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Exporter demain!


At the largest annual meeting of West Switzerland’s export economy, you can draw on the concentrated expertise of many participating SMEs and globalization experts. Take the opportunity to calibrate your export ideas and strategies with our S-GE country consultants, experts from all over the world and globalization specialists. Learn from experienced Swiss SMEs and their success stories in the area of tension between globalization and protectionism.

Exporter demain!

In which parts of the world is advancing globalization creating new opportunities for Swiss exporters? How can you successfully enter markets when protectionism is on the rise? Where are new trade barriers being put up and how can they be circumvented?

At Exporter demain! we will tell you about the countries in which opportunities for growth are emerging for exporting companies, what role Swiss free trade agreements play in this and how you can successfully deal with new trade barriers. Share your experiences and discover how to make even better use of your potential.

With good preparation, creativity and willingness to adopt new technologies, the world is also open to SMEs.

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Target audience SMEs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Organizer Switzerland Global Enterprise
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Cost of participating CHF 125 for S-GE members | CHF 250 for non-members


ǀ Arrival of participants and networking lunch ǀ Market Immersion

Opening Speech and Welcome Address:
Sylvain Jaccard, Director, Switzerland Global Enterprise Western Switzerland
Martial Décoppet, Corporate Account Manager Vaud Region, Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

Presentation: Mélanie Freymond, Moderator

ǀ Keynote Speech

«SMEs: deepening US-Swiss trade? A dialogue with the US Embassy» (in English)
Tara Feret Erath, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy
André Kudelski, Chairman and CEO Kudelski Group, Chairman Innosuisse
Moderator of keynote slot: Loïs Siggen Lopez, Journalist and Correspondent Federal Palace for Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS)

ǀ Networking Break I

Take advantage of the event to network with other “Exporter demain!" participants through our matchmaking platform: set up appointments before the event with contacts of your choice!

ǀ Going deeper into the topic of the forum - Breakout Sessions

For more information, please see our program brochure (only in French) and speaker website.

- Breakout Session 1 Credit Suisse (Switzerland) SA: > More information will follow shortly.
- Breakout Session 2 AXA: "Switzerland's challenges in the face of global trade barriers"
- Breakout Session 3 PwC: "The human being at the center of digital transformation"
- Breakout Session 4 SWISS: "Global competitiveness 'made of Switzerland'"
Breakout Session 5 Data Quest: “How collaboration tools simplify your international expansion”
- Breakout Session 6 International SOS: “Your employees' health and safety abroad”

ǀ Networking Break II ǀ Swiss Business Hub Talk - Experiences from three regions of the world

- Asia: Alain Graf, Senior Consultant Asia and former Head of Swiss Business Hub China
- Europe: Marieke Hood, Head of Swiss Business Hub UK & Ireland
- South America: Philippe Praz, Head of Swiss Business Hub Brazil

ǀ Making connections and experience the practical application- Executive Talks

Incisive Swiss players will offer their experiences and thoughts on the challenges and growth opportunities present in the tension area between globalization and protectionism. Take this opportunity to engage and exchange thoughts in one of the exciting discussions.

- Executive Talk Life Science: organized by BioAlps
- Executive Talk Cleantech: organized by CleantechAlps
- Exevutive Talk Digital: organized by digitalswitzerland

ǀ Conclusion and thanks

Alain Berset, CEO, Polytype SA and Member of the advisory board of Switzerland Global Enterprise
Sylvain Jaccard, Director, Switzerland Global Enterprise Western Switzerland

ǀ Apéro riche


Take advantage of the matchmaking platform set up especially for Exporter Demain! You can schedule meetings with the contacts of your choice. The tool also gives you access to the list of participants, the map of venues and the detailed event program.

For further information please visit our matchmaking platform: s-ge.com/matchmaking




SwissTech Convention Center
Route Louis-Favre 2
1024 Ecublens

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