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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.

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. 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!


You’ll find all the latest news from the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers in our news section.

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Gothenburg welcomes Associations World Congress & Expo 2019

28 November / 2018

Gothenburg is looking forward to receiving the delegates of the Associations World Congress & Expo in April 2019. The extensive programme was launched at IBTM World in Barcelona on Wednesday 28th November. In recent years, Gothenburg has taken up the fight with the European capitals on the title of most attractive meeting place. On 7 – 9 April 2019, Sweden’s second city welcomes the Ass...

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“Challenges make you stronger”

15 November / 2018

His titles have included UN Deputy Secretary-General, Sweden’s foreign minister and ambassador to the US. He also has extensive experience with conflict mediation all over the world, including the conflict between Iran and Iraq and the Darfur conflict in Sudan. If anyone has the key to a successful negotiation, it is Jan Eliasson. What have you learned from your years as a mediator and a n...

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Electric cars roll in to the fair

14 November / 2018

Did you know that the electric car was introduced as early as the 1890s? Interest was limited at the time, but today it is more popular than ever. Last year, the number of rechargeable cars increased by an impressive 62 percent. “People used to be very suspicious of electric cars, but that has been replaced with a great deal of curiosity,” says Gunnar Dackevall, exhibition manager for eCarE...

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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.