Welcome to the Baltic Sea and the 19th ICMM congress to be held in Stockholm, Sweden and in Mariehamn, the Åland Islands 15–20 September 2019. For accompanying partners, we have put together a programme that involves sea, ships and socialising.

Useful information


15–20 September 2019


475 € (The cost of the partners programme is slightly higher than usual due to the number of receptions and dinners included in the programme)


Maximum of 30 accompanying partners.


Sunday 15 September

The 19th ICMM congress will kick off on Sunday 15th September with a relaxed evening get-together reception on the icebreaker St Erik.

Monday 16 September

Monday 16th September offers a guided tour of Stockholm’s charming Old Town with lunch. After lunch follows a Stockholm city sightseeing tour by boat, on which you will see most of the Swedish capital, including the inner city, the hipster island of Södermalm and the green areas of Djurgården. In the evening, we gather under the magnificent bow of the Vasa for the opening dinner.

Tuesday 17 September 

On Tuesday morning 17th September we board ms Viking Grace, the ferry that will take us to Mariehamn. We enjoy breakfast as we sail through the Swedish archipelago and across the Åland Sea. While your partner is working hard, you can relax in the spa, go shopping or just admire the sea views from the champagne lounge. We arrive in Mariehamn in the early afternoon and after hotel check-ins you get a chance to visit the Åland Maritime Museum before attending the Mayor’s welcome reception at the Town Hall.

Wednesday 18 September

On Wednesday 18th September, you can visit the Åland Art and Cultural History Museum in the morning before going out to the old pilot station on the island of Kobba Klintar for lunch. The evening is free for both delegates and partners, so a great time to catch up with friends.

Thursday 19 September

On Thursday 19th September you finally get the chance to board the historic ship Pommern and be blown away by the ‘Pommern 100 Days’ visitor experience. The afternoon is free for exploring town and we will revisit the Pommern in the evening for an unforgettable Grand Congress Dinner.

Friday 20 September

The official part of the 19th ICMM congress will close on Friday 20th September with an excursion to the island of Silverskär. It will be a perfect chance to slow down and just relax in a stunning archipelago environment. There will time and opportunity for kayaking, walking, having saunas and perhaps even swimming.