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Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

The 89th Geneva International Motor Show opens in two weeks’ time!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

70 exhibitors will be presenting their latest models to some 10,000 media representatives on the official press days scheduled for 5 and 6 March. They have announced more than 100 world and European premieres; the final number is certain to be higher. To what can we already look forward?

ISO 20121 Sustainable Events Management

Monday, February 18, 2019

ISO 20121 is an international responsible management standard designed specifically for events activities and is the sector’s first global standard on sustainable development. The standard establishes a framework for implementing a set of procedures in response to sustainable development issues and incorporating them into event planning, with all stakeholders involved in the process. Certification to the standard is a testament to Palexpo SA’s implementation of sustainable development principles and the efforts the business makes on an ongoing basis to manage the social, economic and environmental impact of its events.

Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

Hall 7, the meeting point for the Swiss national automobile industry.

Friday, February 8, 2019

For the 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) 2019, Hall 7 at Palexpo is once again entirely devoted to the Swiss national automobile industry with a presentation of automotive equipment and accessories. Once more, a short exhibition will be presented during the 7-11 March period of the GIMS, and another show for after-sales equipment will run for the entire length of the GIMS.

Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

Countdown to the opening of the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

Friday, February 1, 2019

The 89th Geneva International Motor Show will open its doors to the public in just five weeks’ time, on 7 March 2019. Around 180 exhibitors will be there to present their latest models, with many brands making their first-ever appearance at the Motor Show. Visitors can find all the information they need to plan their trip plus an array of useful tips at www.gims.swiss. The website also features a ticket giveaway, which is set to run every day until 15 March 2019.

Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

GIMS 2019: Shift AUTOMOTIVE – What does the future of mobility look like?

Friday, January 18, 2019

The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) and IFA Berlin, the world's leading trade fair for digital and networked solutions for IT, telecommunications, consumer electronics and home appliances, are jointly organising Shift AUTOMOTIVE, a series of events dedicated to the mobility of the future.

Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

From December 1 to December 25, 2018, it will be Christmas time at the online ticket office for the Geneva International Motor Show! Great Christmas gifts at reduced prices!

Friday, November 30, 2018

From December 1 to December 25, 2018, it will be Christmas time at the online ticket office for the Geneva International Motor Show! Great Christmas gifts at reduced prices!

Geneva Annual Blockchain Congress - Palexpo - Genève

Palexpo SA announces the 1st Geneva Annual Blockchain Congress at its convention centre on 21 January 2019

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Reflecting the impressive wave of curiosity in blockchain technology in Switzerland and more generally all over the world, Palexpo SA is organising the 1st Geneva Annual Blockchain Congress in close collaboration with the Canton of Geneva. This independent annual convention will be held on 21 January 2019 at the Palexpo Convention Centre. The event will provide the decision-makers of the region with a day to examine this "major new technology". The name of the event, From lab to market, will be illustrated through the presentation of blockchain solutions applicable to four fields of activity: identity and e-government; education; FinTechs; and commodity trading and the supply chain.

Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

Another Milestone: The 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Geneva International Motor Show is launching a new edition: The 2019 Show will be presented with a new look that includes a new graphic for the publicity campaign and a completely revised web site. The number of inscriptions for the next GIMS is promising so far and the past exhibitors are remaining loyal to the Geneva Show.

Geneva International Motor Show - Palexpo - Geneva

Olivier Rihs appointed new Managing Director of the Motor Show

Monday, September 17, 2018

The Foundation Council of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) has unanimously named Olivier Rihs as GIMS' new Managing Director. The 49-year-old manager will take over the reins from André Hefti, who has decided to retire on 1 July 2019. To ensure the seamless transfer of responsibilities, Olivier Rihs will work alongside André Hefti during the 89th GIMS in March 2019.

Festival du Livre Suisse - Sion - organisé par Palexpo - Genève - 21-23 septembre 2018

Sion, port d’attache des écrivains voyageurs pour le Festival du livre suisse – Terre de voyage 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

La Médiathèque Valais – Sion, le Salon du livre de Genève et la Fondation pour l’Écrit organisent la troisième édition du Festival du livre suisse aux Arsenaux à Sion. Du 21 au 23 septembre prochain, la thématique inspirante, universelle et intemporelle qu’est la littérature du voyage sera le pilier central de la programmation du Festival du livre suisse – Terre de voyage. À cette occasion, des écrivains à la plume exploratrice inviteront le public à vivre trois jours de rencontres, d’échanges et d’animations avec un hommage spécial rendu à Nicolas Bouvier, écrivain genevois mythique et inspirateur de toute une génération d’auteurs actuels, disparu il y a vingt ans.

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