100 years in the heart of Scandinavia

The world is changing. And so are we. You too. But there is still nothing to beat the vitality of meeting live, face-to-face. In 2018 we celebrate our centenary. And at the same time, our future with you. Welcome!

A global meeting place in the heart of Gothenburg

Welcome to the central hub of Scandinavian business. We are the Nordic region's leading organiser of exhibitions, meetings and conferences. People from all over the world come here to meet and do business.

Explore the future - and do better business

First and foremost, people come here to discover what's new - in technology, trends, innovations, changing tastes and social issues. To draw inspiration from the next big idea. Together, we can work magic.

Unforgettable experiences. All under one roof

World-class meetings - with access to world-class hotel accommodation, a world-class spa and world-class entertainment. Plus a whole world of dining experiences - from local specialities to gourmet cuisine.

Gothenburg: Northern Europe’s most hospitable city

Discover a city renowned for its warmth and creativity, as well as its spirit of enterprise. Our amazing city-centre location means you'll find shops, restaurants, galleries and concert venues right on our doorstep.

We have the event to inspire you

There's simply nowhere better to explore the future: news, innovations, products and services. Feel the buzz! At the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre you don’t only find the widest range of events, you also find the most dynamic and innovative.

Nordic PropertyExpo

The shape of things to come in real estate.

Göteborg Book Fair

Scandinavia's largest cultural event.

Scanautomatic and ProcessTeknik

Scanautomatic and ProcessTeknik (Process Technology) are arranged in parallel and has quickly become the leading industrial fair for automation and process engineering in Scandinavia.

Accommodation that towers over the rest

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Exceptional comfort, magnificent views

Upper House - enjoy the best

Gastronomy at the highest level

Award-winning cuisine and fine wines. Service personnel and chefs under the leadership of Krister Dahl, our executive chef with four gold awards to his name. No wonder so many people choose to dine out in style at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers.

Ristoria Italian Food Stories

A thriving restaurant and meeting place where every flavour tells the story of a great adventure through the bel paese!

Heaven 23

A modern classic, crowning Gothenburg's skyline. For cocktails, seasonally inspired food and king-sized sandwiches.

West Coast

Your love affair with Sweden’s west coast starts here. West Coast is a modern bistro with a focus on locally produced and organic ingredients.

Upper House Dining

Stimulating all the senses - rewarded with a star in the Michelin Guide. Enjoy a gastronomic journey distinguished by its chic simplicity.


An oasis of calm in the Gothia Towers lobby. A café and bar where you can enjoy salads, sandwiches, freshly squeezed juices and much more.

100 years in the heart of Scandinavia

In 1918 we hosted Sweden’s first major trade fair in Gothenburg. Today, we are Sweden’s global venue and Scandinavia’s most innovative events organiser. But we’re always looking to the future. So, let’s celebrate 100 the next 100 years!


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20 April / 2018

This year The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre celebrate 100-years’ in business, in the fairs- and meetings industry. Since 1918, when we hosted Sweden’s first trade fair in Gothenburg, the world has changed and still is. But there is still nothing that beats the power of meeting face-to-face. Last weekend was a living proof! Thank you all for joining us in Gothenburg and taking par...

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Selecting art is an art

20 March / 2018

It is hard to imagine a world without art. Art is moving, thought-provoking and inspiring. The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers has seized upon that notion, which is why art has a place here. Everywhere – from down in the lobby, through the rooms and up to Upper House – art is a natural part of the operation. For the permanent pieces around the building, the Swedi...

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The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is well prepared for its next century

07 March / 2018

In 2017 the number of exhibition visitors to the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre rose on average by five percent over the previous assessment. The total number of visitors to the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group, including Gothia Towers, was 1.8 million. Revenue raised for the tourism sector by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in 2017 totalled EUR 322m, based...

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322 million

In 2017 we generated visitor revenues of EUR 322 million for the Gothenburg region.


129 million

Our own revenues for 2017 amounted to EUR 129 million.


1.8 million

Our events, hotel and restaurants attracted 1.8 million visits in 2017.


180.000 m2

…is the total area available at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers.