You will arrive to Stockholm when the City is at its best. The spring is switching to summer – this period is regarded as the best season for a visit in Stockholm. 

The Social program of STOCKHOLMIA 2019 will be related to three important Swedish topics: Alfred Nobel, the Swedish Royal family, and the 17th century ship Vasa. 

To register and choose your social events please click here. If you want to add social events to your existing registration, please send an email to

Please note that the number of seats for each event are limited. Last day to register for Stockholmia Club Dinner, Drottningholm Palace Park and Stockholmia Banquet is 30 April. Secure your tickets now! 


Welcome reception and vernissage for early birds

Stockholm Waterfront - 28 May 3.00-7.00 p.m.

What: Philatelic Trade and Exhibition Opening

Where: Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre

When: 3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Price: SEK 500

Drink and welcome at 3.30 p.m.
Opening of STOCKHOLMIA CLUB at 5.00 p.m.

[STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Philatelic Exhibitors and Patrons are cordially invited.]


Winterviken - 29 May 7:00 p.m.

What: Official dinner to honour Partners, Sponsors, Patrons, Exhibitors, Trade Stand Holders and the Jury.
Three course dinner.

Where: At Winterviken, the old factory of Nobel from 1891.

When: 7.00 p.m.
Buses depart from Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre at 6.30 p.m.

Price: SEK 1 450

[STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Gold Patrons are cordially invited.]

[STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Leadership Patrons with Partner are cordially invited.]

Dress code: Business Casual


Drottningholm Palace Park

FULLY BOOKED! Please send us an e-mail if you want to be on a waiting-list.

Excursion - 31 May from 10:45 a.m.

What: The historic ships M/S Gustafsberg VII (departure 10.45)  and M/S Waxholm III (departure 11.00) will take you on a magnificent cruise from central Stockholm through the inner archipelago. Onboard the ship you will be served a delicious Swedish smörgåsbord. When the ship arrives at Drottningholm Palace you will enjoy a private guided tour of the Royal Apartments at the Palace.

Where: Drottningholm Palace

When: Departure at 10.45 a.m. & 11.00 a.m. from Nybrokajen. Arrival at City Hall at 3.15 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. (Duration 3,5 hours)

Price: SEK 1 500

RDP Ceremony

Grand Hôtel - 31 May 5:00 p.m.

What: The Roll of Distinguished Philatelists (RDP is a prestigious international philatelic award, created by the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain in 1921).

Where: At the Grand Hôtel in the Hall of Mirrors

When: RDP Ceremony 5.00 p.m.
Welcome from 4.30 p.m.

The ceremony is open for the public.

Dress code: Black tie


Vasa Museum  - 1 June  7:30 p.m. Buses depart at 7 p.m. and meeting point is outside the Waterfront. 

What: Official Exhibition Banquet and Award Ceremony. Three course dinner.

Where: At the Vasa Museum, which holds the world´s only preserved 17th century battle ship.

When: Reception at 8.00 p.m.
Viewing from 7.30 p.m.

Price: SEK 1 850

[STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Leadership Patrons with Partner are cordially invited.]

Preferred dress code: Formal (Black Tie/Tuxedo)

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