This month we get to know better Scandic Grand Marina & Marina Congress Center 

What was your motivation to join ICCA?

The Scandic Marina Congress Center and the on-site hotel Scandic Grand Marina are happy to join the ICCA network and to offer versatile meeting and conference facilities, 4-star accommodation, and catering at the seafront location in the heart of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

The ICCA membership offers Scandic an excellent platform for international networking for both international congress and business clients. Our aim is to show that the Nordic countries are compelling, safe, and high-class congress destinations.

Tell us your story. How did Scandic get started?

Scandic Marina Congress Center is a purpose-built congress center, located in the former harbor warehouse. Congress Center´s international path started already in 1992 when the venue hosted its first event - OSCE – Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe conference.

What sets Scandic apart?

Scandic is the largest Nordic hotel operator with a network of about 280 hotels with 58,000 rooms in operation and under development in six countries. Scandic has been an industry leader in sustainability since the early 1990s. Scandic Grand Marina and Marina Congress Center are certified by Nordic Swan Ecolabel.