The official name of the centre is Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (TESC). The centre has been a company since the beginning of 2006 and is run by a firm called Tampereen Messu ja Urheilukeskus Oy.
The centre operates as a training and competition centre for athletics and football for five months every year. During the rest of the year, trade fairs, meetings, concerts and other big events are organised at the centre.
TESC comprises of Hall A that is a large training hall for football as well as track and jumping events, Hall B that is a training hall for throwing events and gymnastics, Hall C that is a training hall for football and Hall D that is mainly used for futsal and floorball.
There is for example, a 6-lane, 300-metre track and a full-size football field at the centre. The stand in the Hall A seats 1,500 spectators.
The centre also has a restaurant, café and seminar facilities.
When used for meetings, the facilities in the Hall A can accommodate 10,000 persons.