The city of Kemi and the municipality of Keminmaa are located by the Bothnian Bay in the Finnish Lapland with over 60 000 inhabitants. City of Kemi is easily accessible by air, rail and road:
- The Kemi-Tornio airport is only 10 minutes away from the city center (Note: only few flights a week)
- Oulu, Rovaniemi and Luleå airports are just under two hours away.
- Kemi railway station is situated along the Finnish main train line (multiple trains run daily from Rovaniemi, Oulu and Helsinki).
The WSOC 2022 Competition Arena is located in Keminmaa, only 15 minutes away from the Kemi city center.
The Event Center is located in Hotel Scandic Kemi.