Sanoma chose a multispace environment

Sanoma wanted to create a workspace for its employees that is inspirational and fosters creativity and communality. The company found the ideal premises in Ruoholahti.

The new business premises of Sanoma Corporation, a leading company in the field of media and learning solutions, represent an investment in an inspirational and flexible working environment. The new premises strengthen this media giant’s position at a time of intense competition, increasing confidence in the future of the industry.

The first impressions of the premises are enchanting. Giant displays on the walls of the lobby area are alive with content produced by this media company, news feeds, social media feeds and information on the company’s services. The colours of the lighting in the lobby area can be adjusted with a remote control.

Located next to the Ruoholahti shopping centre, the premises were completely renovated for Sanoma.

Communality boosts creativity

The multispace environment has bookable and freely available meeting rooms and quiet workspaces, as well as flexible and adaptable spaces for use by teams and projects. There is a separate entrance for the photo studio, and next to it is a fully equipped kitchen that can be used for shooting cooking shows for the online audience.

“Our new premises make it easier to bring our competencies together, form new teams and develop new projects together.”

“We want to provide our employees with a workspace that is inspirational and fosters creativity and communality, and also supports a wide range of different working methods,” says Communications Manager Tuomas Littunen.

The units that relocated to the new premises in Ruoholahti include Sanoma Lifestyle, Kids Media, Sanoma Pro, Sanoma Tekniikkajulkaisut, Head Office Finland and Sanoma Technology. Media brands such as Me Naiset, Gloria and Cosmopolitan are now working closer to each other than before, on the same floors.

Having the theme-based editorial teams shared by these brands close by means that it is now easier and more flexible to engage in joint development of new commercial concepts and other forms of co-operation.

“The media industry is changing rapidly, which calls for a high degree of agility and the courage to try new solutions. Our new premises make it easier to bring our competencies together, form new teams and develop new projects together. I am certain that this will also give our employees greater motivation to try new things,” Littunen adds.