What's on at CCW?

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

TCCA's Critical Communications World provides 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.

CCW 2023 takes place in Helsinki and will bring together host operators from all the Nordic countries; Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, plus Estonia, and promises to create a unique event.




  • 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 70 countries attended CCW22.


  • Three days of insightful and informative sessions led by experts at the forefront of critical communications.
  • The 2023 programme will focus on the ever increasing importance of collaborating and sharing knowledge between organisations, sectors, verticals and nations, to keep advancing the field of critical communications.

  • 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.

The 2022 Government Authorities Global Village hosted authorities from 18 national governments and operators. With each international authority at different phases in their programme developments, this presented the perfect platform for stakeholders to collaborate and move forward together. For 2023, we are actively securing additional countries and authorities to join this growing area of CCW.