VENUE

Scandic Marina Congress Center

This year EBDVF 2019 will take place in Helsinki, specifically at the Scandic Marina Congress Center. This venue is located right in the heart of the city with a waterfront location, just a couple of minutes’ walk from Kauppatori market square and a short walk from Helsinki railway station.

Scandic Marina Congress Center is a unique congress centre and an exceptional venue for conference and gala events. The splendid sea view towards the Helsinki archipelago creates an extra value during the year. Marina Congress Center offers 11 meeting rooms with exceptionally flexible space solutions. The facilities are ideal for hosting conferences and congresses for 10-700 persons, also exhibitions for even up to 2500 people.

The Rooms

First floor

– Foyer (space for most of the exhibition booths)
– Europaea (650 people max, the main auditorium)
– Nautica (110 people max, available, e.g. for exhibition)

Second floor

– Fenia I (250 people max)
– Fenia II (400 people max)
– Nordia (150 people max)

Exhibition space

– Foyer first floor
– Foyer second floor

How to get there

Parking

There is an onsite car park with 100 spaces for outdoor parking; this is located right next to Marina Congress Center (EUR 3,50/hour or EUR 18/day per day).

From Helsinki railway station

By tram

Walk across to Stockmann department store and take tram no 4. Get off at the 4th stop (Kauppiaankatu). Walk a bit backwards and turn left to Kauppiaankatu. Walk one block down towards the sea and Marina Congress Center and Scandic Grand Marina hotel are on your left-hand side. Tickets info here.

 

By car

Follow signs towards Katajanokka. Head east along Kaivokatu to Kaisaniemenkatu and turn left in the roundabout (1st exit) to Unioninkatu. Turn left to Aleksanterinkatu and right to Mariankatu and then left towards Katajanokka. Continue along Kanavakatu until you see Marina Congress Center.

By bus

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport take buses 615 or Finnair City Bus to downtown Helsinki (Helsinki railway station is the final stop). From Helsinki railway station walk across to Stockmann department store and take tram no 4. Get off at the 4th stop (Kauppiaankatu). Walk a bit backwards and turn left to Kauppiaankatu. Walk one block down towards the sea and Marina Congress Center and Scandic Grand Marina hotel are on your left-hand side. Tickets info here.

 

By train

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport take the train I or P. Helsinki railway station is the final stop. Both trains (I and P) run to Helsinki railway station, the train I is a few minutes faster. From Helsinki railway station walk across to Stockmann department store and take tram no 4. Get off at the 4th stop (Kauppiaankatu). Walk a bit backwards and turn left to Kauppiaankatu. Walk one block down towards the sea and Marina Congress Center and Scandic Grand Marina hotel are on your left-hand side.

Accomodation

IMPORTANT

Helsinki will be very full during the conference. We recommend participants book the accommodation soonest after registration.

Conference hotel, located next to EBDVF19 Conference venue

Scandic Grand Marina

This comfortable and refurbished hotel is located by the sea in the idyllic Katajanokka district, right next to the Market Square and Helsinki city centre.

scandichotels.com
code BVTT141019

Other Hotels in Helsinki located quite near the venue

Hotel Katajanokka

A unique hotel where chic design, uncompromised comfort and personal service meet in a historic former prison setting – a short walk from the conference venue and the city.

hotelkatajanokka.fi

GLO Hotel Kluuvi

GLO Hotel Kluuvi Helsinki is the perfect base for urban exploration, business travel and urban adventure. Located in the best spot in the Helsinki city centre, GLO Hotel Kluuvi is a premium hotel with elegant meeting rooms. The hotel is located at 1,2 km from the conference venue.

glohotels.fi

Hotel Kämp

Exclusivity and heritage crafted into indigenous luxury. Hotel Kämp, the first five star hotel in Finland, in the heart of Helsinki you can feel the atmosphere of historic “Grande Hotel”. Timeless elegant decoration and top class amenities assure you complete comfort and relaxation during your stay.

hotelkamp.com

Budget Accommodation

The Yard Hostel

A concept hostel in the heart of Helsinki. We are your home away from home, a place where you will always feel welcome and valued. Good tram connection to the venue.

theyard.fi

Euro Hostel

Walking distance from the conference venue.

eurohostel.eu