ExperienceTurku – springboard for the experience industry
The Turku region is an important Finnish cluster of the creative field and experience industry. The ExperienceTurku brand covers e.g.
- AV industry and film production
- Game industry
- Development of travel business
Creative industries employ around 8,000 people in 2,500 companies in the Turku region. The total turnover of the companies in the industry is 1.3 billion euros.
Turku is a film city
Turku has become a notable city for film productions. Since 2003, West Finland Film Commission WFFC has promoted the Turku region as a shooting location for both international and national productions, and has secured the shooting of dozens of film and TV productions in the region. Over 50 feature films and TV series have been filmed in Turku region since 2003. For example, 11 AV productions were shot in Turku region in 2017.
West Finland Film Commission builds business opportunities between the productions and local companies as well as increases the employment of local professionals, thus boosting the attractiveness and competitiveness of the region
West Finland Film Commission is part of ExperienceTurku. We offer a variety of services for productions and professionals in audiovisual industry. Our services can be found from our website.
Turku is an attractive travel destination
Turku is one of the most attractive travel destinations in Finland. The oldest city of the country lures travelers with vibrant city culture as well as with the stunning archipelago – the largest archipelago in the world, in fact.
Travel business brings c. 800 million euros worth of revenue to the Turku region annually, and creates employment for more than 4 000 man-years worth. Domestic tourism is especially strong in the Turku region, but to create growth, the travel industry in the region is investing in international visitors and year-round traveling.
Our ExperienceTurku team helps developing travel businesses in all phases.