Your Next Host City Lahti

Lahti, located only an hour from Helsinki Airport, is ready for your congress or event! Our world-class venues, compact city
centre, lake nature and will-do attitude will ensure a fun and fuss free event for every participant. Your attendees will love Lahti in Lakeland Finland!

We are actively seeking opportunities to bid for and host fascinating events and meetings suitable to the Lahti region. All year round.

Why Choose Finland as Your next Destination?

Finns are experienced event organisers, and all services are first class; in a recent FCB survey, nine out of ten congress attendees found the safety of Finnish host cities to be either good or very good. As a bonus, Finnish friendliness received special thanks.


Host City Lahti

Pulkkilanharju ridge Päijänne Asikkala

Natural beauty of Lakeland Finland – 1 Hour from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Lahti is a compact city of around 120,000 people and it is the gateway to Lakeland Finland, the largest in Europe.


Carbon-neutral Lahti 2025

Lahti has committed to make the city green inside and out. Lahti is a pioneer in environmental activities and is the first Finnish city to be appointed as the European Green Capital. Lahti will become carbon neutral in 2025 – our residents and businesses are leading the way in the urban sustainable living. In Lahti you can be sure your event meets the highest standards of sustainability.

Urheilukeskus Sport Centre Lahti

Nordic Lifestyle and Sport

Sport has always been a great part of the city’s identity, throughout the year. Come and experience Nordic Lifestyle with outdoor activities, healthy local food, fresh air and world’s purest water with us – in Lahti region.

European best destinations Lahti

Lahti – European Best Destinations 2022

Lahti was awarded as one of the best destinations to travel in Europe by travel site. As a bonus Lahti was chosen also as the European Best Sustainable Destination 2022.

Pure Finnish nature is a part of our soul.

Where else in the world you can swim in a lake with water almost pure enough to drink less than one kilometre from City Hall and the Market Square? And whenever you hike on Lahti’s high ridges or ski safely during wintertime on a frozen lake, you’ll see that this combination of city and nature is something very special. In Lahti, the city is in your front yard, and nature in your backyard!

World-class venues – Great value for money

The Lahti region offers an impressive range of venues for meetings, conferences and events. The total cost, including accommodation and transportation can be significantly lower than in larger cities. Surprise your guests and use the Lakeland Finland and nature as a venue.

Lahden satama Vesijärven satama Lahti Harbour Lake Cruise Sibeliustalo Sibelius Hall risteily

Sports throughout the Year – Olympic Training Centres in Lahti Region

Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center

Vierumäki Olympic Training Centre

Useful Information for event organizers


Getting here

Lahti is easy to reach. The city is located less than an hour from Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport by train or car, and an hour from Helsinki’s harbours.

Solo Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone Lahti majoitus accommodation


There is hotel-standard accommodation available for 1,500 people in the Lahti city centre and some 4,500 beds a maximum of 30 minutes by car from Lahti.

Women in Motorsport kongressi congress

Inspiring Conferences held in Lahti Region

The first-ever Women in Motorsport conference was held in Vierumäki, in the Lahti Region when The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme FIM and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile FIA came together for the inaugural Women in Motorsport conference on August 2019.

Jump Up moottorikelkat Snowmobiles

Social activities and incentives

The surrounding nature offers unforgettable experiences every season of the year. A cruise on the lake in the nightless night, a snowbolime ride in the snowy forest, nature activities can all be booked through us.

Nordic Flavours

The local flavours in Lahti region come from the arctic Finnish environment and four seasons. It’s always a good season for Finnish food! Lahti Region boasts with local bakeries, farmers’ markets and breweries in the area. One of the key components to our excellent produce is the fresh and clean water from natural springs.


Authentic Finnish Sauna

Finland is home to more than 3 million saunas! Nothing is more relaxing than a sauna after a busy day of meetings. Use the corner stone of Finnish culture – sauna as a side program for your attendees. Guided sauna tours available.


Our Services for You

Lahti Region Ltd. is a regional marketing organization and full-service DMC. Our services for You:

– convention bureau services
– site visits to locations and overviews of the facilities
– booking venues, facilities and accommodation
– booking transportation, social activities, incentive tours and company visits
– registration and payment arrangements
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We are a proud partner of Finland Convention Bureau and Event Services of City of Lahti.

Our team is ready to help you organise a memorable conference, meeting or event. We provide you with all the help and information you’ll need – from transportation and accommodation options to suitable venues and required permits, and even suggestions for interesting side programmes.

Meet Our Team

Raija Forsman

Raija Forsman

CEO +358 (0)40 516 2803
Jani Backman

Jani Backman

Project Manager | Sport Event Management Finland +358 (0)40 522 4346

Lahti Sports Hub

LAHTI SPORTS HUB is a competence and facility centre for the sports sector based on the world class sports infrastructure, know how built around more than 400 different sports disciplines, universities and other R&D operators.


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