Conference Planning

The process of planning and coordinating a conference is usually referred to a conference planning and which can include budgeting, scheduling, venue selection, acquiring necessary permissions, coordinating transportation, arranging for speakers or entertainers, arranging decor and furniture, event security, catering, coordinating with third-party vendors, and emergency plans. Each conference is unique in its nature. The meeting planner is the person who designs, plans and executes the event, taking responsibility for the creative, technical, and logistical elements.

Over the past few years, there has been a qualitative transformation in the events industry, shaped by a growing demand for value and a focus on the attendee experience. While education remains important, interaction is now the lifeblood of events, from form to format and beyond. However, generating participant interaction remains one of the key […]

On May 25, 2018 – GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union – at which time organisations in non-compliance will face hefty fines. Therefore, Congrex Switzerland is working with a Data Protection Officer to present our clients an all-in-one package to be compliant with the EU GDPR change as […]

Conferences and meetings are usually thought of as sedentary events, as they require attendees to spend hours sitting down in enclosed spaces. Professionals in the events industry make significant efforts to create memorable events, but the health and well-being perspective often gets overlooked. In this post, we suggest five ways to ensure your next event […]

Conference Learning Experience. Sharing and networking are some of the most significant aspects of any conference. Since we now live in an environment where knowledge and experiential value take precedence, it goes without saying that designing memorable experiences should be a top priority for conference, event or meeting planners. This is so because delivering information […]

Congrex Switzerland has been training young employees for seven years and builds that way a continuous basis for a highly motivated team, acting according to the corporate values: Caring – Reliable – Efficient – Imaginative Lena Schmid, Rebecca Roser and Aline Guggisberg have completed their apprenticeship in business administration at Congrex Switzerland. Since then they […]

The role of a professional conference organiser has drastically changed over the past ten years, and this trend is only expected to continue. Many believe that the PCO of the near future will represent more of a consultant as opposed to dealing with logistical services alone. However, it is still interesting to note that many […]

Conferences provide invaluable opportunities for networking, exchanging innovative concepts, and establishing gold standards. Conference technology can help take the conference experience to a new level by adding a layer of innovation and interactivity that benefits everyone involved. Below are three ways in which various conference technology tools can be used by anyone in the meeting […]

Is conference experience something you should pay attention to? Many organisers measure the success of a conference based on finite and quantitative concepts such as the number of tickets sold, the products marketed and how many attendees filled a venue. While these observations can provide some insight into the overall outcome, they are unable to […]

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