For media

Helsinki Partners’ provides journalists and media representatives with information about media visits together with all the data, facts and statistics you could need about Helsinki. 

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Woman taking a photo at Allas Sea Pool

For media

Helsinki: the story of a good life

Whether you’re writing a travel feature or a news segment – we can help you find everything you need to tell the story of Helsinki. Our services are always free of charge.

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Our services

We understand the vital role media professionals play in sharing stories that inform and captivate audiences worldwide. We are committed to supporting your work by providing tailored resources, unwavering assistance, and unforgettable experiences that showcase the vibrant spirit of Helsinki.

Resources and city highlights

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Latest Press Releases from Helsinki Partners

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and press releases from the Helsinki Material Bank.

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Helsinki Partners Logo Kit

Download our logo in various colours and formats.

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Helsinki Facts and Figures 2023

Download the latest facts and figures produced by the City of Helsinki.

Images to spark your creativity

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Discover Helsinki’s unique approach to business and a better quality of life. As a leader in sustainability, we foster creative, collaborative, and future-proof businesses. Browse captivating photos showcasing Helsinki’s thriving business scene. Welcome to a city where doing good and making money seamlessly intertwine.

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Sustainability is more than a buzzword in our city. We understand the responsibility cities hold in tackling the global climate crisis. We believe that achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 requires tangible actions, even in the face of slush and snow. Find photos embracing a proactive approach to sustainability and building a greener future.

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Food culture

Indulge in Helsinki’s thriving culinary scene with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and innovative cooking. Find captivating photos showcasing Helsinki’s vibrant, inventive, and fresh food experiences. Helsinki’s food scene blends international culinary skills with unique Finnish traditions and a strong environmental ethos.

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Helsinki is one of Europe’s most tech-savvy cities, fostering collaboration and innovation between companies, universities, and research institutions. Explore photos showcasing Helsinki’s tech-driven environment. Experience a city where digital transformation enhances every aspect of life.

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In Helsinki, a lively city means more than urban hustle. It’s connecting with calming seashores, untamed nature, ice dipping, pop-up culture, and spontaneous bridge parties. Discover a vibrant city where unique experiences unfold at every turn. In this curated gallery you’ll find photos that capture the essence of our lively and dynamic city.

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In Helsinki, design is ubiquitous. It enhances the lives of residents, belonging to everyone. From functional furniture to urban planning solutions, Helsinki’s design embodies simplicity, functionality, and beauty. Find photos of a city where design enriches how we live, work, and play.

Fast Facts about Finland & Helsinki


Finland is the happiest country in the world for six years in a row.

World Happiness Report, 2023


Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals of all UN Member States

Sustainable Development Report, 2023


Best business environment in the world.

Global Innovation Index, WIPO, 2021


Best country for launching a startup

Business Money, 2023


Finland is the second most gender-equal country in the world.

World Economic Forum, 2022


Healthiest city in the world

Money, 2023

Represent Sustainably

Represent Sustainably is Helsinki’s Ambassador Program for international key opinion leaders, influencers, creators, investors, powerful individuals, or talents whose values, interests and key audiences are in line with those of the city. It’s a long-term program that has a strong emphasis on a holistic view of sustainability: taking into consideration five areas of sustainable influencer marketing: travel, food, social responsibility/DEI, culture, and collaborations. Helsinki Partners’ responsibility as a partner is to ensure that sustainable operations start by looking at our own actions. The Ambassador Program supports Helsinki’s implementation of sustainable development goals. 

If you are interested in partnering with Helsinki as an ambassador, please reach out to us. 

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Visit the rest of Finland

If you are interested in visiting other cities in Finland besides Helsinki on your trip, get in touch with our partners at Visit Finland.

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Learn more about life in Helsinki

From renowned restaurants and exciting events to thrilling activities and captivating sights, explore the city’s diverse offerings and unique experiences.

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Think sustainably

Media visits are arranged using sustainable guidelines. This means we use mainly public transportation, prefer companies that are in the Think Sustainably service, and we compensate for the carbon footprint from our guests’ flights.

Tuomas Uusiheimo

Why Helsinki?

The most pressing global challenges will be solved on a city level. Helsinki, one of the fastest-growing cities in Europe, is a perfect testbed for future solutions.

Tuomas Uusiheimo

Contact info

If you are interested in coming to Helsinki for a media visit or you require information, interviews or contacts regarding an upcoming Helsinki story – please contact us via the form below. We’ll make sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

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Vappu Mänty

Director, PR & Communications

National media inquiries


+358 50 401 3548

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Leena Karppinen

Senior Manager, PR & Communications

Travel & Culture


+358 40 5415 682

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Kristiina Syväoja

Manager, PR & Communications

General media inquiries


+358 40 336 1085

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Sara Jäntti

Senior Manager, PR & Communications

International Business & Talent Attraction


+358 040 709 29 13

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Heidi Johansson

Manager, PR & Communications

General media inquiries


+358 50 563 3882

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Elisabeth Rundlöf

Senior Manager, PR & Communications



+358 44 977 0574

Contact Helsinki Partners

If you are interested in learning more about Helsinki and its possibilities – please contact us via the form here. We’ll make sure to get back to you within a few working days.

Juhana Hurtig