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Lapland Safaris starts using electric snowmobiles on season 2020-2021

Lapland Safaris is the largest experience and programme service company in the Nordic countries. The company constantly develops its environmental responsibility towards zero-emissions solutions, which is why, from December 2020, they are adding electric snowmobiles to the offering. Already at the beginning of this season, Lapland Safaris is committed to …

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First Physician and Congress prize awarded to EAACI 2017 congress organisers

Professor of dermatology and allergology Antti Lauerma and professor of paediatric allergology Mika Mäkelä have won the first Physician & Congress (Lääkäri & Kongressi) prize. The new annual award recognises doctors who have successfully brought congresses in their own area of expertise to Finland. The prize of EUR 5,000 is …

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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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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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Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia

The Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia offers the discerning business and leisure traveller first-class facilities and personalised service. Great location virtually opposite the Finnish National …

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Cumulus Mikkeli

In the centre of the town, next to a park.

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Dipoli

Former Congress Centre Dipoli will serve as Aalto University's main building from autumn 2017 onwards. As a building, it represents a new type of multi-purpose …

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Espoo Cultural Centre

A modern conference and cultural centre by a large reservoir in the heart of Tapiola Garden City. The Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden is on the …

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Finlandia Hall

Finlandia Hall in Helsinki is the leading congress, event and entertainment venue in Finland. Centrally located, in park-like surroundings, Finlandia Hall is ideal for conferences …

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Finnish National Opera

The Finnish National Opera is an opera and ballet company operating at a high international standard on a nationwide basis. The Opera puts on performances …

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FiskarsForum

Conference centre in a 350-year-old iron works village. 90 km to west from Helsinki, 110 km to east from Turku.

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GLO Hotel Art

Represents architecturally Finnish art nouveau or jugend style, refurbished into a modern hotel. Meeting facilities for 2-200.

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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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Success stories from the top of the world

Finland is seen as a relaxed and fresh destination, where everything is sure to work without a hitch.

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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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Tampere - friendly and casual

Tampere has the small town feel: the city centre is compact in size, and has a friendly atmosphere.

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On the Hunt for the Northern Lights

Finland is one of the best places on Earth to spot the Northern Lights - they appear on more than 200 nights a year in Finnish Lapland.

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Doze off under the Northern Lights

In Finland, nature’s most spectacular light show, the Aurora Borealis, can be viewed in a range of purpose-built spaces from glass igloos to luxury suites.

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Take a white hike – snowshoeing in Lapland

Snowshoeing is a great way to experience Finland’s wintry wildernesses.

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Design District Helsinki

Interior design shops, fashion boutiques, jewellers, antique shops, galleries, museums, restaurants, hotels, design agencies - everything can be found in the Helsinki Design District.

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Lapland Safaris starts using electric snowmobiles on season 2020-2021 First Physician and Congress prize awarded to EAACI 2017 congress organisers Tampere Hall and the Marriott hotel to use renewable energy 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 Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia Cumulus Mikkeli Cumulus Oulu Dipoli Espoo Cultural Centre Finlandia Hall Finnish National Opera FiskarsForum GLO Hotel Art Luxury with a Finnish twist The Finnish hotel sector is booming Success stories from the top of the world