European Capitals Meeting 2024

Thanks for the participation! See you next year in Ankara, Turkey
June 6 - 9, 2024
Ticket 259€
Helsinki, FIN
Conference Program June 6 - 9
Thu | June 6
10 am - 1 pm Sailing experience @ Koivusaari (Vaskisalmenkuja 10)

5.30 pm - 9 pm Registration and Welcome Dinner @ Restaurant Badger & Co (Korkeavuorenkatu 25)

9.30 pm -> Afterparty @ Kaarle XII (Kasarmikatu 40)
Fri | June, 7

9.30 am - 1 pm Company Visit and Lunch @ Orion (Orionintie 1A, 02200 Espoo)

1 pm - 4 pm City Orienteering @ Helsinki City Center

5.30 pm - 11pm Sauna Experience with Dinner (Jämeräntaival 5, 02150 Espoo)
Sat | June, 8
9.45am - 2 pm Workshop: Measuring Impact, Lunch and Kyrö Tasting @ Brunakärr Koloniträdgård (Nauvontie 1)

2 pm - 5 pm City Orienteering | Free time

6 pm - 10 pm Dinner (dresscode: cocktail) @ Restaurant Sipuli (Kanavaranta 7)

10.15 pm -> Afterparty @ Restaurant Teatteri (Pohjois-Esplanadi 2)
Sun | June, 9
10.45 am - 2 pm Brunch and Official ECM Program @ Katajanokka Rooftop (Kruunuvuorenkatu 4)
Additional program (fully booked)
Join us for an additional program to ECM 2024 in Helsinki – Sailing on the coast of Helsinki!

Event is organized prior to the official ECM on Thursday June 6 at 10AM - 1PM.
Exclusive experience
This exclusive activity promises beautiful views and a refreshing sea breeze, making it the perfect complement to your ECM 2024 experience.

You don't need any prior sailing experience.

Please note that this experience is available only for those participating in the ECM.
Limited availability
Limited spots available, so secure your place now for a unique maritime adventure!
Life vests are provided by the organizing team.

Price 35 € (includes the sailing experience and a glass of sparkling wine)
ECM is a perfect combination of having fun and learning!
Welcome to Helsinki
in June 2024!

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Helsinki, Finland, the pearl of Baltic Sea.
The city is a fantastic mix of urban sophistication and breathtaking natural beauty that you just must see and experience yourself.

Come network with 50 fellow Jaycees while exploring Helsinki!

The European Capitals Meeting (ECM),
an event combining inspiration,
collaboration and fun times, takes place in Helsinki on June, 6 - June 9, 2024.
  • Learn and develop yourself
    Learn about the Finnish culture and environmental topics - since theme of this year is connected closely with the Baltic Sea!
  • Grow your network
    ECM is just as big of a conference to build your network but small enough to really get to know people and make new friends!
  • Have fun!
    ECM is all about having fun - enjoy the dinners, after parties, the gala, picnic, or what ever program we will build for you. We can ensure you will have a lot of fun!

Practical information
  • Travel
    From airport to Helsinki
    There's a good train connection from the airport to Helsinki. If you have a JC host, you will get further guidance closer to the event on the logistics.

    Travelling in Helsinki
    You will get a public transportation ticket, valid in Helsinki and to some extent also to cities in the region. We recommend you to download "HSL" app, it will help in navigating.
  • Accommodation
    Home hospitality
    Let us know in the registration form if you are interested in home hospitality. You will be contacted by the COC team for confirmation during spring 2024.

    Hotel discount
    If you want to stay in a hotel, we have a discount code for you for Scandic hotels. Book your stay from here so you'll be able to use our discount link and get a cheaper stay!
  • Tickets
    Tickets include access to all program activities including transportation, lunches and dinners.

    Most alcoholic drinks, accommodation and breakfasts excluded.

    Price: 259€

    You can also register for Saturday dinner only

    Price: 95€
If you are interested in becoming a partner or a sponsor, please reach out to Pauliina (
Some words about us
The event is organized by JCI Central Park - Helsinki (Keskuspuisto in Finnish), which is one of the largest local chapters in the Helsinki capital region.

JCI Central Park was founded in 1986.

Our chapter is known for the positive, active and warm-hearted members, impactful projects and always having fun - so you will definitely be in great hands in Helsinki!

Read more about Central Park from here.

Organizing team
Team behind the event, feel free to reach out!
  • Laura Savikoski
    Team member, program and communications
  • Pauliina Pietilä
    COC Director, partnerships and admin
  • Laura Merisaari
    Team member, program
  • Tuulia Kuusinen
    Team member, communications
  • Janita Korva
    Team member, program and home hospitality
  • Emilia Haapaniemi
    Team member, partnerships and admin
  • Laura Ruohola
    Team member, partnerships and dinner
  • Tiina Tanninen
    Team member, program and food
  • Tuuli Kuusama
    Team member, food
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