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

Include the name of the orderer as reference.

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


Harri Airaksinen

Chief Executive Officer

Perttu Pesä

Chief Operating Officer

Contact me for major events and event bidding.

Jari Ahjoharju

Chief Business Development Officer

Johanna Holmberg

Chief Administrative Officer

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?

Partnerships and Networks

Noora Heino

Head of Partnerships and Networks

On maternity leave.

Pirjo Puukka

Senior Specialist

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.

Mari Saloniemi

Senior Specialist

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.

Grigory Kharitidis

Project Manager

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.


Pia Helminen

Senior Specialist, Congresses

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

Senior Specialist, 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.

Marketing and Communications

Karoliina Lehtonen

Head of Marketing and Communications

Head of Marketing and Communications.

Sari Mäkelä

Senior Specialist

I’m in charge of communications at Visit Tampere. Our communications strategy and implementing it in our everyday work on our website and social media channels is my resposibility.

Why Tampere?

I started studying here almost two decades ago. Tampere felt like home right from the start. The city has become a way of life. Tampere <3

Olga Javits


Heli Jokela


I’m a marketing multitasker, and also responsible for the Visit Tampere Partners Network during Noora Heino’s maternity leave.

Why Tampere?

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

Jenika Kervinen


I manage the website’s Finnish and English contents, create articles and bring out the best of Tampere on social media and newsletters.

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!

Turo Leppänen


I’m responsible for the development and digitalization of the tourist information, German contents, various maps and brochures as well as the customer service functionality.

Why Tampere?

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

Laura Vanzo


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!

Emmiina Lindfors


I’m the right-hand woman for Marketing and Communications team. Helping with all things related to tourist information, website, press and blogger trips and everyday office madness!

Why Tampere?

The best student city in Finland!

Event Services

Saara Saarteinen

Head of Event Services

Contact me for creative ideas about events, event production, event marketing, creative use of urban space, and clean city matters.

Marko “Stenari” Stenström

Senior Specialist

Contact me for cooperation with the authorities, and event infrastructure questions.

Inka Helin


My job entails helping event organisers plan their events in Tampere. I develop event services and am responsible for our event planning website and planning calendar.

Why Tampere?

Tampere has the nicest MTG players in Finland and a cubic meter of lake water per person.

Heidi Korkeamäki


Contact me for event visibility, event contracts, major event bidding materials, and whenever you don’t know who else to ask an event-related question.

Matilda Salminen

Project worker

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 Tavicon Ltd.

tampere.guides (at)
Tel. +358 3 233 0400

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