Aiming to host the FCI World Dog Show in 2025
The Finnish Kennel Club is offering to host the FCI World Dog Show in Helsinki in 2025. We are also open to the possibility of hosting the FCI World Dog Show in 2026.
We are looking forward to arranging an unforgettable event for dog lovers all over the world under ”the Helsinki brand” with our experienced show team.
Helsinki is easy to reach and to move around in. There are direct flights to Helsinki Airport from 140 destinations, with about 200 international arrivals daily. The airport is located 30 minutes (20 kilometres) from the city centre, with fast train connections to the centre.
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a dog-friendly city with a hotel capacity of 16,000 rooms in the area. Helsinki is easy to move around in and is a safe, stable, and sustainable city with quality infrastructure and services. The city is located by the sea and nature is close.
We can offer facilities for both the FCI World Dog Show and the FCI General Assembly, all under the same roof including hotel and restaurant services. Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre Helsinki is the most versatile venue in Finland. It is located close to the centre of Helsinki. The venue has space for congresses and big events and holds up to 120,000 people.
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