Europe

Aalborg, DENMARK 

www.sporteventdenmark.com

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’ve developed an exceedingly strong network between the City of Aalborg, regional authorities, private companies, 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 Energi Nord 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 (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.sporteventdenmark.com

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 (2005 ),IOF World Orienteering Championships (2006), FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (2006), ISAF Volvo Youth Sailing World Championship (2008), UEFA European Under-21 Championship (2011), IRONMAN 70.3 (triathlon) (2011 -), 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 and many more.

 

Copenhagen, DENMARK

www.sporteventdenmark.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 Arena will open in 2016. 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 and World Archery Championships.

 

Esbjerg, DENMARK

www.sporteventdenmark.com

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 and 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 and 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.sportfinland.fi/eng

WHY HELSINKI?

Helsinki is one of the greenest metropolises in the world: over one third of the city consists of parks and other green areas, and it is surrounded on three sides by the sea. There are also 42 nature reserves in the city. We are extremely easy to reach – by air, rail or sea. Helsinki is the ideal setting for competitions, sport seminars and events of every description. Plenty of centrally located sport arenas, full-service hotels and other services, plus word-class communications technology, are just part of what makes Helsinki a dedicated sporting events city. Our four vibrant and distinct seasons create a variety of rich city experiences: enjoy beaches and boating through endless summer days, or skate and ski your way through the winter months. Friendly. Northern. Functional. Human scale. Easy to reach. 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, figureskating, horse shows, concerts etc. (capacity: 14,000) Facilities for running events, sailing events, golf tournaments etc.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

World Gymnaestrada 2015 Helsinki, European Boxing heavyweight Championship 2015, International match in Basketball 2015, FEI Helsinki International Horse Show 2015, International youth football Competition - Helsinki Cup 2015, IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships 2012/2013, ISU  World  Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2013, Tall Ships Races 2013 and European Athletics Championships 2012, 

 

Herning, DENMARK 

www.sporteventdenmark.com

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 nice 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, 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 and EHF Women’s European Handball Championship 2010.

 

Lahti, FINLAND

www.lahti.fi

WHY LAHTI?

Lahti is committed to green events because it is surrounded by lakes and amazing nature. Every event is quaranteed maximum visibility to all visitors due to the size and nature of Lahti. Facilities within walking distance, city support, active sports clubs and their volunteers are here for you. Organizing event in Lahti is easy and care free, thanks to the experience Lahti has as a Host City.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Lahti Sports and Event Center; max capacity 70,000 - ice hall, biathlon, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, football, track and field stadium, gym.

Lahti Fair Center; capacity 70,000 - multisport facilities, indoor sports, Trade Fair facilities

Finnish Sports Institute, capacity 5,000 - multisport facilities, conference and exhibition facilities

Pajulahti Sport Institute, capacity 600 - multisport facilities, conference facilities.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

FIS World Championships in Nordic Skiing six times, FIS World Cup in Nordic Skiing yearly, WMA World Masters Athletics Championships 2009, UEFA Women's European Championships 2009, FIA World Rally Championship 2011, TTR 5 Star BIG AIR Stars of the Stadium 2012, ESC European Championships 10 m Air Weapon 2012, TTR - World Snowboard Tour Five star Big Air 2013, UCI - Baltic Chain Tour 2013, IFAGG -Sun Lahti, a gymnastics event - including Group World Championships 2013, World Minigolf Junior Championships 2014, ITU – Lahti S3 Winter Triathlon 2015 and IPO – Weltmeisterschaft Wusv 2015.

 

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.sporteventdenmark.com

WHY ODENSE/FUNEN?

Funen has a long tradition for hosting international sport events on a professional level, starting back in 2001 with hosting FIG World Championships in Trampoline. Many big events have followed since and our qualified staff of 7 persons are ready to help you plan and run 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 Badminton (2007-2017), FIG/European Trampoline Championships (2008), ISAF RSX-Windsurfing World Championships (2010), European Championship Young Riders Dressage (2011). 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), World Championships Matchrace, women (2015) and World Championships Trampoline, Tumbling and DMT (2015)

 

Randers, Mid-Jutland, DENMARK 

www.sporteventdenmark.com

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 and European Championship Motocross MX2 .

 

Tampere, FINLAND

www.sportfinland.fi/eng

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, gymnastics (capacity in biggest hall 10,800)

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

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

Tampere Arena:  for indoor ball games (capacity 4000).

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 and Aesthetic Group Gymnastics World Championships 2006.

 

Turku, FINLAND

www.sportfinland.fi/eng

WHY TURKU?

Turku has been hosting and organising all kind of events, especially for the year of the European Capital of Culture 2011. We have reliable and experienced event personnel in the city organisation. Turku offers also the same unique benefits as whole of Finland offers: safe and peaceful circumstances, trustable concept of time, highly educated personnel and as a bonus – lot of free space and clean air! Turku is celebrating the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017 among other cities with many kind of big events.

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 Tall Ships Races in 2017), UEFA Women's Euro 2009, Ice hockey World Championships 2003, Orienteering World Cup 2013 round 2, and many other international and national sports