Meetings and conferences

Why Geneva

Geneva, skills for tomorrow

Geneva, a dynamic hub of knowledge linking local experts in key industry sectors

  • A Hub of Expertise

The Geneva Convention Bureau’s vast expertise and network makes the city the ideal place to organise successful events. A major innovation hub, the city brings together experts from all backgrounds to work together in perfect harmony. From start-ups to universities, multinationals and the public sector, Geneva is a unique hub for world specialists and innovators. The city provides excellence in a variety of fields such as Healthcare, Biotech & MedTech, Clean Tech, Banking, Finance & Sustainable Finance and Microtechnology.

  • Multipli-City

Strategically located in the centre of Europe, Geneva enjoys majestic views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. Compact and international, the city offers a comfortable and hassle-free experience and combines work with leisure thanks to the city’s broad cultural and gastronomic offer. A fast & efficient public transport system guarantees easy and quick transportation to and around the city. Short distances between all points of interest ensure a memorable experience for visitors who love walking, running or cycling.


  • Perfectly Swiss

Quintessentially Swiss, Geneva is a reliable city that will ensure the smooth running of every international event. It offers an unrivalled price-quality ratio for an optimal result. Responsible project management ensures a harmonious and sustainable balance between your needs and the destination. Geneva’s partners all work to deliver excellence in a timely and professional manner and reliability and punctuality are present in every aspect of daily and professional life. Our goal is also to be part of the Top 10 most sustainable urban destinations in Europe by 2025

  • Convention Bureau

The Geneva Convention Bureau is your door opener in Geneva. Working independently for more than 15 years, it will help you gain access to local experts and key contacts, search for and find the best customised solutions for your event and get support from the State of Geneva. 
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Let's get in touch

Geneva Tourism is dedicated to making it easier for you to organize your event in Geneva, and we have a number of tools to help you do just that.  

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Geneva: city of hybrid events

A hybrid solution combines a « live » in-person event with a « virtual » online component. Online tools provide a means for physical attendees to interact with each other, with the event organisers and with online participants, and for online participants to interact with each other.
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Ambassadors' programme

The Geneva Convention Bureau is honoured to have a large number of ambassadors who help to promote the destination internationally in the convention world. Discover the Ambassador's programme!
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Venue Finder

Your event in Geneva with our venue finder

Explore the different venues in Geneva and find your perfect event location. Switch between list and map view to locate venues and display nearby hotels.

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Free services

from the Geneva Convention Bureau

we offer our assistance throughout the whole process of bidding as follow:

  • Analysis of congress/meeting requirements
  • Venue search
  • Bid preparation & support
  • Negotiation of hotel rates
  • Tentative reservations for conference venues & room allotment
  • Help with social events, guides, excursions & transfers
  • Site inspection arrangements
  • Assistance in the selection of the DMC/PCO
  • Supply of promotional material
  • Promotion of your event: according to your needs support with press releases and social media posts
  • Support with solutions and ideas to make your event more sustainable and to create events that leave a legacy behind
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COVID-19 Current Situation

Find all information about the current situation in Geneva.

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Clean & Safe Label

In Geneva, we are ready to offer you unique moments in total safety.

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Geneva meets green

The energy used, the waste produced, transport, the right choice in selecting accommodation and the destination are some of the many factors that contribute to this impact.

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The Meet & Taste Card

The Geneva Tourism & Convention Foundation and the State of Geneva are delighted to introduce the Meet & Taste card.

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Geneva's competence centres

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Hybrid City Alliance

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Public transport? It's free for you in Geneva!

When you stay in an accommodation in Geneva, you receive your digital "Geneva Transport Card" free of charge. Thanks to this digital card, public transport in Geneva is free for the full duration of your stay.

This personal and non-transferable card allows you to use the Geneva public transport network (UNIRESO: bus (TPG), train (CFF) and boat (Mouettes genevoises) without limits for the entire duration of your stay. You will receive a link by email three days before your arrival to obtain your Geneva Transport Card. You will then be able to use it to reach your accommodation from the airport. 

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Promotional material

 A large selection of documents and pictures is at your disposal. You can download them here.

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