Contact Information and Personnel - Visit Tampere

Visit Tampere - Your Travel Companion

Visit Tampere Ltd is an expert organization for tourism, events and congresses in Finland’s most popular tourist city, Tampere. Our goal is to strengthen the position of Tampere as an internationally attractive location for tourists, events and congresses. We are owned byt the City of Tampere and we are a subsidiary of Business Tampere.

Contact us! We are happy to help you.

Street address (appointments)

Visit Tampere
Kelloportinkatu 1 B
FI-33100 Tampere


Postal address

Visit Tampere Ltd
Kelloportinkatu 1 C
FI-33100 Tampere


Billing address

Please note, that we do not accept paper invoices or invoices via e-mail.

Visit Tampere Ltd
(P.O. Box 320, FI-33101 Tampere)

E-invoicing details:

EDI: 0037259074692410
Operator ID: 003708599126
Operator: Liaison Technologies
Business ID (Visit Tampere Ltd): 2590746-9

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If your company cannot send e-invoices, please register for Liaison eInvoicing portal by the City of Tampere:


Harri Airaksinen

Chief Executive Officer

Jari Ahjoharju

Director, Tourism

Noora Heino

Director, Global Sales & Marketing

I am a passionate and sales driven global sales and marketing leader. I am in charge of global sales and marketing at Visit Tampere. My global sales and marketing team is responsible for Germany, UK, Japan and Russia, entailing partner relations and marketing co-operation and PR activities.

Why Tampere?

Tampere is a city with great restaurants, festivals, saunas, lakes and beautiful nature. I love the red brick buildings and Rauhaniemi public sauna in Tampere.

Johanna Holmberg

Director, Finance and Administration

Global sales & Marketing

Heli Jokela

Marketing Manager

I’m a marketing multitasker, in charge of e.g. our international campaigns.

Why Tampere?

My beloved home city is a mix of intriguing past, eventful present and head-spinning plans for the future.

Mari Saloniemi

Account Manager, Asia

I’m in charge of the Asian market, working in close cooperation with my colleagues in the Western Lakeland area and Visit Finland.

Why Tampere?

I fell in love with Tampere 30 years ago, when I first arrived here. It felt like home, right away. And I fall in love with it again every day.

Pirjo Puukka

Account Manager, Germany and the UK

I’m responsible for the German and UK markets working together with the Western Lakeland area and Visit Finland.

Why Tampere?

Tampere is rough and relaxed, easy going and beautiful. A mixture of vivid city life and peaceful nature.

Grigory Kharitidis

Project Manager, Lakesperience

I am in charge of Russian market B2B and B2C. Also managing Lakesperience tourism marketing and development project to promote Tampere’s lake services in Germany.

Why Tampere?

Because it feels so safe and comfortable here, and all the lakes, forests and the true Finnish spirit.

Olga Javits

PR & Media Manager

I plan and organize international media visits to Tampere. Journalists and influencers from all over the world are my guests. I speak English, Finnish, Russian (native), and Spanish. 

Why Tampere? 

Imagine you can finally have only what you need from a city and take out everything that makes the city life complicated. You will get Tampere. 

Jenika Kervinen

Content Specialist

I manage the English contents of Visit Tampere’s official website and social media channels, organize Visit Tampere Partners network events as well as participate in arranging tour operator visits to Tampere.

Why Tampere?

Tampere keeps surprising me in a positive way, even after over a decade of working in tourism as well as being born and raised here!

Johanna Sahlgren

Marketing and Communications Manager

I am in charge of Business Tampere media communications as well as Visit Tampere’s domestic media communications. My work aims at increasing the region’s business environment and invest in visibility globally with the right messages, among the right people and in the right channels.

Leena Mäki-Suominen

Marketing and Communications Manager

Laura Vanzo

Photographer and Visual Contents

I’m Visit Tampere’s photographer. I make visual contents (pictures, videos, cinemagraphs) for our different channels, and I’m responsible for our Photo Bank and our Instagram.

Why Tampere?

Tampere has all the excitements of a big city surrounded by peaceful nature. A photographer’s dream!

Riina Viljanen

Content Specialist

I’m a Content Specialist in Visit Tampere marketing and my job includes for example managing the website’s Finnish contents.

Why Tampere?

Tampere is perfect size city with a good combination of nature and city life. It’s a city that will continue to fascinate me year after year.

Katariina Onnela

Content Specialist

As a Content Specialist I work with all kinds of content production from newsletters to press releases and social media. I’m also involved with Visit Tampere influencer marketing.

Why Tampere?

Tampere is both big enough and small enough at the same time. The city still surprises me in a positive way. Lakes and red brick buildings are my favourites.

Mirella Mellonmaa

Marketing and Communications Assistant
I photograph events, as well as companies, services and potential filming locations for AV productions in the area. I also assist with webinars, website management, and the creation of graphic, visual, and video materials.

Why Tampere?
The warm atmosphere of a small town with the services of a large city.


Business development

Anna-Krista Sorvoja

Director, Business Development

Matti Pollari

Project Manager, Sustainable Tourism Hub

Building a Hub and a development platform for sustainable low carbon tourism services in Särkänniemi amusement park area. Cycling and local culture are dear to my heart.

Why Tampere?

Tampere has the best mörköpötkö, the best Popeda and the best Kummeli in Finland, need I say more?

Turo Leppänen

Senior Specialist, Business Intelligence

I’m responsible for data and analytics services and participate in various digitalization projects.  

Why Tampere?

Tampere offers all advantages of a big city in a conveniently compact package. That’s why Tampere.

Marja Aalto

Senior Specialist


Pia Helminen

Account Manager, Congresses and Meetings

I’m the person to contact if you are planning an international conference in Tampere. You can also meet me at international fairs or at sales calls.

Why Tampere?

I love the history and beautiful red brick buildings in Tampere.

Laila Walldén

Account Manager, Congresses

I’m the person to contact if you are planning an international conference in Tampere. You can also meet me at the university campuses.

Why Tampere?

Tampere is a city of  great museums, festivals and concerts. Yet the nature is always around the corner and the distances are short.

Visit Tampere Tourist Information
visittampere (at)
Tel. +358 (0)3 5656 6800

Visit Tampere tourist information offers information, brochures, tips, maps and much more. For both summer and winter season, we gather together a weekly activity programme with suggestions for every weekday. The tourist information is at your service all year round on social media and by e-mail and telephone, and in the summertime you can get service in person at Frenckell service point. We will also be present at major events.

Guided tours

You can book a guided tour or a guide for your tour from Tampere Tourist Guides.

Tel. +358 41 730 2242
opasvaraukset (at)