A congress at the intersection of urban life and nature
Conference industry experts in Oulu have solid experience in arranging international conferences as well as major national events. Oulu has pleasant and functional conference venues for small happenings and sizable conferences. A compact city centre, short distances, fluid traffic and versatile accommodation options make Oulu a splendid conference city. Oulu provides a unique setting for a conference where the beat of the city, the closeness of nature and northern hospitality all go hand in hand. In Oulu, your guests will enjoy a pleasant package of big-city services and small-town warmth.
A conference in Oulu is so much more besides work: it is an exotic experience. In the wintertime, your international guests will be amazed by the frozen sea available for walks right next to the city centre. In the summer the midnight sun shines through the night.
Oulu is original
Oulu is known as a bicycle city, famous for its extensive and well-maintained network of bicycle routes as well as the resilience of the local winter bikers. Also, Oulu is the European Capital of Culture in 2026 – no wonder with events oozing originality and soul. Just look at the Air Guitar World Championships, arranged in Oulu since 1996. Oulu also offers quality theatre, circus, art, sports and music events in big arenas as well as small clubs.
Bring your conference guests to Oulu and offer them some truly original experiences!
Tips for arranging a congress in Oulu
Whether you are an experienced congress organiser or a first-timer, don’t hesitate to ask for OCB’s help. To get started, check out these valuable tips for arranging a meeting or congress.Sort tips