StockholmsmäSsan Meeting Of Minds (Eng)


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StockholmsmäSsan Meeting Of Minds (Eng)

  1. 1. Stockholm Exhibition and Congress CenterMEETING OF MINDS
  2. 2. OUR MISSION – HELPING YOU CREATE YOUR MOST SUCCESSFUL MEETING Stockholm Exhibition and Congress Center extends a warm welcome to organisers of congresses, meetings and events. Our dedicated team of professionals will contribute to make your next con- gress or meeting a success. The Capital of Scandinavia, Stockholm, is known for its outstanding infrastruc- ture, scientific and technological ex- cellence, first class accommodation and cuisine as well as rich natural beauty. This makes it one of the world’s top convention cities. Stockholm’s strategic location in the heart of Scandinavia makes it easy to reach from Europe and the rest of the world. The place to be for a true meeting of minds.2 3
  3. 3. THE CAPITAL OF SCANDINAVIA – THE PLACE TO BE Scientific knowledge is highlighted in Stockholm. Through the Nobel Prize, Sweden acknowledges, rewards and promotes important discoveries and achievements. As a leading ICT country, Sweden is known and respected worldwide for its extensive accomplishments in important fields, such as telecommunications and IT. Stockholm is a vibrant, modern capital with an abundance of creativity and warm hospitality. It has an exciting blend of design, art, fashion, music and history that brings about a cosmopolitan feel that never goes out of style. World class accommodations and a culinary scene that features the highest international standards complete the picture. Stockholm – Beauty on water. This precious jewel of the north is built strate- gically on 14 islands and is part of the spectacular Stockholm archipelago. It’s a major city, but still maintains a small town charm. Everything the visitor needs is well within walking distance. You are as close to out- standing restaurants and trendy shopping as you are to open blue water. Short facts – 1.8 million inhabitants – Some 60 airlines offer about 500 daily flights to destinations worldwide – 22,500 hotel rooms in the greater Stockholm area – Efficient infrastructure/local transportation system – Over 100 museums and art galleries – Over 1,300 restaurants featuring diverse cuisine4 5
  4. 4. THE PREMIER CONGRESS CENTER – IN SCANDINAVIA The Stockholm Exhibition and Congress Center hosts more than 3,000 national and international conferences, seminars, sales events, meetings and banquets each year. The onsite 4-star hotel serves as a convenient headquarter for those who need ready access to the facilities during the event. Our trademark is efficiency, reliability and security. We are proud of our reputation among meeting and event organisers who appreciate our experience, depth of knowledge and outstanding service. We can present an extensive list of references from prior meetings, both large and small, and many congress and event organisers return to the venue and Stockholm again and again. People are of key importance. Our professional project leaders will help to make your event or meeting a success in every detail. Everyone on our staff, as well as all contractors, is fluent in English. Swedish manage- ment style is known for the ability to make quick decisions on all levels when necessary, and you will find us a pleasure to work with. Short facts – 10 min from downtown Stockholm – 100 international and national conferences per year – More than 3,000 meetings per year – 60 trade and public exhibitions per year – 1.5 million visitors per year from 80 countries worldwide6 7
  5. 5. BIG EVENTS....
  6. 6. PLENTY OF ROOM – DESIGNED FOR INSPIRING MEETINGS Our venue for meetings, combined with extensive exhibition areas, provide plenty of versatile solutions making logistics easy. All facilities are under one roof and almost everything is located on the same level. Workplaces, meeting areas and relaxation areas are all important components and contribute to a successful event. Scandinavian design is featured in most of the rooms, restaurants and the hotel. This modern, light and functional style helps to inspire creativity as well as to provide participants with a sense of well-being. Individual events can take place simultaneously in various parts of the venue. Every event can enjoy a different feel and be comfortable in each respective area. Our ability to combine and utilise various conference and exhibition areas for major events makes us one of the largest congress venues in Europe. Short facts – Separate conference areas for meetings up to 200, 800, 1,000 and 2,000 – Maximum congress capacity 25,000 delegates – Auditoriums for 2,000 and 5,000 – Maximum 70 parallel rooms – 56,500 m2 exhibition space – 4-star hotel with 248 rooms10 11
  7. 7. A DELICIOUS WAY – TO MEET AND MINGLE A congress or event is all about getting to know interesting people, discovering new ideas and finding solutions to everyday problems. It is also a great opportunity to conduct informal meetings and social gatherings. At Stockholm Exhibition and Congress Center we are pleased to provide food services that can help bring focus to the entire event. The venue is home to a wide array of restaurants, cafés, fast food outlets and lounges. In addition the hotel features a full service à la carte restaurant and bar. Creativity, inspiration, variety and high quality are the cornerstones of our catering partner, Mässrestauranger. Their specialty is creating culinary excellence for large parties. They tune in to any taste and menus are composed in close collaboration with meeting organisers. Apart from the permanent restaurants, catering areas can be set up wherever required throughout the venue. Short facts – 3 full service restaurants seating 1,200 – Self service restaurants and fast food areas for 1,300 – Banqueting facilities for 6,000 – Receptions for 10, 000 – Catering area set up in exhibition halls wherever desired12 13
  9. 9. ALWAYS AVAILABLE – AND AT YOUR SERVICE Our efficient team of professionals really enjoy their jobs. Everyone takes pride in supporting meeting organisers to create successful events and is able to work seamlessly with your team and outside contractors. This creates a friendly, helpful atmosphere that rubs off on everyone involved and allows flexible planning and better use of resources. As a venue that handles many types of events, all the necessary equipment and service facilities are available in-house. Even if an unforeseen last minute need arises, the venue is able to handle any such situation. The full service Congress Center features Service Centers for congress orga- nisers and exhibitors, a fully equipped Press Center, spacious VIP Lounge, bank/ATM and a customs office. Short facts – Experienced staff – All English speaking – Dedicated Event Manager – ASIS Certified Security Manager – Environmentally aware16 17
  10. 10. FULLY EQUIPPED – AND TECHNICALLY SOUND Any successful congress or event demands high quality modern equipment and technology that works seamlessly and without fail. All halls are outfitted with the very latest technical equipment to put your event in the spotlight and let the message shine. We believe in making things simple so all basic technology is included in the package. A professional in-house technician is assigned as a project advisor to assist, plan and implement all technical issues surrounding your event. Our knowledgeable technicians will see to it that the show will go on with- out disturbing or potentially embarrassing technical complications. Technical applications are always adapted to your requirements. All imaginable state of the art audio-video equipment is available. Our AV and IT installations in conference rooms, Internet cafés, registration areas and exhibition stands include full support during your event. Short facts – Wireless and wired Internet connections – Advanced AV and IT equipment in- cluding support in conference rooms, Internet cafés, registration areas and exhibition stands – PMS Presentation Management System (local network up to 1Gb)18 19
  11. 11. Central Communication. Photo: Stefan Ek, Stockholm International Fairs archive, Johnér Images, Getty Images and Matton. Print: Westerås Mediaproduktion, Västerås 2007. CREATING PERFECT MEETINGSStockholm International Fairs is the leading organiser in the Baltic Sea Region andorganises some 60 industry-leading exhibitions as well as around 100 national and inter-national congresses, conferences and events annually. Every year we welcome 10,000exhibitors, 1.5 million visitors and more than 8,000 journalists from all over the world. Postal address: SE-125 80 Stockholm, Sweden Phone: +46 8 749 41 00 Fax: +46 8 99 20 44 E-mail: