Congresses rake in 72 million Euro for Finland

A study by  Finland Convention Bureau show huge revenues generated from international congresses organised in Finland. During 2010 ga total of  61,371 participants spent time in Finland. On average, a congress visitor stayed  for 4.9 days, and spent EUR 207 per day (let us hope it was not all on alcohol).

In all, the tourism resulting from international congresses reached EUR 72 million. The sum consists of the combined consumption of congress organisers and participants. Congresses are a sweet deal for Finland.

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