International Trade Forum
International trade forum 2024
International trade forum 2024

International Trade Forum 2024

Sustainability as a driver for growth:
from trend to competitive advantage in international business 

The International trade forum examines the topic of sustainability from an entrepreneurial perspective and provides new impulses on how Swiss companies can sustainably take off in global competition and thus remain successful in the long term.

Sustainable development and the associated demands on companies are becoming increasingly important. Swiss SMEs are an important part of the global trend thanks to their innovative strength.  

 

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Target audience The International Trade Forum is visited by around 400 exporting companies from Switzerland and Liechtenstein as well as representatives from politics and public administration organizations.
Organizer Switzerland Global Enterprise
Event language

German

French

English

Italian

Place

Kongresshaus Zürich (Entrance K)
Claridenstrasse 5
8002 Zürich
Switzerland

Cost of participating Regular Price: CHF 480.00 | Gold Member 50%: CHF 240.00 | Silver Member 20%: CHF 385.00
Moderator

Moderator

Simone Wyss Fedele

Simone Wyss Fedele

CEO, Switzerland Global Enterprise
Speakers

Speakers - Plenary Sessions

Albert Rösti

Albert Rösti

Bundesrat bei Eidgenössisches Departement für Umwelt, Verkehr, Energie und Kommunikation
Ruth Metzler-Arnold

Ruth Metzler-Arnold

Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, Switzerland Global Enterprise
Simone Rieder

Simone Rieder

Co-Head of Circular Economy at Rytec AG
Simon Michel

Simon Michel

CEO and Member of the Board at Ypsomed Group
Stefan Paul

Stefan Paul

CEO Kuehne+Nagel International
Anja Fiedler

Anja Fiedler

Chief Export Promotion + Global Network, Deputy CEO, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Speakers - Impulssessions

Eva Jaisli

Eva Jaisli

CEO, PB Swiss Tools

Session 1 - Building sustainable sales partnerships in international business: strategies and solutions

Ralph Lehmann

Ralph Lehmann

Professor for International Business, FH Graubünden

Session 1 - Building sustainable sales partnerships in international business: strategies and solutions

Jessica Berner

Jessica Berner

CFO and Member of the Board of Directors, URMA AG

Session 1 - Building sustainable sales partnerships in international business: strategies and solutions

Swetha Suresh

Swetha Suresh

Head of Innovation, Swissnex India

Session 2 - Elevating sustainability in supply chains: swiss innovations in traceability

Oliver Brunschwiler

Oliver Brunschwiler

Chairman of the Board NIKIN AG, Ex-CEO FREITAG, Chief Innovation Officer EBP (Ernst Basler Partner)

Session 2 - Elevating sustainability in supply chains: swiss innovations in traceability

Cornelia Nef, matriq

Cornelia Nef

Co-Founder & Head of Operations, matriq AG

Session 2 - Elevating sustainability in supply chains: swiss innovations in traceability

Gediminas Mikutis

Gediminas Mikutis

Co-founder & CEO, Haelixa

Session 2 - Elevating sustainability in supply chains: swiss innovations in traceability

Alfonso Orlando

Alfonso Orlando

Director ExportHelp + Regional Support, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Session 3 - Focus on Swiss free trade agreement: current developments and challenges

Maaike Booi

Maaike Booi

General Manager Palo Alto SA

Session 3 - Focus on Swiss free trade agreement: current developments and challenges

François Cornu

François Cornu

Technology Sales Manager, Bobst SA

Session 3 - Focus on Swiss free trade agreement: current developments and challenges

Ralf Aeschbacher

Ralf Aeschbacher

Deputy Head of the Federal Office for Customs and Border Security

Session 3 - Focus on Swiss free trade agreement: current developments and challenges

Teaser

Teaser

Discover highlights from AWF 2023 and get a sneak peek into what awaits you at AWF 2024

Export Award

Export Award

With the Export Award, Switzerland Global Enterprise honors internationally active companies with an impressive expansion strategy and innovative approach to market cultivation. 

Application Process 

About us

About Switzerland Global Enterprise

Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE)is the official Swiss consultancy, promotion and platform organization for export and investment promotion with around 200 employees throughout Switzerland and in 30 countries. 

Our mission: Together with our partners at home and abroad, we support Swiss SMEs in their international business and help innovative foreign companies with potential that are interested in settling in Switzerland. In this way, we create added value for our clients and prosperity for Switzerland. 

More about us | S-GE

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