Matka Helsinki

17. - 19. January 2025 | Largest travel trade fair in Northern Europe

The 'Matka' is a travel industry trade fair that takes place annually in January in Helsinki, Finland. Its name, which means 'travel' in Finnish, aptly reflects its focus and significance. Since its inception, it has grown into one of the largest and most influential tourism fairs in Northern Europe and the Baltics..

Hosted by the Finnish Fair Corporation, a significant player in the world of fairs and congresses, the Matka caters to travel industry professionals such as tour operators and travel agency operators, as well as to individuals with a passion for travel. It offers a unique platform where trade visitors and the general public alike can access a wide range of information, products, and services related to travel.

Key themes at the Matka include new travel destinations, innovative travel services, and the latest trends in the tourism industry. Visitors to the fair have the opportunity to make direct bookings, learn about the latest travel destinations, and establish valuable business contacts. The fair also serves as a forum for contract negotiations and for maintaining relationships within the industry.

A distinctive feature of the Matka is its comprehensive coverage of various forms of travel and destinations, from luxury travel to sustainable and responsible tourism. The fair provides a platform for a wide range of products and services covering all aspects of travel, including transportation, accommodations, travel insurance, and much more.

The Matka takes place at the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, a modern and versatile venue known for its excellent infrastructure and accessibility. This location not only provides ample space for exhibitors and visitors but also contributes to the smooth and successful running of the fair each year.

Please note: The first two days are reserved exclusively for trade visitors.

The Matka will take place on 3 days from Friday, 17. January to Sunday, 19. January 2025 in Helsinki.

In 234 days
17.01.2025 - 19.01.2025*
Friday - Sunday, 3 days
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Local time:
14:15 h (UTC +03:00)

Fair location:

Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre,
Messuaukio 1, 00521 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland


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Fair organizer
The Finnish Fair Corporation
Messuaukio 1, PL 21
00521 Helsinki, Finland
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Past editions:
  • 17. - 21. January 2024
  • 19. - 22. January 2023
  • 16. - 19. January 2020
  • 18. - 20. January 2019
    • 935 exhibitors
    • 64589 visitors
  • 18. - 21. January 2018
  • 19. - 22. January 2017
  • 21. - 24. January 2016
  • 15. - 18. January 2015

Fair location:

Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre,
Messuaukio 1, 00521 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland


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Product groups: accommodations, air travel, bus tours, business travel, car rentals, caravans, farms, group travel, holiday homes, hotels, motor homes, museums, restaurants, spa trips, theme parks, tour operators, tourist attractions, travel, travel agents, travel books, travel insurance, travel services, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Matka taking place?
The Matka fair takes place in Helsinki, at the Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre.

When is the Matka taking place?
Visit the Matka from 17. - 19. January 2025.

How often does the Matka take place?
The Matka takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Matka?
The Matka is an exhibition for Holiday, Tourist Industry and Travel.