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!

More about our 100 years

Our mission: to promote business

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group is run by an independent foundation, without the involvement of external owners or investors. Any surplus is reinvested to promote further growth and self-reliance.

Sustainability works on several levels

Sustainability permeates everything we do. We take environmental, social and financial responsibility and use resources in a way that puts less strain on the environment and our well-being.

More about sustainability

Develop your entire career

There’s constant life and activity within our walls. Join us and build Europe’s most attractive meeting place, attracting visitors from all over the world. With plenty of opportunities all in one place.

More about careers

Welcome to our meeting place!

Every year, around 1.8 million people from all over the world choose to visit the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers to meet, eat, stay overnight and develop business, products and ideas. We offer everything from hotels, shops, theatres, spas and restaurants to exhibition halls and various meeting facilities. All under one roof. Our vision is to become Europe’s most attractive meeting place by offering the best overall experience.

When you visit us you also visit Gothenburg. Our location is in the heart of the city, with all it has to offer close at hand. Through close collaboration with the city’s other institutions such as academia, the business community, cultural organisations and our colleagues on the local events scene, we create an amazingly comprehensive experience.

Whether you visit us on business for a trade fair, meeting or congress, or on pleasure to take in a spectacular show, dine out or spend time with your nearest and dearest, we hope that you always enjoy a memorable experience. One that will bring you back time and again.

I wish you a warm welcome!

Carin Kindbom
President & CEO The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre

Vision, mission and business concept

Our vision
Our vision is to become Europe’s most attractive meeting place by offering the best overall experience.

Our mission
To promote business.

Our business concept
With competence, partnership and financial strength, to own and develop businesses that together create added value through successful meetings.

Our overall objective
Profitable growth that provides the conditions for progress towards our vision and the fulfilment of our mission.

Our business model
Our business model is based on a comprehensive offering that enables visitors to engage and enjoy many different experiences under the same roof.

Independent & long-term

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers are owned by a financially independent foundation.

Learn more about our organisation

High-level sustainability

We play our part responsibly and contribute to sustainable development.

More about our sustainability work
Effect

2.7 billion

In 2016 we generated visitor revenues of SEK 2.7 billion for the Gothenburg region.

Selling

1.2 billion

Our own revenues for 2016 amounted to SEK 1.2 billion.

Visits

1.8 million

Our events, hotel and restaurants attracted 1.8 million visits in 2016.

Capacity

180.000 m2

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