Skål Norden (Area Committee Norden, ACN)

Dear Skålleagues,

On behalf of Skål International Finland and Skål International Turku we have a great pleasure to welcome you to AREA COMMITTEE NORDEN Congress in Turku, Finland May 19 – 21, 2017.

In addition to our official meeting on Saturday morning we will have time for doing business amongst friends, enjoying our beautiful city of Turku and for meeting friends from near and far.

Senior Vice President Susanna Saari (Executive Committee) will give us a sneak peak to the new STRATEGIC PLAN of Skål International. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a fresh update straight from the top!

Senior Vice President Marja Eela-Kaskinen (International Skål Council) will give a report of the
Mid-Year Meeting which will be held in George, South Africa at the beginning of May.




Ilkka Joukanen                                                                Marja Eela-Kaskinen

President, Skål International Finland                             President, Skål International Turku



  • Registrations and payments by 5.5.2017: Skål International Turku using Nordea Bank account FI25 24292100010177. Please use your name as a reference
  • Accommodation: Please see the attached PDF for special Skål prices and bookings (dl 13.4.2017). You can still inquire for available rooms!
  • Get-together party at Kåren is a fund raiser disco 80's style which is open to public. Feel free to get into the mood and dress up accordingly.
  • Dinner takes place on a ship and on an island outdoors, so warm clothes and comfy shoes are needed!
  • Transfers between venues are not provided
  • Cancellation policy: No refunds after 27.4.2017.
  • Inquiries: marja.eela_kaskinen(at) 

Attachments to ACN

PDF-tiedostoACN_2017_hotels.pdf (182 kB)
Accommodation offers

Skål International Norden covers the area of the Nordic countries and the Baltic states. Area Committee Norden has the following clubs:

  • Denmark: Copenhagen
  • Finland: Helsinki and Turku
  • Norway: Bergen, Oslo and Stavanger
  • Sweden: Gothenburg and Stockholm
  • Estonia: Tallinn
  • Latvia: Riga

Presidency over Skål Norden is for 2-year period. Currently the President of Norden is Mr. Kari Halonen (2015-2017) and Secretary is Ms. Enna Paavola from Finland.

  • Kari Halonen, kari.halonen(at)
  • Enna Paavola, enna.paavola(at)


Find us from the Social media:

  • Facebook: Skål Norden
  • LinkedIn: Skål Norden


Skål Norden Events:

30.10.2015   Meeting at the World Congress in Torremolinos

30.11.2015   GLBT Seminar in Helsinki

21.1.2016 - 22.1.2016  Skål International stand at Matka2016 travel fair

22.1.2016     Matka2016, IT-Technocoly Seminar together with IFITT

13.5 - 15.5.2016 Stockholm Travel Show

19.5. - 21.5.2017 ACN Congress, Turku, Finland