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Gothia Towers is a constant hive of activity, vitality, expectations, sounds and aromas. There might be a premiere for a new show, or rehearsals for a future one, preparations ahead of a major conference, the housekeeping team hard at work after a glamorous party… Celebrations to mark a special occasion, art exhibitions, wine tastings and exciting collaborative projects – in our News section you can find information about everything that is happening between the lobby and the 29th floor in our three towers.

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100 years in the heart of Scandinavia

17 May / 2018

The Gallery presents the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre’s Jubilee Exhibition: 100 years in the heart of Scandinavia at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre 29 May – 12 August In 1918, Sweden’s first trade fair threw open its doors in Gothenburg. During our first 100 years, the premises and the events put on here at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre have evolved ju...

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Upper House is buzzing…

20 April / 2018

The long winter has meant that thousands of newly hatched bees have recently begun to collect pollen and nectar. And on the roof of Upper House the honey making season is starting in earnest – a few weeks late. Since 2014 there has been a little herb garden with two beehives on the roof of Gothia Towers middle tower, looked after by beekeeper Pär Svensson. “Every hive has its queen which is...

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Upper House in Gothenburg named best in Sweden

30 January / 2018

Gothia Towers’ 5-star sister hotel Upper House was named Sweden’s top hotel 2018 in TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. “Fantastic news! This is the third time we have been awarded this top accolade,” says Elisabeth Thomson, Hotel Director at Gothia Towers. The Travelers’ Choice Awards are TripAdvisor’s top accolade. They are based on millions of views and opinions from travellers a...

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“Good leaders know they have a responsibility”

08 January / 2018

Simon Sinek is a leadership expert, motivational speaker, and author of the books Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last. He may be most famous for his TED talk, How great leaders inspire action, which is among the mostwatched talks ever on ted.com. What makes for good leadership? “Good leaders understand that they have a responsibility for the people inside their organisations. Leadership is n...

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Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre & Gothia Towers strenghtens its position as an international venue

28 April / 2017

Today the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre presents the third phase of its expansion plans up until 2030. The planned expansion includes larger entrances, flexible meeting and event facilities and increased hotel capacity. In this third phase, focus will be placed on building a larger main entrance with a terrace and a hotel and office complex beside Korsvägen, a central hub in the events...

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