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Helsinki, Finland
64 Events
Interested Geographies
Northern Europe, Western Europe, SouthEast Asia
Interested Industries
Apparel & Clothing, Auto & Automotive, Building & Construction, Electric & Electronics, Agriculture & Forestry, Arts & Crafts, Medical & Pharma, Packing & Packaging
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81 Organized, 22 Exhibited
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+Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre Helsinki offers customers the opportunity for face-to-face encounters during trade fairs and other events. Exhibitions meetings congresses and other events held at the Centre attract 10000 exhibitors and 1.1 million visitors annually.Management and administration The Managing Director of Messukeskus is Mrs Anni Vepsäläinen. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Mr Jussi Pajunen Mayor of the City of Helsinki and the Chairman of the Board of Directors is Mr Matti Halmesmäki.OwnersThe Finnish Fair Corporation is a cooperative with 200 members. Members include Finnish enterprises the City of Helsinki and The Finnish Fair Foundation.The Finnish Fair Foundation promotes and supports Finnish business life awarding scholarships grants and commendations worth approximately € 400000 in total every year. The most famous of these are the Kaj Franck Design Prize the Internationalisation Award of the President of the Republic the Young Designer of the Year Award and the Habitare Design Award.Messukeskus in figures• 100 professional and public events • 1700 meetings and congresses • 10500 exhibitors • 1.1 million visitors to fairs meetings congresses and parties• 10000 media representatives• 58000 m2 • 7 halls 40 meeting rooms 4400-seat Amfi auditorium • 270 employees • 4600 parking spaces • 244 rooms in the Holiday Inn Helsinki hotel Vision and valuesMessukeskus provides opportunities for profitable encounters. In genuine encounters people are present through all their senses. Investments are instantly rewarded: encounters have been shown to be the most profitable form of interaction.Encounters are the most social of all media. We believe that the value of genuine encounters will continue to increase. Encounters are based on the use of all senses. We rely on memorable tangible and engaging experiences.Easy accessMessukeskus premises and services are also accessible to visitors with disabilities. We are constantly working to further improve their accessibility. Our caretakers hostesses and other staff members are here for you if you need assistance or guidance on getting around the Centre.An accessible Messukeskus: How to find us and easy-access map >>Our storyThe Finnish Fair Cooperative was established on 19 October 1919 to promote business life in the newly independent country. The first trade fair was held in the summer of 1920 in a field next to St Johns Church in Helsinki. This great festival was attended by more than 120000 visitors and 1000 exhibitors. It marked the beginning of the Finnish Fair Corporations success story a story that has continued for almost 100 years.The Finnish Fair Corporations first dedicated premises were built in Helsinki’s Töölö district in 1935. When finished Messuhalli hall (now known as Kisahalli) on main road Mannerheimintie was the largest exhibition venue in the Nordic region.The present-day Messukeskus was completed in 1975 in the Pasila district. Since then its facilities and services have been upgraded in a number of ways. Messukeskus has been expanded and is now an exhibition convention and congress centre of international standard.Step by step• The congress wing 1983 • Two additional halls 1986 • Expansion of the main entrance 1995 • The Winter Garden 1996 • The Holiday Inn Helsinki hotel 1997 • Refurbishment of Hall 1 1998 • Two additional halls 2001 • Multi-storey car park 2003 • New offices 2004 • New conference rooms 2005 • Additional levels to the multi-storey car park 2010 • New multi-purpose hall 2011 • Refurbishment of the Gallery restaurant world northern entrance and conference rooms 2013 Show Less

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Oct, 2024

Nurses' Days

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Oct, 2024


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Oct, 2024

AgricultureMachine Trade Fair

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Oct, 2024

Helsinki Book Fair

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Messukeskus as Event Organizer

Matka Travel Fair
Matka Travel Fair
401 Visitors
Outlet Expo
Outlet Expo
168 Visitors
Helsinki Fashion Fair
The Finnish Dental Convention and Exhibition
Local & Organic Food Fair
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98 Ratings
16 Reviews