Your Next Host City Lahti

Lahti is ready for your congress or event! Your attendees will love Lahti region and Lakeland Finland. Lakeland Finland is an ideal location for international gatherings thanks to the tidy towns like Lahti, unpolluted environment and easy traffic, its versatile culture and friendly people.

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.

LAHTI – European Green Capital 2021

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.

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 is lower than in larger cities. Surprise your guests and use the Lakeland Finland and nature as a venue.

Hotels with meeting facilities

Congress Hotels

Hotel Scandic Lahti City

Scandic Lahti City is located in the heart of Lahti, in connection with the city's most popular shopping center and nearby of the best shopping venues. At Scandic, you live comfortably in the heart of the city and enjoy cheerful and friendly service. There are a sauna and three meeting rooms. The spacious lobby bar and restaurant welcome both hotel guests and local residents.

Congress Hotels

Solo Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone

A traditional, pleasant hotel along the city's main street. Hotel Seurahuone Lahti is one of the Finnish hotel classics. Seurahuone is a house where the delicacy of food and excellent service has always been taken whole-heartedly.

Congress Hotels

Opiston Kunkku

Opiston Kunkku offers great facilities for meetings and family parties in the elegantly restored former Folk High School, built in the early 20th century, in the center of Lahti. Kunkku’s a la carte restaurant serves simple but delicious Finnish-Scandinavian food from the best ingredients of the season. A buffet lunch is also available on weekdays.

Congress Hotels

GreenStar Hotel Lahti

A super convenient hotel opposite to Lahti Travel Centre, the main bus and train station. The GreenStar Hotel Lahti has different sized facilities for smaller and larger meetings, parties and other occasions. Meeting rooms 1 to 3 can accommodate up to 150 people. Get full service from us, delicious meals can be ordered through our pre-order.

Sports throughout the Year – Olymping Training Centres in Lahti Region

Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center

Vierumäki Olympic Training Centre

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.


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.

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
promotional materials

We are a proud partner of Finland Convention Bureau.

Meet Our Team

Raija Forsman

Raija Forsman

CEO +358 (0)40 516 2803
Administration, stakeholder communication and cooperation. Financing.
Jani Backman

Jani Backman

Project Manager +358 (0)40 522 4346