Welcome to ESPOO
The city of Espoo is the second largest and fastest growing city in Finland, with 250,000 inhabitants. Espoo is located next to the capital Helsinki, only 30 minutes drive from the international airport and 15 minutes from the city centre of Helsinki. Modern architecture and large corporations coexist in perfect harmony with culture and unspoilt wilderness. Substantial multinationals like Nokia and Kone have chosen Espoo as their home. Several leading Finnish companies have done the same, and the city's innovative spirit, complemented by the Aalto University School of Science and Technology in Otaniemi, attracts continuous interest from science and research professionals worldwide.
Conference and meeting facilities
Espoo is one of the leading congress cities in Finland. The city provides first-class opportunities for meetings of all types and sizes. Whether you have an intimate executive meeting or a congress, there will be a suitable venue in Espoo. Charming villas, idyllic manors, dedicated congress centres and even lean-to shelters are at your disposal.
Espoo offers a wide range of accommodation to choose from. Hotels, villas and cabins with a total of 2,300 beds.
Places to visit & entertainment
Espoo is a vibrant city where science, culture and business meet unspoilt wilderness of the Nuuksio National park. The wonders of the Finnish archipelago are never far away in Espoo thanks to 58 kilometres of shoreline and 165 islands. Espoo offers several museums, exhibitions and events. A cross-section of modern Finnish art in EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art is worth experiencing. At the same time you may visit some of the interesting, varying domestic or international exhibitions. More information about sights and events.
Espoo has it all: huge shopping centres, department stores, small boutiques offering almost anything you can imagine. There are several shops where you can purchase Finnish design like Artek furniture, dishes and cooking ware by Arabia, Iittala and Hackman, Marimekko clothes and textiles as well as ceramics and decorations of Pentik.
Helsinki international airport is only 30 minutes drive from Espoo.
We can help you!
Espoo Convention & Marketing is a subsidiary of Espoo City. Our task is to promote Espoo as an international conference city and to provide assistance to anyone interested in arranging a meeting or congress in Espoo. Here are some of the services we provide - free of charge: