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Exhibition and Sponsorhip: Finding funds is one of the key challenges when organising annual conferences or similar events. Recent research shows that 75 percent of sponsors are always on the lookout for new partnerships, which means meeting planners and organisers have many possibilities to establish connections that bring value to all stakeholders. But since the […]

The importance of ensuring a smooth travel experience for conference attendees should never be underestimated. When it comes to catering for faculty members (conference committee members, the president, speakers as well as other VIP attendees), this task takes on an entirely new dimension. In this article, we examine three reasons why it pays off for […]

We at Congrex Switzerland value corporate social engagement, the thought that a company should include activities, which benefit the society. Due to our high commitment to corporate social responsibility, we strive to give employment to people of all different kinds of background. We have therefore participated in a Swiss governmental initiative to integrate citizens from […]

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 […]

Why is it important to define leadership for modern associations? In today’s society, associations play an essential role as they possess the combined power needed to tackle issues that matter to the communities they are involved with. Organisations pay much attention to programmes and operations, but the importance of human capital cannot be minimized. This […]

Busy weeks for association executives and great venues in Belgium The past two weeks were very busy for association executives. They could experience high-value education at the European Association Summit in Brussels and meet with peers at the Associations World Congress in the beautiful city of Antwerp. Both events together attracted over 600 international association professionals to […]

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 […]

Dear friends and colleagues At Congrex Switzerland, we firmly believe in gender equality. We are proud to be able to say that we have a majority of female staff working at our company, in every department and at all levels. I myself have become CEO of the company just a few months ago, and I […]

PCMA Interview with Julia Bicher as new CEO of Congrex Switzerland, January 2018   1. Can you give me some background on your career? I.e. how did you get into the industry?  I come from a hospitality industry background. As a child, I admired the luxurious Grand Hotels and I wanted to work in one of them, […]

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