Event opening hours

Tuesday 11 June 2024 at 8.30–16.00 (program from 9–16)

Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 8.30–16.00 (program from 9–16)

 

Arrival

 

Arriving at Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre

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Driving instructions

Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre is located in Härmälä, the boundary of Tampere and Pirkkala. There’s Tampere motorway E12 within sight and the closest exit is number 42.

Address for GPS:

Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (TESC)
Ilmailunkatu 20, 33900 Tampere, Finland

Maps:

From Helsinki / South

From Jyväskylä / East

From Vaasa / West

From Tampere City Centre / North

 

Public transport

Free Shuttle Bus

There is a free shuttle bus service available. Timetable for 11-12 June:

Tampere railway station, main entrance – Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre
Running time from 8.00 am – every 30 mins, last departure at 16.00

Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre – Tampere railway station, main entrance
Running time from 8.15 am – every 30 mins, last departure at 16.15

Tampere City Public Transport

Tampere City Public Transport bus 12 drives to Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre.

Bus 12 route goes via Tampere Railway Station (Rautatieasema E, ID 0526) and Tampere bus station (Ratinan kauppakeskus, ID 0120). It takes about 15 minutes to get from Railway station to Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre and the bus stop is in front of the main entrance: Messukeskus B (2560).

Return buses to the city also leave in front of the main entrance, Messukeskus A (2554).

Timetable: Bus 12

Bus stops and line map

Route planner

Public Transport – Bus

Tampere bus station is about 5 km away from Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Easiest way to get to the fair is to jump in public transport bus line 12 from the bus stop behind of the bus station (Ratinan kauppakeskus, ID 0120).

Operators: Matkahuolto, ExpressBus, Onnibus

Taxi

Tampereen Aluetaksi Oy, tel. +358 100 4131

Taxi stand is located in the front of main entrance in Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Tampere City Centre is about 15 minutes away from here.

By City Bikes

A Tampere City bike station is located next to the Exhibition and Sports Centre by a bus stop named Messukeskus B. City bikes are an especially clever and affordable way to travel between the Exhibition and Sports Centre and the city central but can also be used to reach other locations near city central as well as in Kaleva and Hervanta areas.

Take a closer look at how the City bike system works at the Nysse website.

By Train

Tampere railway station is about 6 km away from Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Easiest way to get to the fair from railway station is to jump in bus number 12 from bus stop Rautatieasema E (0506, zone A).

VR customer service (from 7 am to 10 pm), tel. +358 600 41 900
Price of call in Finland €1.99 / answered call + local network charge. When calling from a foreign telephone service operator +358 9 2319 2902

VR Aikatauluautomaatti 24 h, tel. +358 307 20 906

By Aeroplane

Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre is only 15 minutes away from Tampere–Pirkkala international airport.

Parking

Parking fee – 12 €

Parking tickets are sold from the ticket offices which are located in the entrances. Although it’s possible to pay the ticket on your way out, we strongly recommend to buy the ticket from inside since paying outside causes issues with traffic piling up. You can also pay your parking with Moovy-app. 

Payment methods

In the ticket offices inside you can pay using the most common debit and credit cards or cash. On the outside cash is only available payment method.

Coaches

Parking spaces for coaches are located in the northern side of the parking area unless instructed otherwise by staff.

Disabled parking

Disabled parking is free of charge. The reserved parking spaces are in front of the main entrance.

Food & Beverage

There is no need to Imagine the Metaverse on an empty stomach.

Imagine Café & Bar

Open from 8am to 4 pm – Event Area

Imagine Café & Bar serves sweet and savoury snacks and a selection of soft drinks, wine and other beverages. It is located in the event area near the entrance on the ground floor.

Lunch

Restaurant Barcelona

2nd floor of hall E, above the event area

Buffet lunch served between 11-15.
A selection of refreshments, wine and café products are also available.

Lunch 18,90€

Lunch buffet includes 2 warm dishes with sides, one separate vegetarian option, salad buffet, bread selection, water, berry juice and coffee or tea and biscuit.
Please ask more information about allergens from our staff.

The restaurant uses Finnish meat products.

Contact

Customer service

+358 (0) 207 701 222

(Mon–Fri 9 am to 3 pm, and on fair opening times)
customerservice[at]tampereenmessut.fi
Call cost 8,35 c/call + 16,69 c/min (VAT 24 %)

 

Contact sales

Kaisa AydinKEY ACCOUNT MANAGER+ 358 44 279 7236kaisa.aydin[at]tampereenmessut.fiJani VeikkolaACCOUNT MANAGER+358 44 717 0050jani.veikkola[at]tampereenmessut.fi

Customer Service
+358 (0) 207 701 222
(Mon-Fri 9am to 3pm and during the fair)
asiakaspalvelu[at]tampereenmessut.fi

 

Contact public relations

Elina UusitaloMarketing and communication planner
City of Tampere+358 40 353 2978elina.r.uusitalo@tampere.fi 

Jessica StortzCoordinator
City of Tampere
+358 40 628 0275jessica.stortz@tampere.fi

 

For the media

Imagine the Metaverse Materials 

The images can be used in all marketing and communication related to  Imagine the Metaverse. The original source and the photographer must be mentioned (the photographer’s details must be included with the image).
Other photo requests and further information: viestinta@tampereenmessut.fi.

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