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Welcome to Gothenburg

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden, situated by Kattegat, on the west coast of Sweden.

Gothenburg is filled with flourishing gardens, historic sites and buildings, beautiful churches and magnificent museums where you can see works by world famous artists. And the amazing archipelago is almost a must if you visit Gothenburg. There is so much to discover and the delegates and companions will not have a dull moment during their stay. You have the Liseberg amusement park - actually the largest in Scandinavia, beautiful archepilago and historic fortresses to visit by land or boat. If you want to stay in the city centre you can take the sightseeing boat called Paddan and shopping is just around the corner.

 

Gothenburg hosts both the Partille Cup, the worlds largest youth handball tournament, and the Gothia Cup, the world's largest youth football tournament, alongside some of the largest annual events in Scandinavia. Gothenburg was the host of the IHF Men's World Championship in 2011, the UEFA Women's EURO in 2013, the Volvo Ocean Race in 2015, the EHF Women's Euro in 2016 and the FEI European Championship last year. And now the city is getting redy for the Men´s EHF Euro in 2020 and the IHF Women's World Championship in 2023. But not only sports events has been held in Gothenburg. Corporate meetings with 1000 up to 10.000 delegates are held here every year and European Union top meetings is often held in Gothenburg. 

Gothenburg has a humid continental climate. The summers are warm and pleasant with average high temperatures of 19 to 20 °C (66 to 68 °F) and lows of 10 to 12 °C (50 to 54 °F), but temperatures of 25–30 °C (77–86 °F) occur on many days during the summer. During the summer, daylight extends for up to 18 hours.

Gothenburg has several parks and nature reserves ranging in size from tens of square metres to hundreds of hectares. It also has many green areas that are not designated as parks or reserves.

In Gothenburg, there is walking distance between meeting venues, hotels, restaurants, shops and entertainment. Here you find world famous brands, leading industries and universities. With over 90 km (56 mi) of double track, the Gothenburg tram network covers most of the city and is the largest tram/light railnetwork in Scandinavia. Gothenburg also has a bus network. Boat and ferry services connect the Gothenburg archipelago to the mainland. 

You will find more information about Gothenburg at the official website: https://www.goteborg.com/en/

Gothenburg

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers
- a place where everything is under one roof.

The Congress participants will be accommodated at Gothia Towers and the Congress as well as the different meetings on the fringes of the Congress will be held at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre.

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is the host of all congresses, exhibitions, and larger meetings. Gothia Towers operates the hotel, including restaurants, spa, and shops etc. Together they create a dynamic meeting place from the first arrival to departure – a full service provider.

The Swedish Exhibition Centre and Gothia Towers is Europe’s largest, fully integrated hotel, exhibition and congress facility, and one of Europe’s five biggest hotels.

  • 2 million visitors a year
  • 5 restaurants and bars, everything from grab’n’go to fine dining, and several function rooms
  • 1,200 hotel rooms, including 21 suites
  • 60 meeting rooms from 2 to 9,000 guests,  Congress hall for 1,500 people
  • Hundreds of congresses and meetings every year
  • Festivities and banquets for up to 7,000 guests,  30 exhibitions and 8,000 exhibitors every year
  • 41,000 square meters of exhibition and congress space

Gothia Towers Hotel
Mässans gata 24
412 51 Gothenburg
Sweden

Phone: +46 31 750 88 00
Website: https://en.gothiatowers.com
E-mail: info@gothiatowers.com

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre

Website: https://en.svenskamassan.se/

Uppdaterad: 2019-03-19 13:33
Skribent: Swedish Handball Federation