Formex is the largest interior design trade fair for Nordic design located at Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm. Owners and visitors around the world comes to this event to get inspired, trade ideas and connect with likeminded people.
It is a great opportunity if you are new to the retail concept and are thinking of starting a business. You can either go as a visitor or if you already have a business and want to promote your business you can rent a stand.
You can find more information here!
If you are into fashion it is a good chans you might want to go to this event. Fashionweek is running its second year in Stockholm, Berns Salonger and Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in the heart of the city. It’s the top leading fashion show in Northern Europe and the show and the show is held twice a year.
Sy- & Hantverksfestivalen is a consumer fair for anyone passioned for crafts! You can either come as a visitor or have your crafts exhibit. This is a nice way to meet new people and grow your crafting skills.
Nordic Profile fair is a Gift and profile fair for the whole industry it’s a two days event with mingle afterwards. For more information click on the link in the header.
Even if you’re only here for the day or just a few hours there are some areas you should know about. Are you like me and love the city and want to spend as much time outdoor, around people, as possible but still think it can be overwhelming with all the noises going on from the traffic? Mabye you been around people all day and just want a nice quiet place to do some reading or writing at without spilling any daylight?
You can find a lot of parks and town squares around Gothenburg. Everything from Botanical Garden with lots of flowers to Actionpark if you’re into scateboarding or just a quiet park with a fantastic view over Gothenburg for reading and writing, Keillers park . The biggest and most popular park in Gothenburg are called Slottsskogen and is a 10 minute tramstop away from citycenter. In this park you can do all kinds of activities and the park has an area of 137 hectare. This famous park is filled with historical places, animal yards, running tracks, playgrounds, plenty of lawns for picnics and football playing and beachvolleyboll field. And the best part of all, it’s free!
”When the sun comes out, so does the people of Gothenburg”
Have you been to Gothenburg before? If not, and you are thinking of traveling here don’t waist any more time. Spring is a fantastic season to be traveling around Sweden in general. Lots of events is coming up the next few month. Get ready to welcome spring in Gothenburg with a handfull of events, activities and concerts. Discover the garden compound (Horticultural Gardens) in central city right next to our famous football stadium Ullevi. While you’re at it don’t forget to visit the adorable coffeeshop Rosenkaféet, inside the garden. A few tram-stops away there is a lovely hotel called Lorensberg, Lorensberg is a part of central Gothenburg and is a perfect meetingplace for conecting with new people.
If you are on a business trip in Gothenburg there is a few places you will be happy to know about.
Language Coffee Shop at Esperantoplatse
Not far from the conference facility GTS konferens & festvåning there is this coffeeshop for international meetings. Lots of people around the world who are either backpacking, studying or is here on conference comes to this meetingplace to conect with eachother. A perfect way to get inspired and enjoy a low-priced cop of coffee .
THE CITY LIBERY
Gothenburgs biggest lobby for working and reading together. It’s a free entrance and the best part of all, the position of the libery. When you’re done working just take a refreshing stroll down the Avenue and enjoy one of many coffeeshops around the area.
Lindholmen Street Food Market and Göteborgs vin och deli
If you are in the aria and want a bite of something special Lindholmen is providing a festival during the month of April. The yearly street food market and wine & deli fair is on it’s way and lots of people from all around are gathered together for this special event. Meet and Eat as they say. A perfect place to visit for a nice afterwork prehaps, close to the seaside hotel Waterfront with a beautiful view over Gothenburg Harbour.
Let spring inspire you to be part of something greater and enjoy Gothenburgs lifestyle!
If you’re not into the whole shop-in-mall situation I will name drop a few stores in Gothenburg worth visiting while staying. The purpose and style of these shops is more exclusive and when you enter the shop you’re not only getting inspired you are getting a warm and caring impression from the staff and environment of style.
This shop is both men and women’s clothing. Style: Casual luxury with some costumes.
ABCD – Västra Hamngatan 19
A mix of regular and close business relations with the most prestigious high fashion brands in Europe.
Holmens Herr – Kungsportsavenyn 31-35
Costumes for men, do you need a costume or jacket for your business meeting? This store has a lot to offer.
If you have been to Holmens Herr and didn’t find that perfect tie or shirt, there is still hope in this nearby store. This environment is stylish, colorful and inspiring to be in.
Zara – Kungsgatan 52 & Drottninggatan 44
Zara has expanded quickly so you might have been to this store before or heard of it. It’s a little bit cheaper than the rest of the stores in this list but yet very stylish clothes here.
This is not a clothing store but this store needs to be on this list. If you walking on the Avenue you have to visit this coffee store. The staff is real good and you feel so welcome and inspired walking in this store, make sure to try some free coffee while you’re at it.
Another good men suit store.
Rizzo – Kungsportsavenyen 17
Are you in desperate need of gloves or maybe you forgot to pack an umbrella or need shoes, Rizzo is a high fashion store for your accessories.
Organization is A&O in this store, the clothes are lined up in colour coding and everything is straighten, you can’t see the smallest piece of dust in this store. And the clothes is brilliant.
Åhléns – Kungsgatan 35
Åhléns is a warehouse of usually 3 floors, you can find everything here but it’s not like K-mart or Macy’s, the pricing is average >.