Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Individual Arrivals to Tallinn (Brussels 13:05, Amsterdam 13:15)

Transfer to the hotel 

Check-in to Nordic Hotel Forum

A modern 4 Star superior business and conference hotel is located at the very heart of the capital of Estonia, at the prominent location on the edge of Tallinn’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Nordic Hotel Forum is the hotel of choice for many international visitors from across the globe and serve as the venue for several important business and political events.

14:30 Get-together and welcome lunch at the hotel’s restaurant

16:00 Visit to Tallinn Creative Hub

This industrial-looking historic building used to be a boiler house for a power plant and its 700-square-metre boiler room still contains two giant boilers, which played an important role in the history of Tallinn Power Plant. Parts of the complex – the boiler house, the gas storage, the trestle, and the brick chimney – are under protection as cultural heritage. Today, Tallinn Creative Hub operates as a multifunctional event centre, where different concerts, exhibitions, conferences, and workshops take place.

16:45-18:30 Get to know Tallinn –  Old Town Walking tour

Tallinn is famed for its impressive Old Town, one of the best-preserved medieval town centres in Europe. This centuries-old district of merchant houses, Gothic churches, winding lanes and other historical attractions is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Highlights include: Toompea viewing platform, Town Hall Square,  Olde Hansa restaurant, the oldest pharmacy in Europe.

19:15 Walking to Rotermann Quarter

In Rotermann Quarter, in the heart of Tallinn, between the Old Town, the port, and Viru Square, old industrial buildings that have been given new functions stand next to modern architecture. What makes the Rotermann quarter such an atmospheric place is the old factories that have been skilfully and thoughtfully rejuvenated with ultra-modern architecture. The transition between old and new is almost seamless, in a way that we haven’t seen in many other cities.

19:30 Dinner at Restaurant Pull

Michelin recommended restaurant Pull offers steaks of the highest quality, meat cooked at a low heat, delicious grilled dishes with healthy salads, freshly squeezed juices and smoothies, the best wines, a cosy atmosphere, good music, and a stylish modern design in a historic building in the Rotermanni Quarter.

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Site visits of conference hotels and event venues

9:30 Gathering in hotel lobby, 5 minute walk

9:35-10:05 Original Sokos Hotel Viru

In the heart of Tallinn, just 3 mins from Old Town, the hotel offers 516 modern rooms with stunning views of the sea or city. Connected to Viru Shopping Centre & Conference Centre, it features 11 meeting rooms and the upscale Merineitsi restaurant, seating 350 guests.

10:15-10:45 Alexela Concert Hall

Modern concert, theatre and conference hall, a part of the Solaris Centre at the heart of Tallinn. Its Grand Hall seats 1,829 guests and its 3,300 m2 of multifunctional foyers, which are distributed among five floors, can meet the most demanding needs. In addition, nine cinema rooms of varying sizes are available to serve as fully functional breakout rooms. Located just a short walk from top hotels and the stunning Old Town.

11:00-11:45 Radisson Collection Hotel Tallinn

Radisson Hotel Group has brought its luxury lifestyle brand to Estonia with the opening of Radisson Collection Hotel, Tallinn in May 2022. The new hotel offers an exceptional, five-star experience to its guests including 289 guest rooms, 1000 m2 meetings space 2 restaurants and a spa area. 

12:00-12:30 Swissotel Tallinn Estonia

Swissôtel Tallinn, the hotel is located in one of the city centre’s tallest buildings, boasting impressive views of the city and the Baltic Sea. 238 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites feature state-of-the-art technology and exclusive amenities and services that cater to the needs of any traveller. Meeting facilities include 7 meeting rooms, including one of the largest ballrooms of Estonia.

12:45-14:30 Site inspection and lunch at Hilton Tallinn Park Hotel

Set in the heart of Estonia’s capital city, Hilton Tallinn Park Hotel is located  just steps away from the peaceful Politsei Park. Take in wonderful views of Tallinn Harbour and the enchanting Old Town from the hotel, and enjoy walking proximity to the medieval Old Town as well as many businesses and corporate offices in the area. For conferences Hilton Tallinn Park also offers impressive range of state-of-the-art business facilities and flexible meeting spaces.

15:00 Go Creative at  Telliskivi Creative City

Telliskivi Creative City is a historic factory area that’s been reborn as an offbeat shopping and dining hotspot and the go-to destination for culturally oriented Tallinners.

  • Visit to JAIK – This versatile venue is equipped to accommodate a variety of events, including  seminars, conferences, galas, and media events.
  • Visit to Fotografiska Gallery – a „smaller sister” of the internationally recognized museum of photography in Stockholm. It is a meeting place for art, good food, music, design, and open mindsets. The concept includes an exhibition and event area, a café, a restaurant, and a fine-art photography shop.
  • Visit to Club of Different Rooms –  a unique setting for events – their rooms are furnished in a cosy living-room style, with the main hall divided into 12 seating sections, each equipped with sofas, screens and interactive tables.
  • Visit to Stella Soomlais Studio – Stella Soomlais is a leather designer from the younger Estonian generation. She makes leather bags and accessories with a minimalist aesthetic.

17:00-19:00 Free time

19:10 Gathering in the lobby, walk to the Old Town

19:30 Dinner at  38 Restaurant

The kitchen of restaurant 38 strives towards shifting the limits of traditional flavours. Combining new and classic flavours with playful presentations, he leaves a memorable impression even to the biggest of foodies.
The restaurant is situated in the Old Town.

Friday, April 5, 2024

9:00-9:15 Check out from the hotel, luggage to the bus

Site visits of the main hotels and venues: 

9:30-10:00 Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia

The 4*contemporary  hotel is located in the city heart of Tallinn, only 10 min walk from the Old Town and is one of the landmarks of the capital. This hotel features 390 hotel rooms, 13 meeting rooms, a restaurant, cafe, lobby bar and a top-floor fitness centre.

10:15-10:40 Visit to Port of Tallinn Cruise Terminal

A new, ultramodern, and multifunctional cruise terminal can be used to host various events, such as conferences, receptions and galas. The entire room opens to the sea from one side offering wonderful views of the waterfront and cruise ships. The total area of ​​the main hall of the terminal is 1724 m² and accommodates up to 2,000 guests. The main hall can be divided into three smaller rooms with soundproofed walls. It also features an 850-metre rooftop seaside promenade.

10:50-11:15 Visit to Estonian Maritime Museum Seaplane Harbour

One of Europe’s most spectacular maritime museums available for gala dinners and receptions. With a spacious hangar that can host up to 1,500 guests for receptions and 700 for seated dinners, guests will be surrounded by authentic artefacts from the 1930s, including a submarine, underwater mines, shipwrecks, and other nautical treasures.

11:15-11:30 Walk through the  Noblessner Port area

11:30-11:55 Proto Invention Factory

Proto Invention Factory is located in the historic Noblessner Port Area, originally a submarine factory set up in 1912 by oil baron Emanuel Nobel (of the famed Nobel family) and businessman Arthur Lessner. The newly-decommissioned facilities have now been transformed into one of Tallinn’s most rapidly-developing commercial and leisure areas, and are particularly popular among organisers looking for an edgy, off-beat venue close to the city centre.

12:00-13:15 Lunch at restaurant Lore Bistro

Lore Bistro in the popular Kalamaja has become a focal point for spending quality time with friends and family. Michelin Bib Gurmand awarded restaurant offers a temptingly eclectic menu consisting of good old-fashioned classics with a nice modern vibe.

13:15 Departure to the airport, flights to Brussels and Amsterdam 15:20 via Riga.

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Please note that registration is not an automatic approval. We will review all registrations and will reconfirm based on the information provided.  Preference will be given to planners who have a potential meeting / business event to be hosted Estonia. 

Terms of Attendance

  • This fam trip is fully hosted by Visit Estonia / Enterprise Estonia,  including return flight tickets in economy class, accommodation, meals, transfers and the ground programme.
  • Travel to and from the departure airport, travel insurance and extras are not included (mini bar, telephone calls, etc.)
  • It is the participant’s own responsibility to arrange travel insurance that sufficiently covers the whole period of the fam trip.
  • Due to the limited number of places, only one representative of each company can participate in the fam trip. For the same reason, accompanying persons cannot be accepted.
  • Please note that completion and submission of this qualification form do not automatically guarantee a place at our familiarisation trip. We will acknowledge your application, and shortly after confirm, if you have secured a place on the fam trip.
  • In case we confirm your participation and you accept a place at the educational trip with completion of the confirmation form, you can expect a flight suggestion that suits your departure / arrival airport and the schedule of educational trip. After the flight ticket is purchased any cancellation will be charged at the full value of the flight ticket.
  • We reserve the right to change or modify the programme