WELCOME TO SWEDISH WORKSHOP 2018 IN UMEÅ, SWEDEN

Visit Sweden in collaboration with Västerbotten in Lapland and Umeå would like to invite you to attend Swedish Workshop in Umeå, Västerbotten in Lapland 13 – 14 May 2018

With an increasing number of new exciting destinations and experiences and a growing worldwide interest in all things Swedish, nature and food – Now is the time to visit Sweden!

Swedish Workshop will offer you great possibilities for efficient and productive business meetings. This is an excellent opportunity to meet representatives from the Swedish tourism industry and to get an update on the wide range of products Sweden can offer.

At Swedish Workshop you will:

  • Meet existing and new suppliers and gain information to fulfill your current and future needs.
  • Discover what is recently new in the marketplace and also what is planned to come in the next 12 months.
  • Develop and strengthen business relationships.

You will meet top supplier companies from all over Sweden – including hotels, Swedish destinations, activity companies and DMCs.

On Sunday evening we want to welcome you to Umeå, Västerbotten in Lapland and Swedish Workshop with an informal networking get-together. A chance to mingle, meet and greet with the Swedish participants in a relaxed atmosphere, and get ready for Mondays meetings. On Monday the workshop will start at 09.00 at Nolia expo and congress center. Pre-booked meetings with suppliers will take place throughout the day with a break for lunch.

In the afternoon we will offer you a chance to unwind and get a chance to talk more in a relaxed atmosphere at what we in Sweden call “Afterwork” before it is time for the Grand Final and conclusion of our days together.

We look forward to your participation. We are convinced that this event will be the start of new and productive business relationships. Please proceed with your registration.

Participant Fee

The participant fee for the Swedish Workshop is 150 EUR, which includes; accommodation and meals, 13-15 May (2 nights), the workshop with speed meetings and the social program as well as transfer Stockholm – Umeå.

We are excited to welcome you to Swedish Workshop and our hope is that this event will be the start of some new and productive business relationships. Please proceed with your registration.

NEW DEADINE for registration to Swedish Workshop - 12 April

Important Dates

NEW DEADLINE – 12 April
Deadline for registration for Swedish Workshop 2018

NEW DEADLINE – 12 April
All participants manuals must be updated with company details

NEW DEADLINE – 20 April
Deadline to request your meetings for Swedish Workshop

30 April
The meeting schedule for Swedish Workshop will be available

Official Program

Below you will find the official program for Swedish Workshop 2018 in Umeå. The workshop will be held at the exhibition and congress center Nolia

Sunday, 13 May

17.00-18.00Guided tours at the internationally acclaimed Bildmuseet
18.00-19.00Opening of Swedish Workshop at the Umeå School of architecture
19.30-22.00Gettogether in the old town hall turned entertainment venue - Rex. This evening will be filled with all things Swedish and Västerbotten in particular. It will also offer an opportunity to mingle and meet with the Swedish suppliers in a relaxed atmosphere

Monday, 14 May

09.00-17.00Workshop including lunch and coffee breaks at Nolia
16.00-18.30Afterwork mingle at Guitars, drinks, snacks and a chance to visit this unique museum, either on your own or for a guided tour.
19.30-23.00Grand Final at Umeå Folkets Hus

Umeå with yourself
We will provide you with a city map and our recommendations for what to see and do in order for you to be able to explore the city on your own. Get to know Umeå, www.visitumea.se

Pre and Post tours
As a participating buyer you will have the opportunity to visit some of the most interesting sights and destinations in Sweden. The number of participants is limited per tour, so be sure to select your interest in the registration process.

Program Pre Tours

Please note that the availability for some tours may be limited and your participation must be confirmed by Visit Sweden.

3 Nights 150 EUR

10-13 May Västerbotten in Lapland – Get lost in Gold of Lapland
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10-13 May Västerbottenin Lapland – Soft adventure winter to summer in three days
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10-13 May Östergötland – Family fun close to Stockholm
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10-13 May Swedish Lapland – Come and share our Arctic Lifestyle INLAND
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2 Nights 100 EUR

11-13 May Höga Kusten – Hike it, taste it, feel it!
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11-13 May Stockholm and Stockholm Archipelago – Gustavsberg och Saltsjöbaden
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11-13 May Stockholm and Stockholm Archipelago – Landsort
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11-13 May Stockholm and Stockholm Archipelago – Sandhamn & Utö
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11-13 May Stockholm and Stockholm Archipelago – Coastal Countryside
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11-13 May Stockholm and Stockholm Archipelago – Vaxholm
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11-13 May Roslagen North
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1 Night 50 EUR

12-13 May Höga Kusten – Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site
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12-13 May Västmanland – A taste of Sweden
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Day tours FREE

13 May Umeå – Soft adventure in the countryside
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13 May Umeå – City of Culture
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Program Post Tours

Please note that the availability for some tours may be limited and your participation must be confirmed by Visit Sweden.

2 Nights 100 EUR

15-17 May Höga Kusten – Hike it, taste it, feel it!
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15-17 May Småland – Outdoor
Please note: for this tour book your departure from Copenhagen airport
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15-17 May Umeå – River Country
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15-17 May Umeå – The Baltic Route
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15-17 May Västerbotten – Gold of Lapland: Sami, saints and Sapmi
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15-17 May Västerbotten – Soft adventure in Västerbotten in Lapland
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15-17 May Blekinge and Karlskrona – Visit Swedens southernmost Archipelago
Please note: for this tour book your departure from Copenhagen airport
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1 Night 50 EUR

15-16 May Västerbotten – Wilderness road South Lapland
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15-16 May Höga Kusten – Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site
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16-17 May Höga Kusten – Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site
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17-18 May Höga Kusten – Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site
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Day tours FREE

15 May Umeå – Culture Capital
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15 May Umeå – Soft adventure in the country side
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Special tours 50 EUR

On request Höga Kusten Add On, 1 Day
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Transportation

For transportation to Sweden please read the specific information from your local VisitSweden representative.

Contact information for your local VisitSweden representative: 

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Visit Sweden:

swedishworkshop@visitsweden.com
+46 8 789 10 00
Visit Sweden
Box 3030, S-103 61 Stockholm
Visiting adress: Sveavägen 21, Stockholm

See You in Umeå, Västerbotten in Lapland!

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