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Smart Destination –webinar is arranged in collaboration with Visit Tampere, City of Helsinki and Göteborg & Co. Visit Tampere is the host of the event and the event will take place in Tampere Hall. Program includes keynotes from the leading experts in smart tourism development and knowledge management.

Smart Destination is a hybrid event and the program will be live streamed via Brella to virtual attendees. We also welcome a limited number of guests to the Tampere Hall live event. Key mission of the event is to enhance cooperation to meet the sustainability challenges of travel industry. We provide live and virtual opportunities to network and connect with professionals in smart tourism development.

Event is free of charge for all participants. Register to the event here and join us in the path towards Smart Destinations!

Smart Destination webinar event is part of the 6aika: Carbon Neutral Tourism –project. Project is led by the City of Helsinki. Other project partners are Forum Virium Helsinki, City of Turku and Visit Tampere Ltd.

For more information about the event and the project please contact:

Matti Pollari
Project Manager
Visit Tampere Oy
matti.pollari@visittampere.fi

Event Venue

Tampere Hall is a culture and conference centre situated in the heart of Tampere, the third largest city in Finland. Hosting nearly thousand events every year Tampere Hall also provides a home for the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, à la carte Restaurant Tuhto and the world’s only Moomin Museum.

For several years Tampere Hall has been a forerunner in sustainability. In 2014, Tampere Hall was the first conference centre in the Nordic countries to receive the Nordic Ecolabel and the latest advance was Sustainable Travel Finland label in 2021. Together with Courtyard by Marriott Tampere hotel they form a Carbon Neutral City Block. This development goes hand in hand with City of Tampere goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Read more about the Tampere Hall environmental responsibility and actions here.

How to get to Tampere and Tampere Hall

Tampere is located in Southern Finland some 170 km north-west of Helsinki. Both domestic and international travel connections to Tampere are excellent. The city is within easy reach by air, by land and in summer, even by water.

Tampere Hall’s location in the centre of Tampere, just few hundred metres from the railway station and bus station, is perfect for sustainable arrival. City Centre is compact and most hotels, venues and attractions are within walking distance.

For those arriving by car the parking spaces in Tampere Hall’s outdoor car park are limited, we recommend using the park halls close to Tampere Hall: P-Tampere-talo, P-Tulli and P-Hämppi.

For international arrivals Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), Finnair and airBaltic are operating flights to Tampere all year-round from Stockholm, Arlanda, Helsinki-Vantaa and Riga, Latvia. Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is located 17 kilometres from the city centre and there are also good the train connections from Helsinki-Vantaa airport to Tampere via Tikkurila station.

Street address for Tampere Hall is Yliopistonkatu 55, FI-33100 Tampere.

More information and instructions here: https://www.tampere-talo.fi/en/visitors/arrival/

Accommodation

Courtyard by Marriott Tampere City hotel is situated right next to Tampere Hall. Especially suited for modern business travelers it provides a convenient accommodation option for seminar attendees. There’s a special price offer for the registered participants. You will receive the link for the offer by email after you register.

There are also several other hotels located within a few minutes walking distance from Tampere Hall, including Sokos Hotels, Scandic Hotels and Lapland Hotels.