Matka 2024 Workshop Day is the largest travel trade event in the Northern Europe. You meet potential business partners in pre-scheduled 15 minutes meetings. In Meet Finland Finnish service providers meet international tour operators and in Global Workshop international suppliers meet buyers from Finland and Northern Europe, as well as from all over the world. All participants are subject to pre-registration and validation.
If you arrive from outside the Schengen area, please note that it can take up to 8 weeks to get a visa. We recommend to register early enough, and reserve 8 weeks for visa process to avoid cancellations because of not getting a visa on time.
In Matka 2024 Workshop Day you have the opportunity to introduce your company in 15 minutes one-on-one meetings. Meeting calendars will be opened on Tuesday, 5 December, at 9:00 a.m. EET. Meetings can be requested both ways: suppliers from buyers, media, or event partners, and vice versa. It's in the power of the person to whom meeting is suggested, to accept or decline a request.
Meet Finland – Finnish suppliers
As of 1 October 2023: 2,110 euro + VAT
Global Workshop – International suppliers
As of 1 October 2023: 1,560 euro + VAT
Table for max. 2 sales delegates from the same company
One company profile and two person profiles
Two calendars; can be combined if needed.
Use of online matchmaking tool to pre-schedule meetings
Contact info of Buyers, Media and Event Partners.
If a table is shared between two separate companies, an extra fee of 500 euro + VAT applies. Invoicing from one company only.
600 attendees, 34 countries, 3676 meeting requests accepted.
Supplier participation is subject to confirmed exhibitor status in Matka 2024 and completed order of Matka 2024 Workshop Day participation.
Sales Manager Rea Sandström/Finnish suppliers, email: email@example.com or
Sales Manager Anna Molander-Bry/International suppliers, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Matka web page for trade professionals: Matka for Trade Visitors
Buyer participation is for tour operators, travel agents, OTAs, distribution channels and MICE operators which are looking for new products and destinations, and are involved in initiating or authorizing purchasing decisions on travel-related products and services, and are potential business partners to participating suppliers. They can register as Buyers free of charge. Travel costs and stay in Helsinki are on participant's own expense, unless participating a hosted buyer programme which is managed by Visit Finland and Finnair, and is 'by invitation only'.
All registrations are subject to validation. As soon as a profile is validated, you will receive a 'Profile validated' email. Several buyers can be under the same company profile, and you can add a colleague or colleagues when your profile is validated. Last day to enter profiles: 9 January 2024, if not fully-booked earlier. However, meeting calendars will be opened on Tuesday, 5 December, at 9:00 a.m. EET. Date to be confirmed later on. With your Matka 2024 Workshop Day Buyer badge you have also access to Matka 2024 fair on all days 18-21 January.
Please note, that because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, we do not accept participants from Russia in Matka Travel Fair or Matka Workshop Day for the time being.
Messukeskus Helsinki, Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre