Tampere is well prepared to welcome international congresses. Tampere's hotels, conference venues, shops and restaurants are all within walking distance of the city centre. In the evenings, Tampere offers the very best of city life: theatres, concert halls, pubs and restaurants.
Tampere’s strength as a congress city include Tampere Hall, recognized as the best congress centre in Finland, high-standard hotels and restaurants, good flight connections and numerous venues for meetings and socializing Tampere Hall, the largest purpose-built congress and concert centre in Scandinavia, can easily accommodate up to 2,000 delegates. Besides Tampere Hall, there are several other good congress venues in town.
Tampere, Finland's second urban region, has made a name for itself as a major Nordic congress destination, particularly since the inauguration of Tampere Hall two decades ago. The city’s excellent infrastructure and services meet the needs of even the most demanding congress organizer. Tampere is a lively university town. For international congress delegates it offers an innovative academic environment and numerous interesting research centres and laboratories to visit. Read more
Tampere Convention Bureau (TCB) is a non-commercial organization for the promotion of Tampere as a congress destination. TCB offers free assistance to any national or international organizer planning an international meeting in Tampere. Read more
Whether your event is a major conference or a smaller meeting, Tampere has a versatile range of facilities to choose from at very affordable rates. A highly competent organization makes all the necessary arrangements. There are several conference venues to choose from, some located in the heart of the city, others closer to the countryside or set in beautiful lakeshore surroundings. Read more
Tampere has a wide variety of accommodation available, from modern first-class hotels to comfortable hostels. The majority of hotels are located in the city centre, within walking distance of Tampere Hall and other meeting venues. Read more
Tampere is easily accesible. It is located in Southern Finland, 175 km north of Helsinki. There are excellent flight connections to Finland and Tampere from all parts of the world. Tampere has an international airport, served by Blue1/SAS (Star Alliance), AirBaltic, Finnair (One World Alliance) and Ryanair. Read more
The local Professional Congress Organizing (PCO) companies in Tampere will be more than happy to help you with the practical arrangemets for your congress. The advantages of local PCOs are that they have a thorough knowledge of the city and surrounding area, they know the hotel and restaurant managers and they are experienced in organizing congresses in Finland. Read more
In Tampere there’s plenty to do whatever the time of year. In addition to numerous theatre performances, concerts and exhibitions, the city plays host to a number of international festivals. Tampere has something for everyone: culture, theatre, rock, cafés, nightlife – and nature and tranquillity. When arranging your own social programme, the best partners you can have are the local PCOs, DMCs or our new web service, MeetingNet. Read more
If you are travelling to Finland for the very first time, you may have a bunch of questions concerning practical matters. We have collected some useful information for you to make your journey to Tampere as smooth as possible. Read more