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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from the Geneva Convention Bureauwe 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
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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.