Why Visit CCW?

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

Serving the sector for more than 20 years, CCW unites mission-critical and business-critical end-users with manufacturers and suppliers for three days of inspiration, knowledge and connections.

At its heart CCW is a global networking hub, allowing visitors to view the latest technology and forge new business relationships with partners from across the globe.

With an exhibition of leading international brands, a conference programme led by experts at the forefront of critical communications, in-depth focus forums and Government Authorities fostering collaboration across international borders, CCW is the global event of the year.

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.

Join us at CCW 2023!



  • Find the latest technologies and build strong supply chain partnerships

  • Get hands-on with new equipment, see product launches, 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.

  • Network in-person, you'll make more connections in 3 days at CCW than you will in 3 weeks of virtual meetings.


  • 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 a 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 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.

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.


The Government Authorities Global Village (GAGV) is an increasingly integral CCW. This dedicated space will brings governments and operators together, fostering a spirit of collaboration across international borders.

This year in Helsinki we are once again looking forward to welcoming government agencies from around the world, including Finland's Suomen Erillisverkot -konserni, Australia's NSW Telco Authority, Norway's Direktoratet for samfunnssikkerhet og beredskap (DSB), the French Ministère de l'Intérieur et des Outre-mer, MSB (Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency), the UK Home Office Emergency Services Network (ESN), Canada's PSB Innovation Alliance, Germany's Bundesanstalt für den Digitalfunk (BDBOS), Hungary's Pro-M Zrt., and more to come.

Dedicated GAGV programme sessions will take place in the main conference theatres across the course of the event - details coming soon.