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Lahden seutu - Lahti Region Ltd.

Lahden seutu – Lahti Region Ltd is a regional marketing company that is in charge of image, housing and tourism marketing, selling travel services, and providing tourist information in the Lahti region.

As of the start of 2015, Lahden seutu – Lahti Region Ltd has had a 100% self-owned subsidiary: Lahti Events Ltd, which is responsible for the organisation of large international events. Lahti Events Ltd’s initial responsibilities include the organisation of the 2015 and 2016 Salpausselkä Lahti Ski Games as well as the marketing, sales and customer experience of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017.

The main owner of Lahti Events Ltd is the City of Lahti by separate agreement.

In 2017 the Päijät-Häme municipality of Iitti became new shareholders in the company.

Owner municipalities, shares of ownership and the area of operation as of 2016

Lahti 59,5 %
Hollola 12,1 %
Orimattila 8,3 %
Asikkala 4,5 %
Iiitti 3,6 %
Kärkölä 2,6 %
Sysmä 2,3 %
Padasjoki 2,0 %
Hartola 1,7 %

Own shares 3.4%

Budgeted turnover EUR 2.7 million in 2015


14 persons in 2016

Board of directors 2016-2017

Helena Maattola (Chairman of the board of directors), Hollola
Chairman of Lahti Region Ltd’s board of directors, since 1.1.2013. Holiday centre expertise. Expert in recreational and conference travel.

Päivi Koskela,
The Linna Hotel, Managing Director, Hartola
Entrepreneur, innovative rural wellbeing tourism services and local food.

Lasse Mikkelsson
Pajulahti Training Centre, Managing Director/Rector, Nastola.
Wellness and sports travel, third sector agency.

Jaakko Mattila
Suomen Megamyyntiareenat Oy, Managing Director, Entrepreneur, Orimattila
Retail, event and sports marketing.

Emilia Mäki
Lahden Sibeliustalo Ltd. and Lahden Messut Ltd, Manging Director, Lahti
Event management expert, Event planning, sales, marketing and production.

Timo Seppänen
Päijät-Häme OP-Kiinteistökeskus estate agent, Managing Director
Member of the board since 2014.

Jukka Suominen
Professional board member, Lahti
Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö (Eckerö Line, etc.), Chairman of the board of directors,
former Chief Executive Officer of Silja Line Group, and a member of the boards of directors of Huhtamäki Oyj and the Automobile and Touring Club of Finland,
among others.

Pertti Timonen
S-Group Hämeenmaa,Executive Vice President, Lahti
Hotel and restaurant management, tourism and events.

Jussi Voutilainen
4event Ltd, wellness programmes and events, Managing Director, owner, Lahti
Member of Lahti Travel Ltd’s board of directors Wellness and sports travel, and corporate events.

Ari Yrjölä
Lehmonkärki, Tourism Entrepreneur, Asikkala
Active promoter and developer of tourism in Päijänne. Expert in corporate, group and conference travel. Recreational travel and rural tourism.

 Lahden seutu - Lahti Region Ltd.

Salpausselänkatu 7
15110 Lahti
Tel. + 358 207 281 760

 Visitlahti - Tourist information

Shopping Center Trio, Aleksanterinkatu 18
15140 Lahti, info(at)
Tel. +358 300 472 222 (0,34,-min + pvm/mpm)


Emails: firstname.lastname(at)




Raija Forsman
+358 40 516 2803

Marketing and internationalization


Kirsti Simola
Marketing Manager
+358 40 865 6890

Maria Ansas
Digital Marketing Planner
+358 50 525 4424


Anu Huusko
Project Manager
Culture Finland coordination
+358 44 753 3590

Senni Lehtola
Project Assistent
+358 40 635 1360


Convention and Event Bureau


Tiina Kallio

Event Manager
+358 40 159 6448

Suvi Kainulainen
Event Manager
+358 50 371 0512

Inkeri Määttä
Event Manager
City of Lahti
+358 44 4163890, firstname.lastname(at)


Btob sales and groups


Harri Olenius
Sales Manager
+358 400 922 453

Suvi Räsänen

Sales Coordinator
+358 40 139 0690

Mirka Syvänen
Sales Coordinator,
Citybreak -online shop
+358 40 142 8444


Anne-Mari Sipponen
Sales Coordinator
+358 40 3576918



Financial Department


Susanna Yildirim
Financial department
+358 400 901 744


According to the price list on 1 January 2013, the call costs to
Lahti Region Ltd’s Sonera Cid business numbers with the 0207 prefix are as follows:
Landline 8.35 cents/call + 7,02cents/min (VAT 24%)
Mobile phone 8.35 cents/call + 17,17 cents/min (VAT 24%)