Meet us at IMEX Frankfurt 2024

Credits: Harri Tarvainen

Credits: Harri Tarvainen

Come and meet us at IMEX and learn what Finland can offer to your next event!


Visit our stand F250 at IMEX Frankfurt (May 14-16, 2024) and update your information on this Nordic country that is both a winter wonderland and a serene summer haven - and, according to the UN, the happiest country in the world. 

Finland offers exciting and sustainable adventures in untouched nature as well as modern conference centers and venues. Finland's natural landscapes, its lakes, forests, and the Northern Lights, offer spectacular settings for events. On our stand you can explore the opportunities of some of the most popular destinations, conference venues, hotels and DMC’s in Finland.

Meet our partners: Conference venues

Finland offers a variety of high quality venues; everything from a conference center for 10,000 people to an intimate log cabin for 20 can be found here.

Finlandia Hall, a masterpiece by great Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, is the leading congress, event and entertainment venue in Finland. The venue is centrally located in the heart of Helsinki by the Töölönlahti Bay, within walking distance from various international hotels. Finlandia Hall offers more than 40 unique conference, party and event spaces ranging from 20-1700 seats. Renowned Finlandia Restaurant caters spectacular gala dinners for up to 1000 guests. The venue will re-open for events after a full renovation in January 2025. 

Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre (Messukeskus) is one of the largest venues in the Nordic countries. The venue boasts 7 halls, 13 lecture halls and 40 meeting rooms with natural light. Security, sustainability and flexibility are embedded in all operations.

Finlandia Hall, Finlandia Auditorium
Credits: Finlandia Hall

Hotels and resorts

Finland offers a wide range of hotel options, from boutique hotels to luxury lodges and converted historic buildings.

Kotona Manor is a private hideway in the Finnish Lakeland Region for 26 guests. Kotona - which is the Finnish way of saying "at home" - offers a full-board stay. In collaboration with Michelin-awarded chefs, they have developed a delicious clean food concept showcasing the surrounding lakes and forests. 

Scandic Hotels operate 62 hotels and 6 hotel brands in 23 cities in Finland. The largest venue, Scandic Marina Congress Center in Helsinki, hosts congresses for up to 700 delegates. In the Helsinki area only, Scandic operates six large venues for events up to 700 people. Scandic has a strong focus on sustainability and 93% of t heir hotels are certified by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

Sokos Hotels boast over 300 meeting and conference venues with restaurants accompanied by first class hotel rooms and services. Radisson Blu chain operates in Finland on a franchise basis with eight unique hotels. All 45 hotels in Finland are located in the heart of the city or in a resort destination. In Helsinki, the largest hotel can host events of up to 600 guests. 

Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, Helsinki
Credits: Sokos Hotels

Full service DMC's

In Finland, we offer responsible business events produced in safe conditions in a country with a lot of room to roam, spacious and functional facilities and nature that is easily accessible. All this makes safe and effortless events possible – with the help of our reliable, local DMC's. 

Lapland provides an amazing arena where rich traditions and pure nature meets modern infrastructure. Arctic Incentives by Lapland Safaris provides its own activity programs, accommodation venues and full-service catering. Social and environmental responsibility are an essential part of the services. 

DMC Nordic Finland office serves a dynamic variety of tailored experiences througout the country: from Helsinki to the North of Finland, Lapland. Through creative and inspiring encounters, DMC Nordic Finland ensures that the solutions resonate locally, weaving a narrative that is both relevant and profoundly meaningful for all.

Credits: Lapland Safaris


Finland offers many unique destinations for business events, which offer a diverse range of venues with state-of-the-art technology and event services.

Helsinki is the leading congress city in Finland and has first-class congress facilities and hotels. The city is known as a safe, secure and clean city where congresses and events are run with devotion emphasizing sustainability. Helsinki is easy to reach from everywhere in the world: all major European destinations are covered with direct flights, most within 2-3 hours. 
Helsinki Convention Bureau offers free-of-charge assistance​ for all congress and event organisers. 

Founded in 1923, Finnair is one of the world’s oldest operating airlines. Finnair is a network airline specialised in connecting Europe, North America and Asia via the transfer-friendly Helsinki hub. From the Helsinki hub, Finnair flies to over 80 destinations around the world. 
Customers have chosen Finnair as the Best Airline in Northern Europe in the Skytrax Awards for 13 times in a row. Finnair is a member of the oneworld alliance. Finnair is also the official airline of Santa Claus and the Moomins. 

Credits: Lauri Rotko / Helsinki Marketing

See you at IMEX!

No matter what you’re looking for, Finland has a destination that’s just right for your event or incentive. Finland Convention Bureau is your one-stop-shop for business events in Finland.

Finland has a strong international reputation when it comes to organising corporate events and conferences. Finns are experienced event organisers, and all services are first class. In recent years, Finland has consistently ranked among top 20 congress destinations in the world.

IMEX takes place at Messe Frankfurt, May 14-16, 2024. 

Credits: Visit Finland

More inspiration

In the latest UIA ranking of the most popular congress destinations, Finland ranks number 13 in the global comparison. Finland continues to draw international associations to hold their congresses, and 2024 promises to be another successful year. Finland has a promising lineup of association meetings and congresses confirmed for 2024 - and we have listed some of them on our website: Major congresses coming to Finland in 2024

In March, for the seventh year in a row, Finland was named the happiest country in the world by the annual United Nations World Happiness Report. Finland has been holding the top title since 2018. Finns are proud and grateful for this prestigious title, believing that the key to their unique style of happiness is found in four basic elements: a close connection to nature, a down to earth lifestyle, food from fresh ingredients, and a sustainable approach to life. 

Credits: Asko Kuittinen