Finland partners in IMEX Frankfurt 2019

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ARCTIC INCENTIVES by lapland safaris

Arctic Incentives is a DMC brand that specializes in MICE-segment. For MICE Lapland provides an amazing arena where rich traditions and pure nature meets modern infrastructure. Traditional Lappish values, such as nature, local culture and traditions meet the modern design with Arctic Incentives. We are continuously seeking new solutions to create inspiring and unforgettable journeys to Lapland. Social responsibility and ecology are also essential part of the company. We are found in all the major Lapland resorts and we provide own activity programs, accommodation venues and full-service catering together with vast network of partners and suppliers in the area. The quality and range of our services are made possible by our 37 years of experience. We are proud to tell you that some of our clients have been our partners for more than 20 years. The products of Arctic Incentives are carefully designed by our innovating staff with strong incentive experience.  Arctic Incentives is also a member of AFTA. Together we’ll create a high-quality and inspiring experiences to your clients!

website: arcticincentives.fi

 

DMC Lapland Luxury / Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Lapland Luxury is a tour operator and destination management company (DMC) based in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland. We belong to a brand family of the best Christmas and Lapland experience providers, along with the Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, SantaPark, Santa Claus Secret Forest, and the Official Santa Claus of Finland. These above ordinary locations and services, coupled with a thoroughly picked network of subcontractors, ensure the uniqueness and high quality of each of our products. With luxury FIT and incentive programs as our specialty, we offer our customers a full range of services, including accommodation, private transfers, experience-rich meals, group/private activities, and guiding and hosting services in a variety of languages.

website: arctictreehousehotel.com

The Travel Experience

The Travel Experience is an award-winning Destination Management Company in Finland. We have 20 years of experience in planning incentive, conference, and congress group programmes around Finland. Members of SITE, MPI, AFTA, Congress Network Finland, Helsinki Convention Bureau Partner network and Quality1000. Highlights can include watching Northern lights from your own glass igloo or dinner in a Snow restaurant, ice breaker cruise or fun husky safari through snowy Lapland. In Summer Helsinki experience a midnight sun cruise on an old sailing ship or memorable Design and Art dinner in Design centre. Your conference in Finland will be memorable and full of exciting twists when you select The Travel Experience to be your partner.

website: travel-experience.net

 

 

Hotel Chains

 

Clarion Hotels in Finland / Nordic Choice Hotels

Clarion hotels opened 2 new MICE hotels in Finland fall 2016. Clarion Hotel Helsinki, an exciting new meeting place that’s 78 metres high. Enjoy the stunning rooftop pool, 425 rooms, the Sky Room, a conference centre for up to 1,000 people, 15 meeting rooms and our Kitchen & Table restaurant by Marcus Samuelsson. Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport – your new international and inspiring meeting place next to Helsinki Airport. The hotel includes 258 rooms, 12 conference rooms, Kitchen & Table restaurant and relaxation area with gym and saunas. We are part of 200+ Nordic Choice Hotels in the Nordic countries.

website: www.nordicchoicehotels.fi

 

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SCANDIC HOTELS OY

Scandic is the largest Nordic hotel operator with a network of 280

 

hotels in six countries. Every day, our 18,000 team members work with one single goal in mind, to make our guests welcome to stay with us. Responsibility is a part of Scandic’s DNA and Scandic is the ‘best hotel brand’ in the Nordics. Finland is currently considered to be one of the most interesting travel destinations. Natural wonders range from the Northern Lights to the Midnight Sun, not forgetting the country’s seemingly infinite number of lakes. In Finland, Scandic Hotels gives you a choice of 70 hotels in 31 destinations. Scandic is the market leader in the hotel industry in Finland. In addition to Scandic Hotels we operate international brands: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza Helsinki – Hesperia and Hotel Indigo Helsinki – Boulevard. Marski by Scandic – Iconic Scandic Marski will be re-opened as the first Signature hotel in Finland after renovation in summer 2019. Signature hotels are developed with true devotion to bring out their individual character and unique identity to give our guests that little extra. Sustainability at Scandic – We are an industry leader within sustainability and rightly proud of how we pioneered the pick-up-your-towel behavior and our fight to reduce food waste. 24 of our hotels in Finland have the Nordic Swan Ecolabel certificate. Last year Scandic hotels decided to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks and replace them with ecofriendly products and banned cage eggs in all its hotels.

website: scandichotels.com

 

SOKOS HOTELS

Sokos Hotels is the leading Finnish hotel chain with 50 first class hotels in Finland, Estonia and Russia. All the hotels are located in the heart of the city or in a holiday destination – close to events and attractions. Our hotels also feature the best restaurants, lounges and night spots in town. Sokos Hotels wants to offer individual alternatives for different guests. The chain has been revamped to comprise three hotel types, each catering to different needs: Solo, Break and Original. Sokos Hotels have meeting facilities for all needs! Regardless of the type of your event – We will make it happen!

website: www.sokoshotels.fi

 

Venues

 

Apukka Resort

Apukka Resort is a brand new venue, where innovative experiences meet traditions and true arctic nature. We are situated near Rovaniemi, yet away from the city buzz. The location between two wilderness lakes, with lot of activity possibilities, makes us a perfect destination all year round. We offer special Aurora Accommodation, overnight with true Lappish Luxury, but also, You may stay with us in cozy Apartments and Holiday Homes. Our local staff works with full passion, and providing our own arctic activities gives us the guarantee that the guests receive the best yet, authentic experiences. On top of the selection of reindeer, husky and snowmobile excursions, we also offer our very own Snowtrain experience, which is a comfortable, new way to enjoy the nature and natural phenomenons. The real heart of the resort, Restaurant Aitta, is an experience itself. The huge fireplace, 100 years old log walls and the lake view from the windows makes the place truly characteristic. We are able to cater up events for groups up to 160-200 persons, and also, provide the most intimate and distinctive occasions for the VIP guests. So, welcome to Apukka Resort. We take care of You – and, the Nature fulfills the rest.

website: www.apukkaresort.fi

 

Helsinki Congress Paasitorni

Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, beside the Eläintarhalahti Bay in Helsinki city centre, is a venue where modern and playful meets the historical. It houses nearly 30 characterful and adaptable meeting, party and event spaces for 8-800 participants together with five individual restaurants and a hotel of 170 rooms. More hotel rooms can be found within five minute walk. The floating restaurant Meripaviljonki (open seven days a week) will get it’s floating summer terrace during June 2019. Paasitorni is known for it’s friendly and trustworthy service and follows the environmental and quality certificates ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. Paasitorni joined ICCA in 2018.
Paasitorni offers international customers an outstanding view over the roof tops of Helsinki – a tower of 45 meters above sea level! Worthwhile visiting! You are warmly welcome to Helsinki Congress Paasitorni!

website: www.paasitorni.fi

 

 

MESSUKESKUS HELSINKI, EXPO AND CONVENTION CENTRE

Largest, shiniest and most advanced? Our client comments as “one of the smoothest meeting organizations I have worked with” (Bruno Van den Eede, ESHRE Central Office). Now also with fixed augmented reality, Messukeskus Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre, located in Helsinki – the cool capital of Finland, wants to meet your expectations.

website: www.messukeskus.com

 

Destinations

 

Helsinki Convention Bureau

Pure nature, greenness and proximity to the sea are assets of Helsinki. Helsinki is one of Europe’s fastest growing and developing cities and one of the most attractive congress destinations in Northern Europe. Each year it hosts about 300 international association meetings attended by app. 50,000 participants. In addition, countless domestic and international corporate meetings, seminars, events and theme days are held in Helsinki. The metropolitan area offers about 15,500 hotel rooms in almost 100 locations from first class boutique hotels to hostels. All major conference venues can easily be reached by foot or by public transport. Flight connections from other parts of the world are excellent. Helsinki Airport boasts more than 180 international landings each day turning it the second busiest airport in Northern Europe.

Helsinki Convention Bureau provides free-of-charge assistance to international congress organisers. In addition to our services, the City of Helsinki also demonstrates its hospitality towards congresses in a variety of other ways.

website: www.visithelsinki.fi/en/professional/convention-bureau

 

 

Ruka Lapland

Welcome to the coordinates of snow and midnight sun! Ruka is the best mixture of exotic Lapland, clean nature, excellent services and safety plus plenty of different activities. With one of the longest snow seasons in Europe, Ruka is the place for winter fun and Lappish experiences. In the summer time Ruka is where you can find the magical midnight sun and ultimate Lappish experiences. In addition to all that Ruka is the best place for extraordinary and unforgettable meetings and conferences. Meetings and events can be arranged either in our Scandic Conference Center or in one of the several different fully equipped wilderness camps, especially tailored for different kinds of meetings. All Lappish activities, not to forget Northern light safaris of many kinds or river drafting in summer can all be arranged according to your wishes to make the event special for your clients. Almost 500 high standard Ski-Inn apartments and hotel rooms at Ruka fulfill our Ski-Inn Promise: you always have an easy access to meeting facilities, restaurants and winter activities.

website: ruka.fi

 

Tampere Convention Bureau / Visit tampere

When Finns are asked which city they’d prefer if they had to move, one third says: Tampere! When Finns are asked which city in Finland is the best travel destination, the answer is: Tampere! In Congress statistics, Tampere shines as number two after Helsinki. Tampere is a way of life; it has the evolving services and infrastructure of a big city, combined with the feel of a small town and everything at a walking distance.
For congress, meeting and event organizers, Tampere’s greatest strength is that we work together for a common goal. Tampere is at your service.

website: www.tampereconventionbureau.fi

 

 

Visit Lahti Finland – Lahti Region Ltd

Visit Lahti – Finnish Lakeland DMC. Lahti – located only 50 Minute drive from Helsinki Airport, is the most easily accessible Lakeland destination and best suited for incentive groups up to 100 persons, associations of up to 1,000 and groups wishing to experience Finnish lake nature combined with high-class congress & meeting facilities. The city offers a wide range of opportunities for organizing meetings, exhibitions, conferences and full-scale international events. Unique Sibelius Hall – the modern wooden architecture is combined with the old industrial history. The Lahti Exhibition Centre within walking distance from the Isku Arena Ice Hall and Lahti Sports Centre offer a spectacular venue for large scale events. For corporate events we are happy to offer several high-class lake shore resorts. Lahti region & Finnish Lakeland offers a wide range of accommodation (lakeside villas, cabins, manors, hotels), unique natural and cultural activities and sights to combine with your business event. All Year Around. Visit Lahti | Lahti Region Ltd is regional sales organization and full-service DMC, providing all hospitality and tourism services – our team is ready to help you whether you are Iooking for high-class meeting facilities, nature related incentive tours, sport, team buildning or educational programmes.

website: visitlahti.fi

 

 

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FINLAND CONVENTION BUREAU

Finland – from White Night Magic until Northern Lights Wonders. Finland’s reputation as a congress and incentive destination is internationally acclaimed. The country magically blends exciting adventures in untouched nature with modern high class services. In Finland you can truly satisfy the explorer within you. Step ashore on your own island or enter an untouched winter wonderland. Enjoy both action-packed thrills and soothing silence in one of the purest natural settings in the world. Superb range of activities in all four seasons from White Night Magic until Northern Lights wonders will fulfill your dreams. Easy access – Situated in the heart of Northern Europe, Finland is easy to get to. The world’s most competitive country is a technologically advanced nation that lives in harmony with the exotic nature of the north, and is a unique combination of east and west. Nordic efficiency – The compact size of Finnish cities makes it easy to explore them on foot. These small metropolises are all the more attractive because they are tidy and safe. In Finland you can also rest assured that matters will be handled fluently and efficiently. Contact FCB – Finland Convention Bureau provides complimentary information, consultation and assistance to all meeting planners. Together with its partners FCB is your guide when planning a meeting, incentive, conference or other event in Finland; finding the most appropriate venue and partners for you. The representatives of the Finnish meeting industry are professional, innovative and creative. Our services cover the whole country from Helsinki to Lapland.

website: www.visitfinland.com/fcb/