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Why Geneva

Top 10 reasons for holding your event in Geneva

  • Part of the Schengen Area

  • 7,7%: the lowest VAT rate in Europe

  • In the heart of Europe: international airport with direct flights to over 140 destinations, low cost carriers & high-speed trains from European cities

  • 6 minutes: shortest journey time by train in Europe from the airport to the city centre

  • Free public transport for 80 minutes for passengers arriving at the airport & for guests for the duration of their stay in a hotel in Geneva

  • First rate hotel infrastructure with 128 hotels and 9,700 hotel rooms

  • 36 hotels from 3-5* offering state-of-the-art conference facilities, including Switzerland’s largest hotel

  • The smallest of the big capitals with only 190,000 inhabitants & host to 35 international organisations and 250 NGOs

  • Largest congress and exhibition capacity in Switzerland

  • One of Europe’s most beautiful regions, with its lake surrounded by magnificent mountain scene


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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. Finally add venues and hotels to your personalized shortlist.

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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: online calendar, press release, social media

Do not hesitate to contact us gvacb@geneve.com 

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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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Geneva's competence centres

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Hybrid City Alliance

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Free public transport

When you stay in a hotel, a youth hostel or a campsite in the canton, you will receive a "Geneva Transport Card" free of charge during check-in.

With this card, public transport in Geneva is free for the full duration of your stay.

This personal and non-transferable card will be given to you when you arrive at your accomodation. It permits unlimited travel on Geneva's public transport network (UNIRESO: bus (TPG), train (CFF) and boat (Mouettes Genevoises) for the full duration of your stay.

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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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