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The EBA 2019 Congress will be held in the Scandic Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland. Please check: www.marinacongresscenter.com/en

A modern congress center located right in the heart of Helsinki very conveniently connected with the 4 star hotel Scandic Grand Marina. The congress center is located at Helsinki’s South Harbour (Eteläsatama) which is one of Europe’s most beautiful harbours. Many sightseeing cruises let you discover the water and islands. Helsinki is easy to get to from anywhere in the world. Around two hundred international flights arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport each day. The airport consistently ranks among the best in the world and is situated just 19 kilometres (approximately 25 minutes) from the city centre. Getting to and from the airport is easy. Daily ferry services operate to and from Estonia, Sweden and Germany. Car ferries operate on all these routes. There are also daily train services to and from St. Petersburg and Moscow. The Central Railway Station is located in the city centre and just half a kilometre from the congress center. Helsinki has an excellent public transport network with short distances between stops. The metro, tram and local bus services are very reliable. Most places in the city centre are also easy to reach on foot. The compact size of the city makes it easy to get to know, and moving about from one place to another is very simple.A great way to see the city is by bicycle. Bikes can be rented, for example from Greenbike, or borrowed from your hotel. Helsinki’s open and friendly residents wish visitors, along with new events and trends, a very warm welcome to this dynamic and lively city. Restaurant Day, flea markets, We Love Helsinki happenings and block parties are all examples of the flourishing urban culture. Indeed, Helsinki is alive throughout the year. in September the streets and parks are also packed with fun-loving people. Most of the locals speak very good English and are happy to assist visitors. Helsinki’s personable, multilingual and friendly residents are among the city’s greatest assets, also for visitors. For info on Helsinki please check: www.visithelsinki.fi/en