Event information

Event Information for World Sauna Forum 2024 

World Sauna Forum was originally created to spread the message of the authentic Finnish sauna experience, to make people find the sweet relaxation and the health benefits. In 2024, World Sauna Forum will take place for the sixth time, greater than ever! Our passion is to help international sauna businesses to thrive, and show the multiplicity of sauna innovations to the world – and, of course, to gather all sauna lovers together to ‘think inside the box’.

World Sauna Forum 2024, set to take place in the Sauna Region of the world, Jyväskylä, Finland, in June 2024!

Dates: June 6-7, 2024
Location: Jyväskylä, Finland

Secure your spot at the World Sauna Forum 2024 by purchasing tickets online through our website.

Buy tickets

Explore our dedicated travel information page, where you’ll find everything you need to plan your journey to the Sauna Region of the world, Jyväskylä.

From transportation options to accommodation recommendations, let us guide you towards an unforgettable experience.

If you’ve secured your overnight stay near the city center, you’re conveniently within walking distance of all our event locations. Explore our interactive map for easy navigation.

For the evening program on the Friday 7th, transportation to Savutuvan Apaja is arranged by us.

Here you’ll also find some additional transportation options:

Taxi: https://jytaksi.fi/en/
See fixed prices for World Sauna Forum by Jytaksi

Local buses: https://linkki.jyvaskyla.fi/en/linkki-jyvaskyla-region-public-transport

Order by calling and mention “World Sauna Forum”. 

Call: +358 100 6900

Prices and more information below:


Day 1

Day 1 is packed with excitement, featuring the main seminar, speakers at Viilu Stage, Sauna & Wellness Market and Matchmaking.

World Sauna Forum Main Seminar
Main seminar is held in the Jyväskylä Paviljonki Conference Center (Messukeskus)

Viilu Stage, Sauna & Wellness Market and Matchmaking
After the main seminar, join us for the program at the scenic sauna restaurant Sataman Viilu located in the harbor, just a short walk away from the main seminar venue.


Day 2

Friday morning program
Friday morning starts with a workshop of your choice. The location will vary depending on the workshop you’ve selected.

Evening programme at Savutuvan Apaja – Narvi Night
Our memorable evening starts on the ship MS Suomen Suvi, where you can admire the scenery from the sundeck or have a drink as we travel towards Savutuvan Apaja.

Trip departures from the harbor of Jyväskylä.

Map links:
Jyväskylä Paviljonki – Main seminar

Sataman Viilu – Viilu Stage, Sauna and Wellness market and Matchmaking

Jyväskylä harbour – Departure to Savutuvan Apaja

Event passes can be collected from June 6th, 8:00 AM, at the Jyväskylä Paviljonki.

If you have bought a separate ticket for the Sauna Evening at Savutuvan Apaja on June 7th, you can get your pass from the Jyväskylä harbor, where the boat trip departs.

Friday morning will be spent getting into various themes and topics. You can choose your own program based on your interests. Workshops will be led by experts and professionals from our Sauna from Finland network. Join us!

Click here for more info about workshops

Enterprise Europe Network organizes a free-of-charge B2B matchmaking during the World Sauna Forum 2024.

Register and book meetings with other participants! Pre-scheduled 20-minute meetings are perfect for making first impressions and new contacts!

Registration is open for ONLY participants of World Sauna Forum ticket holders.

Registration and more information

6th of June

Lunch at the Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki / 1:15 PM
– Salad Buffet and Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

We’ll also provide snacks and coffee during the day

Burger dinner at Sataman Viilu / 6:00 PM – 9.00 PM
– Pulled pork burger
– Vegetarian burger with beetroot steak

During the evening, there is a Kyrö Distillery bar where you can buy and enjoy various drinks and learn about Finnish beverage innovation.

7th of June

Dinner buffet at Savutuvan Apaja / 6:30 PM
– See the buffet menu


Food and drinks from the list are available for purchase at Sataman Viilu on both days.
See the menu.

Be sure to bring your own swimsuit and towel. You can also rent a towel from Sataman Viilu for 3 euros each.