Frankfurt, 20 May 2013 After presentations from the two shortlisted destinations, Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia, and the Czech Republic capital Prague, ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone on behalf of the ICCA Board of Directors today announced at the mid-year ICCA meeting held alongside IMEX,
Last year, a total of 1,124,512 visitors attended exhibitions, meetings, congresses, corporate celebrations and other events at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre. This represents an increase of more than a 100,000 visitors on the previous year.
The Finnish Fair Corporation will begin the New Year by strengthening its sales and customer services.
During 11–17 August the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre played host to the IFLA World Library and Information Congress. Helsinki, the World Design Capital 2012, was bathed in sunshine for the entire week, putting on its best face for participants of the largest congress held in Finland this year. The Congress brought together more than [...]
The world’s largest gymnastics event, Gymnaestrada, will be held in Helsinki in July 2015. The Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre is Finland’s only venue capable of accommodating Gymnaestrada. It will therefore be at the centre of this massive event, showcasing both amateur gymnasts and top names. Organised by the International Gymnastics Federation, FIG, Gymnaestrada will [...]
In recent years, Nokia has hosted its annual Nokia World event in London, but this year, the expo will be located in Helsinki, Finland. Nokia World is to be held at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre, on 25-26 September 2012. This annual conference and fair event is being arranged in Finland for the first [...]
Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre’s aim of generating only five percent unsorted waste is realistic for next year. The amount of unsorted waste has dropped dramatically from 2007 levels, when some 44 per cent of waste ended up unsorted in landfills. In 2011, the corresponding figure was only 6 per cent. The Helsinki Exhibition & [...]
In 2011, the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre attracted a total of 1,006,892 visitors to fairs, meetings, congresses and other events. More than 80 exhibitions, covering various areas and interests, were organised at the Centre. ‘The fairs, many of which broke attendance records, demonstrated their power as a true social media’, says Marketing and Communications [...]
Last year broke all records for meetings at the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre. All in all, a record total of 1,706 meetings, congresses and other events were organised during the year. The number is almost 15% above that of the previous year. ‘In addition to meetings, congresses and events, the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention [...]
Ms. Johanna Tolonen, M.Sc. (Econ), has been appointed Finlandia Hall´s CEO as of January 2, 2012. Johanna Tolonen was until recently CEO of Wild North Destination Management Company. Previously she held the position of CEO to the Arktikum Service Company. Arktikum is a museum, science centre and a conference house in Rovaniemi, Lapland. Finlandia Hall [...]
The Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Finland’s leading conference venue, has expanded with a new 15,000m² multifunctional hall that blends into the landscape. The hall has been designed for easy conversion between exhibition use and to serve, for example, as a sports arena meeting international standards. The new hall 7 is well-lit and light in [...]
Expansion work at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre is progressing on schedule. The seventh hall currently under construction has now reached roof height. At the same time, new floors are being added to the multistorey car park; this work will be finished by the end of the year. The new hall began to take [...]
The Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre has ventured into something completely different from normal fair and congress activities: a team of ten graffiti artists has created a 160m-long painting on the exterior wall of the centre’s largest hall. In all, the painting includes nine works of art. Helsinki celebrates the Night of the Arts at [...]