As a regional marketing and sales company, Lahden seutu - Lahti Region Oy is responsible for maintaining the area’s attractiveness for potential residents and travellers. The company is also responsible for the sales promotion of travelling and event services, and mainly directs the sales to businesses in the area. For the most part, the marketing and sales efforts are directed to areas outside the Lahti region. International markets are a growing target as well. Lahti Region also handles the region’s tourist information operations.
Regional marketing of Lahti region is mainly conducted through the VisitLahti brand for tourists and LivingLahti for potential residents.
Tel. +358 (0)207 281 760 (group sales)
Shopping Center Trio, Aleksanterinkatu 18
Tel. +358 (0)300 472 222 (0,34 € min + local network charge/mobile phone payment)
Lahden seutu - Lahti Region Ltd.
eInvoice address: 003710743502
Operator ID: 003723327487 (or 00372332748700001)
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) code: 003710743502
+ 358 (0)40 516 2803 | raija.forsman (at) lahtiregion.fi
Administration, stakeholder communication and cooperation. Financing.
+358 (0)50 371 0512 | suvi.kainulainen (at) lahtiregion.fi
Contact person for travel and event companies and for organisations responsible for business and industry promotion in the municipality.
+358 (0)400 901 744 | susanna.yildirim (at) lahtiregion.fi
Accounting and project management.
+358 (0)40 865 6890 | kirsti.simola (at) lahtiregion.fi
Marketing and communications. Travel and housing. Digital and traditional. Websites, social media and print products.
Contact person for municipalities.
+358 (0)41 454 1861 | marika.kakko (at) lahtiregion.fi
Consultation for marketing projects
Matka2018 – Nordic Travel Fair
+358 (0)40 350 8938 | rattohanna (at) hotmail.com
Consultation for marketing projects
VisitLahti print products, image bank project.
+358 (0)40 504 0031 | petra.ruonakoski (at) lahtiregion.fi
Consultation for communications and public relations projects.
+358 (0)400 922 453 | harri.olenius (at) lahtiregion.fi
National unions, organisations, businesses and event organisers of associations.
Domestic events for professionals, meetings, congresses, groups and side events.
+358 (0)40 159 6448 | tiina.kallio (at) lahtiregion.fi
International MICE sector (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Events).
Organisers of meetings for associations and scientific congresses, sports federations and associations, sports and exercise travel, public and professional events.
International sales and marketing operations.
Finland, German-speaking Europe, Scandinavia, United Kingdoms.
Contact person for Lahti Region’s Congress Network Finland (CNF) and Visit Finland/Business Events.
+358 (0)44 753 3590 | anu.huusko (at) lahtiregion.fi
International travel organisers, incoming operations.
International sales and marketing operations and media visits.
German-speaking Europe, Japan, France, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdoms and Russia.
Contact person for the Visit Finland of Päijänne Tavastia and Western Lakeland.
+358 (0)40 3576918 | anne-mari.sipponen (at) lahtiregion.fi
Sales and groups sales systems.
+358 (0)40 142 8444 | mirka.syvanen (at) lahtiregion.fi
Sales and individual sales systems.
Citybreak webshop and information system manager.
+358 (0)400 813 903 | johanna.karhu (at) lahtiregion.fi
+358 (0)50 183 5103 | anna.kuusela (at) lahtiregion.fi
Tourist information, Russia
+358 (0)400 431 207 | mikko.saarinen (at) lahtiregion.fi
Project leadership and strategy, international and national networks and stakeholders.
+358 (0)40 775 5619 | ina.sulkanen (at) lahtiregion.fi
Productisation, product development for travel service producers & education for the Chinese market, delegation visits.
+358 (0)40 182 4489 | june.yeoh (at) lahtiregion.fi
Coordinating contacts to China, Weibo content & management.
+358 (0)40 727 6376 | isto.vanhamaki (at) ladec.fi
Project Manager, export businesses Development of Finnish winter know-how – From productisation to export project (WKH).
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 + 7,02 cents/min (VAT 24%)
Mobile phone 8,35 cents/call + 17,17 cents/min (VAT 24%)
Owner municipalities, shares of ownership and the area of operation as of 2017:
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 2016
Personnel 11 persons in 2017
Lasse Mikkelsson (Chairman of the board of directors)
Pajulahti Training Centre, Managing Director/Rector, Nastola.
Wellness and sports travel, third sector agency. Member of the Board of the Finnish Olympic Committee.
Pertti Timonen (Vice Chairman of the board of directors)
S-Group Hämeenmaa, Executive Vice President, Lahti
Hotel and restaurant management, tourism and events.
Cafe-Restaurant la Kar de Mumma, Director, Hartola
Entrepreneur, tourism consultant, innovative rural wellbeing tourism services and local food.
Renor Oy, Lahti, Senior Vice President, Property Development
Urban development, housing, business and event activities and marketing in the Askonalue area in Lahti.
Suomen Megamyyntiareenat Oy, Managing Director, Entrepreneur, Orimattila
Retail, event and sports marketing.
Hollolan Hirvi, Tourism Entrepreneur, Hollola
Expert in local food, brewery, programme services, nature tourism and smoke sauna as well as training of business enterprises in rural businesses.
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.
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.
Lehmonkärki, Tourism Entrepreneur, Asikkala
Active promoter and developer of tourism in Lake Päijänne. Expert in corporate, group and conference travel. Recreational travel and rural tourism.