Global and national network of Switzerland Global Enterprise
Switzerland Global Enterprise is the node of a wide global and national network.
The global network of Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) includes the official agencies of S-GE in 26 target markets and regions (21 Swiss Business Hubs, 5 Trade Points). In addition, S-GE engages in close business ties with 20 bilateral chambers of commerce around the world, to offer Swiss SMEs a close-knit contact base in their search for local experts, partners and customers. Swiss Business Hubs enjoy a special status in the target markets, since they form a part of Swiss embassies or consulates – the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), which presides over all Swiss embassies and consulates is the most important contractual partner of S-GE alongside the State Secretariat for Foreign Affairs (SECO).
In export promotion, the national network of Switzerland Global Enterprise covers the cantonal chambers of industry and commerce, institutional partners such as SERV, Switzerland Tourism, Präsenz Schweiz and Swissnex. In addition to this are associations and sector organizations, universities and colleges and strategic partners from the private sector such as Credit Suisse.
As part of the Investment Promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise works with the regional organizations in the Cantons, the Basel Area, the Greater Geneva Bern Area, the Greater Zurich Area and the St.Gallen BodenseeArea as well as with all 26 Cantons and the State Secretariat for Foreign Affairs (SECO). On an international level, the network of Investment Promotion encompasses ten Swiss Business Hubs in the most important markets for Direct Investments in Switzerland.