Skilled Women 2018

Thank You for an eventful weekend. Over 90% of our visitors were pleased with the event. Over 7300 attended the fair during the weekend.

Skilled Women showcases a wide range of magnificent ideas, services and novelties related to the lifestyle and leisure time of women. The fair takes place on 26–28 October 2018. The event featured around 200 companies presenting their products and services every year. Last year the event attracted about 7,000 visitors.

Osaava Nainen is a great source of inspiration. The extensive exhibition space with various theme areas and various forms of entertainment gave visitors a lot to talk about!

Themes featured at the fair:

  • Health, fashion and beauty
  • Handicrafts, décor items and gifts
  • Travel, work and education

Makeup tips from professionals

Coming up! Makeup artist Ida Ekman’s tutorial and meet & greet on Saturday 27th of October.
Makeup artist and a beauty multitalent Miia Ezen will share her best tips on Skilled Women 2018. Take Your place in the audience and learn about beautiful everyday makeup! Stunning Heidi Sohlberg will host the Aino Program stage on Saturday and Sunday.

Miia Ezen  meikkisuti  heidi sohlberg

Skincare tutorials from Pandhy´s

Expo visitors have a possibility to participate Pandhy´s skincare tutorials in the stand A/27. The tutorials are guided step by step by skincare professionals with high-quality products.


Renewed handicraft lounge

Renewed and inspirational lounge in hall B will offer experiences for all senses – possibility to try handicrafts, get ideas for knit fashion and decoration and taste different delicious tea flavours. Lounge will offer visual beauty for the eye and “hygge” for the mind.

In cooperation with: Sandnes Garn, Rintalan Tila, Teministeriet, Flör, niinmun´design, Kotilaituri, Villapuomi Visuals

neulonta  SONY DSC

Wellbeing for the whole body

Healthy Living expo is arranged in the hall C at the same time with Skilled Women – access to all halls with one ticket. Healthy Living is organized together by Turku Fair Centre and Turun Sanomat. Keynote speakers like lifestyle change expert Tomi Kokko, sports physician Pippa Laukka, and PhD in Sports Sciences Juha Hulmi, also known as Lihastohtori, are performing at the expo.

Read more about Healthy Living.

Held at the same time as the Healthy Living and Outlet events. One ticket, three events!

Tomi Kokko punnerrus



Tickets and opening hours

Opening hours
  • Fri 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Sat 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Sun 10 a.m.–5 p.m.


  • Adults €10
  • Children (7–15 years) €5
  • Multiple day ticket EUR 15
  • Groups €10 (min. 10 paying visitors/group)
  • Parking €6



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