Finland Convention Bureau - Press releases

2010

FCB's activities to transfer to Finnish Tourist Board (30 September 2010)

Pro Congress award to Research Professor Pentti Huovinen (14 April 2010)

2009

Vantaa joins Finland Convention Bureau (1 Dec 2009)

First manual for responsible meetings published in Finland (26 May 2009)

2008

Finnish meetings industry to receive environmental guidelines (2 Dec 2008)

Satu Keiski-Toni named Managing Director of Finland Convention Bureau (22 Oct 2008) 

New survey: Congresses generate almost 100 million euros in travel income (22 April 2008)

Focus on environmental responsibility within meetings industry (9 April 2008)

”Responsible Meetings” theme of National Meetings Industry Week in Finland (4 April 2008)

2007

Strong growth in Finland’s hotel and congress capacity (27 Nov 2007)

Helsinki and Finland among world’s top congress destinations (15 Aug 2007)

Finnish incentive industry generates EUR 44 million in 2005 (17 April 2007)

Finnish Meetings Industry Week A Success (17 April 2007)

Fun opening to Finnish Meetings Industry Week (5 March 2007)

Finnish Meetings Industry Week promises to raise a smile (13 Feb 2007)

2006

Finland's accommodation capacity on the rise (28 Nov 2006)

Groundbreaking study of the incentive market underway (30 May 2006)

First Finnish Meetings Industry Week A Success (19 April 2006)

2005

1.3 million conference participants in the first half of 2005 (3 Nov 2005)

Meetings in Finland generate annually 239 million euros (19 April 2005

Finland Convention Bureau takes over incentive sector

2004

Finland carries out extensive survey of meetings (30 Nov 2004)

First comprehensive study of Finland’s meeting market (4 May 2004)

2003

Finland's two faces: Top quality conferences and excitement in nature (8 April 2003)

Busy convention year brings eight large-scale congresses to Finland (22 Jan 2003)

2002

Fresh congress study: Finland praised for safety and efficient arrangements (30 April 2002)

Finland acts host to 45,000 congress visitors

2001

Finland hosts record number of congresses in proportion to population (22 Oct 2001)

Finland ranks high in popularity charts (28 May 2001)

World congress on medical law wins congress material competition (28 March 2001)

Finland expects nearly 50,000 congress visitors (27 March 2001)