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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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The SECC raises the bar - architectural competition for fourth tower

07 November / 2018

The fourth tower at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is moving closer to reality.  A conceptual design competition is being launched today to find the firm of architects that will help visualise Gothenburg’s new meetings hub. In June, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group received the go-ahead for their expansion plans, and they are now taking the next step. The pr...

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Music for a better world

14 September / 2018

Music can make the world a better place. That became utterly clear in Gothenburg during five days in June, when 1,800 children and young people came together to play and sing together at the international music camp, Side by Side by El Sistema. The day had arrived at last. All year long, they had been waiting to go to Gothenburg for the major music camp Side by Side by El Sistema. Violinist...

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Inside the new issue - Moments

13 September / 2018

In the new issue of Moments, Alcazar talks about their farewell show and that the audience shall expect one hundered percent joy, music, dance and glitter. We have met paper artist Jule Waibel who tells us about the "Unfolded Universe" and how she garnered international acclaim for her paper dresses.  Autumn is the high season for shellfish in Sweden andwe have met the chef who gave a glimp...

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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.