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Congrex Sweden and SKD Euroconf Merge

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eTN  Jun 19, 2008

Congrex Sweden and SKD Euroconf Merge

Two years ago Congrex Sweden AB acquired SKD Euroconf AB. Now in line with the strategic plan set for the acquisition the companies will merge to form a comprehensive meetings, conference and events company. Appointed Managing Director will be Mr Antonio Gozzo, currently Managing Director of Congrex Sweden AB. Managing Director of SKD Euroconf, Mrs Christina Tannlund, will be available to secure a smooth operation during the next coming months.

“To be part of the creation of one of Sweden’s most successful meetings and events companies has been a truly exciting journey. After 30 years with SKD Euroconf, the time has come to hand over to Antonio Gozzo to lead the planned expansion into Europe and globally” announces Christina Tannlund.

“We see great potential in the new organisation and are planning to continue growth to meet the demand for creative and efficient meetings solutions in the future. To develop Sweden’s largest player in the meetings industry and take the business to the next level is something I very much look forward to” says Antonio Gozzo.

The total turnover of Congrex Sweden and SKD Euroconf is 48M€ (2007).

Facts about SKD Euroconf AB

SKD Euroconf AB is one of Sweden’s largest meetings, conferences and event companies. Founded in 1979 the company employs 56 people in the three offices located in Stockholm Göteborg and Lund. During 2008 the production will reach 11.000 meetings and events, many for some of the largest corporations and organisations in Sweden. SKD Euroconf also run “konferens.se” Sweden’s most  popular online meeting and events site. SKD Euroconf is part of the Congrex Group since 2006

Facts about Congrex Sweden

Congrex Sweden AB, is the largest supplier of consultancy and meetings services to the association and organisation markets in Sweden. During 2008 more than 150 events will be conducted world wide. The business was founded in 1982 and employs 97 members of staff. Offices are located in Stockholm Göteborg and Uppsala.

Facts about the Congrex Group

Congrex Group is one of the leading meetings, conference and congress organisers with a total turnover exceeding M€ 100 and employing 420 people. The Congrex group supplies integrated meetings and events solutions for corporations, associations and government bodies. The services provided include all aspects of the events such as planning, production and execution. The group operates out of 27 locations on all five continents and has planned an expansion into new markets within the near future.
http://www.congrex.com

Congrex Sweden and SKD Euroconf Merge



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