Finland Convention Bureau

Latest News

Top experts in light microscopy to meet in Turku in 2021

The 2021 International European Light Microscopy Initiative (ELMI) conference has been decided to be organised in Turku. The conference welcomes research centres providing light microscopy services and equipment, as well as companies in the field from Europe and elsewhere around the world to Turku. ELMI is a scientific conference intended …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
Espoo wins the bid for EURO2022 conference

The largest European conference in operations research and management science will be hosted in Otaniemi, Espoo in July 2022. Aalto University has been selected to host the Association of European Operational Research Societies annual conference EURO2022. The event will take place in early July 2022, and will be participated by …

Read More
Solar power plant opened in Messukeskus Helsinki

Messukeskus Helsinki and Helen Ltd opened one of the largest solar power plants in Helsinki on the hall roofs of the Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre. The solar power plant started operating at the end of August 2019. Construction of an extension of the venue also started at the …

Read More
Professor Seppo Ikäheimo awarded as Espoo Ambassador 2019

Professor Seppo Ikäheimo from the Department of Accounting at Aalto University’s School of Business is the Espoo Ambassador 2019. In his role as the Espoo Ambassador, Ikäheimo promotes Espoo as a congress destination in Finland and abroad. Professor Ikäheimo is the 11th Espoo Ambassador, and the first to hold this …

Read More
Take the Sustainable Finland Pledge

Finland has been amongst the happiest nations in the world for several years now according to the UN’s World Happiness Report, and we Finns largely attribute our happiness to the connection we have to nature. Preserving nature and adopting sustainable practices is a key issue nationally in Finland due to …

Read More
Top experts in light microscopy to meet in Turku in 2021 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 Europe’s largest international conference on computational biology is coming to Turku Professor of nutrition science Mikael Fogelholm is 2019 Scientific Conference Power Player Espoo wins the bid for EURO2022 conference Solar power plant opened in Messukeskus Helsinki Professor Seppo Ikäheimo awarded as Espoo Ambassador 2019 Take the Sustainable Finland Pledge