The Lake Geneva Area – learning, business, experience, music and pure enjoyment

The Lake Geneva Area is a fascinating region in Switzerland. You can hardly escape the amazement, because there is so much on offer here that you can spend weeks, and you see and learn something new every day.

Starting with business in French-speaking Switzerland, there are many global companies and institutions based around Lake Geneva. One of the most important is Nestlè in Vevey, the world’s largest food company. Richemont International SA is based on Lake Geneva, as are Logitech, Givaudan and Kudelski. There are many top companies that combine the amenities of the region with the perfect connections to the world through Geneva airport.

The Lake Geneva Area – Business and pleasure

The region is at the forefront of training and research. Large further education institutes such as the IMD in Lausanne, linked to the World Competitiveness Center, and the EPFL, the University of Lausanne, are true institutes of the future, teaching and researching for the future of mankind. Lausanne is also home to the famous hotel management school. It teaches both the classic hotel industry and “Hotel Industry of Tomorrow” with the new topics of revenue & yield management, digitalization in the hotel industry and “The Future of Hospitality”. CERN in Geneva is world famous for its invention of the WORLD WIDE WEB with Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Are you a music and jazz lover? Then the Montreux Jazz Festival is a must on your list of visits and discoveries. The elite of the music scene meets in Montreux. From Michael Jackson, Queen, Sting, Elton John to the new superstars like Rihanna or Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, they all come to Montreux. Whether you visit the Château Chillon or the famous Charlie Chaplin Museum in Vevey, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne or the many other attractions, you are sure to have a great time in French-speaking Switzerland. Or how about a boat trip from Villeneuve to Geneva? On entering the port of Geneva, you will pass the Jet d’eau, the famous water fountain in Geneva. And during the Christmas season, the famous Christmas market in Montreux, not to be missed.

Business, learning, experience, music and pure enjoyment

The annual wine festivals in the wine-growing areas such as St. Saphorin, Dézaley, Vinzel, Yvorne, Epesses are a great tradition. The Cave des Vignerons are very popular and you have to book weeks in advance to get a place. The fine Treber sausages, a cheese fondue or raclette and with it white or red wine from the Vaud, every connoisseur will love it.

When are you planning your next conference in the Lake Geneva Area? We know our way around there and are happy to help you put together a great programme. Call us on +41 (0)43 55 66 441 or write to

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