news
hotels
Top Cities for Hotel Openings 2018
Dubai beats the rest of the world.
business Intelligence
EXPO 2020, Dubai:
500,000 new jobs, with more than 2,000 structures being built.
Omvärldsanalys
Ekonomisk succé
för SM-veckan i Borås.
Development
Today is the start
first Q Berlin Questions conference.
business intelligence
Korea MICE Bureau
Unveils Best of UNESCO Capital Gyeongju for OWHC Delegates.

Thomas Engelhart
to leave Scandic Hotels.
Business intelligence
ICC Sydney Celebrates 1,000 Team Member Qualifications
Through TAFE NSW Partnership.
air Transport
More than 7% increase
in Air Travel Compared to Last Year.
football and meetings
The Convention Centre Dublin to host UEFA 2020 draw -
Pan-European media gathering to showcase Dublin as a major event host city
innovation
Smartly dressed
in 100 procent Swedish paper.
RSS
rss_icon
Links
World Record in Closeness at European Championships

The European Athletics Indoor Championships in Gothenburg are set to beat the world record in closeness. “The spectators can get really close to the athletes before, during and after the events. There will be plenty of chances to ask questions and get autographs,” said project manager Lena Sjöstrand at Göteborg & Co.

"This year’s European Athletics Indoor Championships are like no previous championships. The ‘All under one roof’ tagline says it all: everything is really taking place indoors, nobody needs to go outside."

“Cooperation between Scandinavium, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers means that we can offer a total indoor event,” said Sjöstrand.

"The over 600 athletes and 500 trainers are staying at Gothia Towers. They can take the lift down to the warm-up arena in the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre’s premises, before entering the championship arena, Scandinavium. This is an enormous advantage for the athletes. At the last European Athletics Indoor Championships in Paris in 2011, they had a two-hour bus journey between the hotel and the championship arena."

The Gothenburg championships will also be groundbreaking as regards to spectators’ opportunities for getting close to the athletes: the arena floor at Scandinavium will be raised over three metres, and a European Championships Market Square created at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre.

The European Athletics Indoor Championships takes place from 1-3 March. For further information and tickets visit www.goteborg2013.com