hours.
Who do I contact for help or orders when I am in Øksnehallen?
<meta charset="utf-8">Contact the production office to the right of the back entrance to Øksnehallen.
Can I bring my own food and beverages?
<meta charset="utf-8">Yes. You are welcome to bring your own food and beverages for yourself and your assistants at the stand.
Am I permitted to sell or provide tasting samples to visitors?
<meta charset="utf-8">Food and beverages sold from the stand may not be consumed in Øksnehallen. Tasting samples may be provided under the following guidelines: Food: No more than 30 g. Beverages: No more than 10 cl.