Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Zürich, Carla Rieger is an internationally-known entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, to places like London UK, Madrid, India, Dubai, Singapore, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dublin, Cape Town, Sydney, Wellington, Cancun, Las Vegas, Stockholm, Helsinki, Frankfurt, Budapest, Vienna, and Vancouver. She offers advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their resiliency and creativity so they can speed up their pace of innovation therefore staying more competitive and relevant in the marketplace.
All Carla Rieger's keynotes are highly entertaining, interactive and practical:
Zürich, Switzerland has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Credit Suisse Forum St. Peter, on St. Peterstrasse
Hiltl Seminar, on Sihlstrasse
SIX ConventionPoint, on Pfingstweidstrasse
Sonnenberg Convention Center, on Aurorastrasse
Zürich Development Center, on Keltenstrasse
Zürich Game Show, on Wallisellenstrasse
General Information about Zürich for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With over 1.2 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland and one of the most important economic, commercial, financial and cultural centres in the world. It has major strengths in the service industry, the textile and machine industries, and tourism and is home to the headquarters of a large number of important corporations and financial institutions, including the Swiss Stock Exchange, the Zürich Financial Services, ABB, UBS, Swiss Re and Credit Swiss. The city also hosts FIFA’s headquarters, several important media agencies and the Swiss national TV channel company. It is world-famous as a centre for higher education and research, with top-level universities and educational institutions such as the University of Zürich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich), the Zürich University of Applied Sciences and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Zürich is also a major tourist destination, attracting annually millions of visitors. Some of its most renowned tourist attractions include Lake Zürich, the prehistoric pile dwellings around Zürichsee (designated by UNESCO a World Heritage Site), the St. Peter Church, the Grossmünster Church, as well as a large number of extraordinary museums such as the Kunsthaus and the Swiss National Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Zürich, Switzerland, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies, one of the largest conferences focused on advances in technology from Switzerland; the International Conference on Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality, bringing together leaders from the hospitality industry and experts in marketing from all over the world; the Environment and Health Conference, exploring the relation between health-related issues and environmental aspects; the International Conference on Recent Advances in Medical, Medicine and Health Sciences, another large healthcare event; and the E-nnovation Week, a series of meetings focused on advances in e-commerce.
Zürich Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Zürich, Switzerland, a few local restaurants to experience include: Lindenhofkeller (+41 44 211 70 71) and Kronenhalle (+41 44 262 99 00), two of the best places in town where you can sample traditional Swiss cuisine; Thach (+41 43 243 37 27), a renowned Asian Fusion restaurant; Kokoro (+41 44 241 37 37), an excellent Japanese restaurant; Da Angela (+41 44 492 29 31), an amazing Italian restaurant famous for its homemade pasta and fresh seafood dishes; and Tamarind Hill (+41 43 535 25 95), one of the best Indian restaurants in Zürich.
Zürich Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Zürich, Switzerland, including: the Grossmünster Cathedral, an imposing twin-towered Protestant church built in the 12th century in a Romanesque style, where famous religious reformer Zwingli used to preach in the 16th century; Fraumünster, a renowned 11th century church with a copper-topped spire and stained glass painted by Marc Chagall; Uetliberg, an 870 metres tall mountain offering panoramic views of the city and its breathtaking lake; and the Bahnhofstrasse, the main street from the city centre, world-famous for its upscale designer shops, and amazing restaurants and bars.