Practical information


Our enthusiastic staff is ready to jump into a variety of roles throughout the Congress days. Staff members on duty wear the staff sign which is a green tie or green scarf.

Info phone number

Info number during the congress is +358 50 327 2726.

Internet: Wi-Fi Access

Holiday Club Saimaa has free Wi-Fi access to all IMWA 2017 delegates and hotel guests. Printed username and password labels are available at the info desks.


Health breaks

Coffee and tea is served downstairs  in the Arena area and upstairs next to conference rooms Tampere and Rauha.


Lunch is served daily in the Easy Kitchen restaurant.

Water bottles

A water bottle is included in your seminar package. You may refill it at the refill stations or use water tap. The quality of tap water in Finland is considered to be among the best in the world, and tap water is drinkable everywhere in Finland. Please return your empty bottle after the congress to the recycling container by the registration desk.

First Aid

Should you require first aid, get it touch with the hotel reception. The phone number for all emergencies in Finland is 112.


The local taxi number in Lappeenranta is +358 200 60 400. 

In Imatra the taxi number is  +358 20016464

A taxi from the train station in Imatra to the Congress venue costs approximately € 20.

Distances to Holiday Club Saimaa

Imatra: 7 km
Lappeenranta: 35 km
Helsinki: 250 km
Tampere: 300 km
Kuopio: 230 km
St Petersburg: 230 km

Good to know about the Accommodation


Hotel check-in from 4 p.m., check-out by 12 noon. The reception is open 24 hours daily.

Holiday houses and apartments

The key service locates at the reception of Holiday Club Saimaa, which is open 24 h daily. Check-in is from 6 p.m. and the check-out by 11 a.m.

Villas Apartments check-in is from 5 p.m. and check-out by 11 a.m.

Parking at Holiday Club Saimaa

There is plenty of space for parking in front of the hotel.