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Exhibitors

Andrea Balogh

Reservations for large exhibitor stands and theme stands has begun. The application period for standard stands begins on 8 December and ends on 18 February.

The large exhibitor stands are sold in the order they are reserved and only a limited number of stands are available: act quick and book yours now! Reservations are confirmed within two weeks.

Because of high demand for standard stands, all requests may not unfortunately be satisfied. The standard stands include the smaller stands in the Market of Possibilities tent, as well as the bazaar, food and tent stands (max 4 x 4 meters) in Kaisaniemi park. Confirmations for standard stands will be sent to applicants in March.

If you wish to hear about our customized packages, please contact the festival's Communications and Fundraising Manager.

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Large stands

Large exhibitor stands (36-60m2) are located in large floored Multiflex tents on the Railway Square and in Kaisaniemi Park. Large stands located in the Market of Possibilities tent do not include a floor. Those stands are ideal for e.g. umbrella organisations or groups of organisations representing a shared theme. Several large spaces for exhibitors’ own tents are available in Kaisaniemi Park. Reservations begin on 16 October.

Open Finland theme stands

Open Finland is aimed especially at organisations that wish to speak to new Finns about Finland as well as services and opportunities associated with Finnish society. The tent's exhibitors represent services related to state authorities, media, CSOs, education, hobbies and entrepreneurship. Reservations begin 16 October.

Sustainable development theme stands

This theme section is dedicated to sustainable development and is located on Railway Square. It is aimed at all parties interested in promoting the goals of the 2030 Agenda in Finland and around the globe. Reservations begin on 16 October.

World Travellers theme stands

World Travellers is a theme section mainly focussed on sustainable travel located on Railway Square. Travel organisations and tourism professionals are invited to promote their work and services. Reservations begin on 16 October.

Market of Possibilities

The Market of Possibilities is a large tent located in the heart of the festival area in Kaisaniemi Park. Tables, chairs and electricity may be ordered as part of the registration. The available standard stand sizes are 2 x 2 m (4 m²) and 2 x 4 m (8 m²). Only one exhibitor per standard stand. Applications for standard stands are automatically approved for Kepa's member organisations, other applications are processed on a case-to-case basis. The application period begins on 8 December and ends on 18 February.

Tent stands

Spaces for exhibitors' own tents are available in Kaisaniemi Park. These spaces are 3 x 3 m (9 m2) and 4 x 4 m (16 m2) in size. Tables, chairs and electricity may be ordered as part of the registration. Only one exhibitor per tent stand. The application period begins on 8 December and ends on 18 February.

Food stands

Both CSOs and commercial vendors are offered 4 x 4 m (16 m2) tent stands in Kaisaniemi Park and on Railway Square. The food vendor is responsible for providing the tent. Tables, chairs and electricity may be ordered as part of the registration. Food truck operators may also apply for spaces at the festival. Only one food vendor per food stand. Read more about being a food vendor at the festival. The application period begins on 8 December and ends on 18 February.

Bazaar stands

Bazaar stands are located around the Market of Possibilities tent in Kaisaniemi Park. These stands are intended for commercial crafts vendors. All sales must occur within the vendor's tent. Only one vendor per bazaar stand. Electricity may be ordered as part of the registration. The application period begins on 8 December and ends on 18 February.

Each exhibitor participating at the festival shall agree and follow the terms and conditions. The terms and conditions are agreed in the exhibitor registration.