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“Good leaders know they have a responsibility”

08 January / 2018

Simon Sinek is a leadership expert, motivational speaker, and author of the books Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last. He may be most famous for his TED talk, How great leaders inspire action, which is among the mostwatched talks ever on ted.com. What makes for good leadership? “Good leaders understand that they have a responsibility for the people inside their organisations. Leadership...

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The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre strengthens its position as an international venue

27 April / 2017

Today the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre presents the third phase of its expansion plans up until 2030. The planned expansion includes larger entrances, flexible meeting and event facilities and increased hotel capacity. In this third phase, focus will be placed on building a larger main entrance with a terrace and a hotel and office complex beside Korsvägen, a central hub in the eve...

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Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre speeds up plans to expand facilities

02 March / 2017

Due to a growing need for capacity and strong international demand, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is bringing forward plans to further expand its facilities with new, flexible meeting areas. An additional storey will be built on top of the existing hall area to create an extra 14,000 square metres of space. The new storey will include an auditorium. “We have enormous need for inc...

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A record year for the swedish exhibition & congress centre

22 February / 2016

In 2015, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group, of which Gothia Towers is a part, increased its total number of visits by 26% to almost 1.8 million visits, marking a new record. In addition, the Group had peak sales of 130 million EUR. The Group’s net sales was 28% higher than in 2014. The equity/assets ratio and cash flow also rose, while operating profit was 17 million EUR....

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Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers achieve ISO 20121 certification

16 December / 2015

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers are the first large Scandinavian venue with congress, hotel and meeting facilities to be certified to ISO 20121:2012, Event Sustainability Management Systems. ISO 20121 was first used at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. It is an internationally highly regarded standard for ensuring a consistently high level of event sustainability...

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Policy statement: All-in-one concept generates growth - plans and visions for the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre 2016-2030

02 December / 2015

During the 2000s, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre has really increased its momentum. We have invested successfully within the trade fairs and meetings, hotel, restaurant and culture and entertainment segments. We are now aiming to build on that and invest even more. New welcoming entrances that allow for greater interaction with our surroundings is one objective. Another is to str...

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Plans and visions for the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre 2016-2030

02 December / 2015

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre sees good scope for growth over the coming years and plans to increases its capacity to create new experiences for Gothenburg residents and out-of-town visitors. The investment plan totals at least 320 million euros up to 2025 and comprises two new towers along with improved entrances. The venture is then planned to continue through until 2030. A requ...

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Gothia Towers the largest hotel in Europe to be certified according to BREEAM, the world’s most widely used environmental certification

22 October / 2015

Gothia Towers is the largest hotel in Europe to be certified according to BREEAM’s level Very Good. “The BREEAM certification is part of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre’s vision to become Europe’s most attractive venue by offering the best overall experience. By choosing us we guarantee our visitors and customers that their stay, event, congress or conference meet their own sustain...

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