Doing Business in Switzerland Exclusive Workshop

Start Date04/04/2019
Start Time9.00am
End Time12.00pm
Venue Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom
16-18 Montagu Place
London
W1H 2BQ (Click here to view a map of the venue)

Switzerland tops the world ranking as ‘the most innovative country’ according to the Global Innovation Index.  Home to leading companies like Nestlé, Roche or UBS, Switzerland has one of the most stable and modern economies in Europe.  This workshop is designed to support companies wishing to take advantage of Switzerland as a business location.

 

Did you know?

Switzerland as an export market for UK goods is larger than Australia and Canada combined. It is also the 3rd largest non-EU export market for the UK.

 

Why attend?

– Familiarize yourself with the necessary preparations needed to have a presence in Switzerland.

– Learn how to identify business and R&D partners in Switzerland.

– Gain practical advice from experts about legal structure, regulatory requirements, logistics and customs, tax, HR and business culture.

– Opportunity to schedule free 30 minutes one-to-one sessions with the experts. 

Who is it for?

C-level executives and Heads of Innovation and R&D looking to have a presence in Switzerland.

Dress Code: Business attire

Cost: Free

Participants: Maximum of 12 companies

RSVP: Please register here

Programme

8.45am  Registration and networking coffee

9.00am  Introduction by Mrs Marieke Hood, Head of the Swiss Business Hub UK and Ireland

Overview of UK-CH trade relationship by Alexander Renggli, Counsellor, Head of the Economic, Finance, Science & Innovation Department

9.25am  

Rules of the game/pitches by experts:

Tax

Legal services

Regulation

HR

10.00am  Optional individual consultations by experts

30 minutes slots to be booked in advance by guests

12.00pm  Optional networking lunch

 

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