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How to Get the Most Out of Your Conference Budget

When obtaining a conference budget, there are many facets that can determine your success. The same goes for any operation, possibilities increase with financing. If you represent an association that has just acquired event sponsorship and are looking for ways to...

7 Steps For Successful Conference Management

With many years of collective, collaborative experience in conference management, we have acquired a lot of insights along the way. It can be an intimidating exercise, especially when planning your first conference as there are multiple components to piece together....

How To Beat The Stress of Association Management

Managing an association is a huge undertaking, and with the responsibility of this magnitude comes the pressure to perform. When you are under pressure, your stress levels are high, and the challenges of association management and association consulting are very...

4 Quick Steps to Maximise Your Professional Conference

Do you consider hosting a professional conference? There are many benefits to hosting events as an association. First of all, keeping your website event calendar full of industry-related events drives traffic to your calendar and your website and more importantly...

Transform Your Conference Into An Engaging Experience

Are you planning your next conference? With information on everything under the sun quite literally available at the click of a button or the swipe of a finger, it’s getting more and more difficult to keep attendees engaged at conferences. How exactly do you...

How Event Sponsorship Benefits Your Business

Nowadays, brand awareness is virtually invaluable. Companies are paying a premium for exposure in an era where competition is immense. If you are the head of marketing for a company, you will have profound insight into how challenging it can be to get your brand...

The Key Factors for Planning A Conference Successfully

If you have been tasked with conference planning for your association, we understand that you may be rather dubious about the idea. For your association or organisation to get the most out of their conference, to ensure its success, your planning must be rigorous and...

Year-End Greetings 2018 by our CEO Julia Bicher

As we are heading towards the end of 2018, it’s good to look ahead and think about what the new year may unveil. But first, let’s take a quick look back. 2018 was quite a year for all of us at Congrex Switzerland. It was my first year as CEO of the company and it was...

The challenges of integrating men into the meetings industry

At Congrex Switzerland, less than 14% of the overall staff are men. Looking at the business units where men are active, there are clear clusters. In the sponsorship department, there is one man, in the marketing and sales team half of the team are men and the IT...

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