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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, […]

We are proud to announce that our client ECTRIMS has been chosen as the winner of the IAPCO Regional Client Award, during the IAPCO Annual Meeting & General Assembly 2018 in Tokyo. We had nominated ECTRIMS for the award in order to express our gratitude for the many years of great collaboration. Since 2003, we are […]

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 […]

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