Network Trade Fair

Creating Network flows together in Tampere

Press Release  18.01.2023

Network, the trade fair for energy and information network industries, will be held in Tampere 25–26 January 2023. To be organized for the 14th time at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, the trade fair offers an interesting and topical event with the theme ‘Smart and Responsible Networks’. The event and its meaningful encounters are looked forward to by the industry. The media accreditation process for the Network Trade Fair is now open.

The Network Trade Fair, 25–26 January 2023, will provide a current cross-section of the functional, sustainable and developing energy, information and telecommunication solutions of the future. This year’s theme, Smart, and Responsible Networks, covers multiple perspectives such as a secure network, networks and the energy transition, as well as sustainability. In today’s challenging global situation and in the middle of a major shift, a renewing network that moves with the times and is prepared and secure that is adapting, prepared and secure is not only vital but also the way to new, sustainable solutions. The Network Trade Fair is an eagerly awaited long-awaited meeting place for the whole field, and after the exceptional years it will now reclaim its place, more relevant than ever. This is the new era for networks –the directions they flow is created together. Learn more about the event’s themes and perspectives:

Timely programme and hot topics in the Network networking event

Network 2023 looks to the future, creating a strong and energising tomorrow. The event offers hot topical content and conversations, enhanced further by the topped off with meaningful encounters and interesting programme

The opening day, Wednesday, is a celebration of seminars that dive deep into the industry through three different units. Rejlers’ Smarter seminar brings together topics related to power networks, energy and telecommunications focusing primarly on cyber security and its effects across the different sectors of society. The seminar by the Finnish District Heating and Cooling Association (FinDHC ry) delves into the status of heating networks in the energy system of the future. The panel discussion of the event, Kaukolämpö Ajassa (‘District heating in Time’), explores the role of heating networks as enablers of carbon sequestration and the flexibility of the electrical energy system. The Energy Networks 2035 seminar by Finnish Energy adresses the role of electricity distribution networks during the growing electricity consumption and increasing production of renewable energy. The seminar also features a distribution network panel, which discusses topics such as the development of control methods and the Energy Networks 2035 vision. At the end of the event, the Network Act of the Year honorary award will be granted, with the theme for 2023 being responsibility. On Thursday, Ensto Oy will hold an address on the topic of proactive maintenance of electricity distribution networks and the opportunities of IoT. During the fair days, Eltel and Nestor Cables will hold work demonstrations, showing how fibre optic network is built by using the micro duct technology. In addition to the programme stage, seminars and demonstrations, many exhibition stands offer interesting programme. The event’s entire programme: (in Finnish).

Media accreditation process for the event is now open

The media accreditation for the main event of network industry, Network Trade Fair, is now open: Interviews can also be booked in advance, please contact the event communications.

Tampereen Sähkölaitos is the partner company of Network 2023

Tampereen Sähkölaitos is a modern energy group that produces Finnish, renewable energy and actively develops the energy solutions of the future, decreases greenhouse gas emissions and creates more jobs in the Tampere region.

– Efficient utilisation of heating and power networks has a central role to play in the transition to green energy. Come to the Network Trade Fair and see and experience the many opportunities offered by networks! says Paavo Pietikäinen, Sales Team Manager at Tampereen Sähkölaitos.

Network Trade Fair is the main event of energy and information networking, which comprises the content, products and services of telecommunication, electricity, heating and gas network industries. Tampere Trade Fairs Ltd organises the Network Trade Fair in cooperation with Finnish Energy, Adato Energia Oy, Teleprikaati Oy, Tieturi Oy, Finnish District Heating and Cooling Association (FinDHC ry) and Finnish Work Safety Association (STYL). The partner company of the Network Trade Fair 2023 is Tampereen Sähkölaitos. In 2023, the Network Trade Fair will be held for the 14th time.

FURTHER INFORMATION: #verkosto #verkostonuusiaika
Tampere Trade Fairs Group,,
Jani Maja, Sales Director, Network Project Manager, +358 50 356 1325
Sirkka Laine, Communications Specialist, +358 40 612 9081