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Losby Gods is surrounded by gorgeous nature. Photo: Turid Horgtun.
Oslo’s hidden conference and party gem Did you know that there is a majestic place located a mere 20-minute drive from Oslo, away from the hustle of bustle of the city, where you can go for a conference, seminar, wedding, confirmation, a romantic weekend – the list goes on – and experience grand history and beautiful nature all in one place? By Line Elise Svanevik | Photos: Stine Eid
If the answer is yes, then you know it could be none other than the spectacular Losby Gods, which welcomes around 30,000 guests a year to its large country estate – some of whom walk in to the reception area wide-eyed, exclaiming: “We didn’t know this was here – and so close to Oslo!” You really have to experience it to believe it.
Conference location of dreams Director Heidi Elisabeth Fjellheim has been running the manor since 2008, 74 | Issue 104 | September 2017
after joining the team in 2003, and explains that the building features a unique history that dates back to 1850. “There’s a certain peacefulness out here that makes it such an ideal location for many occasions – for conferences, there is a tranquil vibe that provides those attending with the focus that they require, and we can accommodate for up to 200 conference-goers at one time,” says Fjellheim. “You get the nature right into the meeting room, and the very best thing about it is that it has absolutely everything you need
in one place, so there’s a sense of togetherness that many of our guests greatly appreciate.” Eight out of the 16 meeting rooms are historical, dating back to 1850, originally used as the most exclusive bedrooms at the manor. “But we have a big focus on technology; it shouldn’t be oldfashioned simply because it’s historical. We have comfy furniture and a high level of service and technology, so that the conference-goers can focus on what they came here to do,” she explains.
Engagement and details When it comes to the menu, Losby Gods prides itself on its focus on engagement and details. “We need everyone who works here to have a burning passion for
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