Växjö & Co

Sells and promotes the region of Växjö as a destination for meetings and events.

About us

Växjö & Co business idea
To sell and promote the region as a destination for meetings and events, 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 Växjö municipality, which includes members from the visiting industry business. The company started in 2007 with the aim of promoting the region of Växjö as a destination for conferences, congresses and events. Växjö & Co has a board with eight members, including chairman. The business is run by Sara Almkvist (CEO).

Board members

Göran Ivarsson (chairman), Quality Hotel Royal Corner

Eva-Lotta Fonsell (vice chairman), Växjö municipality

Helen Bäckstedt, Elite Hotel Stadshotellet / Elite Park Hotel Växjö / Växjö Concerthall

Monica Carlsson, PM & Vänner

Tomas Ekelius, Växjö municipality

Ola Hammarström, Växjö municipality

Carolina Toresson, Växjö Lakers


Ulf Axelsson, Växjö Småland Airport

Maria Runosson, Teleborg´s Castle

Marcus Holmqvist, Växjö municipality

Facts about Växjö

Population: city ≈ 72 000, municipality 97 500

Area: 1 930 km²

Number of lakes ≈ 300

Linneaus University: ≈ 40 000 students

Distance to: Stockholm ≈ 430 km, Gothenburg ≈ 230 km, Malmö ≈ 210 km

Facts about Växjö

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.

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Pictures of Växjö