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Meeting Planners Guide - Geneva Tourism

SummaryGeneva, your destination 5Distancesmeans of transport 11Meeting facilities 15Hotels with meetingfacilities 29Location of hotelsmeeting facilities 55Activities 59Ground operators 69Philippe VignonManaging DirectorEditoDear partners,An international meeting venue ideally situated in the heart of Europe, a financial and technological hubwith a global reputation, Geneva is a cosmopolitan city, a unique and particularly privileged setting forbusiness tourism that takes its visitors by surprise.Proof lies in the fact that the city is home to the European headquarters of the United Nations and its specializedagencies, to over 200 international organizations and to numerous international corporations. Today, 43 percent of the city’s inhabitants are foreign, enhancing the remarkable cultural diversity expressed in Geneva’sexemplary openness to the world. Meeting facilities with state-of-the-art technology, hotels equipped to themost exacting standards and highly skilled personnel are other assets that attract tourism professionals.But Geneva also has a human dimension. It is known for the quality of life its visitors are delighted to discover.Thanks to a rich past, a magnificent natural environment and an outstanding range of fine dining opportunities,the smallest of the world’s great cities is a prime-choice destination for the organization of any event.Geneva Tourism & Conventions, your ideal partner, is pleased to offer you this brochure, which presents theoutstanding array of possibilities Geneva offers business travellers. Don’t hesitate to call on the professionalstaff at our Convention Bureau for advice and individually tailored solutions that will meet your everyexpectation and ensure the success of your event.Welcome to Geneva!Geneva Tourism & Conventions · Rue du Mont-Blanc 18 · P.O.Box 1602 · CH-1211 Geneva 1 · Switzerland · Tel: +41 22 909 70 70 · Fax: +41 22 909 70 69 · www.geneva-tourism.chMeeting Planners Guide 3


Geneva,yourdestination


Geneva, your destinationGeneva, the world’s most international venue!In the heart of EuropeIts exceptional geographical position in the heartof Europe, its state-of-the-art facilities and its topnotchservices make Geneva the ideal venue forevents of all kinds. The intercontinental airport is amere 5 km from the centre and offers direct flightsto over 130 international destinations. The roadand rail network provide rapid access to the restof Switzerland and Europe (Schengen visas arevalid to enter the country). But Geneva also offersa wealth of entertainment in a unique setting thatis as pristine as it is welcoming.Between lake and mountainSituated at the western tip of Lake Geneva, at thefoot of the Alps and the Jura mountains, the cityis both beautiful and elegant. Prestigious hotelsand gourmet restaurants line its famous lakefrontin a sublime decor of fountains, flowers and parks.The 140 meter high Water Fountain (Jet d’Eau)occupies a prime and central position on thelakefront and is a proud symbol of the city. Onlyminutes away from town, and lovers of fresh airand fine wines will delight in the lush countryside.Geneva’s vineyards, the third most extensive inSwitzerland, are known for the high quality of theirwines.An exceptional reputationGeneva has a history of hosting internationalmeetings and regularly plays host to heads ofState and government, representatives of majorcorporations and leaders of civil society. Knownworldwide as the capital of peace, the home ofthe European headquarters of the United Nationsand the International Committee of the Red Cross,the city attracts thousands of visitors every yearwho come for conferences and meetings or simplyto relax.Top-notch serviceAs a business destination, Geneva’s temperateand pleasant climate and array of entertainmentpossibilities, make this smallest of the great citiesan ideal spot for a stay. To better accommodateits visitors, Geneva has considerably expanded itshotel offer in recent decades. It presently has nofewer than 125 hotels of all categories with a totalcapacity of over 9,000 rooms. Comfort, state-ofthe-artequipment and tradition combine to offerour guests a personalized service in keeping withthe reputation of the Swiss hotel trade.6 Meeting Planners Guide


Geneva, the gastronomiccapital of SwitzerlandGeneva is replete with excellent restaurantswhich will delight the most demanding of palates.Geneva’s cuisine blends a wealth of local productswith flavours from around the world.The fish-filled waters of the lake and the localmarkets are a source of fresh and tasty producethat our chefs outdo each other in preparing.But if Geneva can satisfy the most exacting ofgourmets, it is also because of our passion for thewide range of locally produced wines. Genevahas many restaurants listed in the best specialistguides and can justly claim the enviable title ofgastronomic capital of Switzerland.An array of cultural eventsand moreGeneva is host to an impressive array of culturaland sporting events. Its 40 public and privatemuseums, numerous theatres – including theGrand Théâtre, one of Europe’s foremost musicvenues – and countless art galleries offer eventsyear-round that are worthy of the world’s majorcities. For three weeks in the summer, thelakefront pulses to the rhythm of the music andfairs of the famous Geneva Festival. The worldrenownedfestivities close with one of the mostbeautiful firework displays in the world.When it comes to sports, the region hassomething for everyone: all manner of watersports, golf, cycling, mountain hikes, paragliding,rafting, skiing in winter, etc. And for those whoprefer to watch rather than play, major annualmeets include the Geneva Marathon, the Bold’Or Mirabaud Regatta, the CSI-W InternationalEquestrian Competition, the Course de l’Escaladeand Courses du Mandement footraces, theInternational Supercross and the slowUp, to namebut a few.At night, the city dresses up and offers nightowls a thousand ways to celebrate, even if at firstglance the streets seem calm and serene. ForGeneva is also home to a multitude of trendy bars,cabarets, discos and fashionable nightclubs thatcater to everyone’s needs and tastes.Shoppers’ paradiseVisitors to Geneva will come across more shops ina single hour than during a whole day’s shoppingelsewhere. Lining its streets, intersections andboulevards, hundreds of shops compete togreet shoppers in a courteous, cheerful andknowledgeable manner. Customers will be spoiltfor choice: from elegant clothing, sparkling jewelsand feats of Swiss watch-making to specialitiesby our master chocolate makers, our boutiquesand shops have it all. Geneva is undeniably ashoppers’ paradise.Enjoy Geneva’s diversity!With the GENEVA PASS, a genuine touristpassport, visitors benefit from free admissions,discounts and reduced rates at over 40 venues.Geneva, your destinationwww.geneva-pass.comHEURES/HOURSMeeting Planners Guide 7


Geneva, your destinationGeneva - the easy choiceEasy access> In the heart of Europe> Over 130 direct flights (North America,Middle East, North Africa and Europe)> EasyJet hub> 6-minute train link between the airport andthe city centre> Schengen visa validThe smallest of the world’s big cities> An international centre, home to numerous internationalorganizations (UN, ICRC, CERN, etc.)> An economic and financial centre (international business,wealth management, biotech, chemistry, watch making, etc.)> Cosmopolitan but with a human face, where everything is onlya step away (190,000 inhabitants)Key figures at a glanceGeneva Conference Space5 STAR HOTELS (non exhaustive) MAXPAX *GRAND HOTEL KEMPINSKI GENEVA 1,300HOTEL PRESIDENT WILSON 1,000GENEVA INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL 720Free public transport> For all passengers arriving at the airport (valid for 80 minutes)> For all visitors staying at a Geneva hotel, for the duration oftheir stayUnrivalled infrastructure and tax benefitsAn ideal environment for outdooractivities> Vineyards less than 15 minutes from the city centre> Water sports in the heart of the city> Winter sports nearby (as close as 30 minutes)> A green city (50 parks and gardens)> An authentic, welcoming countrysideMÖVENPICK HOTEL & CASINO GENEVA 370HOTEL BEAU-RIVAGE GENEVA 350FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DES BERGUES 300MANDARIN ORIENTAL GENEVA 250HOTEL LE RICHEMOND 180HOTEL DE LA PAIX 165SWISSÔTEL MÉTROPOLE GENEVA 160> Palexpo, Switzerland’s largest convention and exhibitioncentre under one roof (108,000 sq.m.)> International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG),centrally located in amongst all the internationalorganizations (4,000 sq.m.)> 32 hotels with meeting facilities (3 star> 5 star)> Europe’s lowest refundable VAT rate4 STAR HOTELS (non exhaustive) MAXPAX *Starling Geneva Hotel & Conference Center(SWITZERLAND’S LARGEST HOTEL)CROWNE PLAZA GENEVA 700HOTEL ROYAL MANOTEL 220WARWICK GENEVA HOTEL 200800HOTEL BRISTOL 120An outstanding range of hotelsHOSTELLERIE DE LA VENDéE 120> 125 hotels varying from * to *****> Over 9,000 rooms downtown> Over 14,500 rooms within a 30-minute radiusof the city centre> Switzerland’s largest hotelHOTEL EPSOM MANOTEL 1103 STAR HOTELS (non exhaustive) MAXPAX *HOTEL RAMADA ENCORE GENEVA 800HOTEL CALVY 100CONGRESS CENTRES (non exhaustive) MAXPAX *Palexpo (Switzerland’s largest cONVENTION ANDEXHIBITION CENTRE UNDER ONE ROOF)2,500International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) 2,200UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA - UNI-MAIL 514* MAXPAX: Theatre style8 Meeting Planners Guide


156012_CICG_Ann_Geneva_Meeting:Mise en page 1 18.1.2012 17:07 Page 1© cicg, www.christophemichaud.chSensations (Lac Léman)2 min. from CICGThe InternationalConference Centre GenevaA flexible and modular infrastructureto guarantee the success of your events1 plenary conference room for 2’200 participants22 rooms for 12 to 2’200 participants4'000 sqm of polyvalent space17 rue de Varembé CP 13 CH 1211 Genève 20tél. +41 (0)22 791 91 11 fax +41(0)22 791 90 64www.cicg.ch info@cicg.chOwned by Building Foundation for International Organizations


Distancesmeans oftransport


Distances means of transportGeneva:centrally located12 Meeting Planners Guide


Free public transport forincoming passengersAll passengers can pick up a free train and busticket from the machine in the baggage collectionarea at arrivals. This Unireso ticket, offered byGeneva International Airport, gives free access toGeneva’s public transportation system for a periodof 80 minutes (including trains for the centre oftown).Geneva’s publictransportation systemDistances means of transportFree transport for visitors stayingin hotels!Every visitor receives a free “Geneva TransportCard” upon checking-in to their hotelestablishment, valid for the duration of their stay(including day of departure).Unireso covers the Geneva area and is operatedby CFF, TPG and SMGN.AIRPORT > CITY CENTRETrain linkDuration: 6 min.(departure 4 times per hour)TaxisDuration: 15-30 min.Bus Lines 5 10Duration: 15-25 min.GENEVATRANSPORTCARDMeeting Planners Guide 13


Meetingfacilities


Meeting facilities1 Palexpo2,500 1,600 2,500Palexpo: perfectly located foryour visitors’ convenience• Palexpo is located only 4 km (15 minutes) fromthe city centre & lake shore• Located only 10 minutes’ walk away from theairport & railway station• Directly linked to the airport and railway stationby bus• Within reach of all major European cities in lessthan 2 hours by air• Located at the crossroads of Europe’s highwaynetwork, linking France, Italy, Germany, Spain• Over 2,500 hotel rooms across all categories areto be found in the vicinity of Palexpo• The 4 star Starling Hotel (500 rooms) is locatedadjacent to Palexpo (covered walkway linkingthe two venues)• Immediate access to on-site parking facilitiesfor up to 4,500 vehicles• If required, parking facilities can be increasedto 8,000 vehicles with peripheral car parks servedby shuttle busesNewly renovated Congress Centre• Palexpo’s Congress Centre was entirelyrefurbished in 2009• The Congress Centre boasts 16 conferencerooms, of which 11 are modular, and 9 offices• 3 lobby areas of 1,900 sq.m., 1,300 sq.m.,800 sq.m. are available for your convenience• The modular rooms A, B & C offer 2,500 seatswhen used combined• Purpose-built conference rooms can be builtwithin the exhibition hallsThe Villa Sarasin: additionalmeeting rooms• A lovingly-restored 19th century manor-houselocated within Palexpo’s complex• Located only 1 minute’s walk from Palexpo’sCongress Centre• Boasts 13 meeting rooms, 3 catering rooms,a glass conservatory & a VIP lounge• Ideal venue for your receptions, additionalmeeting rooms and offices16 Meeting Planners GuideTheatre Banquet Cocktail


Meeting facilities2 InternationalConference Centre Geneva (CICG) 2,200 - -The CICG’s versatile infrastructure offers endlesssolutions and combinations, whatever yourneeds may be. A spacious lobby, including aninformation desk, provides a perfect spot forexhibitions, receptions and banquets, and willmake your event unique and unforgettable. Thereare six vast meeting rooms on the ground floor.They can be used as is or converted into larger orsmaller units by combining mobile partitions ordividers. The largest of the three meeting roomscan be merged with the auditorium on the nextlevel, resulting in a breathtaking transformation ofavailable space.A pleasant lounge area equipped with a bar andcomfortable armchairs is the perfect spot to relaxand catch your breath between two sessions. Tomake contacts, continue a discussion or simplyunwind, the Espace Léman is the place to be.You will be pleasingly surprised by what it has tooffer: a large assortment of warm, tasty snacks, anewsstand and gift shop.18 Meeting Planners Guide


Meeting facilities7Salle Centralede la Madeleine500 - 1508Uptown Geneva465 150 6009University of Geneva -Uni Bastions426 - -10IATA GenevaConference Centre390 - -Constructed in 1905 and renovated in 1951and 2000, the Salle Centrale de la Madeleineis situated in the city centre - midway betweenthe Place du Molard and the Bourg-de-Four.It has excellent acoustics, sound equipment,lighting and a cinema screen. On the first flooris a multi-purpose 100 sq.m. hall for private orpublic use that accepts exhibitions, conferencesand small shows.Ideally located behind the Geneva trainstation, the new event centre UptownGeneva features three meeting rooms,one lounge bar and one restaurant. Hostingbusiness and cultural events, the venue offerspossibilities such as seminars, receptions, galadinners,... In every room there is: audio, lights,beamer, big screen, streaming, Wi-Fi andmicrophone.Since its foundation in 1559, the Universityof Geneva (UNIGE) has attracted studentsand researchers to Geneva from all overthe world. Fleuron of the city of Calvin, theinstitution benefits from an internationalreputation for fundamental and appliedresearch, particularly in Molecular Biology,Astrophysics, and Social and EconomicSciences. Its core missions not only includecutting-edge research but also educationand knowledge-sharing.Ideally located next to Geneva InternationalAirport, the CFF railway station and the motorway,IATA Geneva Conference Centre (IGCC) isthe perfect location for local and internationalconferences and events. Within walking distancefrom Palexpo, IGCC provides a wide range ofconference facilities and services:> 1 large 450 sq.m. conference room for up to150 people, overlooking the airport’s runways;> 8 additional conference rooms for 10 to 100people;> Video conferencing facilities;> All rooms equipped with Internet wirelessconnection, screen, flipchart and water fountain.Any other equipment is easily available uponrequest;> Possibility of direct TV/ Radio retransmissions;> Conference facilities are furnished withexecutive style furniture and are carpeted, airconditionedand sound insulated, with no visualobstructions or columns;> All rooms have natural daylight.20 Meeting Planners GuideTheatre Banquet Cocktail


11Centre de l’Espérance314 - 10012Conference Centreof Varembé (CCV)200 - -13Les Salons172 - 16014Fondation Louis-Jeantet150 - 200Meeting facilitiesFounded in 1872 and completely renovated in2005, the Centre de l’Espérance is a popularconvention centre surrounded by hotels ofdifferent categories and ideally located in atraditional commercial area of the city close tothe lake. This cultural centre is connected bypublic transportation to the railway station andto the airport.It integrates both meeting and bar restaurantfacilities. Its theatre room is also equipped formovie projections, conferences and debates.A private garden-terrace for cocktails andbanquets is available in summer.A few steps away from the InternationalConference Centre Geneva (CICG); theCCV can host meetings and conferencesfor groups of 15 to 200 participants. It canbe used both independently of or in conjunctionwith events taking place at the CICG. The CCVconsists of 5 conference rooms, 3 of which areequipped for simultaneous translation (5 to6 booths). These rooms, designed to offeroptimal flexibility, are high-ceilinged andenjoy natural daylight. 4 offices or secretariats,catering facilities and multi-purpose spaces forrelaxation or exhibitions complete the facilitieson offer. An attractive patio with awningsprovides a relaxing venue for coffee breaksand drinks.The Théâtre Les Salons of the SociétéGenevoise des Amis de l’Instruction, called nowLa Fondation Les Salons, was built in 1876. Itwas recently restored in the original style, andis outstanding for its bold decor carried out bythe Parisian firm Diosse & Fils, which was alsoresponsible for the Grand Théâtre’s auditoriumand stage. In addition to hosting various plays,Les Salons also holds exhibitions.The Louis-Jeantet Centre is located at thecorner of route de Florissant and chemin Rieu.On the ground floor of the Louis-Jeantet Villa, aformer patrician residence built at the beginningof the 20th century in a Neo-Renaissance styleand entirely renovated in 1998, you will find asuite of three reception and dining rooms. Akitchen equipped for catering is also available.Security measures can easily be applied to thepremises. Situated on the lower ground floor ofan adjoining apartment block, the Louis-JeantetAuditorium seats 150 people. The conferencerooms and a foyer with a bar and kitchensituated on the ground floor complete thearrangements.Meeting Planners Guide 21


Meeting facilities15World MeteorologicalOrganization (WMO)150 - -16Geneva Business Center(GBC)120 - 15017John Knox Center80 35 10018Maison du Terroir - OPAGE80 80 80The Conference Centre of the WorldMeteorological Organization (WMO) is anintegral part of the WMO headquartersbuilding, located in front of the GenevaBotanical Gardens. Utilizing innovativetechniques of energy conservation, the elegantstructure bears testimony to the commitmentof WMO to the protection of the environment.The careful use of natural lighting, togetherwith a stylish modern decor in natural materials,combine to provide a Conference Centre witha pleasant environment for delegates.The Geneva Business Center (GBC) is aharmonious office complex in the district ofPetit-Lancy, Geneva. In immediate proximityto the Geneva ring road, the GBC is only5 km of the city centre, 10 min from the airportand 5 min to the highway. In walking distancethere are shopping centres, hotels, banks,restaurants and a sports centre. The GBCoffers you a professional work environmentwith focused services that facilitate your everyday work life.The John Knox Center is located in a beautifulpark, within walking distance from mostInternational Organizations. In this peacefulsetting, guests can both work and relax in atranquil environment. We offer accommodation(56 rooms, 4 studios), meeting rooms for 12 to80 people, space for seminars and a restaurantwhere we will be happy to host you or yourgroup. All our meeting rooms are equippedwith flipcharts, screens, overhead projectors,TV (all systems) and VCR. Any other equipmentcan easily be obtained on request. We offeryou the perfect surroundings for a comfortableseminar and stay in Geneva.Situated in the heart of Geneva wine country,the Maison du Terroir offers a large spaceideally suited to a range of activities, such asseminars or company social events. Openingout from the space is a terrace with superbSalève views. On request, catering featuringGeneva food specialties and wines can beorganized.22 Meeting Planners GuideTheatre Banquet Cocktail


19The Brocher Centre(Brocher Foundation)70 - -20Restaurant Hôtel du Parcdes Eaux-Vives60 60 10021Altitude35 30 4022Credit SuisseForum Genève200 190 300Meeting facilitiesThe Brocher Foundation lies in a three hectarespark of outstanding beauty on the shores of LakeGeneva. It is located 30 minutes from Genevadowntown and 45 from the airport. It comprisesa conference room and a newly renovated manorwhere receptions can be organized. To supportits activities in the long run the Foundation offersnow to other institutions or companies to organizeseminars, conferences, business lunches orreceptions in its unique estate.The Brocher Centre conference room has up to70 seats. As a flexible space it can also hostsmaller groups in a round table setting. Equippedwith the necessary audio and video system it hasa glazed façade with a stunning view on the lakeand the Jura mountains.Built in 1884, the Villa Brocher was renovated in2010. Its contemporary furniture contrasting with its19th century architecture gives it a very particularcharm. Its living room and dinner room are idealfor hosting more cosy meetings and in summer theoutside table offers also a special atmosphere.The Restaurant Hôtel du Parc des Eaux-Vives,managed by Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, ishoused in a historical 18th century buildinglocated within the beautiful Parc des Eaux-Vives and boasts a grand view of Lake Geneva.Restaurant Hôtel du Parc des Eaux-Vivesincludes a brasserie and four function roomsthat can accommodate up to 250 guests.At the top floor of the building are sevenexclusive guest rooms, of which two are suites,making it one of the smallest hotelsin Switzerland.The Altitude restaurant offers an exceptionalsetting thanks to a superb view of the Airportand the Jura mountains. Our Michelin starredchefs bring to bear all their skill and passion forflavours as they help you explore fine cuisine,accompanied by a selection of the best wines.The restaurant located on the top floor of theAirport, has 7 conference rooms totally flexible.The Altitude team will be pleased to welcomeyou and organize your business and privateevents up to 300 persons.Forum Genève is a place to meet and exchangeideas, for nothing can replace face-to-facecommunication. The two auditoriums, twoseminar rooms as well as the two small meetingand videoconferencing rooms are suitable forconferences, congresses, product presentationsand services. Forum Genève rounds off therange of congress centres and meeting placesavailable in Geneva.Credit Suisse is an active, dynamic and innovativebank and an integral part of life in Geneva.Under renovation until September 15th, 2013.Meeting Planners Guide 23


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Meetingfacilities1 PalexpoExhibition Halls 1Floorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBanquetstyleEntrance hall 3,500 4 - - - -Hall 1 15,500 12 - - - -Hall 2 16,500 12 - - - -Hall 3 1,890 3.85 - - - -Hall 4 15,500 18 - - - -Hall 5 15,000 18 - - - -Hall 6 26,820 18 - - - -Hall 7 15,800 18 - - - -Open air 21,000 - - - - -Conference Rooms 2Room A small 640 5.5 650 400 400 650Room A large 830 5.5 800 450 600 800Room B small 640 5.5 650 400 400 650Room B medium 830 5.5 800 450 600 800Room B large 1,020 5.5 1,000 500 800 1,000Room C small 640 5.5 650 400 400 650Room C large 830 5.5 800 450 600 800Room A+B or B+C 1,470 5.5 1,500 900 1,200 1,500Room A+B or B+C large 1,660 5.5 1,700 950 1,300 1,700Room A+B+C 2,300 5.5 2,500 1,350 1,600 2,500Room E 130 3 120 80 60 120Room F 130 3 120 80 60 120Room G 130 3 120 80 60 120Room K 240 3 230 100 100 230CocktailstyleMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBanquetstyleCocktailstyleCateringLe Restaurant 220 3.2 - - 220 -Le Panoramique 350 3.2 - - 150 350Le Poivrier 100 3.2 - - 120 150Villa SarasinRestaurant room A (lower level) 72 - - - 70 -Restaurant room B (lower level) 32 - - - 10 -Restaurant room C (lower level) 39 - - - 10 -Lobby (ground floor) 82 - - - - 80Lounge 1 (ground floor) 33 - 28 14 20 40Lounge 2 (ground floor) 26 - 20 10 20 30Lounge 3 (ground floor) 51 - 52 22 40 70Lounge 4 (ground floor) 24 - 17 10 20 30Lounge 5 (ground floor) 49 - 44 22 40 70Veranda (ground floor) 25 - - - 20 30Lobby (upper level) 40 - - - - -Lounge 11 (upper level) 35 - 25 14 - -Lounge 12 (upper level) 16 - 10 10 - -Lounge 13 (upper level) 28 - 20 10 - -Lounge 14 (upper level) 19 - 14 11 - -Lounge 15 (upper level) 24 - 14 10 - -Lounge 16 (upper level) 15 - 9 10 - -Lounge 17 (upper level) 28 - 23 12 - -Lounge 18 (upper level) 17 - 12 8 - -Lounge and piano bar (eaves) 230 - - - - 50-1002 International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)Meeting facilitiesRoom L 140 3 100 50 50 100Foyer ABC 1,350 2.95 - - - -Foyer EFGKL 800 3 - - - -Room Q 125 4 100 32 - -Room R 150 4 100 40 - -Room S 150 4 100 40 - -Room T 150 4 100 40 - -Room U 150 4 100 40 - -Room V 262 4 250 - - -Room W 360 4.5 400 - - -Room X 390 4.5 400 - - -Room 1 1,426 - 972 972 - -Room 2 768 - 760 552 - -Room 3 227 - 227 128 - -Room 4 227 - 227 128 - -Room 5 155 - 90 66 - -Room 6 155 - 90 66 - -Room 7 52 - 40 20 - -Room 8 55 - 40 20 - -Room 11 55 - 25 12 - -Room 12 55 - 25 12 - -Room 13 110 - 60 28 - -Continued on next columnContinued on next page1 Purpose-built conference rooms and catering areas of any size can be built within the 7 exhibition halls.2 Rooms A, B & C cannot be used simultaneously at maximum capacity. 9 offices of various sizes (22 sq.m. - 188 sq.m.) are available nearby the conference rooms.Meeting Planners Guide 25


Meeting facilitiesMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBanquetstyleRoom 14 120 - 80 30 - -Room 15 140 - 80 42 - -Room 18 225 - 110 80 - -Room 21 233 - 125 60 - -Room 22 140 - 100 60 - -Room 23 126 - 90 34 - -Room 1+2+3+4 2,648 - 2,200 1,600 - -Room 1+2 2,194 - 1,740 1,340 - -Room 2+3+4 1,222 - 1,200 800 - -Room 3+4 454 - 460 260 - -Room 5+6 310 - 180 120 - -3 University of Geneva - UNI MailRoom R 380 - - 514 - - -Room R 080 - - 400 - - -Room R 280 - - 230 - - -Room R 290 - - 200 - - -Room S 150 - - 200 - - -Room S 160 - - 160 - - -Room R 060 - - 100 - - -Room R 070 - - 100 - - -4 Espace HippomèneLe Cube 1,700 7 1,500 600 1,500 2,000Tavaro Bar 470 3 - - - 500Board room 200 3 50 20 50 2005 Théâtre du LémanThéâtre - - 1,328 - - -6 University of Geneva - Uni DufourRoom U 600 - Jean Piaget - - 642 - - -Room U 300 - Charles Rouiller - - 286 - - -Room U 259 - - 98 - - -7 Salle Centrale de la MadeleineSalle Centrale - - 500 - - 1508 Uptown GenevaBroadway 600 8.7 465 - - -Concorde 240 6.5 290 80 150 300CocktailstyleMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBanquetstyleRive 180 6.4 163 - - -Lounge Bar 150 3 - - - 200Uptaste 100 3 50 20 60 100Broadway+Concorde+Rive+Lounge Bar+Uptaste 2,400 3 -6.5 450 - 150 6009 University of Geneva - Uni BastionsAula B 106 Olivier Reverdin - - 426 - - -Room B 101 - - 196 - - -10 IATA Geneva Conference CentreGenève 1 280 3 266 96 - -Genève 2 150 3 128 46 - -Genève 1+2 420 3 390 150 - -Bâle 1+2 78 2 80 41 - -Bâle 1 42 2 32 21 - -Bâle 2 36 2 32 21 - -Lausanne 56 2 56 22 - -Lugano 56 2 52 22 - -Neuchâtel 42 2 32 18 - -Lucerne 30 2 - - - -Zurich 2 56 2 32 16 - -11 Centre de l’EspéranceAuditorium 240 - 314 - - -Leman A+B 110 - 100 50 - 100Leman A 55 - 50 25 - 50Leman B 55 - 50 25 - 50Rhône 44 - 40 25 - -Neptune 30 - 20 15 - -Arve 50 - 40 25 - -12 Conference Centre of Varembé (CCV)Room A 255 5.2 200 87 - -Room B 122 5.2 80 41 - -Room C 122 5.2 80 41 - -Room D 70 5.2 45 20 - -Room E 58 5.2 40 20 - -13 Les Salons 1Foyer Les Salons - - 172 - - 160CocktailstyleContinued on next column26 Meeting Planners Guide1 Cocktails can be organised only if they are in conjunction with a performance.


Meetingfacilities14 Fondation Louis-JeantetFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBanquetstyleAuditoire Louis-Jeantet 165 - 150 - - -Villa Louis-Jeantet 200 4 - - - 200Foyers Louis-Jeantet 85 3 80 48 - 15015 World Meteorological Organization (WMO)Room Obasi - - - 270 - -Room B - - 60 - - -Room C - - 150 - - -16 Geneva Business CenteR (GBC)Auditorium 224 - 120 - - -Lancy 115 - 50 40 - -Genève 112 - 50 40 - -Oslo 54 - - 18 - -Munich 54 - - 14 - -Atrium 188 - - - - 15017 John Knox CenterCocktailstyleMeetingfacilitiesUnder renovation until September 15th, 2013Floorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBanquetstyleRouge 25 3 20 - 10 10Vert 63 3 35 24 30 40Indigo 48 3 35 21 20 2022 CREDIT SUISSE Forum GenèveAuditorium I 200 - 200 - - -Auditorium II 108 - 50 48 - -Salle de Séminaire I 72 - 35 30 - -Salle de Séminaire II 69 - 30 24 - -Salle de Réunion 30 - - 14 14 -Salle de Vidéoconférence 25 - - 8 8 -Foyer I 300 240 - - 110 180Foyer II 300 240 - - 80 120CocktailstyleMeeting facilitiesRoom 4 20 4 25 25 10 -Room 5 36 2 40 35 - -Room 6 84 2 50 50 - -Room Flory 220 1 80 60 35 10018 Maison du Terroir - OPAGEMulti-purpose room 85 3 80 36 80 8019 The Brocher Centre (Brocher Foundation)Auditorium Brocher 120 2 70 40 - -20 Restaurant Hôtel du Parc des Eaux-VivesPrivate Room 100 - - - 60 100Salon Léman 65 - 60 30 50 70Salon Anglais 44 - 30 15 40 50Petit Salon 44 - 30 15 40 50Salon Rouge 62 - 60 30 40 7021 AltitudeViolet 36 3 25 10 10 20Bleu 48 3 30 20 30 30Jaune 25 3 20 - - 10Orange 25 3 20 - 10 10Continued on next columnMeeting Planners Guide 27


Hotelswith meetingfacilities


Hotels with meeting facilities1Hotel d’Angleterre45 32Hotel Beau-Rivage Geneva906Beau-Rivage, built in 1865, has always played animportant role in the lives of the great peoplewho have shaped the history of the world.Its charm and discretion allied with efficientservice, modern comforts and subtle personalattention make this unique hotel one of the mostdistinguished places in Switzerland.Dating from 1872, wonderfully located on the shore of Lake Geneva, the Hotel d’Angleterre is amagnificent blend of the great tradition of regal Swiss hospitality with the utmost in contemporary5 star comfort with stunning views over the lake to the Jet d’Eau and surrounding mountains.The celebrated, popular Windows restaurant also looks out over the lake to the distant peaks ofMont-Blanc, while the intimate Leopard Room bar is the perfect spot for meeting or relaxing.Hotel d’Angleterre is situated in the heart of Geneva’s shopping and financial districts, just fifteenminutes from the airport, five minutes from the railway station, and an hour away from superbAlpine skiing.30 Meeting Planners GuideNumber of roomsNumber of meeting rooms


3Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues1155In the heart of Geneva, the city’s first hotel – andstill the first choice of sophisticated travellersand world statesmen – has been a landmark onLake Geneva since 1834. Now, as Four SeasonsHotel des Bergues, it blends a revitalised senseof history with today’s essentials for work andrelaxation – wrapped in warm, thoughtful,personal service.4Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva41210Majestically situated on the shores of LakeGeneva, the Grand Hotel Kempinski is both aperfect leisure and a business destination locatedin the heart of Switzerland’s most cosmopolitancity. The hotel is situated on the bank of LakeGeneva, facing the Jet d’Eau, and enjoys anexceptional view over the Cathedral, the Alps andthe Mont-Blanc.The United Nations is at a 15-minute walkingdistance. Getting to the airport takes only 15minutes by car and getting to the train stationonly 5 minutes. The Grand Hotel KempinskiGeneva is also a self-contained universe ofelegance, catering for leisure as well as businessstays thanks to a wide range of facilities: threerestaurants, a bar and their terraces, a lounge,the Java Club, a hairdresser, an indoor pool, awell-appointed fitness centre, a Spa, a shoppinggallery, a diagnostic centre of the Genolier Clinic,13 modular conference rooms and an auditoriumfor up to 1,300 people. Its 412 rooms, amongwhich 33 suites (including the Geneva Suite withover 1,080 sq.m.) will bring you all the comfortyou expect as well as a refined environment. And,to top it all, the famous Kempinski-style service,inherited from 110 years’ experience in Europeanluxury.Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 31


luxury has a new expression in genevaWhen the world comes to geneva, the world chooses the Intercontinental. Much more than just a place to stay,the newly refurbished city icon is the gateway to a world overflowing with rich, authentic experiences.Featuring 16 newly renovated state-of-the-art meeting rooms with more than 2000m 2 of multi-functional meeting space.Whatever the event, the InterContinental Meetings team is here to make life easier for youand to create a rewarding occasion for those attending.+41 22 919 39 397-9, chemin du Petit-Saconnex 1209 Genève - Suisse | www.intercontinental-geneva.ch | www.intercontinental.com/genevaICH_MeetingAd_10.24.2011.indd 110/26/11 9:44 AM


5Mandarin Oriental Geneva19710The hotel features 197 spacious rooms and suites, with the suites on the seventh floor all enjoyingprivate terraces with supreme views of the Rhône river, Old Town and surrounding snow-cappedmountains. The accommodation is decorated in warm earth-tones of chocolate, beige, brown andplum, with Art deco accents and state-of-the-art technology. Boasting the largest bathrooms in thecity, each features separate bathtub and large walk-in rain-shower. The Mandarin Oriental Genevais a gastronomic destination on the Rhône river banks. With its Michelin Guide star, Rasoi by Vineetis the first contemporary and sophisticated Indian restaurant in the city. The restaurant Le Sudreproduces the legendary Paul Bocuse Mediterranean Brasserie concept. Our MO Bar servesall-day light meals and tapas.For meetings and special events, we provide ten different venues of various sizes.Our ballroom with river views can accommodate up to 190 people and offers an excellentbanquet service.6Mövenpick Hotel Casino Geneva35018Ideally located, a few minutes away from theairport and the city centre, the Mövenpick Hotel& Casino Geneva is the ideal place to stayfor your excursions around Lake Geneva andyour business meetings. Rediscover the Swisshospitality tradition at its very best. Our 350rooms and suites offer the latest technologywith LCD screens, internet Wi-Fi and a uniquebedding concept through a stylish architecturethat should be expected from an upscalehotel. The Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Genevais not only a place with high quality rooms, itis also a paradise for gourmets. The LatitudeRestaurant combines a warm atmosphere with amodern style and features flavours from aroundthe world while allowing you to discover ourlocal food specialties. In our famous JapaneseRestaurant, the Kamome, you will be surprisedand delighted with the freshest selection of sushiand sashimi, grilled meat and seafood preparedat a teppanyaki table right in front of you. Aftera busy day, you can enjoy listening to music andsocializing in the cozy atmosphere at our Alibipiano bar as well as you can join our new fitnesscentre with his tremendous view towards the Juramountains and overlooking Geneva Airport’slanding strip. To end an amazing day, go tryyour luck in our famous casino and its 150 slotmachines and gambling tables. The team of theMövenpick in Geneva is truly dedicated to makeyour stay both enjoyable and memorable. Afteryour visit, we will make your return effortless aswe offer you a free shuttle service that will bringyou back to the airport in less than 5 minuteswithout you having to worry about anything.Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 33


9Hotel Le Richemond1093This prestigious 5 star hotel has held its prime position over 135 years. As of 1st August 2011, LeRichemond joins Dorchester Collection. Geneva’s legendary Le Richemond is located in the heart ofthe city, the business and shopping districts of this sophisticated city only walking distance away. Its109 bedrooms and suites offer stunning views of the Alps, cityscape, Lake Geneva, Jet d’Eau and theOld Town. It is ideally located for business meetings and conferences. Three meeting rooms, all withnatural daylight and the ballroom, which accommodate parties of 10 to 200, make it the ideal choicefor events of all kinds. Le Richemond blends contemporary design with personalised services. Discoverinventive and refined Italian cuisine at Le Jardin and sip creative cocktail concoctions at Le Bar.Unwind at Le Spa in one of our four single treatment rooms, a double room with a private hammamfor couples, and a TechnoGym fitness centre.10Swissôtel Métropole Geneva1277Superb hotel built in 1854, the SwissôtelMétropole Geneva is only a walk away from theOld Town and overlooks the lake and its famousJet d’Eau. Ideally located in the heart of thefinancial and shopping district, the hotel is thebest venue for both business and pleasure.Its 127 rooms and suites are perfectly equippedfor today’s discerning travellers and includemost business equipments and leisure amenitiesyou can expect. They offer a working desk withhigh-speed wireless Internet and PC connection,direct dial telephone with voice mail, CD/DVDplayers, Nespresso coffee machine, cable TV, PayTV and minibar. The 7 conference rooms are alsocompletely renovated and are equipped withthe latest technologies. Each room benefits fromnatural daylight and 2 of them have direct accessto the panoramic terrace on the top floor.The restaurant Le Grand Quai, entirely renovated,features contemporary and authentic cuisinein a cosy and inviting setting. A magnificentwine cellar, easily accessible for guests, offers aselection of over 350 excellent wines. The MirrorBar with its red leather seats and soothing jazzmusic is offering a caviar menu and an assortmentof champagne and vodka.The hotel also includes a Fitness Centre, abusiness centre and wireless high-speed Internetconnection is available in all public spaces.Swissôtel Métropole Geneva is the best locationin town for both business and leisure.Geneva’s international airport and Palexpoexhibition centre are only 15 minutes away andthe hotel is only 5 minutes from the centralrailway station.Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 35


11Geneva InterContinental HotelThe Geneva InterContinental Hotel is located only 5 minutes from the United Nations (UN), InternationalLabour Organization (ILO), World Health Organization (WHO) and Lake Geneva, and 10 minutes fromGeneva International Airport, the Old Town, the Palexpo congress centre and the CICG internationalconference centre. The Geneva InterContinental Hotel has 333 luxurious rooms and suites. All areequipped with broadband Internet access and offer a view over Lake Geneva, the Alps and the Juramountains. The Woods restaurant offers delicious seasonal dishes and has a lovely terrace. Les Nations,an elegant combination between a bar and a cosy lounge, and the O Bar with offering live music are theperfect places to enjoy a cocktail. The business centre is open 24 hours. Public spaces such as the lobby,bars and conference rooms are equipped with wireless internet access. The 400 sq.m. Clarins Institute &Day Spa offers a complete set of treatments for women and men. A steam bath, a sauna and a Jacuzzi arealso available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours a day. There is an outdoor jogging trail. Tenniscourts are 5 minutes away, sailing is offered 10 minutes from the hotel, and there is golf and skiing nearby.12Hotel de la Paix333 1899 3As the premier Boutique-Hotel in Geneva, theHotel de la Paix sets itself apart with its moderndesign which subtly highlights the eleganceof its original Italian architecture. This down toearth Geneva hotel strives to put services atyour fingertips in a sophisticated and luxurioussetting. With its 84 rooms and 15 suites locatedon 6 floors, the Hotel de la Paix brings togethertradition, distinction and elegance: a haven ofpeace and relaxation in the heart of Geneva.The sophisticated interior design, cozy ambianceand quality of service provided by the 5 starhotel will help you enjoy an unforgettable stay inthe second largest city in Switzerland. Whetherthey are famous or not, guests of the GenevaBoutique-Hotel quickly feel at home here. Built in1865 in the city centre, the Geneva’s Hotel de laPaix had the privilege of being witness to greatmoments in history. Located on the Quai duMont-Blanc and just steps from the historic centreand business district, this 5 star hotel enjoys oneof the most prestigious addresses in Geneva.The gastronomic Vertig’O restaurant is currentlyone of the best restaurants in Geneva. Talentof the Chef Jérôme Manifacier was rewardedby a Michelin star and the grade of 16/20 in the2012 edition of the Gault & Millau guide forSwitzerland.Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 37


Hotels with meeting facilities13The Ambassador641The Ambassador offers its guests a friendly,elegant and refined place to stay. The hotel wasbuilt in 1966 and over the years we have acquiredgreat expertise in the art of welcoming guests. Itis ideally situated on the shores of Lake Geneva,halfway between Cornavin train station (500 m)and the town centre (150 m). The Ambassadorwill meet all your expectations during your nextvisit to Geneva.14Hotel Bristol1006Conveniently situated in the heart of Geneva,near the lake and facing a quiet square, thehotel is close to important local attractionsas well as the financial and exclusive Genevashopping districts. 100 spacious rooms equippedwith satellite TV, minibar, safe, voice-mail,individual air-conditioning, trouser press, tea andcoffee maker, Nespresso machine, Wi-Fi. Therestaurant Relais Bristol is famous for its refinedMediterranean cuisine that follows the seasonsin order to serve daily specialities accordingto market offerings. Every morning, the buffetbreakfast is served by the sound of the harp. Inthe cosy piano bar, drinks from all over the worldare prepared. The Wellness centre invites itsguests for a workout in the fitness room or simplyto relax in a bubbly Jacuzzi, sauna or steam bath.The Bristol is a place to meet and celebrate.Any event assumes a special distinction - abanquet or less formal luncheon, businessmeeting or conference, private party. From 5up to 200 people.38 Meeting Planners GuideNumber of roomsNumber of meeting rooms


15Crowne Plaza Geneva30217Crowne Plaza Geneva is ideally located in the heart of the dynamic and fastest growing businessdistrict of Geneva, with free hotel shuttle bus from the airport and free public transport card to the citycentre. In only a few minutes you reach the International Airport, the Cointrin railway station and thePalexpo exhibition centre. Taxis and public transports in the front of the hotel allow you to reach thecity centre and the main touristic highlights in only 10 minutes. The hotel features a garden, a bar, tworestaurants, a health club, two business centres with Internet access and Wi-Fi. Hairdresser, gift shop,sauna, fitness and massage centre are at the disposal of the customers. The largest shopping centreof Geneva is at walking distance from the hotel. The hotel’s banquet and conference centre can hostevents up to 1,200 people. In summer, you can take advantage of the swimming pool and the tenniscourt nearby. Several golf courses are in the area.16Eastwest Hotel41 1Hotels with meeting facilitiesA few steps from the lake, close to the businessand shopping areas, Eastwest Hotel is theideal home away from home to make the mostof a stay in Geneva. The Old Town and theinternational organizations are a few minutesaway. This distinctive hotel offers discreet luxuryin the friendly and intimate atmosphere of aprivate residence. Behind the simple façade ofa period building, the contemporary interior isrich in contrasts between East and West. Theopen-sky patio, with its wall of running watersurrounded by climbing plants, is an oasis oftranquility.Meeting Planners Guide 39


17Hotel Epsom Manotel1533• 153 rooms and one suite• No-smoking floors• Restaurant Le Portobello & Co(coached by Bernard Loiseau, opensnoon and evenings, 7/7)• Eight’in Bar• Buffet breakfast• Room service 24h/24• Conference and banquet facilities (more than200 sq.m.)• Business centre, free of charge (3 computerswith high-speed Internet access and printers)• Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel• Fitness centre, free of charge• Massage upon request• Dry-cleaning and laundry• Ironing corner, free of charge• Limousine and transfer to the airportupon request• Private car park, valet parking18Hotel Royal Manotel2025• 202 rooms and suites• No-smoking floors• 2 rooms for disabled guests• Restaurant Le Duo (coached by BernardLoiseau, opens noon and evenings, 5/7)• Buffet breakfast• Bogie’s Bar• Room service 24h/24• Conference and banquet facilities (more than1,000 sq.m.)• 2 business centres, free of charge (3 computerswith high-speed Internet access and printers)• Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel• Fitness centre, sauna and hammam,free of charge• Massage upon request• Dry-cleaning service• Ironing corner• Limousine and transfer to the airportupon request• Private car park, valet parkingHotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 41


Hotels with meeting facilities19Starling Geneva Hotel Conference Center49643Ideally located 3 minutes away from GenevaAirport and 10 minutes away from the citycentre and Lake Geneva, the Starling GenevaHotel & Conference Center offers all servicesof a business hotel. Close to Palexpo exhibitioncentre, Switzerland’s largest hotel welcomes itsguests in a modern and warm frame. Comfortablelimousines provide free quality transportationservice from and to Geneva Airport every15 minutes, from 5.10 a.m. till 11.45 p.m. Thisentirely non-smoking hotel offers 496 spaciousand cosy rooms, carefully decorated andendowed with all the services which correspondto guest expectations and comfort. All rooms areequipped with internet access through opticalfibre. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughoutthe hotel, rooms included. Hotel guests can takeadvantage of the 1,500 sq.m. Fitness Centre andof the 800 sq.m. Wellness Centre equipped witha 20 x 7 m indoor heated swimming pool. Thehotel has also 2 restaurants with 1 large summerterrace, 1 bar serving a variety of cosmopolitanrelishes and a selection of creative and appetizingdishes. The Starling Café serves a large breakfastbuffet from 5.30 a.m. and can satisfy any of theguest’s culinary fancies with its internationalmenu. Room service is also providing a selectionof snacks and refreshments. With 5,500 sq.m.of adjustable conference and exhibition spacesdivided into 43 break-out and meeting roomssituated in the hearth of the hotel, MICE travellerswill find every need met from 2 to 1,200 people.A quality product by most standards, the hotelhas achieved the coveted ISO 9001 as well as theISO 14001 certifications.20Hôtel-Résidence Le Montbrillant821In the heart of Geneva, close to the Cornavin train station with a direct link to the airport and to theGeneva public transport system, a warm welcome awaits you from the Decurtins-Florenza family at theHôtel-Résidence Le Montbrillant. With its typically Swiss decor, a blend of artistic paintings, stone andexposed beams, our business hotel equipped with Wi-Fi offers:• 58 Air-conditioned and sound-proof rooms and 24 charming studios (room with kitchenette)• 1 Restaurant with wood-fired specialties• 1 Parisian brasserie specialising in French and Swiss cuisine• 1 Conference room that can accommodate up to 50 persons - ideal for seminars, banquetsand weddings• 1 Massage room42 Meeting Planners GuideNumber of roomsNumber of meeting rooms


21NH Geneva Airport19034 star hotel in the countryside, near airport,railway station, trade fair exhibitions centre andshopping centre. 190 rooms with bath or shower,TV, telephone, minibar, radio. 1 restaurant and 1bar. Only 15 minutes by car to downtown.22Novotel Genève Centre2065The Novotel Genève Centre is a 4 star hotellocated in the heart of Geneva, close toLake Geneva and 15 minutes from the UNheadquarters. The hotel features 206 rooms,a restaurant, a bar and 5 meeting rooms forconferences and seminars. It is equally suited tobusiness trips and holidays with your partner orfamily. In addition to the 200 sq.m. fitness centreand spa, with relaxation room, hammam, sauna,solarium and massage room, guests enjoy freepublic transport. The Novotel Genève Centrehotel is the ideal base for both business trips andvacations.Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 43


23Hostellerie de la Vendée37 3 167 824Warwick Geneva HotelHotels with meeting facilitiesBe tempted by the charm of a unique place. The Hostellerie de la Vendée is a rare and exceptionalhotel which you will find fascinating and welcoming. Located on Petit-Lancy inn, you will be amazed bythis calm, serene, and tranquil atmosphere. More than a hotel, this will be your favourite and preferreddestination. The Hostellerie de la Vendée offers all the comforts of home.The Warwick Geneva Hotel has one of thevery best locations in the centre of town. It islocated right on Cornavin Square across theCornavin train station, allowing speedy accessto the airport shuttle trains and to publictransportation. 167 rooms and suites, newlyrenovated. The 7th floor Penthouse, opened in2010, features spacious Executive rooms andsuites, each with its own private terrace andspectacular lakeside or mountain views. Guestsmay enjoy a personalised VIP welcome withadditional amenities. The contemporary decorand the stylish elegance of Téséo Restaurant isinviting, coupled with the best of fresh, seasonalcuisine. The Téséo Bar offers a wide selectionof innovative cocktails and Swiss wines. TheWarwick Geneva Hotel hosts the perfect venueswith 8 multi-purpose conference rooms of eitherdaylight atrium or tempered ambiance, able toaccommodate up to 200 persons.Meeting Planners Guide 45


Hotels with meeting facilities25Hotel Calvy31 226Design Hotel f64023 star hotel with 31 rooms. Situated in the centreof town. 500 meters away from Lake Geneva,close to the Old Town, banks, restaurants,entertainment, cinemas, etc. Bedroomswith bathroom, telephone, TV, microwaveoven and fridge. Facilities for the elderly ordisabled persons. Special prices for long stayaccommodation. Half or full board is possible.Private open air parking nearby. We also havevenue available for conference meetings,seminars or parties up to 50 people.The Design Hotel f6 is located close by to LakeGeneva and Cornavin train station. UN andinternational organizations are located withina walkable distance. At your disposal 40 roomsconceived and decorated in a contemporarystyle. All our rooms are equipped with minibar,safe, flat screen television, phone, alarmclock, free internet Wi-Fi, non smoking rooms,Nespresso machine, iPod and iPhone recharge.46 Meeting Planners GuideNumber of roomsNumber of meeting rooms


27Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport1542Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express GenevaAirport. This entirely air-conditioned hotel issituated next to the International Airport ofGeneva, close to the ICC, WTC and a couple ofminutes away from the IATA centre, Palexpo andthe Arena. The highway exit starts just 500 metersfrom the hotel and a free shuttle bus betweenthe airport and the hotel is at your disposal dailyfrom 5.50 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. Next to the hotelyou find the business centre ICC with its offices,restaurants, medical centre as well as a casino.Opposite of the hotel you find a bus stop forpublic transportation to the city of Geneva.The Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport with itsmodern interior has an excellent value for money.All of the 154 rooms are modern and comfortableand equipped with bathroom or shower, aworking desk with electrical and analogicalconnectors, a telephone with outside line, voicemail and an interactive television set.At the Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport youalso find conference rooms and the package“Meet Smart Meeting”, a business-corner, alarge breakfast-room, a hotel-bar and lobbyand a private parking.28Hotel Longemalle584Welcome to this elegant manor with its uniquefaçade dating from 1905 ideally located in theheart of the business district, shopping area andthe Old Town. The attentive and personalizedservice, the rooms carefully decorated as well asthe private lounges opening onto the floweredbalcony give this property an elegant andcharming atmosphere. The originality of theplace also emerges from the six floors sportingeach a different colour theme and the rooms tothe incomparable style. Each element of furnitureis unique and joins in a warm and intimistdecoration inviting you to the relaxation and therest. Our 58 rooms have all: bathroom (shower orbath available in each category), minibar, cabletelevision, digital pay TV system, radio alarmclock, voice mail and Internet access by PublicWireless Lan (Wi-Fi).Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 47


Hotels with meeting facilities29Hotel Ramada Encore Geneva154830Hotel Strasbourg513Welcome to the Hotel Ramada Encore Geneva.3 star hotel of 154 rooms located between theStadium of Geneva and the Shopping mallLa Praille, this hotel is the only one in Genevasituated in a complex which enables you toenjoy so many services: fitness, beauty salon,multimedia centre, restaurants and about 80different businesses. Its concept is modern,allying warm and design colours. Ideally situated,only 10 minutes from the airport or the citycentre, the hotel benefits from very good publictransports or still thanks to the highway.Comfortable hotel, with well-equipped rooms. Nice central position and direct access to the trainstation as well as easy connections to the international organizations. Close to commercial centres.Free internet access (Wi-Fi). Friendly employees. Almost all-usual languages are spoken. Meetingroom 10-40 pax.48 Meeting Planners Guide Number of rooms Number of meeting rooms


31Hotel de La Cigogne32Le Cénacle521Located in one of the most famous area ofGeneva, very close to the Old Town and in theheart of the business and shopping district,the Hotel de la Cigogne will charm you by itsserene and cordial ambiance. Affiliated with theprestigious chain of the Relais & Châteaux since1989, la Cigogne is a single place which offersyou the elegant and pleasant atmosphere of adeluxe hotel. By crossing the main door of theHotel de la Cigogne, you are sure to spend amarvellous moment in a private residence, muchmore than an hotel... We are already delighted towelcome you and to accommodate everything tosatisfy your wellbeing and contribute so that yourstay does not resemble to any other. You will findin this sumptuous residence of the beginningof the 20th century a peaceful and originalenvironment made of a subtle mixture of timelesselegance and contemporary art. The entry of thehotel, the hall and the lobby shows immediatelythe spirit of the house. The singing noise of thefountain, the mural fresco representing the mainmonuments of the town in a weird and wonderfulmanner and the large fireplace, lit on winter’sevenings, give you from the start an extraordinaryfeeling. The Restaurant de la Cigogne, whichoffers a fine and fresh cuisine inspired by themarket and the seasons, invites you for a tastingin its cosy “Belle Epoque” ambiance. If youprefer the cosiness of your room, our roomservice will be pleased to serve your breakfast,the restaurant’s menu during the lunch anddinner service hours or its own menu day andnight. Finally, you will find at the Hotel de laCigogne all services such as concierge, valetparking, laundry or Internet corner where you willbe able to check your e-mails, surf on the web oruse any other office software.677In an enchanting setting of peace and serenity,within its own magnificent park, Le Cénacle offers67 bedrooms, 7 conference/banquet roomsand a large Chapel. Situated in the Malagnouneighbourhood of Geneva above the Eaux-Vives,le Cénacle is easily accessible by car or publictransport. There is plenty of parking for guestsand visitors.Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 49


Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeetingfacilities1 HOTEL D’ANGLETERREFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleObservatoire 47 3 - - 20 38 60Louise 25 3 - - 14 14 -Parquet 67 3 60 24 26 50 110Louise + Parquet 92 3 70 30 35 80 120Petit salon 39 3 - - - - 502 HOTEL BEAU-RIVAGE GENEVADe Brunswick A 120 3.5 170 60 - 120 150Impératrice B 130 3.5 150 80 - 120 200Sarah Bernhardt C 80 3.5 90 50 - 60 100Foyer D 80 3.5 - - - 50 100A + C 200 3.5 240 120 - 200 250B + C 210 3.5 200 - - 200 300A + B + C + D 410 3.5 350 - - 300 650Trémois E 60 3.5 50 30 - 45 80De Windsor F 45 3.5 35 20 - 20 50E + F 105 3.5 130 50 - 60 150Masaryk 21 3.5 15 - - 12 203 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DES BERGUESSalle des Nations 300 7 300 220 - 280 250Lac 95 4 90 51 - 84 80Grand Mont-Blanc 80 4 80 42 - 72 70Petit Mont-Blanc 60 4 50 33 - 48 45Salève 30 4 24 12 - 24 204 GRAND HOTEL KEMPINSKI GENEVAFoyer A 67 2.8 40 24 - 40 50Foyer B 118 2.8 80 50 - 70 100Foyer C 67 2.8 40 24 - 40 50Foyer A+B+C 250 2.8 80 60 - 150 200Ballroom A 210 2.7 150 100 - 120 180Ballroom B 215 2.7 170 120 - 150 200Ballroom C 210 2.7 150 100 - 120 180Ballroom A+B+C 630 2.7 450 300 - 450 600Ballroom ABC + Foyer ABC 880 2.8 - - - - 800Léman A 45 2.8 40 18 - 30 40Léman B 38 2.8 - - - 12 20CocktailstyleContinued on next columnMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleLéman C 45 2.8 40 18 - 30 40Léman A+B+C 128 2.8 65 50 - 90 120Mont-Blanc 65 2.8 40 18 - 40 60Terrace - - - - - - 300Theater and Auditorium - - 1,300 - - - -Theater Lobby 1,190 2.5 - - - - 8005 MANDARIN ORIENTAL GENEVARhône 1 65 2.6 50 30 24 40 55Rhône 2 65 2.6 50 30 24 40 50Rhône 3 130 2.6 110 70 30 90 115Rhône 1 + 2 + 3 265 2.6 200 120 56 180 250St-Gervais 193 3.6 200 110 56 140 190Rousseau 48 2.6 42 24 20 30 40Dalcroze 36 2.6 - - 12 - -Hodler 43 2.6 - - 14 - -Calvin 44 2.6 36 18 15 20 30Dunant 84 2.6 60 30 30 40 55Voltaire 37 2.6 25 12 15 0 256 MÖVENPICK HOTEL & CASINO GENEVALindbergh/Blériot 610 2.7 370 230 - 550 800Lindbergh 322 2.7 370 230 - 270 360Dassault 102 2.7 110 60 40 80 140Garros 124 2.7 130 70 50 100 150St. Exupéry 95 2.7 100 50 40 70 120Blériot 286 2.7 250 160 50 240 280Dornier 90 2.7 90 30 30 70 120Douglas 104 2.7 110 70 35 80 130Morane 90 2.7 90 30 30 70 120Lilienthal 54 2.7 40 28 20 40 50Zeppelin 65 2.7 50 30 20 40 60Boeing I 17 2.7 8 8 8 8 8Boeing II 16 2.7 8 8 8 - -Airbus 20 2.7 8 8 8 8 -Apollo 75 2.7 60 30 28 - -Ariane I 75 2.7 60 30 28 - -Ariane II 75 2.7 60 30 28 - -CocktailstyleContinued on next page50 Meeting Planners Guide


MeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleBelle-Epoque 144 2.85 100 50 - 150 250Montgolfier 58 2.7 16 16 16 16 -7 HOTEL PRESIDENT WILSONApollon 112 3.1 100 72 40 90 100Jupiter 77 3.1 70 45 26 60 60Neptune 77 3.1 70 45 26 60 60Apollon & Jupiter 189 3.1 - - - 150 160Apollon, Jupiter & Neptune 266 3.1 - - - 210 220Office 6 3.1 - - 4 - -Glowing I 34 3.1 25 12 18 20 30Glowing II 101 3.1 75 36 60 60 90Foyer Wilson 350 3 - - - - 300W 218 5.4 100 -200 80 -120 42 150 200I 231 5.4 100 -200 80 -120 42 150 230L 76 3 45 33 24 40 60S 105 5.4 90 70 30 66 90O 105 5.4 90 70 30 60 90N 82 3 45 33 24 40 60WI 450 5.4 440 240 80 350 400WLS 400 5.4 200 -400 130 -260 80 300 400SON 316 5.4 200 -320 100 -170 60 190 350WILSON 880 5.4 800 -1,000 450 - 600 - 700 8008 LA RéSERVE GENèVE HÔTEL & SPASalon Tokaj 30 2.45 - - 10 - -Salon Cos 50 2.45 30 24 20 - -Salon Tsé Fung 1 51 2.25 25 15 15 20 40Salon Tsé Fung 2 51 2.25 25 15 15 20 40Salon Tsé Fung 1 + 2 100 2.25 45 36 25 48 70Salon Loti 40 3.4 - - - 30 -9 HOTEL LE RICHEMONDPaul Klee & Small Gallery 216 5 180 90 45 160 200Paul Klee & Large Gallery 264 5 180 90 - 200 250Paul Klee 147 5.5 100 60 35 100 130Ballroom 136 4.5 80 50 30 80 100Coppet 52 3.5 50 20 15 30 40Chambésy 52 2.8 50 20 15 30 40Coppet & Chambésy 105 3 80 45 - 70 100CocktailstyleMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)10 SWISSÔTEL MéTROPOLE GENEVAUsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleBerlioz A 75 4.1 60 32 30 40 90Liszt B 47 4.1 30 16 16 30 50Wagner C 142 4.1 160 80 50 80 200L'Arlequin 105 4.1 60 40 30 60 120Berlioz/Liszt A+B 121 4.1 100 - - 90 140Wagner/Liszt B+C 189 4.1 - - - 160 250Wagner/Berlioz/Liszt, A+B+C 263 4.1 - - - 220 350Jura D 96 2.6 80 47 30 60 100Salève E 96 2.6 80 47 30 60 100Foyer F 48 2.6 - - - - 50Jura/Salève/Foyer, D+E+F 241 2.6 - - - - 250Bistropôle 100 2.6 - - - 50 70Terrasse panoramique 113 - - - - 50 12011 GENEVA INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELBallroom A + B + C +Foyer E + D752 5.15 720 440 96 610 850Ballroom A + B + C 500 5.15 554 360 120 390 600Ballroom A + Foyer E 370 5.15 425 240 96 280 400Ballroom A 250 5.15 288 168 90 190 280Ballroom B 125 5.15 150 84 48 80 140Ballroom C 125 5.15 150 84 48 80 140Ballroom B + C 250 5.15 288 168 90 190 280Ballroom B + C + Foyer D 370 5.15 425 240 96 280 400Foyer D 123 3.65 120 60 - 60 130Foyer E 118 3.65 120 60 - 60 110Foyer D + E 241 3.65 200 120 - 150 270Grand Foyer 235 3.65 - - - - 250Berlin 46 3 45 24 20 32 40Vienne 34 3 25 18 16 20 30Oslo (storage room) 27 2.2 - - - - -Café Mezzo 112 3.5 - - - - 120Paris 105 3.5 100 70 30 80 100Madrid 65 3.5 48 27 26 40 60Rome 65 3.5 48 27 26 40 60Bruxellles 65 3.5 48 27 26 40 60CocktailstyleContinued on next pageHotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 51


Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleAmsterdam 65 3.5 48 27 26 40 60Londres 87 3.5 60 39 32 60 85Mediterrannée 130 3.5 132 72 50 90 140Benelux 130 3.5 132 72 50 90 140Europe 452 3.5 440 - - 360 450Berne 80 3.5 80 50 30 70 80Moscou 70 3.5 63 39 32 30 65Londres + Benelux 217 3.5 216 117 66 155 220Paris + Mediterrannée 235 3.5 216 117 66 175 250Benelux + Mediterrannée 260 3.5 288 90 90 170 24012 HOTEL DE LA PAIXAlabama 140 3.54 165 50 58 102 150Rive Gauche 58 3 55 21 20 50 60Rive Droite 47 3 40 18 16 30 45Rive 105 3 100 50 40 90 10013 THE AMBASSADORSalon the Ambassador 60 2.8 30 20 - - 5014 HOTEL BRISTOLCadogan Square A 54 2.5 40 25 20 30 45Berkeley Square B 48 2.5 40 25 20 30 45Grosvernor Square C 45 2.5 40 25 20 30 45Grand Salon (A + B + C) 147 2.5 120 50 45 90 200St-James Square 50 2.5 40 25 25 30 45Sloane Square 19 2.5 12 - - 10 20Cambridge Square 44 2.5 40 20 15 30 45Sloane + Cambridge 63 2.5 50 25 25 40 6015 CROWNE PLAZA GENEVARoom A 15 2.8 - - 8 8 -Room B 15 2.8 - - 8 8 -Room C 15 2.8 - - 8 8 -Room D 15 2.8 - - 8 8 -Room E 15 2.8 - - 8 8 -New-York F 182 4.6 200 130 60 160 300Londres G 188 4.6 200 130 60 160 300Zurich H 182 4.6 200 130 60 160 300International (F + G + H) 558 4.6 700 600 190 600 1,000Munich I 58 2.8 60 30 28 40 60CocktailstyleMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleParis J 61 2.8 60 30 28 40 60Copenhague K 61 2.8 60 30 28 40 60Lisbonne L 65 2.8 60 30 28 40 60Europe (I + J + K + L) 246 2.8 250 120 80 160 250Cointrin M 53.5 2.8 40 20 18 40 40Meyrin N 36 2.8 30 15 18 24 30Cornavin O 36 2.8 30 15 18 24 30Servette P 41 2.8 30 15 18 24 30Mont-Blanc Q 15 2.8 - - 10 10 -Genève (M + N + O + P + Q) 163 2.8 - - - 100 180Foyer 300 3 - - - - 80016 EASTWEST HOTEL1 24 2.49 - - 10 10 -17 HOTEL EPSOM MANOTELArmoise A 67.5 2.7 40 25 - - 60Armoise B 67.5 2.7 40 25 - - 60Armoise A + B 135 2.7 110 70 - 80 200Valériane 70 - 40 30 - - 6018 HOTEL ROYAL MANOTELRousseau 277 3.2 170 150 80 200 280Rousseau salon A 130 3.2 85 60 40 60 120Rousseau salon B 147 3.2 85 60 40 60 120Voltaire 110 2.5 60 40 20 - 120Voltaire salon A 55 2.5 35 20 18 - 55Voltaire salon B 55 2.5 35 20 18 - 55Eaux-Vives 64 2.6 45 38 24 40 50Gustave-Ador 200 2.55 - - - 150 -19 STARLING GENEVA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTEREspace d'exposition 1500 - - - - - 500Crans 475 3.86 380 270 60 370 380Montana 550 3.86 420 330 70 430 420Crans-Montana 1025 3.86 800 600 - 800 800Zermatt 819 8.1 600 500 - 600 600Verbier 98 2.8 45 30 18 60 90Gstaad 69 2.8 35 25 12 40 60Salon 92 2.8 - - - - 60St. Moritz 171 2.5 170 100 30 140 220CocktailstyleContinued on next columnContinued on next page52 Meeting Planners Guide


MeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstylePontresina 82 2.5 80 60 24 60 80St. Moritz-Pontresina 253 2.5 250 160 55 200 300Nendaz 118 2.5 120 80 30 100 125Zinal 60 2.5 50 40 15 40 55Arosa 60 2.5 50 40 15 40 55Villars 60 2.5 50 40 15 40 55Wengen 59 2.5 50 40 15 40 55Davos 57 2.5 50 40 15 40 55Foyer Rive Droite 84 2.5 - - - - 50Patio - - - - - - 150Business Suites (26) 29 3 - - 10 - -Leysin 74 2.5 70 50 21 60 80Saas Fee 75 2.5 70 50 21 60 8020 HÔTEL-RéSIDENCE LE MONTBRILLANTSalle de conférence 50 3.5 40 25 - 40 5021 NH GENEVA AIRPORTSalon Verdi 96 3.1 60 35 - 60 70Salon Rossini 42 2.2 40 18 - 30 40Salon Vivaldi 42 2.2 40 18 - 30 40Salon Marco 60 2.2 - - - - -22 NOVOTEL GENèVE CENTREVermeil 67.5 2.7 50 35 - 50 50Florentin 36 2.4 - - 12 - -Pistache 27 2.4 - - 12 - -Cortille 300 2.5 - 2.75 200 150 - 200 200Platinum 78 2.7 60 40 30 60 8023 HOSTELLERIE DE LA VENDéEGrande Salle 125 2.5 120 40 - 100 200Jura 48 2.7 35 15 - 40 50La Petite vendée 30 2.8 - 12 - 20 2524 WARWICK GENEVA HOTELMont-Blanc 148 3.1 105 60 42 80 100Jura 98 3.1 80 40 34 60 70Mont-Blanc + Jura 242 3.1 200 120 67 150 170Gobelin 38 3.1 30 14 15 24 25Rigi 37 3.1 30 21 15 24 30Cervin 19 3.1 10 - 12 10 -CocktailstyleContinued on next columnMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleRigi + Cervin 56 3.1 40 28 21 40 45Cornavin 14 3 - - 8 8 -Foyer mezz 150 3.1 - - - 60 100Mont-Rose 70 2.5 56 28 18 40 50Dent-Blanche 56 2.5 48 20 30 40 40Mont-Rose + Dent-Blanche 125 2.5 100 60 38 80 90Foyer 51 2.5 - - - - 30Mont-Rose + Dent-Blanche + Foyer 176 2.5 - - - 120 12025 HOTEL CALVYSalle de conférence 70 2.5 100 50 - - -La Scène 140 2.5 100 100 - - -26 DESIGN HOTEL F6Léman 35 2.5 - - 22 - -Jura 15 2.5 - - 12 - -27 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS GENEVA AIRPORTGeneva 48.85 2.8 25 15 - 15 40Cointrin 9.25 2.8 15 10 - 10 1028 HOTEL LONGEMALLESalle à Manger 70 3.5 60 - 30 50 90Salon Longemalle 32 3.5 30 - 15 20 40Salon de la Fontaine 18 3.5 - - 12 12 20Salon Croix-d'Or 35 3.5 30 - 15 20 4029 HOTEL RAMADA ENCORE GENEVADunant 70 2.8 60 35 - 35 65Tavel 34 2.8 25 20 - 16 20Voltaire 79 2.8 70 40 - 40 80Rousseau 73 2.8 60 35 - 35 70Lullin 80 2.8 70 40 - 40 80Calvin 81 2.8 70 40 - 40 80Conference Centre(Dunant + Tavel + Voltaire+Rousseau + Lullin + Calvin)400 2.8 355 210 - 206 395Room A/B 700 2.63 150 70 - 250 450Room C 550 3.8 500 350 - 350 550Event Centre (A/B + C) 1,250 2.63 800 350 - 700 100030 HOTEL STRASBOURGRoom A 20 2.8 - - - - -Room B 30 2.75 28 18 - - -CocktailstyleContinued on next pageHotels with meeting facilitiesMeeting Planners Guide 53


Hotels with meeting facilitiesMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleRoom C 38 2.75 32 24 - 30 30Room D 68 2.75 60 34 - - -31 HOTEL DE LA CIGOGNESalon Privé 38 3 35 - 22 22 4032 LE CéNACLESalle A 28 3.4 18 12 - 25 25CocktailstyleContinued on next columnMeetingfacilitiesFloorspaces(sqm)UsableHeightTheatrestyleClassroomstyleBoardroomstyleBanquetstyleSalle B 51 3.4 45 28 - 40 40Salle C 35 3.4 25 16 - 18 18Salle D 26 3.4 20 45 - 18 18Salle 1 73 2.5 40 30 - - -Salle 2 127 2.5 110 60 - 110 110Salle 3 50 2.5 40 25 - - -Cocktailstyle54 Meeting Planners Guide


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Location of hotels meeting facilitiesMEETING FACILITIES1 Palexpo.....................................................................................................................................................................C12 International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) .............................F43 University of Geneva - Mail............................................................................................................4 Espace Hippomène ............................................................................................................................C75 Théâtre du Léman .................................................................................................................................H76 University of Geneva - Uni Dufour ..............................................................................F97 Salle Centrale de la Madeleine .....................................................................................G88 Uptown Geneva .........................................................................................................................................F79 University of Geneva - Uni Bastions .......................................................................G910IATA Geneva Conference Centre .................................................................................B211 Centre de l’Espérance ......................................................................................................................I912 Conference Centre of Varembé (CCV) ................................................................F413 Les Salons ............................................................................................................................................................F914 Fondation Louis-Jeantet ...............................................................................................................15World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ..........................................G416 Geneva Business Center (GBC) ............................................................................................17 John Knox Center ........................................................................................................................................18 Maison du Terroir - OPAGE ..........................................................................................................19 The Brocher Centre (Brocher Foundation) .....................................................20Restaurant de l’Hôtel du Parc des Eaux-Vives ........................................J721 Altitude ...................................................................................................................................................................A222Forum Genève ...........................................................................................................................................G6123427216A B C D E F G H I J17819110211511151234Hotels2121 Hotel d’Angleterre ...............................................................................................................................H72 Hotel Beau-Rivage Geneva ...................................................................................................H73 Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues ...............................................................................G7554 Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva ...................................................................................H75 Mandarin Oriental Geneva .....................................................................................................F86 Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva ..........................................................................2617197 Hotel President Wilson .................................................................................................................H68 La Réserve Genève Hôtel & Spa .........................................................................................9 Hotel Le Richemond ........................................................................................................................G76187610 Swissôtel Métropole Geneva .............................................................................................H811 Geneva InterContinental Hotel .......................................................................................E312 Hotel de la Paix ........................................................................................................................................G713 The Ambassador ....................................................................................................................................G72022242214 Hotel Bristol ....................................................................................................................................................G715Crowne Plaza Geneva .....................................................................................................................A316 Eastwest Hotel ...........................................................................................................................................G717 Hotel Epsom Manotel ...................................................................................................................G574718 Hotel Royal Manotel ........................................................................................................................G619 Starling Geneva Hotel & Conference Center .........................................C120 Hôtel-Résidence Le Montbrillant .................................................................................F621 NH Geneva Airport ..............................................................................................................................22 Novotel Genève Centre .............................................................................................................G623 Hostellerie de la Vendée ..................................................................................................................24 Warwick Geneva Hotel ................................................................................................................G68825 Hotel Calvy ...........................................................................................................................................................I926 Design Hotel f6 .........................................................................................................................................G527 Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport .........................................................................28 Hotel Longemalle ..................................................................................................................................H829 Hotel Ramada Encore Geneva ...............................................................................................30 Hotel Strasbourg ....................................................................................................................................G731 Hotel de La Cigogne .......................................................................................................................H89932 Le Cénacle ...........................................................................................................................................................J916 18 29 2356 Meeting Planners GuidePlan reproduit avec l’autorisation n° 17.2012 du 26 mars 2012 du service de la mensuration officielle.A B C D E F G H I J


7E F G H I J54308161921214313207Location of hotels meeting facilities5881028317111325699931432E F G H I JPlan reproduit avec l’autorisation n° 17.2012 du 26 mars 2012 du service de la mensuration officielle.Meeting Planners Guide 57


Activities


ActivitiesGeneva Amazing ExperiencesGeneva TourismConventions offers unique tailor made experiences for its visitors> A series of 9 Pocket Maps are available. Each of them targetsa specific geographic audience. The maps are in 9 differentlanguages which include English, French, German, Russian,Chinese, Arabic, Brazilian, Indian and Spanish - but can beused by all, as each of them is also translated in English> The maps highlight the top 10 points of interest of the cityand amazing experiences specifically picked up in accordancewith the selected audience’s perspective> They are easy to use, clear and simple to understand.An inspired, convenient and creative way for visitors todiscover Geneva’s hidden gems> For more information, please contact Geneva Tourism &Conventions60 Meeting Planners Guide


ActivitiesPl. desNationsCh. de l’ImpératriceAv. de la PaixJardinBotaniqueLa Perledu LacRoute de MeyrinRue de MontbrillantRue de LausanneAv. de FranceParcMont-ReposRue de LyonRue de LyonRue de la ServettePl. deCornavinRue de LausanneRue de MonthouxRue de BerneRue des PâquisPl. de laNavigationQuai WilsonM4Rue des AlpesRue VoltaireSentier des FalaisesBd James FazyPl. des 22-CantonsRue de CornavinRue de C outanceRue de ChantepouletQuai des BerguesRue du Mont-BlancPl. desAlpesPont du Mont-BlancQuai du Mont-BlancM1M2Jetéedes PâquisM3-VivesRue des EauxParc desEaux-VivesParcde la GrangePointede laJonctionAv. de la JonctionRue des Deux-PontsSentier des SaulesRond-Pointde la JonctionBd Carl-VogtPont de Sous-TerreQuai du RhôneBd de Saint-GeorgesRue GourgasQuai du SeujetRue du StandPont de la CoulouvrenièreRue du StandQuai de la PostePontde l’IlePl. de Bel-AirPont de la MachinePont des AcaciasQuai des Forces-MotricesRue des RoisBd de Saint-GeorgesRue de la SynagogueBd Georges-FavonQuai TurrettiniPl. de laSynagoguePl. deHollandeRue de la CorraterieRue de la CitéRue de la ConfédérationPl. de laFusterieRue de la RotisserieGrand-RuePont des BerguesPl. duRhônePassageMalbuissonRue du MarchéPl. duMolardRue de la MadeleineRue du Puits-Saint-PierreCour deSaint-PierrePl. duLacRue du RhônePl. de laMadeleinePl. deLongemallePl. duPortJardin anglaisRue du Vieux-CollègeRue de RiveRue du RhôneRue d'ItaliePromenade du LacQuai du Général-GuisanRond-Pointde RiveRue Pierre-FatioCours de RiveRue F-VersonnexPl. des Eaux-VivesCarrefourde RiveRue du 31 DécembreRue de VillereuseRue de MontchoisyRue de la TerrassièreAv. William-FavreRoute de FrontenexGeneva’s Top 1012The Jet d’Eau,Geneva’s landmarkThe Old Townand its treasuresRoute des JeunesBd Carl-VogtBd Carl-VogtAv. du MailPl. duCirquePlaine dePlainpalaisRue BartholoniBd Georges-FavonAv. Henri DunantRue du Général DufourRue du Conseil GénéralRond-Point de PlainpalaisPl. deNeuveRue De CandolleBd des PhilosophesPromenade des BastionsRampe de la TreilleBd des PhilosophesRue de Saint-LégerRue de l’Hôtel-de-VilleCours des BastionsRue de l'AthénéePlace duBourgde-FourRue VerdaineRue des ChaudronniersRue de l'AthénéeBd HelvétiqueRue de St-VictorRue Ferdinand-HodlerPromenade del’ObservatoireRue Rodolphe-ToepfferRue Charles GallandBd des TranchéesRue de ContaminesRoute de FlorissantRoute de Malagnou3The Reformation Wall, tributeto Europe’s reformers4 The magnificent parksof Geneva567The Palais des Nations, symbolof Geneva, capital of peaceA certain art de vivrein the Bains districtCarouge and its bohemianatmosphereRue Jacques DalphinPlace duTempleRue CarolineRue du Pont NeufRue Saint-VictorBd du Pont d’ArvePl. EdouardClaparède89The birthplace of finewatchmaking: from the FlowerClock to the watchmakers’ shopsA getawayto Mont-SalèvePlace du Marché 10An unmistakable Genevaexperience: the prestigeof Geneva’s hotelsMeeting Planners Guide 61


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Geneva, surrounded by someof Europe’s oldest and mightiestmountain ranges, ensuresthe successful staging of anyincentive program. The cityoffers outstanding facilities,sophisticated services and theGeneva highlights> Walkabout through the historic OldTown: the Old Town of Geneva is verywell preserved and very attractive with itsantique shops, art galleries and bistros> Segway city tour: discover the city in adifferent way for a friendly tour to combineculture & technology> Discovery trip in a vintage tram: climbabroad and enjoy an unforgettable ridethrough the history of Geneva with a glassof wine> Enjoy a sauna “on” the lake followed by acheese fondue> Visit an International Organisation: forexample enjoy a tour in the United Nationssituated in a beautiful park overlookingLake Geneva or learn about fundamentalresearch by looking inside the CERN, theworld’s largest particle physics laboratoryActivitiesambiance of an international citywith the advantages of a smalltown of 190,000 inhabitants.Meeting Planners Guide 63


ActivitiesSwiss MadeSports> The tailor-made knife workshop: assembleyour own Swiss Army Knife> Watch the watchmaker: watch a craftsmanassembling a watch> Chocolate making workshop: the art ofcreating delights such as Swiss chocolatesand chocolate truffles from melted cocoa> Wine tasting: walk through the vineyards ofGeneva to taste local wines in a traditionalwine-cellar> Unforgettable cruise on Lake Geneva: enjoya lunch or a dinner cruise on a historicpaddle steamer boat> Dinner in a castle: around Geneva, stepback in time for a candlelit dinner with aSwiss show> Summer sports: rafting, kayak, sailing,fishing, golf, Nordic Walking, countrysidewalks, bike along the water, mountain bike,hang-gliding> Winter sports: curling, skating, dog sledge,night sledge, snowshoeing, evening ski,cross-country skiing64 Meeting Planners Guide


Excursions: it’s all so closeActivities> Visit three countries in one day: breakfastat the Mont-Blanc – Western Europe’shighest mountain (France), lunch in Aosta(Italy) and dine in Geneva (Switzerland)> Chamonix – Mont-Blanc: embark on amagical journey to Mont-Blanc (glaciertrek on the Mer de Glace, dog-sledding,snowshoeing, cable car to the 3,842 meterelevation of Aiguille du Midi)> Enjoy Yvoire, a medieval town just twohours boat trip from Geneva> Swiss Cheese: the picturesque medievaltown of Gruyères situated at the top ofa hill is dominated by a magnificent 12thcentury castle and visit the cheese dairy inorder to taste the famous Gruyères cheese> Head on up to Glacier 3,000: spectacularascent by cableway to the Glacier,panoramic view on the Alps... Enjoythe snow-capped mountains and teambuilding activities at the summit of theLake Geneva RegionMeeting Planners Guide 65


ActivitiesMap of Lake Geneva Region1BASEL9ZURICH2BERN 5INTERLAKEN4121367315LYON1081114GRENOBLE66 Meeting Planners Guide


Distances from Swiss and neighbouring French cities to GenevaActivitiesSWITZERLAND Km MilesTime bytrainTime byroad1 Basel 251 156 2h40 2h252 Bern 157 98 1h45 1h353 Chillon 96 60 1h40 1h054 Gruyères 121 75 1h50 1h205 Interlaken 215 134 3h00 2h156 Lausanne 64 40 35min 40min7 Montreux 93 58 1h10 1h008 Zermatt 238 148 3h30 3h009 Zurich 278 173 2h45 2h50FRANCE Km MilesTime bytrainTime byroad10 Annecy 44 27 2h15 40 min11 Chamonix 83 52 3h00 1h0012 Divonne 20 12 30min 20min13 Evian 44 27 1h40 55min14 Grenoble 145 90 3h00 1h4515 Lyon 150 94 1h45 1h45Meeting Planners Guide 67


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Ground operatorsGround operatorsCongrex Switzerland Ltd.Meetings and Events,Conferences, Association,Travel and AccommodationManagementPeter Merian-Strasse 80P.O.BoxCH-4002 BaselTel: +41 61 686 77 77Fax: +41 61 686 77 88www.congrex.combasel@congrex.comKuoni Destination ManagementConvention, Meeting, Incentive,Events, Leisure/InternationalGeneva Business CentreAvenue des Morgines 12CH-1213 Petit-Lancy/GenevaTel: +41 58 702 62 97Fax: +41 22 908 18 35www.kuoni-dmc.comcongress.gva@kuoni.chMCIAssociation, Communicationsand Events ManagementSymporg SAConvention, Meeting, Incentive,Events/InternationalAvenue Krieg 7CH-1208 GenevaTel: +41 22 839 84 84Fax: +41 22 839 84 85www.symporg.cominfo@symporg.chNest DMCMeeting and events, Incentive,Conferences, Travel andAccommodation management,themed eventsRue du Cardinal Journet 27CH - 1217 Meyrin /GenevaTel: +41 22 782 63 33Fax: +41 22 782 63 34www.nestdmc.comswitzerland@nestdmc.comImpressumWhile every care has been taken to make this guide accurate andup-to-date, Geneva Tourism Conventions and its representativescannot accept responsability for the information listed since it issubject to change without notice.Editorial:Geneva Tourism & ConventionsRue du Mont-Blanc 18P.O. Box 1602CH-1211 Geneva 1Tel: +41 22 909 70 70Fax: +41 22 909 70 69info@geneva-tourism.chProduction:Promoédition SARue des Bains 35CH-1205 GenevaTel: +41 22 809 94 60promoedition@quorum-com.chAdvertising:Promoguide SAP.O. Box 5615CH-1211 Geneva 1Tel: +41 22 809 94 55promoguide@quorum-com.chPhotographic credit:Geneva Tourism & ConventionsArnaud Childeric-KaliceGeneva International AirportRégis ColomboSébastien StaubOlivier MicheGreg MartinBigstockDesign:Pulp.Alibi - GenevaPrinted by:Atar Roto Press SA - GenevaCopyright:Geneva Tourism & ConventionsMarch 2012 | Printed in SwitzerlandReprints or extracts only by permission of thepublisher. All rights to this brochure are owned byGeneva Tourism & Conventions.Rue de Lyon 75P.O. Box 502CH-1211 Geneva 13Tel: +41 22 339 95 00Fax: +41 22 339 95 01www.mci-group.commci@mci-group.comOfficial Partner:70 Meeting Planners Guide


Live spaceFor more information, please contact:Palexpo SAP.O. Box 112 CH-1218 Grand-SaconnexGeneva SwitzerlandT. +41 22 761 1111 F. +41 22 798 0100info@palexpo.chwww.palexpo.chPalexpo, ideally located in the heart of Europe• Directly linked to the airport and railwaystation• Located only 10 minutes by car or publictransport from downtown Geneva• Situated at the junction of Europe’s majormotorway-system linking France, Italy,Germany and Spain• 1’500 quality hotel rooms of all categoriesavailable within walking distance.Newly renovated Conference Centre• 15 multi-purpose and modular meetingrooms of varying capacities accommodatingup to 4’800 delegates• 7 smaller meeting rooms of varying sizes• All rooms linked by fiber optic cable,100 Mbps copper network and cable TV• A further 30’000 delegates can be seatedin purpose-built conference rooms withinexhibition halls.Exhibition Halls• 7 exhibition halls totalling 108’000 m 2(1’162’500 sq.ft) of exhibition space• Halls can be used as a whole, separately orin conjunction with the Conference Centreor restaurant facilities• Pillar-free exhibition space available in eachof the halls• Mobile soundproofed walls for the subdivisionof halls• Ceiling height of 12 to 18 metres dependentupon the hall• Halls 1 and 2 located right over the CongressCentre for easy access• Direct loading and unloading accesses atroad entry level• Immediate access to on-site parkingfacilities for up to 4’500 vehicles if required,parking capacity can be increased to 8,000vehicles with peripheral parking served byshuttle bus• Reserved disabled parking in all parkingfacilities• Storage facilities and offices available ineach of the halls.Food and beverage services• Palexpo boasts 7 restaurants and 8 snackbars• Four multipurpose rooms: Le Cervin,Le Mont-Blanc, Le Salève and Le Jura areavailable for catering purposes• Centrally located within the Entrance Hall,these modular restaurants seat up to 2’000people• Situated in the Entrance Hall, Le Restaurant,accommodates up to 350 people• Two gourmet restaurants, Le Poivrier(located in the entrance hall) andLe Panoramique Restaurant (located in theHall 7) are open upon request and seatrespectively up to 80 and 280 people• Purpose-built catering areas can be builtwithin the halls according to yourspecifications• In-house caterer dedicated to providing firstclass catering coupled with choice, quality,and flexibility• Catering services also available at externalvenues of your choice.Villa Sarasin• Lovingly-restored 19th century manorlocated within the exhibition complex,directly behind the Conference Centre• Constitutes the perfect special event venuefor private meetings, cocktail receptions, orbanquet-style dinners• Boasts 13 smaller meeting rooms, arestaurant, and a VIP bar• No rental charges when used for banquetsand receptions using our in-house cateringservice.Palexpo’s park• Situated immediately adjacent to Palexpo• 10 acres of landscaped parkland availablefor your delegates• 21’000 m 2 can be utilized for special open-airevents.GenevaMeeting_A4.indd 1 06.12.11 15:50


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