Europe

Aalborg, DENMARK 

www.aalborg.dk

www.aalborgevents.dk

WHY AALBORG?

Aalborg has a lot of experience in organizing major events within sport, culture and commerce – and in connection with congresses of various kinds. Over the years, we have developed an exceedingly strong network between the City of Aalborg, regional authorities, private companies, and cultural institutions, Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre and Aalborg Tourist and Congress Bureau.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Gigantium includes ice skating rink, main sports hall, two training sports halls and a swimming arena. The City Centre is home to the Nordjyske Arena (Sports Stadium), Aalborg Athletics Stadium, Haraldslund Swimming Hall, Nordkraft, Nørresundby Sports Centre, Seaport Bowling Centre, and Løvvang Bowling Centre. The city also has Aalborg Equestrian Club and several smaller football facilities around the city. 

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

European Tour – Made in Denmark (2016), European Tour – Made in Denmark (2015), European Tour – Made in Denmark (2014), EHF Men’s European Handball Championship (2014), ERSO European Rope Skipping Championship (2013), Under21 European Championship (2011), EHF Women’s European Handball Championship (2010), European Golf Championship (2010), WTBA European Bowling Championships – Men (2009), FITA World Archery Indoor Championships (2005), WTBA World Bowling Championships – Women (2005).

 

Aarhus, DENMARK

www.aarhusevents.dk

WHY AARHUS?

Being in the top leagues of a larger number of sports, Aarhus boasts a wealth of opportunities in the form of a large number of different sports and leisure facilities. It makes Aarhus one of Denmark's most preferred venues when it comes to hosting both national and international sports events.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Ceres Park & Arena: Comprising stadium, indoor athletics training hall and 4 sport arenas. Special attention: Ceres Park Stadium, capacity: 20.000. Ceres Arena, capacity: 5.000.

Danish National Equestrian Centre, capacity: 3.000.

The Bay of Aarhus and Aarhus Marina

Aarhus Swim Stadium: 50-meter pool

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

European Table Tennis Championships 2004 ,IOF World Orienteering Championships , FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2006, ISAF Volvo Youth Sailing World Championship 2008, UEFA Under-21 Championship 2011, IRONMAN 70.3(triathlon) 49`er Europeans 2013,  UEG European Team Gym Championship 2012, WDSF European Standard 2013, CEV Mens European Volleyball Championship 2013, Mens European Handball Championship 2014, WDSF European latin 2014,Nacra 17 Worlds 2015, Laser Europeans, 470 Europeans , World Championship Standard Dance 2016, FEI European Pony Championship, and many more.

 

Copenhagen, DENMARK

Visitcopenhagen.com

WHY COPENHAGEN?

Guaranteed a host city with the proven ability to organise successful events in creative, green and beautiful surroundings. Copenhagen is one of the most popular event and congress cities in the world due to its easy accessibility, general level of efficiency and low crime rate. Copenhagen - Likeable, Liveable, Loveable 

SPORTS FACILITIES

City Centre boasts the national stadium and many supplementary sports facilities. The brand new Copenhagen Royal Arena opened its doors in 2017. Velodrome and state-of-the-art BMX track, world-class golf, sailing, kite surfing, cable wake boarding and waterskiing facilities. Downtown harbour for swimming and cliff diving. City beach for triathlon and open water events.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

FITA World Cup Final Archery, UCI World Cup BMX Supercross, UEFA Congress, 121st IOC Session & Olympic Congress , WTF World Taekwondo Championships , UCI World Track Cycling Championships. IRONMAN Copenhagen, CEV Beach Volleyball Continental Cup, UCI World BMX Championships, UCI World Road Cycling Championships, ICF Canoe Marathon World Cup, CEV Men's European Volleyball Championship, EHF Men's European Handball Championship, IAAF Half Marathon World Championships, BWF Badminton World Championships, World Archery Championships. ORCI World Championships.

 

Esbjerg, DENMARK

www.esbjergkommune.dk

WHY ESBJERG?

Esbjerg offers very good facilities for Sport Events and is close to the metropolis like Copenhagen and London.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Sport & Event Park Esbjerg includes Esbjerg Stadium, the Ice Hockey Arena with two rinks, the Swim Stadium, the Badminton Centre and the Athletic Stadium. Esbjerg Golf Courses is close by.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

European Curling Championships 2015, Tall Ship Race (2014) WCF World Womens Curling Championship (2011), European Youth Olympic Festival (EOC), European Golf Championship – Senior 2008, European Golf Championship – Junior (2006).

 

Frederikshavn, DENMARK 

www.sporteventdenmark.com

WHY FREDERIKSHAVN?

In our city an event feels like THE event - not just a number of several events and thus gets a lot of attention.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Arena Nord: Multi arena capacity: 4.000

Ice Center North

Yachting Harbour

Golf Courses

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

Forza Denmark int. Badminton (2011-2013), IFF World Floorball Championship – women (2007), ISAF World Match Racing Tour (2008), ITTF Pro Tour Table Tennis (2009), ISAF Dragon Gold Cup (2009), Nordic Fight Night (2012 – 2014), World Championship Handball 2015.

 

Helsinki, Finland

 

www.visithelsinki.fi

www.hel.fi/sport

WHY HELSINKI?

Helsinki is one of the greenest metropolises in the world. We are extremely easy to reach - by air, rail or sea. Our compact city offers many event arenas within easy reach by public transport and short distances. Friendly, Northern, Functional, Modern and Human scale. Helsinki is all these, and much, much more!

SPORTS FACILITIES

Olympic Stadium: arena for athletics, football, concerts etc. (capacity 40,000); Hartwall Arena: for ice hockey, figure skating, horse shows, concerts etc. (capacity 14,000). Smaller indoor sports facilities and facilities for running events, water sports and sailing events, golf tournaments, conferences etc. 

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017, ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2017, FEI Helsinki International Horse Show 2016, IIHF World Junior Championships 2016, EuroGames 2016, World Gymnaestrada 2015, IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships 2012/2013, Tall Ships Races 2013, European Athletics Championships 2012, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.

 

Herning, DENMARK 

www.herning.dk

WHY HERNING?

The city of Herning is easy to access by car, train, and plane and the accommodation for your event will be at good and comfortable hotels. The flexible facilities within the venues are excellent for creating functional and professional events. The distance between hotels and venues is very short so you will maximise your time spent in Herning.

SPORTS FACILITIES

The 12,000-capacity Jyske Bank Boxen multi-arena; The MCH-arena football stadium (10,000); Kvik Hockey Arena with two ice rinks; Sportscenter Herning: squash, shooting, badminton, handball, gymnastics, wrestling, boxing.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

IHF Women’s World Championships 2015, Challenge Denmark Triatlon 2015 & 2016, Mens EHF European Handball 2014, LEN European Short Course Swimming 2013, FEI Jumping & Dressage 2013, CEV Velux Volleyball European Championships – Men 2013, Giro d’Italia start 5th.-7th. may 2012, ETTU European Table Tennis Championships October 2012, UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2011, EHF Women’s European Handball Championship 2010.

 

Lahti, FINLAND

www.lahtievent.fi 

WHY LAHTI?

Premium facilities provided by Lahti are difficult to match anywhere in the world. Modern facilities serve the needs of athletes, spectators, companies and the media. There is no need to build new arenas. Lahti is a compact and easy-to-reach city. Decades of experience in organising sports events can be seen everywhere in the city. 

SPORTS FACILITIES

Lahti Sports Centre; capacity 80,000 all year around multifunction sports and mass event venue for nordic skiing, ice sports, martial arts, football, track and field and side training

Lahti Fair Centre; capacity 10,000 modern 4 hall's complex of 20 000 m² for trade fairs and indoor sports such as dance sport, basketball, floorball

Olympic Training Centre Vierumäki; capacity 5,000 - multisport facilities, conference and exhibition facilities, accommodation

Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Centre; capacity 1000 - multisport facilities, conference facilities, accommodation

Coming 2018 - KymiRing Motor Sports Centre; high standard FIA/FIM classified race track with auxiliary services.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (total 7 times in Lahti), FIS Nordic World Cup yearly, 2017 FIS Scandinavian Cup, 2017 FIM Enduro World Championship, 2016 Golf, European Challenge Tour, Vierumäki, 2016 FIA Historic Rally European Championships 2015 World Minigolf World Championships, 2013 TTR - World Snowboard Tour Five star Big Air, 2013 IFAGG -Sun Lahti, a gymnastics event - including Group World Championships, 2012 TTR 5 Star BIG AIR Stars of the Stadium, 2012 ESC European Championships 10 m Air Weapon, 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, 2009 WMA World Masters Athletics Championships, 2009 UEFA Women's European Championships.

 

Lausanne, Canton de Vaud, SWITZERLAND 

www.olympiccapital.ch

WHY LAUSANNE, CANTON DE VAUD?

Lausanne is a perfect place for your sports events, including your meetings and conferences. In the home of international sport all of your special needs are understood, and during the event everything is done to make sure you feel like you are at home! Learn more at www.olympiccapital.ch.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Olympic Stadium (football games and athletic events), Malley Ice Rink (multifunctional), Beaulieu Congress Center and the Rolex Learning Center. In Prevision: Football stadium, Athletic stadium, Indoor Olympic swimming pool and a Multi-purpose indoor hall.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

2014 World Archery World Cup 2013 3x3 basket World Tour Master, 2012 World Orienteering Championships, 2011 14th World Gymnaestrada, 2011 Triathlon World Championship (sprint distance) 2010 Triathlon World Cup, 2009 Billard World Championship - 3 cushions, 2008 European Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2006 Triathlon World Championships, 2004 Triathlon European Championships, 2003 European Latin Dance Championships, 2003 World Cross Country Championships, 2002 European Skating Championships, 2001 World Curling Championships, 2000 European Basketball Cup Final (Saporta), 2000 Stage of the Tour de France Cycling Race.

 

Odense/Funen, DENMARK 

www.odense.dk

www.sporteventfyn.com

WHY ODENSE/FUNEN?

Fyn has a long tradition for professional hosting of international sports events, starting back in 2001 with hosting FIG World Championships in Trampoline. Many big events have followed since and our qualified staff of 6 persons are ready to help you plan your next event.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Sparekassen Fyn Arena = 4.500 spectators

Odense Sports Centre = 2.500 spectators

Football Stadium = 16.000 spectators

Athletic Stadium = 8.000 spectators

Ice Hockey Stadium = 4.500 spectators

Cykling Track = 2.000 spectators

Swimming Stadium = 1.000.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

Hans Christian Andersen Marathon (2000-), FEI World Cup Dressage (2007-2016), BWF Super Series Premier Badminton (2007-2017), FIG/European Trampoline Championships (2008) ISAF RSX-Windsurfing World Championships (2010), 7’s Rugby Grand Prix (2008/10/12), European Championships Deaf Football (2011), European Championships Volleyball (2013), ISAF Nations Cup Matchrace (2013), European Championship Junior Bowling (2014), World Championships Wheelchair Rugby (2014), NBA 3X, Streetbasket (2015 -2017), World Championships Matchrace, women (2015), World Championships Trampoline, Tumbling and DMT (2015), Hyundai Archery World Cup Final (2016).

 

Randers, Mid-Jutland, DENMARK 

www.detsker.dk

WHY RANDERS, MID-JUTLAND?

Great engagement from volunteers and the many sport clubs in the city, professional event management, good infrastructure and unique nature.

SPORTS FACILITIES

AutoC Park (football stadium for super league and international matches), Arena Randers (indoor for handball, volleyball, basket league), Honda Park Randers (international moto cross) and Open Water events in the river.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

2013 European Championship Beach Handball 

2010 IDSF Youth European Combi Dance

2007-2009 World Championship Motocross MX3, European Championship Motocross MX2

 

OuluFINLAND

www.ouka.fi/oulu/english/

WHY OULU?

Oulu is the capital of Northern Scandinavia. It is a combination of northern hospitality, nature and modern technology. Exotic arctic setting offers endless possibilities for different kind of events. Great sports facilities and infrastructure guarantee a successful event combined with unique northern atmosphere.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Raatti Stadium, capacity 4392 people, newly renowated multi-purpose stadium at downtown Oulu.

Oulu Hall, the biggest venue available in Northern Finland, multifunctional venue for thousands of participants.

Energia Arena, accommodates up to 6,600 guests, multifunctional events centre

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

2016 European Disc Golf Championships

2016 Finnish Athletic Championships

2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification 2017

2015 UEFA Euro League

2014 UEFA Euro League

2013 European Women’s Ice Hockey Championships

 

Tampere, FINLAND

www.tampere.fi

www.eventoffice.fi

WHY TAMPERE?

Experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic, Tampere is a reliable host city for any event. Thousands of local club actives create an indomitable volunteer workforce. Thanks to easy-going locals and a compact city center where everything is within walking distance, Tampere is an easy place to visit and move around in.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (TESC): for indoor ball games, combat sports, athletics, gymnastics (capacity in biggest hall 8,000)

Tampere Stadium:  for athletics, football (capacity 17,000)

Tampere Ice Stadium: for ice hockey, skating, combat sports, indoor ball games (capacity 7,800)

Tampere Arena:  for indoor ball games (capacity 4,000)

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

Women’s Floorball World Championships 2015, U19 Volleyball European Championships for Women 2014, European Athletics U23 Championships 2013, World Ringette Championships 2010, UEFA Women’s EURO 2009, European Youth Olympic Festival 2009, Wrestling European Championships 2008, Ice Hockey U18 World Championships 2007, Karate World Championships 2006, Aesthetic Group Gymnastics World Championships 2006.

 

Trekant, The Triangle Region, Denmark

Trekantomraadet.dk

WHY THE TRIANGLE REGION?

The Triangle Region has a firm strategic focus and a strong organisation behind the sport event endeavours. In the Triangle Region we have the political will and the competences to create and implement strong and innovative events.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Sydbank Arena is the region’s biggest indoor arena with a capacity of 5.100 spectators. 

Vejle Stadium is the region’s biggest outdoor facility with a capacity of 10.418 spectators. 

The region has a vast variety of outdoor possibilities both on the coast og in hilly forrest areas.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

IHF World Championship Handball women 2015, IHF U20 men World Championship 2016, ISAF World Championship Melges 24 2015, ISAF World Championship Womens Match Race 2015, European Champiosnhip Para table tennis 2015.

 

Turku, FINLAND

www.turku.fi/en

www.visitturku.fi/en

WHY TURKU?

Turku has strong experience in hosting all kinds of events. We offer help and advice in all stages of event planning. The city is a combination of history, culture and urban life, with many of the venues within walking distance from each other. As a bonus we promise clean air, fresh water and a can-do attitude!

SPORTS FACILITIES

All sports and games, especially ice hockey, ice skating, athletics, swimming, football, volleyball, sailing. No tracks for motor sports.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

Four gigantic Tall Ships Races in 1996, 2003, 2009, 2011 and upcoming event in 2017, UEFA Women's Euro 2009, Ice hockey World Championships 2003, Orienteering World Cup 2013 round 2, AIDA Freediving World Championships 2016, CHALLENGE TURKU, and international Paavo Nurmi Games yearly + many international and national sports events.