Banquet & conference / Conference activities
A succesful conference is so much more than just meetings and planning. We believe the combination of mixing business and pleasure is the way to go. Over the years we have gathered a wide selection of different activities that we believe will make you and your team remember PM & Vänner for a long time. Below you can find some of the activities we offer, if you miss something – let us know and we will do our best to make it happen.
Now you have the chance to be a florist for a day. Together with our talented Åsa Carlsson we invite you for course in flower arranging. You can choose between different venues, either at FLORA PM & Vänner (maximum 8 people and after 6.15 PM) or in our private banquet hall (maximum 20 people). During the evening you will get recommendations to use at home and of course the possibility to bring your own creation with you.
Time: Around 2 hours
Price: 495 SEK/person
Together with our friends at Veda we are happy to offer a short yoga program to finish of a long day with meetings and new impressions.
Price: 200 SEK ex VAT per person (Minimum 10 people). If you are less participants, please contact us for a separate price.
Work out with your own personal trainer and/or listen to a lecture about mental strength, food and training
Tobias Olsson has a past as an athlete competing in track & fields. Today he works mostly at HPC with sustainable training and diet. He is often hired by both elite athletes and people who just want to get in shape.
Price: Contact us for price
Champion of the hotel
A fun and creative team competition where the participants can try challenges inspired by the TV-series “Champion of the champions”. A mix of challenges where the groups availability to work together is tested. Each team adjust their ability for each challenge which activates a participant from every member of the team.
Time: Around 2 hours
Price: 1-40 people = 395 SEK per person, more than 40 people = 350 SEK per person
Minimum fee: 6000 SEK ex VAT
Inlåst (locked up in Swedish) – Perfect as a brain teaser and team building
Inlåst, also known as Escape game throughout the world, is the concept that currently sweeps Sweden and the rest of the world. Inlåst in Växjö were among the first in our country to offer this activity. Basically this is how you play:
Together your group is being locked up in room with different themes, it can be anything. By working together and using different clues you have 60 minutes to exit. To succeed the group has to work together and use the clues in a particular order. The team behind Inlåst also offer a game called “Byråkampen”, which allows the participants to play a similar game onsite at the hotel.
Price: 185 SEK per person ex VAT for Inlåst (Maximum number of participants is six people per room). For “Byråkampen” that is played at the hotel the price is 4000 SEK ex VAT for up to 20 people. More than 20 people is subject to an additional fee of 150 SEK ex VAT per person (from the 21st player and above).
Field trip to PM & Vänners greenhouse with a Swedish “fika”
Together with our talented chefs this trip starts with a short walk to the neighborhood of Ringsberg – located ca 10 minutes from the hotel. Here you will find our greenhouse and we start with an aperitif, of course made from our chefs. Together with a small bit to eat you will listen to our chefs telling about their work with local ingredients and producers. We finish the trip in the actual vegetable garden where you can smell, feel and experience local produce for real.
Price: 295 SEK per person ex VAT (Minimum 10 people). This activity is based upon season and is best experienced between May-October.
Our own bakery Bröd & Sovel is among the best in Sweden and today they do all the bread in our house, everything from breakfast to the famous presentation of bread in our restaurant. As that wasn’t enough they alos cater bread to companies in and around Växjö. Now we offer you as a conference guest the opportunity to learn how to bake like a pro. We start our baking school with a Swedish “fika” – something to drink and something light to eat. Thereafter it´s your time to learn how to make everything from sourdough bread to sweet bread. Before we are done for the night everyone of the participants gets a goodie-bag to bring home.
Price: 495 SEK per person ex VAT (Minimum 10 people). This event is only available after 6 PM due to regular opening hours in our bakery.
PM & Vänner is famous for having one of the largest and most dynamic wine cellars in Scandinavia. It has developed itself over the years and as many as three times we have been awarded “Best Wine Experience in Sweden” – more than any other establishment. Today our cellar contains more than 15 000 bottles and over 4200 references. In this package we start with a visit in the cellar before we sit down and listen to the history of wine from one of our sommeliers. This is then followed by the actual tasting where you as a guest will try four different wines or champagnes depending on the selected tasting. This tastings is being arranged together with our partner Dimanche.
Price: 495 SEK per person ex VAT for wine tasting, 695 SEK per person ex VAT for champagne tasting (Minimum 8 people).
Massage & SPA
Together with our friends at Le Lac we are proud to offer a number of treatments. This is best combined with a dip in our Japanese bath and visit to our sauna where you have a good view over the City of Växjö.
For complete selection of treatments and price list, please visit www.lelac.se
The story behind Växjö is truly interesting. Through it´s roughly 670 year long history a lot happened here. During the walk that starts in our lobby with an aperitif and something light to eat we get to hear the story of Växjö being told. Everything from Växjö Cathedral to what the name Växjö means.
Price 295 SEK per person ex VAT (Minimum 10 people).
Lecture Per Bengtsson
Per, one of the founders of PM & Vänner brings the audience on a journey during this lecture where he speaks about identity and service. PM & Vänner was 2007 awarded “Best Service Experience” by White Guide and has during it´s 25 years gone from a simple neighborhood bistro to a company with a gastro hotel and a restaurant with one star in Guide Michelin. This lecture is around 30 min.
Price: 2500 SEK
As always we are more than happy to help our guests in the best possible way. If you want more suggestions of activities or have an idea of your own – feel free to contact us and we will do our best to make it happened. Our experience over the years helps us to know what can fit your group. We also offer more lectures from inspiring people, for example Ingegerd Råman – one of Sweden´s most famous designer or Per Sundberg who is a professor at one of the most prestigious universities within art, crafts and design.