Choosing the right room

We have a total of 18 meeting rooms with a capacity ranging from 6 to 1,620 people. Two of our rooms offer cinema-style seating – Sola Congress Hall and Lars Lerin. In addition, our Karl IX restaurant has capacity to seat 1,200 diners.

Entrance floor

On the entrance floor you are welcomed to our light and airy venue with its splendid architecture and sense of space. You will find our reception area here, and staff who can help with any enquiries both large and small. It also offers numerous exhibition options, and our Karl IX restaurant is located on this floor.

Karl IX restaurant

Our banqueting hall takes its name from Karl IX, Karlstad’s founder, and has seating for up to 1,200 diners.
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Floor 3

Floor 3 is home to Värmland’s great writers and poets. This floor houses seven meeting rooms and 609m2 of exhibition space. You will also find entrances to our large congress hall. Make yourself comfortable and enjoy the atmosphere in the company of our great writers and poets.

Gustaf

60 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Gustaf Fröding (1860-1911) became one of Sweden’s most popular poets during his lifetime, living to the age of just 50. His poem “En morgondröm” attracted great attention when it was published. Around 200,000 mourners lined the streets of Stockholm to see Fröding’s funeral cortège.
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Fröding

76 m2 ​ ​ 50 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Gustaf Fröding (1860-1911) became one of Sweden’s most popular poets during his lifetime, living to the age of just 50. His poem “En morgondröm” attracted great attention when it was published. Around 200,000 mourners lined the streets of Stockholm to see Fröding’s funeral cortège.
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Gustaf Fröding

157 m2 ​ ​ 120 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 168 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Gustaf Fröding (1860-1911) became one of Sweden’s most popular poets during his lifetime, living to the age of just 50. His poem “En morgondröm” attracted great attention when it was published. Around 200,000 mourners lined the streets of Stockholm to see Fröding’s funeral cortège.
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Selma Lagerlöf

62 m2 ​ ​ 44 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 70 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Selma Lagerlöf’s (1858-1940) debut novel Gösta Berling’s Saga has been read by countless people. As one of Sweden’s most successful and acclaimed authors, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1909. She was also elected to the Swedish Academy in 1914.
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Nils Ferlin

33 m2 ​ ​ 20 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 36 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Nils Ferlin’s (1898-1961) first collection of poems was entitled “En döddansares visor”. His final collection of poems “Från mitt ekorrhjul” was characterised by more modern forms, where he had tried out free verse. Nils Ferlin was the first recipient of the Frödingsstipendium (Fröding Award) from Värmland county council in 1960.
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Sandberg

31 m2 ​ ​
Inger Sandberg (born 1930) married cartoonist and illustrator Lasse Sandberg in 1950. Together they have written over one hundred children’s books, loved by readers throughout the world. The couple have also been actively involved in anti-smoking campaigns and have published three books on the theme of “quitting smoking”. Sandberg is the ideal room for board meetings, for example. It is also equipped with a complete video-conferencing system.
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Erik Gustaf Geijer

150 m2 ​ ​ 120 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 172 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783-1847) was a writer, poet, philosopher, historian and composer. He was one of the greatest aestheticians and originators of Swedish romanticism and is regarded as one of the fathers of Swedish nationalism.
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Sola congress hall

1620 Cinema-style seating ​ ​ 292 Främre parkett ​ ​ 694 Övre parkett ​ ​ 340 1st balcony ​ ​ 294 2nd balcony ​ ​
Eva Lisa “Sola” Holtz (1739-1818) worked for many years as a local waitress and quickly became known as “Sola i Karlstad” (The Sun in Karlstad), thanks to her sunny and service-minded personality. In time she was able to buy the inn where she worked and became a respected lady in the town. Her hospitality is still renowned to this day, and her story is widely known even beyond the boundaries of Värmland. Our congress hall is a fantastic venue for holding everything from opera concerts and theatrical performances to conferences.
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Floor 4

Floor 4 is home to Värmland’s great entertainers. This floor houses seven meeting rooms and 609m2 of exhibition space. You will also find entrances to our large congress hall. Make yourself comfortable and enjoy the atmosphere in the company of our great entertainers.

Zarah

81 m2 ​ ​ 60 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Zarah Leander (1907-1981) from Värmland has become known as the archetype of primadonnas and was a popular singer and actress in the 20th century.
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Leander

76 m2 ​ ​ 52 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Zarah Leander (1907-1981) from Värmland has become known as the archetype of primadonnas and was a popular singer and actress in the 20th century.
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Zarah Leander

157 m2 ​ ​ 120 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 168 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Zarah Leander (1907-1981) from Värmland has become known as the archetype of primadonnas and was a popular singer and actress in the 20th century.
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Fridolf Rhudin

62 m2 ​ ​ 44 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 70 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Fridolf Rhudin (1895-1935) was a comedian, film and stage actor and one of the most popular Swedish artists of his era. When his coffin was transported through the streets of Stockholm, 50,000 people turned out to bid him farewell.
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Sven-Ingvars

33 m2 ​ ​ 20 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 36 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
With songs such as “Fröken Fräken” and “Min gitarr”, Sven-Ingvars is one of our most popular dance bands. Frontman Sven-Erik Magnusson (1942-2017) and former member Ingvar Karlsson (1938) were both there at the start in 1956.
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Monica Zetterlund

31 m2 ​ ​ 20 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 36 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
(1911-2005) Zetterlund was known for her characteristic voice as a jazz-singer and was also an actress. She was noted for, among other things, her skill in giving lyrics and music a personal tone, phrasing and presence. She collaborated with a number of other artists, ranging from Hasse & Tage to Louis Armstrong.
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Lars Lerin

220 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Lars Lerin (born 1954) was born and raised in Munkfors. He is considered as the Nordic region’s foremost watercolour artists and one of the most prominent in the world. He also works in other technologies and is known for its outstanding talent and productivity.
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Floor 5

Floor 5 is home to Värmland’s great inventors. This floor houses eight meeting rooms and 604m2 of exhibition space. You will also find entrances to our large congress hall. Make yourself comfortable and enjoy the atmosphere in the company of our great inventors.

Lars

86 m2 ​ ​ 60 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926) was an inventor and entrepreneur. He is perhaps best known as the founder of the L M Ericsson Telephone Mfg. Co. Ltd. He began working as a navvy and miner at the age of just eleven. He studied and later went on to found what we know today as Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson.
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Magnus

81 m2 ​ ​ 60 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926) was an inventor and entrepreneur. He is perhaps best known as the founder of the L M Ericsson Telephone Mfg. Co. Ltd. He began working as a navvy and miner at the age of just eleven. He studied and later went on to found what we know today as Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson.
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Ericsson

50 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 84 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926) was an inventor and entrepreneur. He is perhaps best known as the founder of the L M Ericsson Telephone Mfg. Co. Ltd. He began working as a navvy and miner at the age of just eleven. He studied and later went on to found what we know today as Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson.
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Magnus Ericsson

157 m2 ​ ​ 116 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 168 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926) was an inventor and entrepreneur. He is perhaps best known as the founder of the L M Ericsson Telephone Mfg. Co. Ltd. He began working as a navvy and miner at the age of just eleven. He studied and later went on to found what we know today as Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson.
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LM Ericsson

243 m2 ​ ​ 160 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 280 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926) was an inventor and entrepreneur. He is perhaps best known as the founder of the L M Ericsson Telephone Mfg. Co. Ltd. He began working as a navvy and miner at the age of just eleven. He studied and later went on to found what we know today as Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson.
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Alfred Nobel

44 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 70 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) was a chemist, the inventor of dynamite, philanthropist, industrialist, writer, engineer and founder of the Nobel Prize. Nobel had a strong interest in science and art, but also a passion for literature.
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Harry Nyquist

65 m2 ​ ​ 52 Classroom-style seating ​ ​ 70 Cinema-style seating ​ ​
Harry Nyquist (1889-1976) came from Nilsby and thanks to his outstanding mathematical aptitude he came to be a consultant for the United States Department of Defense, among other things. The Nyquist frequency and the Nyquist stability criterion can be difficult to digest for the uninitiated, but in practice they have changed our way of communicating.
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Exhibition spaces

Karlstad CCC offers 3,300m2 of exhibition space spread over four floors. Choose between hiring the whole congress centre or just one specific floor. All our exhibition areas are light, modern and have large panoramic windows providing plenty of natural light and beautiful views of the Klarälven river and Sweden’s longest stone bridge. If you wish to conduct seminars, workshops or other meetings in conjunction with an exhibition, conference rooms are available on the same floor as the exhibition space. In addition, coffee and light refreshments can be served in the exhibition areas to maximise the impact of the exhibition in connection with any congress or conference.