The centre point for events in Turku Welcome to Logomo, a 19th-century locomotive shed given a new lease on life as a cultural showcase in 2011. Logomo took centre stage during Turkuâ€™s tenure as the European Capital of Culture, which required a large, adaptable and centrally located venue for hosting dozens of different cultural events. Today, Logomo is a centre for culture, the arts and creative economy, a place full of life from morning until the small hours. In addition to serving as an event venue, Logomo also offers office space, where comfort and community are combined in a whole new
space concept, using the very latest technologies. Ever since its inception, Logomo has always steered right clear of mediocrity, whether talking about cookiecutter space solutions or uninspiring architecture. This uncompromising approach has borne fruit: Logomo has been discovered as not only a popular venue for uniquely intimate celebrations, it is also an unparalleled cultural arena and business cluster. Come discover it for yourself! Read on and learn more about Logomo, for which few events are too big and hardly any event is too small.
â€œWe firmly believe that something new and unexpected can come from a synthesis of different approaches and widely varying expertise, not to mention creating just the right setting for them.â€? Heikki Hartela
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Big but smart
Logomo’s primary space is Logomo Hall, where events for up to 3,500 people can be arranged. The versatility of the space comes from its unique auditorium moving on air-cushions. Just by changing its position, the space can be made into a flat-floored banquet hall or an arena-like stage venue. One of the Logomo Hall’s special features is its virtual acoustics system, which always offers the optimal acoustics for everything from speech to opera and hard rock. By combining Logomo’s halls and other spaces, it is possible to host large-scale congresses, trade fairs or even indoor festivals with multiple stages.
“The people at Logomo provided us with such amount of help and new ideas, it made our event a success.” Ari Katajamäki, Trimble Energy & Public Administration
“Logomo is the perfect venue, a world-class stage and the customisation options for the facilities are fantastic.’’ Michael Monroe
The genius of Logomo Hall is truly revealed when hosting a slightly smaller event. Adapted from a shipbuilding industry technique, auditorium moving on air-cushions allows you to set up a space that precisely suits your needs. The optimal number of guests naturally depends on whether we are furnishing the space with banquet tables, lecture desks or rows of chairs - or even leaving the space empty for standing. In addition to Logomo Hall, Logomo also has other large spaces and halls, which can be combined to form a wide variety of space configurations for a wide variety of events. Just contact us and we’ll help you come up with ideas for your event.
Medium plus or medium minus?
Logomo is a big building, but don’t let the size fool you. It is the ideal venue for events of all sizes. Our guests appreciate the raw architecture and central location. And the adaptability of our spaces is virtually limitless. Naturally, the entire building is designed to be accessible. When planning your next event at Logomo, you’ll have the expertise, creativity and ingenuity of Logomo’s staff at your disposal. We know our building like the back of our hand, so we will be able to offer you just the right space solution for your event. Just get in touch with us - you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
“Logomo is a fascinating, international centre, there’s always something happening.’’ Alf Rehn Åbo Akademi
Routines and special occasions
Your event doesnâ€™t have to be big or formal to host it at Logomo. We offer over a dozen conference rooms and boxes, which can be rented for conferences, training sessions and hosting guests. Logomo is also an outstanding venue for stand-up comedy, chamber orchestra concerts, club gigs and other events requiring a more intimate atmosphere. Logomoâ€™s boxes are ideal for hosting special guests for a concert. The spacious, elegant boxes provide your guests with a private space, excellent service and the best view of the hall and stage.
“Logomo is a lot like London. It’s electrifying and edgy, and it’s OK if you cross against a red light every now and then sometimes, it’s even recommended.” Outi Puro, Mum’s
Close quarters Logomo offers backstage conference rooms to small groups of 4-5 people. Used as dressing rooms for Logomo Hall in the evenings, these rooms have seen their fair share of stars getting ready to take the stage. Come experience a real backstage atmosphere by hosting your next meeting there! Logomo’s GOTO conference rooms accommodate groups ranging in size from 7 to 50 persons. You can make all your catering arrangements with just one call to Logomo Kitchen.
Ă… Inspiring workplace
MEDIAITCOMMUNIC ATIONSMARKETING TRAININGDESIGNWE LL-BEINGFINANCIAL MANAGEMENTLAWE VENTPRODUCTION CULTUREKONTTORI ANDBYRÅFORYOU Logomo Byrå and Logomo Konttori comprise a creative economy centre, which offers an inspiring, competitively priced work environment for dozens of enterprises. Space solutions range from single-person workstations to 1,000 m2 offices. Logomo’s enterprises also have access to a wide range of common areas: training and conference rooms, open lobby areas and even a sauna for Logomo tenants. Logomo’s ”Konepaja” is Turku’s first genuine hub, where anyone can rent themselves a desktop. Freelancers, coffee cups and laptops will be at home here, and finding someone to chat or spar ideas with is never a problem. The space is ideal for project work, and is an excellent alternative to working from home or commuting over long distances.
The whole idea behind Logomo was to create a whole new type of mixed-use space right next to the Turku city centre. The building is constantly bringing business, events, work, art and entertainment together to form a living entity that offers something for everyone. In creative fields, it doesn’t matter if your business is big or small - the main thing is that you’re good at what you do. Logomo offers movers and shakers of all sizes an environment where networking with colleagues, partners and customers happens naturally. Customers also appreciate having access to all the services they need at a single address.
“One of the few creative clusters that seems to really have succeeded.” Mikko Grannström, Nitro
“Logomo’s atmosphere, sense of community and co-operative spirit all serve to create business.” Petri Elovaara, Vilperi
C U T U R
Room for arts Logomo serves as a home to the arts and culture. The Turku City Theatre uses Logomo Theatre as its main stage until the renovation of its home building is completed. Equipped with state-of-theart audiovisual technology the MOVE 2 hall serves as a cinema and venue for various film festivals. Guests can even enjoy Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera and Royal Ballet performances in nearly live broadcasts from UK. Logomo also offers outstanding workspaces for visual artists in co-operation with The Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation.
“Logomo is fantastic as a space and very attractive as a location. It’s great to see how the public has found their way to the theatre.” Mikko Kouki, Turku City Theatre
Seated dinner or buffet? The main idea behind the Logomo Kitchen is versatility. It can be transformed from a relaxed cafe and lunch restaurant into a high-profile banquet hall - or even a nightclub, if need be. The Kitchenâ€™s doors are always open when things are happening at Logomo. So, make sure to stop by before, after and during! Kitchen is also an ideal spot for lunch meetings. Sunborn Catering is responsible for event catering at Logomo. No matter what the event might be, the catering arrangements are handled seamlessly by the friendly, professional staff. And to make sure that the place settings look as good as the food tastes, you can also rent elegant dishware and furniture from Sunborn Catering.
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Logomo facilities LOGI Halls Area Class confi- Name m2 Theatre guration Banquet
LOGI 1 Hall
LOGI 2 Hall
LOGI 1 and 2
LOGI 3 Hall
LOGOMO Hall XS SIZE LOGOMO Hall (XS)
S SIZE LOGOMO Hall (S)
M SIZE LOGOMO Hall (M)
standing concert 2400 L SIZE LOGOMO Hall (L)
standing concert 3500
GOTO Boxes Area Name m2
Class confi- guration Banquet Cocktail
GOTO 21 Box
GOTO 22 Box
GOTO 23 Box
GOTO 35 Box
GOTO 30 Conference Room 50 m2
GOTO 31 Conference Room 60 m2
GOTO 32 Conference Room 60 m2
GOTO 33 Conference Room 90 m2
GOTO Conference Rooms
MOVE Halls MOVE 1 Hall
MOVE 2 Auditorium
LOGOMO Kitchen Restaurant
Logomo’s anatomy Logomo’s total area is an astonishing 25,000 square metres. Logomo’s main space, Logomo Hall, is at the centre of this city block-sized building. The images below provide a clear idea of the possible space configurations for Logomo Hall.
L-Stand 2,300 – 3,500 people
M-Stand 1,600 – 2,400 people
S-Stand 500 – 1,100 people
Airport 10 km
Local buses 20 and 61 The Logomo bus on event evenings 101
Ta mp er e1 40 km
How do I get to Logomo?
Helsinkiâ€“Turku approx. 2 h, Tampereâ€“Turku approx. 1 h 45 min. Logomo parking (P)
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20 Bus station
Por Rau i 140 ma km 90 km
Market Square 61 20
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