Meetings and events

No matter your industry or event, the fresh air and clean nature in the heart of the Finnish Lakeland is the ideal place to be inspired. Kuopio is known and rewarded for its warm, welcoming service and reliability. Hosting your event in this incredible location couldn’t be easier. Kuopio-Tahko area offers facilities from small meetings to congresses and business events for up to 1,000 delegates – on site or remotely.

Kuopio is only a 50 minutes flight from Finland’s capital city Helsinki, and Kuopio airport is located 20 minutes from the city center making business travel a breeze. As well as excellent business meeting and conference facilities, our area  also offers an amazing amount of activities, cultural events and pre/post meeting tour options.

Kuopio, small big city

Kuopio is known for its exceptional atmosphere, knowledge, and welcoming ambience. It is not just the people that are beautiful but the scenery too. One-third of Kuopio’s total area is water and the other half is covered by forests. Water, rich flora, and rolling scenery are the essential characteristics of Kuopio – The Capital of Lakeland. 

Kuopio is also known for its several events, such as Kuopio Dance Festival and Finland Ice Marathon, which are easy to combine into meetings and other corporate events.

  • Location in the middle of Finland
  • University of Eastern Finland & Kuopio University Hospital
  • The largest number of restaurants in Finland in terms of population
  • In Kuopio, even the longest distance to nature from your front door is only 500m
  • Walk or take a bike anywhere – principles of sustainable development & tight budget occasions

Work and pleasure at Tahko

Tahko is one of the most significant ski resort and year-round holiday destination in Finland, only 45 minutes drive away from Kuopio. People in Tahko knows how to have fun, but also to organize high-quality events – and everything in between. Guests are served with Savonian kindness – professionally, but not too seriously.

  • Year-round tourist center
  • Numerous activities
  • First-class accommodation and restaurant services

Kuopio Convention Bureau

Are you organizing a meeting or an international conference? While you focus on the program and securing your keynote speakers the Convention Bureau saves you time by finding high-quality congress services to meet your needs.

Venues, accommodation, pre and post event tours, social programs and more, we can help with it all. We also offer bidding and marketing material from the city of Kuopio free of charge.

We would be happy to discuss more about your event. Please, contact:

  • kcb(a)
  • +358 44 0160075/ Marika Pulkkinen