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The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) will be held 16–18 May at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg. The Gothenburg Convention Bureau initiated the process of arranging to…

In early March the Gothenburg Convention Bureau attended the ICCA Scandinavian Chapter’s membership meeting in Denmark to exchange experiences with Scandinavian colleagues at the various workshops and seminars that were…

More than 3,200 delegates participated when Gothenburg and the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre hosted the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) 21–23 March. The annual congress of the EAHP…

Ann-Catrine Boldyn

The Associations World Congress (AWC) was held 12–14 March in Antwerp, Belgium. The AWC is an international congress for managers involved in international and strategically important meeting organisations.Since Gothenburg, along…

Meet Björn Rydevik, meeting ambassador

Meetings · 5 December, 2017

As a meeting ambassador, Björn Rydevik has helped to attract many international medical conferences to Gothenburg. Björn is a professor at the Department of Orthopaedics at the Institute of Clinical…

For the second year in a row Gothenburg has taken the title of the most sustainable city in the world. This year Gothenburg also won the Innovation award. The news was…

A new restaurant in collaboration with Stefan Karlsson and Götaplatsgruppen, extended meeting facilities for 700 people, new expo facilities, renovated hotel rooms and a new bar. We visited the Elite…

New hotel plans for the Gothenburg region

Destination · 3 October, 2017

Over the next few years there are plans to open several new hotels in and around Gothenburg, creating over 3,000 new hotel rooms. Those hotel rooms will be needed, as…

On 17–21 September 2017, Gothenburg will host the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). This will be the 43rd conference in succession and is the largest conference in Europe in…

“I love the city, it is so nice, I will definitely return in the future and I sincerely hope Kenes will be able to host more congresses in Gothenburg in…

When the Prague Convention Bureau held its 6th International Training Seminar at the end of May, it focused on “green” meetings. The seminar, which went under the heading “Green: The…

As a partner city in the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO), Gothenburg was asked to host the IAPCO Council Meeting in 2017. This was an opportunity for the…