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Tampere Hall and the Marriott hotel to use renewable energy

Tampere will feature a carbon-neutral city block as Tampere Hall and the Marriott hotel take new steps to reduce energy consumption. The Tampere Hall property has been using renewable energy since 1 November 2019. The hotel will switch to renewable energy by the end of 2019. Tampere Hall is Finland’s …

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Europe’s largest international conference on computational biology is coming to Turku

Photographed from left: Laura Elo and Anu Korhonen-Macchi The European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) will be organized in Turku in 2022. The conference will be hosted by the Turku Bioscience Centre. The conference venue Logomo will be filled with thousands of top experts on computational biology and bioinformatics from …

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Professor of nutrition science Mikael Fogelholm is 2019 Scientific Conference Power Player

Professor Mikael Fogelholm, a notable figure in the field of nutrition research, has been chosen Scientific Conference Power Player of the year. Fogelholm, who is professor of nutrition science at the University of Helsinki, was rewarded for his work in promoting the organisation of international scientific congresses in Finland. The …

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ESEB2019 showed the way for environmentally friendly congresses

Academy professor Craig Primmer and a group of evolutionary biologists from the University of Turku arranged the ESEB2019 congress in Turku without compromising the principles of sustainable development. The carefully selected arrangements provide an operating model which conserves nature even for future event organisers. The ideal is firmly set …

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SETAC offered an exemplary carbon-smart conference

When the topic of a conference is the environment, factors related to responsibility need extra-special attention. The 29th European annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) involved scrupulous planning to ensure an eco-friendly event. As with so many other conferences held at Messukeskus Helsinki, the SETAC …

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The 104th World Esperanto Congress in Lahti: “Lahti is a charming city to hold events in”

The 104th World Esperanto Congress was organised in Lahti on 20–27 July 2019. The congress gathered together speakers and aficionados of the Esperanto language as well as experts of the field from 57 different countries. In all, almost 1,000 delegates participated in the congress. The home base of the congress …

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First Women in Motorsport conference in Finland

Photographed from the left: professional road racer Shelina Moreda, ex-skiier Aino-Kaisa Saarinen, Moto3 series rider Maria Herrera and Nita Korhonen.   First Women in Motorsport conference in Finland   The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme FIM and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile FIA came together for the inaugural Women in Motorsport …

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Trump-Putin Summit 2018, Finlandia Hall

Finlandia Hall was chosen to serve international media representatives during the Trump-Putin Summit in 2018. The ambitious goal for the venue was to build Probably the Happiest Media Center in the World.

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The Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, Helsinki Congress Paasitorni

In late August 2017, the National Institute for Health and Welfare organised an international, cross-disciplinary conference on drug problems. The Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, held at Paasitorni in Helsinki, gathered together 130 experts from various parts of the world for three days. In addition to the spacious …

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Aalto University-Otaniemi Campus

The four Aalto University schools of technology are based in Otaniemi in Espoo, 10 km from the center of Helsinki, on a campus designed by …

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Alandica Kultur & Kongress

The new congress and culture center of the Åland Islands was opened in March 2009. This multi-functional venue is situated in the center of the …

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ARKTIKUM

Arktikum - stories about the people of the North Arktikum provides a unique insight into the way of life, culture and history of the North.

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Art Factory- Culture and Congress Centre

An old factory building has newly been renovated to a lively Culture and Congress Centre in the idyllic City of Porvoo only one hour from …

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Calliola Conference & Event Center

Calliola is located in Snappertuna, approx. just over an hour’s drive from the Capital Helsinki and the Helsinki-Vantaa airport. Our unique facilities are especially suitable …

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Clarion Hotel Helsinki

Clarion Hotel Helsinki is situated in Jätkäsaari, only a few minutes from the Helsinki city centre. The hotel can easily be reached by walking, tram …

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Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport

Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport is located 2 km from the airport, in the Aviapolis Business District, just by the Aviapolis Railway station. Direct train connection …

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Concert and Congress Hall Mikaeli

A beautifully located, modern congress centre on the shore of a small lake, about 1 km from the centre of the town.

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Congress & Concert Centre Sibelius Hall

The impressive wooden congress and concert centre rose on the Lake Vesijärvi waterfront in spring 2000. The main source of inspiration in the design was …

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Luxury with a Finnish twist

For Finns, luxury rarely means glitter and grand logos. Instead, we appreciate high quality and unforgettable experiences - and this naturally applies for congresses, too. Finland exceeds your expectations.

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The Finnish hotel sector is booming

New hotel openings in Helsinki. World Luxury Hotel Award for Seaside Glass Villas. Carbon-neutral hotel in Tampere.

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Finland – happy being sustainable

Finland’s untouched and pristine nature is at the core of Finnish life. Living sustainably and in harmony with the environment is deep-rooted and is an essential element of responsible travel.

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Experience Finland

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Leisurely at the Lighthouse

Spend the night in a lighthouse to discover genuine peace of mind.

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Ski Lapland

The round fells of Finland’s main ski area, Lapland, offer varying terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels.

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A Canine Case – a ride with the huskies in Lapland

They’re cute and they’re fast; a husky tour is an exquisite way to see the Arctic wilderness in Finland.

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The Charm of Old Helsinki

Art Nouveau sights in Helsinki you should not miss.

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Into the Wild by Bike

Plenty of gradients and the terrain varies from bare rock and undulating sandy ground to ancient spruce forests with tree roots and gravel ridges – perfect for taking it to the max.

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Experience the Finnish National Park

Finnish national parks are protected areas with unique natural features. Accessing them is encouraged, and they present a number of recreational possibilities.

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Tampere Hall and the Marriott hotel to use renewable energy Europe’s largest international conference on computational biology is coming to Turku Professor of nutrition science Mikael Fogelholm is 2019 Scientific Conference Power Player ESEB2019 showed the way for environmentally friendly congresses SETAC offered an exemplary carbon-smart conference The 104th World Esperanto Congress in Lahti: “Lahti is a charming city to hold events in” First Women in Motorsport conference in Finland Trump-Putin Summit 2018, Finlandia Hall The Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, Helsinki Congress Paasitorni Aalto University-Otaniemi Campus Alandica Kultur & Kongress ARKTIKUM Art Factory- Culture and Congress Centre Calliola Conference & Event Center Clarion Hotel Helsinki Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport Concert and Congress Hall Mikaeli Congress & Concert Centre Sibelius Hall Luxury with a Finnish twist The Finnish hotel sector is booming Finland – happy being sustainable