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Tampere Convention Bureau

offers free assistance when you
are planning an international
congress in Tampere.

Why Tampere?

Finland is safe and reliable

Finland offers an excellent setting for international conventions, conferences and incentive tours. Finland is a stable and secure country. Conferences can be safely booked years in advance. Finns are famous for their dependability: they keep their promises and hold their agreements.

Tampere, Finland’s second urban region, is ideal for international conferences

Tampere 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.

The professors and researchers at Tampere’s universities, polytechnics, university hospital and research institutions are members of international scientific communities and active congress organizers.

  • Tampere Hall is the leading conference facility in Finland and a major conference and concert centre in Scandinavia. Tampere Hall hosts over 20 international conferences every year.

  • Tampere is a beautiful, green city between two lakes, offering an array of leisure activities, such as nordic walking, lake cruises, original sauna experiences, swimming in the fresh water lakes.

  • The city centre is nicely compact: all major hotels, restaurants and shops are within a convenient walking distance of each other.

  • There are 2,300 hotel rooms with over 4,000 beds in the city. Hotel rates are reasonable, ranging from €180 (first class) to €90-€130 (regular) to €55 (economy).

  • Tampere is easily accessible. Over 20 international airlines offer regular flights to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Tampere International Airport is served by direct flights from a number of European cities. More information on our Travel to Tampere page.

  • Tampere offers an extensive and experienced network of conference professionals to help with local arrangements.

  • The city of Tampere supports international conferences by hosting a complimentary reception at the City Hall, and by guaranteeing the conference organisation a starting loan of up to €100,000. 

Public Transportation

You can purchase bus rides for the for congress delegates for a discounted price.
You can apply for this on the Finnish form here.
If you do not speak Finnish, please contact Tampere Convention Bureau for assistance.