Business Events and
Congresses

Turku is for meetings that matter the most. 

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Plan your business event, congress or meeting

Welcome to Turku, a favoured destination for congresses and meetings due to its connectivity,
modern infrastructure, academic excellence, beautiful surroundings, and venues for events with
thousands of visitors as well as meetings for just a few people.

The city centre includes 2,200 hotel rooms, providing exceptional value for money. The prestigious university and research institutions make Turku ideal for academic gatherings, while its picturesque setting and cultural attractions provide a pleasant backdrop for business events. Local partners work closely together to ensure the success of each event.

Business Events


Make your next event exceptional by choosing Turku as your host city!

Congresses and meetings

Turku is an ideal venue for hosting a conference, event or banquet with a 'green' philosophy.

Business Events

Turku has the soul of an international culture capital in the approachable setting of a small city, perfect for galas, R&D and product launch events, and dinner parties, to name a few. Whether you host a dozen or a thousand guests, domestic or international, Turku will make a lasting impression.

Turku provides a perfect setting for your event, and we’re glad to assist you with the preparations! Our services are complimentary.

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Discover the many opportunities

Get inspired and discover exciting new possibilities! Turku and the Archipelago online booking platform showcases various experiences, activities, and multiday adventures that our destination has to offer. It also allows you to book suitable experiences for your customers or group.

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Congresses and meetings

Turku is an ideal location for hosting a conference, congress, seminar or banquet with a "green" philosophy, which is also a cost-effective way to go. It is a city that leaves a lasting impression – whether you're hosting a dozen or a thousand guests, domestic or international. The Aura Riverfront is a beautiful and fascinating area, where you'll find large banquet halls, restaurants, cafés, galleries, interior decor shops, museums and the nearly 800-year-old Turku Castle.

Turku provides a perfect setting for your event, and we’re glad to assist you with the preparations! Our services are complimentary.

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Turku Convention Bureau

Turku Convention Bureau is a part of Visit Turku Archipelago Ltd. and it co-operates closely with the tourism industry in the area. The services of the Turku Convention Bureau include:

  • Invitation materials and bid books
  • Site inspection visits
  • Information and preliminary reservation of meeting facilities, banquet halls and hotel accommodation
  • Marketing materials for delegate marketing
  • Proposals for social programmes and pre/post tours.
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Useful information

Meeting organiser's
guide

Only available in Finnish

Application process for Turku city reception

Only available in Finnish

Delegate survey questionnaire

Funding of congresses

Only available in Finnish

Sustainable travel in Turku and the archipelago

We support local travel businesses and organizations in their pursuit of sustainability. Discover the initiatives through which we are safeguarding the health of our delicate archipelago environment, ensuring its well-being both now and for generations to come.

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Tips for sustainable meetings

Ministry of Foreign Affairs' guide to environmentally responsible meetings

A checklist for sustainable meeting arrangements

Only available in Finnish

The environmental impact of food

Only available in Finnish

Business Events

Make your next event exceptional by choosing Turku as your host city. Turku has the soul of an international culture capital in the approachable setting of a small city, perfect for galas, R&D and product launch events, and dinner parties, to name a few. Whether you host a dozen or a thousand guests, domestic or international, Turku will make a lasting impression.

Find a space that adds value to your event. Highlights of our services

Discover the many opportunities from the booking platform

Get inspired and discover exciting new possibilities! Turku and the Archipelago online booking platform showcases various experiences, activities and multiday adventures that our destination has to offer. It also allows you to book suitable experiences for your customers or group. 
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Turku provides a perfect setting for your event, and we’re glad to assist you with the preparations! Our services are complimentary.  

Congresses and meetings

Turku is an ideal location for hosting a conference, congress, seminar or banquet with a 'green' philosophy, which is also a cost-effective way to go. It is a city that leaves a lasting impression – whether you're hosting a dozen or a thousand guests, domestic or international. The Aura Riverfront is a beautiful and fascinating area, where you'll find large banquet halls, restaurants, cafés, galleries, interior decor shops, museums and the nearly 800-year-old Turku Castle.

Turku Convention Bureau

Turku Convention Bureau is part of Visit Turku Archipelago Ltd. and co-operates closely with the tourism industry in the area. The assistance we offer is complimentary. The services of the Turku Convention Bureau include: 
  • Invitation materials and bid books
  • Site inspection visits
  • Connection to local service providers 
  • Marketing materials
  • Proposals for social programmes
  • Maps and tourist brochures 
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Sustainable meetings

Ministry of Foreign Affairs' guide to environmentally responsible meetings (pdf). 
A checklist for sustainable meeting arrangements (Only in Finnish) 
The environmental impact of food (Only in Finnish) 
Funding of congresses (Only in Finnish)

Want to know more about our congresses, venues or hybrid event possibilities?

More details and enquiries
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Turku provides a perfect setting for your event, and we’re glad to assist you with the preparations! Our services are complimentary.  

Need for extra hands? Aboa - an experienced and creative congress and event planner

Hosting a successful event takes a lot of work. Aboa Congress and Event Services is a full-service professional congress and event organiser.

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Venues

Turku is an ideal choice for larger events, as the compact size and versatile venues in the city create a functional, pleasant environment. All congress hotels in Turku are located in the city centre, within walking distance from one another and the green riverside

How many other international events and congress cities can offer the same?

Highlights of our hotels and venues

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Scandic Hamburger Börssi

Hosting guests since 1894 in a top location
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Hotel Kakola & Spa

A boutique hotel located on former prison grounds.
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Ruissalo Boatyard

A magnificent setting for any seaside meeting or celebration
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Scandic Hamburger Börssi

Hosting guests since 1894 in a top location

Find the perfect setting for your event

Turku is an ideal choice for larger events, as the city's compact size and versatile venues create a functional, pleasant environment. Almost all hotels in Turku are located in the city centre, within walking distance from one another and the green riverside. How many other international events and congress cities can offer the same? 

 

Coming up: Highlights of our services

(Hotels, Venues, Restaurants and catering companies, PCO (Professional Congress Organiser)

Take a look at our references

Find out about many successful events and how to organise them. Pick up tips to take your seminar or business event to the next level!

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At your service

Need help organising your event? We’ll be happy to help you find the right partners for your event!

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Vivian Salminen

Advisor, Congresses and Meetings
vivian.salminen@visitturkuarchipelago.fi
+358 50 559 0607

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