Växjö & Co business idea
“To sell and promote the region as a destination for meetings, events and tourism, as well as to develop and conduct meetings and events in collaboration with the region’s stakeholders.”
About Växjö & Co
Växjö & Co is a company owned by members, which include the visiting industry business as well as Växjö and Alvesta municipalities as shareholders and financiers. The company started in 2007 with the aim of promoting the region of Växjö as a destination for conferences, congresses and events. Växjö & Co are also in charge of the tourist information in Växjö since 1 January 2010.
Växjö & Co has a board with eight members, including chairman. The business is run by Peter Knutsson (CEO).
Helen Bäckstedt (chairman), Elite Hotel Stadshotellet / Elite Park Hotel Växjö / Växjö Konserthus
Göran Ivarsson, Quality Hotel Royal Corner
Monica Carlsson, PM & Vänner
Maria Runosson, Teleborgs slott
Fredrik Sandberg, Växjö Lakers
Ulf Axelsson, Växjö Småland Airport
Tomas Ekelius, Växjö kommun
Thomas Karlsson, Växjö kommun
Facts about Växjö
Population: city ≈ 66 000, municipality 91 000
Area: 1 930 km²
Number of lakes ≈ 300
Linneaus University: ≈ 34 000 students
Distance to: Stockholm ≈ 430 km, Gothenburg ≈ 230 km, Malmö ≈ 210 km
Pictures of Växjö
In our image bank you will find pictures that are allowed to be used, free of charge, to inform, present or market Växjö as a destination. For example when arranging an event, conference or presenting Växjö as a city. It must be clear when using the pictures, that Växjö is the destination. Read through the guidelines before using the pictures.
-> Image bank Växjö