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Why Zurich

Direct flights to over 170 destinations Located in the center of Europe, Zurich is easy to reach from everywhere in the world. From baggage reclaim to the city center takes just 15 minutes by train.

Big Variety in a Small Area From the traditional guild house to the modern business center with all its sophisticated technology: Zurich has the perfect venue for every type of event. Once in the city, everything can easily be reached by foot or public transport.

Moscow San Francisco

London

12 h

1½ h

New York 9h

3½ h

Zurich Tokyo

Barcelona

12 h

2h

Dubai 6h

Hong Kong 11½ h

Singapore 12 h

São Paulo 12½ h

Johannesburg 10½ h

Main Station

Bahnhofstrasse 5 min

Award-winning Safe, sustainable and livable: this compact metropolis is Switzerland’s economic and scientific hub, characterized by its very high quality of living, and therefore the ideal destination for meetings and events.

12 min

Opera House

Bürkliplatz 8 min

FIFA Museum 13 min

9 min

Old Town

1st

Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2016

2

2nd

Mercer Quality of Living Ranking 2017

8th

Zurich-West 36 min

Main Station 21 min

Global Destination ­Sustainability Index 2016

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We support you.

The Zürich Tourism Convention Bureau is your local partner for all questions related to your event. We support you from bidding through to implementing your conference, meeting or event. Our services and our network are at your service. Bidding. We can support you in your bid to host your conference in Zurich with professional destination marketing (e.g. with a tailor-made bid book or PowerPoint presentation). Advice. We would be happy to put you in touch with competent service providers such as conference venues, hotels or professional conference organizers. Venue intermediary. We can prepare a customized offer for you with current prices and options. We will then be happy to help you make your selection. Hotel room allotments. Do you need a larger number of rooms in and around Zurich for your event? We will gladly find the desired level of accommodation and manage it for you. Site inspection. Following the offer, we will be happy to arrange a tour to ensure everything meets your expectations. Advertising material. We would be happy to provide you with a range of advertising material such as photos, films, brochures and city maps of Zurich. Your event participants can prepare for their stay in Zurich with informative destination brochures. And more. Do you have any questions about accompanying programs, city tours, tour guides, transfers or excursions? We would be happy to advise you. Zürich Tourism services are free. Zürich Tourism is financed by providers at the destination. This allows us to offer our services free of charge.

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Accommodation


Accommodation

16

554

Crowne Plaza Zürich****

480

420

11

365

Swissôtel Zürich****

650

488

19

347

270

180

13

333

550

400

52

330

Renaissance Zürich Tower Hotel ICH

335

130

10

300

Zürich Marriott Hotel ICH

650

350

16

266

Novotel Zürich Airport Messe****

320

180

10

255

S

Mövenpick Hotel Zürich-AirportICH Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport

ICH

Ibis Zürich Messe-Airport**

60

36

3

252

Kameha Grand Zürich ICH

550

390

7

245

Dorint Airport-Hotel Zürich****

180

140

11

235

Park Inn by Radisson Zürich AirportICH

150

80

10

210

Sheraton Zürich Hotel****

230

180

8

197

S

The Dolder Grand*****S

600

400

15

175

25hours Hotel Zürich Langstrasse

50

35

1

170

Holiday Inn Zürich Messe****

220

130

7

164

Holiday Inn Express Zürich Airport***

30

5

163

H+ Hotel Zürich****

90

60

5

159

Courtyard by Marriott Zürich Nord ICH

280

170

7

152

Mövenpick Hotel Zürich-Regensdorf****

800

700

19

150

Novotel Zürich City-West****

240

100

7

144

Hotel SEEDAMM PLAZA****

550

500

40

142

Acasa Suites

40

20

1

141

NH Zürich Airport****

70

60

3

140

Park Hyatt Zürich*****S

300

230

8

138

Hotel Continental Zürich****

60

20

3

138

Hotel St. Gotthard****

120

70

5

138

98

Four Points by Sheraton Sihlcity Zürich****

150

Hotel Allegra – welcome hotels****

50

25hours Hotel Zürich West

105

Baur au Lac*****S

210

8

132

3

132

96

3

126

150

7

120

Hilton Garden Inn Zürich Limmattal**** (Opening Nov 2018)

320

300

12

116

Hotel Meierhof****

65

36

3

108

Hotel Du Parc – welcome hotels****

120

120

13

107

Hotel Schweizerhof Zürich****S

60

45

4

107

140

120

Savoy Baur en Ville*****

S

Holiday Inn Express Affoltern am Albis***

40

4

104

3

102

Hotel Banan City****

350

240

10

101

riverside****

335

300

18

96

Atlantis by Giardino*****

200

170

5

95

Glockenhof Zürich****S

80

80

2

91

Placid Hotel Design & Lifestyle Zurich****

150

64

5

87

Hotel Sommerau-Ticino***

120

60

Holiday Inn Schindellegi-Zürichsee****

90

Trafo Hotel

100

Jugendherberge Zürich

200

6

88

4

84

5

82

6

81

4

76

Hotel rooms

Hotel rooms

1,242

Number of meeting rooms

Number of meeting rooms

1,500

Krone Unterstrass****

180

90

6

74

FIFA Hotel Ascot****

50

48

2

74

Sorell Hotel Arte***

60

40

3

72 71

Banquet seating

Banquet seating

Hyatt Regency & Hyatt Place Zurich Airport, The Circle (Opening 2020)

Theater seating

Theater seating

Hotel Conti****

100

90

3

Engimatt City-Gardenhotel****

50

110

5

71

Hotel Geroldswil***

500

250

5

71

100

4

67

Hotel Storchen*****

50

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof****

30

Sorell Hotel Zürichberg****

120

100

2

67

6

66

Bibelheim Männedorf

90

7

66

Royal Hotel Zurich***

20

2

66

Hotel City***S

25

1

60

B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa****

18 B

2

60

Hotel Belvoir****S

250

180

8

60 60

Sheraton Zürich Neues Schloss Hotel****

30

30

1

Hotel Opera Zürich****

30

60

1

58

Sorell Hotel Rütli***

26

1

58

Hotel Sternen Oerlikon***S

35

Uto Kulm****

100

Hotel Adler***

12 B

12

1

52

Steigenberger Hotel Bellerive au Lac****S

56

24

6

51 50

250

2

56

10

55

Hotel Eden au Lac***** (Reopening 2019)

70

70

3

Widder Hotel*****S

220

188

6

49

Hotel Walhalla***

50

6

48

Hotel Belair****

60

60

1

47

Best Western Hotel Spirgarten***

920

650

8

40

Romantik Seehotel Sonne****S

180

130

5

40

Hotel Sedartis****

150

120

9

40

Hotel Marktgasse***

20

70

4

39

Hotel Plattenhof***

15

100

2

37

Hotel Restaurant Helvetia

15

60

2

37

X-TRA***

510

335

6

36

Gästehaus Nidelbad

200

150

3

30

Hotel Kronenhof***

400

250

2

30

EMA House

60

Marina Lachen****

70

4

22

120

4

21

Hotel Wassberg***

100

48

3

18

Gasthof Löwen Bubikon

100

80

2

9

B B lock seating only ICH International Chain Hotel

S

Superior

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Meet & Sleep

Organize your event in our bustling new business districts or right next to the airport. Zurich offers a variety of hotel rooms for every taste and budget. Airport Area Meet in close proximity to the airport – a modern international hub. 2,744 hotel rooms 14 venues

Oerlikon

Located right between the airport and the city, Oerlikon features a variety of interesting venues and premium hotels. 971 hotel rooms 14 venues

Zurich-West This former industrial district has turned into a hip and urban quarter. 1,082 hotel rooms 10 venues

5,452 rooms 11,432 hotel rooms

2,017 rooms

173 rooms 8

1,224 rooms 569 rooms

1,997 rooms (unrated)

Venues


Venues

1,500

3

Technopark Zürich

500

Chicago 1928

310

Number of meeting rooms

Number of meeting rooms

Samsung Hall

Banquet seating

Banquet seating

3,051

Big Venues

Theater seating

Theater seating

184

2

15

Hallenstadion Zürich

3,000

400

14

Daizy

300

250

5

MCH Messe Zürich

2,500

1,300

16

Papiersaal und Folium

220

300

2

Umwelt Arena

2,000

1,500

7

Bananenreiferei Eventlocation Zürich West

150

100

5

Bächlihof Jona

2,000

1,000

3

Giesserei Oerlikon

120

160

6

180

1

Kongresshaus Zürich

1,640

660

20

Turbinenhalle

Volkshaus Zürich

1,600

420

9

Venues Close to Nature

Halle 622

1,600

1,600

2

Giardino Verde

600

500

4

The Circle Convention Centre Zurich Airport (Opening 2020)

1,500

1,242

16

Wirtschaft Ziegelhütte

350

220

3

Trafo Baden

1,400

840

21

GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut

310

220

11

Maag Halle

1,200

350

5

Zoo Zürich

200

220

11

Giessereihalle Puls 5

1,000

550

1

Seminarräume ara glatt

100

80

10

Schützenhaus Albisgütli

1,000

1,100

4

Juckerhof Seegräben

90

400

4

Restaurant Felsenegg

40

250

240

4

Bruno Weber Park

More Venues

Traditional Venues Zunfthaus zur Meisen

40

3

100

2

Zunfthaus zur Saffran

250

200

3

Zunfthaus zur Schmiden

200

180

3

Schinzenhof

813

480

4

Schloss Laufen by the Rhine Falls

200

180

6

gate27

630

200

5

Kulturhaus Helferei

200

120

6

Eventhouse Rapperswil

600

224

2

Haus zum Rüden

160

150

3

Lake Side

600

500

6

Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten

150

130

4

Aura

500

350

1

Zunfthaus zur Schneidern, Blue Monkey

120

120

2

Careum Auditorium

496

360

4

310

Zunfthaus zur Waag

120

120

3

World Trade Center Zürich

450

Linde Oberstrass

110

130

2

Priora Business Center

300

Restaurant Adlisberg

40

Kantorei

100

5

SIX ConventionPoint

260

100

5

100

2

Zentrum Glockenhof

250

180

8

Mobile Venues Zürichsee Schifffahrtsgesellschaft

100

14 24

280

VBZ Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich

100

28

Ledischiff "LS Stäfa"

100

96

Metropol

220

320

2

Schloss Sihlberg

220

160

8

Jelmoli – The House of Brands

180

180

3

1

Au Premier

150

115

9

Sonnenberg Convention Center

120

150

3

Wirtschaft Neumarkt

100

100

3

KV Zürich Business School

100

100

OBC Zürich-Europaallee

99

Schifffahrtsbetrieb Hensa

72

MS Etzel

50

1

Rickli Schiffsbetrieb

55

1

Culture (Movie theaters, Museums, Theaters, Clubs)

36 6

tpc TV Studios

800

400

7

Brasserie Lipp

90

80

2

Casinotheater Winterthur

600

420

6

Restaurant Commihalle

80

250

4

140

Kunsthaus

400

200

1

Fork & Bottle

65

Miller’s

240

200

1

Kaufmännischer Verband Zürich

60

Plaza Klub

200

60

Riffraff Kino/Bar/Bistro

177

3

OBC Zürich-City

55

5

Hiltl Seminar

40

4 5 5

350

3

Mascotte

150

120

1

Carlton

30

160

3

Museum Rietberg & Sommerpavillon

145

90

4

Pflanzbar

30

30

1

FIFA World Football Museum

120

65

schwarzescafé / Löwenbräukunst

100 71

6

TIME…

14

2

3

Brasserie Oerlikon

10

4

Villa Boveri

100

Houdini Kino/Bar

54

14

Restaurant Perron 9

160

3

7

Quai 61 Clouds

200 120

2 4

Swiss Casinos Zürich

20

20

1

750

840

10

Industrial Venues StageOne Event & Convention Hall Werfthalle ZSG (May – Sept)

700

500

1

X-TRA

510

335

6

Komplex 457

500

450

3

10

Tao’s & Icon Club

90

4

Brasserie Schiller & Goethe Bar

140

2

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Overview of Venues

Big Venues For events with over 1,000 participants: there are countless high-capacity event halls and venues in and around Zurich.

Traditional Venues Whether historical guild house or rustic country inn – these locations are perfect for a traditional event in Switzerland.

Mobile Venues A sure way to get your event moving: rent a boat, tram or a whole steam train for your guests in Zurich.

Culture Theater, museum or movie theater: you can treat your guests to a unique setting by holding your event at one of Zurich’s diverse cultural locations.

Industrial Venues Event locations with industrial charm in Switzerland are extremely popular for large and out-of-the-ordinary occasions.

Venues Close to Nature On the outskirts of the city, in the park or at the zoo: anyone planning an event surrounded by greenery is sure to find the right location here.

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Social Activities


Active Experiences

Culinary Experiences

Husky Trekking / Sled Trips

Event-Brewing-Seminar

A unique experience for groups: go on a trek accompanied by trusty huskies, or let yourself be pulled on a husky-drawn sled through the snow-covered landscape in winter.

Enjoy learning about beer and its production at Wädi-Brau-Huus while sampling an array of the brewery’s specialty beers. The brewing seminar can be booked for the daytime or evening.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/husky

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/brewing-seminar

Adventure Tours – Outdoor Experiences for Groups

Team Cooking Class

Abseiling from lofty heights, building bridges over rushing brooks, crossing gorges on a highline or plunging downwards while strapped into a harness on a zipline – both courage and team spirit are required on these adventure tours.

Under the guidance of a professional chef, you will cook and enjoy a 4-course menu. While you are cooking, you will receive valuable tips. At the end, each participant will receive the recipes so that the meal can easily be prepared at home.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/adventure-tours

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/team-cooking-class

Segway Group Offer – Tailor-Made

Become a Maître Chocolatier

These guided tours enable participants to enjoy a unique and different view of the city of Zurich and its surroundings and can also be combined with guided city tours. Various routes along Lake Zurich and individual tours are available.

Under the guidance of maîtres chocolatiers and in a unique atmosphere, you will learn how to handle and create your own chocolate. You will discover many interesting things about the origin, history and production of top-quality chocolate.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/segway

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/lindt

Crossbow Shooting With a little practice, coupled with composure and a steady hand, you too can achieve a master shot. You don’t have to be William Tell – this event is also suitable for novices. An experienced guide will introduce you to the art of crossbow shooting. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/crossbow-shooting

Movie Shoot as a Team Event

Urban Event Games

With a little help from the pros, your team transforms into a film crew and shoots its own movies. These are then edited and screened on location, and prizes are awarded. This adventure can easily be combined with lunch or dinner.

In five-person teams, players are required to search for clues, solve tricky puzzles and perform many fun tasks. The teams must do their best to master all the challenges ahead of their rivals in order to be named the winner.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/movie-shoot-team-event

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/urban

Sailing with a Regatta Feeling Learn the ABCs of sailing and sail the boat yourself under supervision. Wrap up your event in whatever way you choose – for example with a simple aperitif, or a summer BBQ by the lake. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/sailing 14

Team Building

iPad Scavenger Hunt During a high-tech scavenger hunt, your group will not only become well-acquainted with the city of Zurich, but at the same time will improve their teamwork and communication skills. The winning team is determined with a thrilling showdown. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/ipad-scavenger-hunt 15


Guided Tours & Round Trips

Zurich Old Town Walking Tour The most popular tour through Zurich’s historic old town offers fascinating insights into the city’s colorful history. This walk through tucked-away alleys and oases is filled with anecdotes that will both astonish and amuse you. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/zurich-old-town

Zurich Food Tour This walking tour gives foodies the opportunity to visit the restaurants and bars most popular with local residents. Meanwhile, your tour guide will explain the story behind the city’s “culinary revolution” and the district of Zurich-West. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/food-tour

City Tour of Zurich by Private Bus Guests create their unique city tour in their own bus and are entertained along the way with exciting facts and stories told by a professional tour guide from Zürich Tourism, who accompanies you throughout the tour. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/bus-city-tour

Guided Tour at the Swiss Casinos Zurich Enter the fascinating casino scene and gain a personal and exciting glimpse into the world of chance alongside the gaming pros at the Swiss Casinos Zurich. The ideal excursion for companies, groups and clubs. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/swiss-casinos

Zurich Zoo Adventure Tour Our zoo tours focus on the animals: they are the link between human beings and nature and help us understand ecological development. The zoo also features a range of different locations where visitors can enjoy drinks or dinner. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/zoo-zurich

Night Watchman Tour in Zurich After dusk falls, the Middle Ages come back to life in the narrow alleys around St. Peter. Follow the night watchman on his rounds to see Zurich from a new perspective. The evening will be full of amazing anecdotes. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/night-watchman-tour 16

Incentives


Zurich & Region

Excursions

Guided Highlight Tour at the FIFA World Football Museum

Day Trip to Mt. Pilatus

What is the true story behind the legendary Jules Rimet Cup and why were the yellow and red cards introduced? Learn about the highlights of the exhibition and enjoy the opportunity to admire the original FIFA World Cup Trophy™ from up close.

Combine your visit to Lucerne with a Golden Round Trip up Mt. Pilatus. On this fully guided tour, marvel at the breathtaking Alpine panorama at the summit before taking the world’s steepest cogwheel train back into the valley.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/fifa

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/excursion-pilatus

Lake Zurich Navigation Company (ZSG)

Day Trip to Mt. Titlis

On a relaxing cruise on Lake Zurich, you can get to know the city and surrounding region from a different perspective. Enjoy memorable moments on a round trip or Dream Cruise operated by the Lake Zurich Navigation Company.

This trip takes you to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. Enjoy a ride in the revolving Rotair cable car, a walk over the highest suspension bridge in Europe and other attractions on Mt. Titlis.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/zsg

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/excursion-titlis

Farm Tournament on the Adventure Farm

Day Trip to Mt. Rigi Visit Switzerland’s popular Mt. Rigi for impressive Alpine views, and enjoy a boat trip on Lake Lucerne that takes you to the city of Lucerne.

Even the thickest ice will be broken during events such as chicken throwing, cow milking and tractor racing. After the event at one of the adventure farms just outside Zurich, you can enjoy a delicious meal from the bounty of the fields.

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/excursion-rigi

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/farm-tournament

Traditional Folk Music Entertainment This folk music ensemble will bring every company event or group excursion to a perfect end with their renditions of various Swiss musical traditions. They offer authentic Swiss entertainment to teams, groups or clubs

Rhine Falls ¾h

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/traditional-folk-music

Germany

Make Your Own Cheese An informative guided tour through the facilities of a modern milk manufactory looks at the difference between past and present methods of cheesemaking. A highlight is the opportunity to make wheel of “Bergmutschli” as it was done back in the day.

Basel 1h

Zurich

France

Austria Lucerne 1h

➡ meeting.zuerich.com/cheese

Explore this beautiful town directly on Lake Zurich. Awaiting you is a castle, bustling narrow streets, rose gardens, a wooden bridge and an inviting lakeside promenade. On a guided tour, you can hear stories about the Town of Roses. ➡ meeting.zuerich.com/rapperswil 18

Titlis

Bern

2h

1h

Rapperswil – Picturesque Town of Roses by Lake Zurich

St. Moritz 3h

Matterhorn Geneva 3h

Italy

3½ h

* Travel times with public transport

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Congratulations on your choice of Zürich: this is the perfect location for your next convention. Why? Because Zürich is the gateway to Switz...

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Congratulations on your choice of Zürich: this is the perfect location for your next convention. Why? Because Zürich is the gateway to Switz...