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From current events to congress inspiration, here’s what’s happening in Finland's business events sector.

The Hotel Maria opens in Helsinki in 2023

The Hotel Maria is a new arrival on the Finnish hotel scene, offering a new alternative and service experience for guests who appreciate Nordic hospitality and a refined luxury hotel experience.

Meet us at IBTM World 2022

Discover what Finland can offer to your next event!

Industrial and historic venues for business events

Finland offers a variety of special venues for business events. We’ve listed some industrial and historic venues that stand out from the crowd and make your event unforgettable.

Meet us at The Meetings Show

Finland Convention Bureau is exhibiting at The Meetings Show at ExCeL London on June 29-30, 2022. Visit our stand B31 and explore what Finland has to offer to your next business event.

New multipurpose venue and hotel open in Tampere

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Tampere's new hotel and multipurpose event venue.

Leading international psychology conference to Turku in 2023

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on a leading international psychology conference that's coming to Turku in 2023.

Finland is open for Business Events

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on hosting business events in the country.

Latest updates on traveling to Finland

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on travelling to and within the country.

Oulu selected as European Capital of Culture for 2026

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Oulu being selected as a 2026 European capital for culture.

Practical information for event planners during the corona pandemic

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest information for event planners during the coronavirus pandemic.

CONNECT announces Tampere as 2022 host city

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on the announcement of Tampere as Connect's 2022 host city.

Health and safety are our top priorities

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest information on how the country is prioritizing health and safety.

New and revamped hotels in Turku

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on new and newly renovated hotels in Turku.

Finland is the most popular congress country in the Nordics

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on why Finland is the most popular congress country in the Nordics.

Winter cycling enthusiasts from 13 countries gather in Joensuu

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on international attendees at a winter cycling event in Joensuu.

First Physician and Congress prize awarded to EAACI 2017 congress organisers

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on prizes awarded to the EAACI 2017's congress organisers.

Professor Rebecca Piekkari selected as Espoo Ambassador 2022

Espoo has a new congress ambassador after a two-year break: Professor Rebecca Piekkari from the Aalto University School of Business was selected as the Espoo Ambassador 2022.

Venues with outdoor experiences and natural attractions nearby

When you’re looking for a venue that has a special atmosphere, Finland is sure to have a venue that suits your event’s needs. We’ve listed some venues with outdoor experiences and natural attractions nearby – and some surrounded by the sea.

Finland is the most popular congress country in the Nordics

Finland is the most popular Nordic country for international congresses, according to the Union of International Associations UIA. Finland ranks number 15, and the Finnish capital Helsinki takes the 13th spot in the city ranking in 2021.

Meet us at IMEX

We will be exhibiting at IMEX in Frankfurt. Visit our stand F250 and update your information on Finland as a destination for business events.

Finnish congress Heroes campaign kicks off

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on the Finnish congress' Heroes campaign.

Tampere Congress Ambassadors

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on the Tampere congress ambassadors.

Covid-19 testing for events

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Covid-19 testing requirements for events.

Icom-CC Metals Working Group meeting to be held in Helsinki 2022

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Helsinki's plans to host the Icom-CC Metals Working Group meeting in 2022.

NUF2022 Congress brings urologists and urological nurses to Helsinki

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Nuf2022 Congress, an event that brought leading urologists and urological nurses to Helsinki.

From cultural heritage to a world-class hotel – Scandic Grand Central opens

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest information on the opening of the Scandic Grand Central Hotel.

Finland is named the happiest country in the world – 4th year in a row

Have you heard the news? Finland was named the happiest country in the world for the fourth year in a row.

Messukeskus Helsinki wins the bid for No-Dig 2022 conference

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Messukeskus Helsinki winning its bid for the No-Dig 2022 conference.

Join our webinars in November

Find out what's happening in Finland. View this list of the Finland Convention Bureau's November webinars and virtual events.

Health and safety are top priorities when Finland is opening for travel and events

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on how we're prioritizing health and safety as Finland opens for travel and events.

Top experts in light microscopy to meet in Turku in 2021

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on an upcoming event for light microscopy experts in Turku in 2021.

Meet us at The Meetings Show

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on how to meet us at the upcoming meeting show.

Finnish Congress Heroes campaign continues

Finland Convention Bureau tells inspiring stories of their local congress heroes and shows how congresses can have a positive impact on society.

Special venues for business events: cultural & art venues and architectural gems

We’ve listed some cultural & art venues and architectural gems that make your event unforgettable.

International Council of Nurses announces Helsinki as venue for Congress in 2025

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Finnish Nurses Association (FNA) will co-host the 2025 ICN Congress in Helsinki, Finland.

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves reopens in Tampere

Read about Hotel Ilves’ renovation project, and how its rooms and facilities have been completely renovated and modernised.

Meet us at IBTM World

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on how to meet us at upcoming event IBTM world.

Scandic Hamburger Börs reopens in Turku

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on the reopening of Scandic Hamburger Börs in Turku.

Finland welcomes all fully vaccinated travellers

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on the country's plans to welcome all fully vaccinated travellers.

Finland ranks first in UN sustainable development comparison

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Finland's first place ranking on the UN's sustainable development comparison.

Covid-19 Certificate to Messukeskus Helsinki

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Covid-19 certificates and Messukeskus Helsinki.

Virtual site visits in Helsinki

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on virtual site visits in the capital city of Helsinki.

Sustainable Travel Finland labelled hotels and venues for business events

Find out what's happening in Finland -- including which hotels and venues have earned the sustainable travel label.

Sauna culture inscribed on UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on sauna culture's addition to the UNESCO World Heritage list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Sustainable Travel Finland label for Messukeskus Helsinki

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Messukeskus Helsinki's Sustainable Travel Finland label.

Messukeskus Helsinki is the first conference venue to publish a comprehensive responsibility report

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Messukeskus Helsinki's newly published responsibility report.

Lapland Safaris starts using electric snowmobiles on season 2020-2021

Find out what's happening in Finland. Here's the latest news on Lapland Safaris introducing electric snowmobiles in the 2020-2021 season.