What's on at CCW?

23 - 25 May 2023, Messukeskus, Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre

TCCA's Critical Communications World 2023 event in Helsinki will provide the central pillar around which our industry can create mutually beneficial initiatives, promote technology advances, share experiences and ideas, and demonstrate the power of teamwork. The event is inspired by intuition, risk, challenge, vision and a deep knowledge of our sector.



  • Discover cutting-edge technology as suppliers and manufacturers show you what they've been working on.

  • Get hands-on with new equipment and speak to knowledgeable representatives on how they can solve your challenges.

  • Meet with critical communications professionals from all over the world - visitors from over 120 countries registered to attend CCW22.


  • Three days of insightful and informative sessions led by experts at the forefront of critical communications.
  • The 2022 programme focused on how the ecosystem needs to evolve to keep up with the changing requirements of mission critical operations including standardisation, infrastructure, security, network developments and investment needs and opportunities.

  • Hear from an unique line-up of international critical communications leaders and innovators who will discuss vital developments, challenges and what the future holds for the sector.

Focus Forums

Focus Forums are in-depth, deep-dive sessions which will provide knowledge sharing and comprehensive updates in each topic area. The focused sessions will comprise of multiple presentations, interactive discussions and roundtables, allowing specialists to come together to learn about developments, and to share their own challenges, experiences and skills.

We recommend that participants should have some knowledge in each area, and are keen to actively contribute to the discussions. Registration costs 95 EUR per focus forum, and spaces are limited, so make sure you register early to guarantee your place.

Guided Tech Tours

The perfect opportunity to watch demonstrations and explore the new and innovative products our exhibitors have on offer this year. You will additionally be able to ask the demonstrators your own questions.

Tours include:

  • LTE devices and transition to broadband/5G
  • Network/coverage solutions
  • Data analytics, AI and advanced technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Narrowband devices and apps

The Government Authorities Global Village is a dedicated space that will bring governments and operators together, enabling them to meet with each other, fostering a spirit of collaboration across international borders.

As well as being available to meet in the Global Village, representatives will take part in the conference to describe their nationwide communications programmes. Short presentations will be followed by an interactive panel discussion so that you can ask your questions.