A Nordic Story of Youth, Growth and Excellence - City of Espoo


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  • Neighbouring municipalities: Helsinki, Vantaa, Nurmijärvi, Vihti, Kirkkonummi, Kauniainen (situated within Espoo) Area of Espoo 528 km² Land territory 312 km² Water 216 km² of which sea 198 km² Coastline 58 km The highest place in Espoo 114.2 m, Velskola. 165 islands, Pentala being the largest. 95 lakes, Bodom being the largest. Inhabitants on 1 January 2006 per sq.km on land 743
  • A Nordic Story of Youth, Growth and Excellence - City of Espoo

    1. 1. A Nordic Story of Youth, Growth and Excellence City of Espoo Working with the Scientific InstitutionsICCA Scandinavian Chapter Meeting in Aarhus 5 th March 2013 Jaana Tuomi Managing Director Visit Espoo
    2. 2. Centrally located betweenEurope, Russia and Asia Bangkok 9 h 45 min Beijing 7 h 40 min Berlin 1 h 55 min Brussels 2 h 40 min Chicago 9 h 35 min Copenhagen 1 h 40 min Frankfurt 2 h 40 min Hong Kong 9 h 50 min London 3 h 10 min Moscow 1 h 45 min o Espoegion iR Delhi New York 6 h 45 min 8 h 40 min i nk Hels Osaka 9 h 35 min Paris 3 h 05 min Seoul 8 h 45 min Shanghai 8 h 55 min Singapore 11 h 30 min St Petersburg 1h Stockholm 55 min Tokyo 9 h 40 min Toronto 8 h 50 min
    3. 3. Based in a Thriving Region St. Petersburg 1 h by plane Stockholm 3,5 h by train 1 h by plane16,5 h by ferry Tallinn 15 min by helicopter 2 h by ferry Riga 1 h by plane 6,5 h by ferry/car
    5. 5. A Young and Fast Developing City• The population has increased tenfold in the last fifty years and by 2030 the population will grow by 24 % to 310,000.• 19,5 % of our residents are under 15 (EU 15,5 %).• 44 % of our residents over 15 have a university diploma (EU 23 %).• Our international community will grow from 10 % to 17 % by 2030. A good place to live, learn, work and enterprise in. 05.03.13 5
    6. 6. A High-Tech City • Northern Europe’s largest high-tech hub in Otaniemi • Over 20 % of jobs in ICT (goods, services, contents) • Biggest employers are the municipality, Nokia, Tieto, Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University • Over 50 % of turnover at Helsinki Stock Exchange (2011) • More than 420 international companies and headquarters, including Nokia, Kone and Rovio05.03.13 A good place to live, learn, work and enterprise 6
    7. 7. West Metro in 2015Connects T3 InnovationTriangle CE IE MI IEN AN OT SC TAPIOLA T3 Innovation CULTURE Triangle KE ILA EC NI ON EM I OM Y
    8. 8. Otaniemi – A Nest for Ideas and Start-Ups
    9. 9. A Unique Place for Science - Otaniemi• 5,000 reseachers, 800 companies, 110 nationalities, 50 % of R&D value of Finland, 25 R&D centres – within 2x2 km – Aalto University – Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship – VTT Technical Research Center of Finland – European Institute of Information Technology – Nokia Research Center – Philips InnoHub
    10. 10. A World-Class University – Aalto University• Where Science and Art meet Technology and Business• Founded in 2010• Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki School of Economics and University of Art and Design Helsinki to• School on Science, School of Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, School Chemical Technology, School of Business, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
    11. 11. Aalto University• 20,000 students, 340 professors, € 400M Budget• Main campus in Espoo – 16-17.000 students• Cooperation with e.g. Stanford University and Tongij University (CHN)• Strategic partnerships Microsoft, Nokia, PWC, Kone and others
    12. 12. A Multifaceted ProfessionalEducation EnvironmentMetropolia University of Applied SciencesLaurea University of Applied SciencesOmnia – Joint Authority of Education in Espoo Region
    13. 13. Espoo is Teamwork
    14. 14. Moments of inspiration in Espoo… visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    15. 15. …all year round!visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    16. 16. A City like a Central Park • The northern parts of Espoo are mainly fields and forests, recreation and conservation areas. • Nuuksio National Park is only 20 km air distance away from Nokia headquarters. • Green space is never further away. • 58 km coastline, 95 lakes and 165 islands05.03.13 A good place to live, learn, work and enterprise 16
    17. 17. Versatile facilities and excellent service visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    18. 18. Dipoli Congress Centre ofTä hä n Dipolista kuvia... Aalto University 20 meeting rooms up to 1000 person Bankets for 1300 people Coctail parties for 2000 people visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    19. 19. HanasaariCongress hotel visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    20. 20. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia www.haltia.com• Nature exhibitions, nature school, nature shop, guiding services• Auditorium with 200 seats• Restaurant for 220 persons, smaller cabinets for 30-50 persons• Meeting room + sauna for 10 persons, class rooms for 90 persons• Private occasions for 500 persons• Program services in Nuuksio National Park• Build with highly sustainable standards visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    21. 21. Green Window- Restaurant Aurora Nuuksio (50 pax)- Accommodation for 16 person- Traditional, smoke and lakeside saunas- Log cabin for 70 person- Torppa for 35 person- Program services- VIP hosting Sea & M ountain Adventures - Meeting facilities and program services in Nuuksio National Park - 2 log cabins for meetings - Inipi Spa - an exotic sauna/bath in a large tepee - Accommodation in cottages - Catering visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    22. 22. Bodom Manor House visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    23. 23. Enjoyvisitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    24. 24. Noux four lakes Safari visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    25. 25. Santa´s Cottage Korpilampiwww.santascottage.fi visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    26. 26. Sledge Dogs or Exotic Inipi Spa and Dinnerin Nuuksioi visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    27. 27. Culture Attractions• EMMA- Espoo Museum of Modern Art• WeeGee Exhibition Centre• Gallen-Kallela Museum• Espoo Cultural Center & Tapiola Sinfonietta• Espoo Cathedral• Espoo City Theatre• Several Manors and villas visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    28. 28. Visit Espoo Tourism and Convention Bureau• Founded in 2000• Personnel: 9• Owned by the City of Espoo & companies in meetings and tourism industry in Espoo and Finland visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
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    31. 31. Espoo Congress Network• Visit Espoo Congress team – Research – Bidding – Arrangements – EspooAmbassador Program• Congress Consultant at Aalto University• Local Mice Industry• All companies• Involvement of the Mayor and the directors of the city• Finland Convention Bureau, Congress Network Finland• Helsinki Convention Bureau• The Alliance of Brain Cities (Espoo, Aarhus, Bergen, Uppsala)• ICCA, MPI, ECM visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    32. 32. Congresses, Meetings & Incentives Meet the team! Ann-Britt Jukka Laura Marjamo Conference Manager Marketing Manager Tel. +358 50 533 0940 Tel. +358 43 825 0573 ann.jukka(at)espoo.fi laura.marjamo(at)espoo.fi Riikka Laatikainen Miikka Valo Conference Coordinator Conference Coordinator Tel. +358 43 824 6219 Tel. +358 43 824 6038 miikka.valo(at)espoo.firiikka.laatikainen(at)espoo.fi visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    33. 33. Co-operation with Aalto University• Agreement which aims to have more international scientific congresses and meetings to Aalto University and Espoo• Congress Consultant services to the professors and scientists in Aalto University and other scientific communities in Espoo free of charge• Congress Consultant Jan Fagerström works in Aalto University visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    34. 34. Aalto University - Congress ConsultantJan Fagerström• Finding the right people from the university• Motivating and involving the professors• Inviting international congresses and meetings• Gathering the presentation material, photos, DVD:s etc.• Planning the budget, the financial options and VAT issues• Making the task list and scheduling• Finding the conference venue and accommodation• Planning the printing material• Planning the leisure program and accompanying persons’ activities l meetespoo.fi visitespoo.fi
    35. 35. EspooAmbassador• Visit Espoo awards the EspooAmbassador every year• Criteria: activities as a congress inviter and organiser but also how significant the congresses held in Espoo are internationally• First Ambassador was chosen in 2009• Mayor of the City and the Aalto University are inviters of the EspooAmbassador Lunch every year visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    36. 36. www.meetespoo.fi - official meeting guide • Meeting & event facilities • Banqueting venues • Conferences • Latest news • Program services • Ideas for free-time adventures • Accommodation • Transportation • Search engines for: • meeting venues, accommodation and restaurants visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    37. 37. Think Big in Espoo!Visit Espoowww.visitespoo.fiwww.meetespoo.fiJaana TuomiManaging DirectorTel. +358 40 579 4727jaana.tuomi@espoo.fi visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    38. 38. Meeting facilities and congress hotelsCongress Centres Dipoli InnopoliCongress Hotels Hanasaari Conference Hotel Meripuisto Hotel Glo Sello Radisson BLU Espoo Scandic Espoo Conference Hotel Siikaranta Hotel Kuninkaantie Hotelli Korpilampi Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden Marriott Westend (2015)Manors & Villas Alberga Mansion Bastvik Manor Bodom Manor Espoo Manor Manor Spa Kaisankoti Villa Dalby Oittaa Manor Villa Pentry Karhusaari Manor Gula VillanOther Espoo Cultural Centre Sello Hall Barona Areena Solvalla Sports Institute Old Stable Kino Tapiola WeeGee House The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi
    39. 39. Hospitality & Support by the City• City Reception - Cocktail reception in the venue owned by the city (on application)• Discounts and free tickets for public transportation (on application)• Welcome desk at the airport (on application)• Tourist information desk in the venue• Marketing material for delegate marketing• Maps, brochures, pictures and presentations• Assistance and consultation from Visit Espoo congress team visitespoo.fi l meetespoo.fi