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  • What did the speakers say about the 2024 Alpensymposium? How was the atmosphere? What kind of people were there? Some answers can be found in our aftermovie, which gives a good insight into why the successful re-launch was not only a source of joy for...

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  • Hope to see you all again 28-29 January 2025

  • 🌍 Topic: “Europe, USA, Russia, China: Geopolitical Shifts and Impacts on Switzerland” Joschka will open his presentation at the Alpensymposium on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 3:45 PM with an enlightening speech, followed by a detailed interview with the highly skilled moderator Florian Inhauser. 🎙️...

  • Then the Alpensymposium kicks off with high-profile speakers. We anticipate that the presenters will take the time on January 30 and 31 to discuss current challenges and share their knowledge. Seize the opportunity to learn from thought leaders and connect with industry frontrunners. 🚀 🎬...

  • We are delighted to confirm Hansueli Lehmann as one of Switzerland’s best-known entrepreneurs! The founder of Mobilezone will talk about entrepreneurship, risk and the tension between emotions and rationality as president of a Swiss ice hockey club at the Alpensymposium Talk on January 30.

  • After a day full of exciting keynotes, you can look forward to world hits by ABBA! In the elegant ambience of the Salles Versailles in the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, a grandiose atmosphere awaits you, accompanied by the international show act ABBA Gold. Enjoy...

  • He went sledging with Pierce Brosnan, played golf with Sean Connery, enjoyed red wine in the company of Friedrich Dürrenmatt and stood in front of the camera as a double for Robert Redford, who was considered the most beautiful man in the world at the...

  • He is the most renowned movie stunt pilot in the world and will tell us about his extraordinary and eventful life. Among many other achievements, he has appeared in over 200 blockbuster films such as The Fast and the Furious and James Bond’s Spectre. He...

  • CEO of the Jungfrau Railways Group is one of our top keynote speakers who knows the challenges of entrepreneurship in all its facets. Urs Kessler and many other outstanding personalities await you at the 18th Alpensymposium Interlaken, January 30 – 31, 2024. Secure one of...

  • Ladies Drive was founded in 2007 by Sandra-Stella Triebl & Sebastian Triebl and has been shedding light on business topics from a female perspective ever since. As the first successful business magazine for women worldwide, the print magazine is one of the highest-circulation business titles...

  • Whether crisis communication for dazzling people or defining events, the journalist and entrepreneur works with a wide range of experience. As former editor-in-chief of Blick and co-founder of “20 Minuten“, he is now an entrepreneur and is concerned about the superficiality of online media. Meet...

  • Sandra-Stella Triebl also known as the “Queen of Networking” The founder/CEO of Swiss Ladies Drive is one of the best-networked women in Switzerland. She has been working in journalism for over 20 years and launches projects with a clear vision. The Handelszeitung newspaper included Triebl...

  • Switzerland’s biggest political spectacle – the Federal Council elections – took place yesterday. Urs Leuthard was in charge of the reporting. The well-known journalist and TV presenter has been head of the Federal Parliament editorial team at Swiss Television SRF since 2020. He has been...

  • As an Business Architect at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and FRZ Advisory Board Member, his main focus is on topics such as SmartCity, circular economy, data intelligence and digital transformation or, simply put, visions of the future “how people will live and work”.

  • The German economist conducts research into organizational and corporate theories, innovation and technology management and much more. She was a member of the German Science Council. The career changer became known for her studies on women in the professional world.

  • He is CEO of Publicis Groupe, the largest agency group in Switzerland. With a doctorate in economics, he has worked in the creative industry for 20 years, during which time he has worked in Asia, Europe and North America. As an expert in strategic branding...

  • Joëlle Frank At tfy-consult, she supports companies in integrating four-dimensional sustainability into their day-to-day activities and long-term strategic orientation. We are delighted to welcome Joëlle Frank to the Alpensymposium Talk on “Showing social responsibility: Networking with a Purpose”.

  • When ChatGPT composes music and avatars sing. Are young people being deliberately driven in certain directions? What ethical boundaries should be set for AI? We look forward to an interesting discussion on this topic between: Marc Trauffer, Alpentainer and entrepreneur Prof. Christiane Tretter, Professor of...

  • Food innovator and full-blooded entrepreneur. The Engadine native is the owner of GUMA AG, Bilten, and is a sought-after consultant for start-ups, succession planning and new business development. He is visionary and impresses with his courage for new ideas and his strength in implementation.

  • As a professor at the Institute of Mathematics, she is also President of the Digitization Commission of the University of Bern. Christiane Tretter is “Founding Chair of the Bern Data Science Initiative” and conducts research on differential operators, spectral theory and mathematical physics. As a...

  • His life is extraordinary, not only because of his famous father. Growing up with seven siblings, an extensive heritage and great responsibility, he also made a name for himself as a documentary filmmaker. He made numerous works about his father and also maintains the famous...

  • Urs Kessler has been the director of Switzerland’s largest mountain railway company since 2008. He is the initiator and father of the V-Cableway generation project, which opened in December 2020. Since joining Jungfrau Railways in 1987, he has established the “Jungfrau – Top of Europe”...

  • “Look good as naturally as possible – at any age” that is her credo. She was a researcher in the field of genetics, stem cells and tissue engineering, has worked in Europe, the Arab Emirates, at Columbia University and the Charité in Berlin. Over 600,000...

  • The world’s leading trendspotter from Sweden @Alpensymposium 2024 Magnus Lindkvist – is a futurologist and author who weaves together important current trends to predict what life, society and the economy might look like in the future. He is a fantastic storyteller and with his politically...

  • As an entrepreneur and musician, Marc Trauffer is in the office from Monday to Friday as owner/managing director of Trauffer Switzerland and on Switzerland’s biggest stages at the weekend. He may sing “I ha müeh mit de Chüeh”, but in his childhood dream factory, the...

  • Internationally respected expert for future-proof transformation strategies and the interfaces between digitalization, change management, neuroscience and psychology. His workplaces include Google and Amazon. He is the founder of the “ACIT Global Future Institute” and works as a cognitive researcher and psychologist. We are looking forward...

  • These are our media partners this year. Thank you very much for your support! Finanz und Wirtschaft News, icomedia, Die Weltwoche, Swiss Ladies Drive GmbH, womenbiz ag

  • Generations are increasingly clashing. Having grown up with digital technologies, Generation Z has changed values that are unsettling decision-makers in the business world. Much of what guaranteed success yesterday is changing or should change. What skills will be needed in the future? How should we...

  • He is one of the most sought-after body language experts, inspiring over 100,000 people worldwide every year. His body language analyses are regularly published in the major media (ARD, Spiegel, ORF,…). The bestselling author is a guest lecturer at several universities and university clinics and...

  • She inspires and provokes. The 23-year-old is co-founder of ZEAM, the leading Gen Z agency in the DACH region. She advises companies such as Migros, Porsche and Allianz with a team of 30. Yaël Meier is the bestselling author of the book “Gen Z” and...

  • The young economist was born in Kabul. As an intellectual, enlightened woman and courageous civil activist, she is devoted to her country and people. She is the founder of the “Afghan Women Development and Help Foundation”. Welcome to the Alpensymposium 2024 in Interlaken!

  • Why do we get up in the morning? Change and transformation for the better. How do we keep our focus? We expect an exciting discussion with Alexander Haldemann / CEO, Publicis Groupe, Daniele Kohler/ Business Architect Data & Sustainability Advisor, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Joëlle...

  • Dennis Lück “Switzerland’s most creative and successful advertiser” on stage with us! Social changes, delivering messages and what makes successful communication today – these are some of the exciting topics that make Dennis Lück feel right at his best. brinkertlück is his agency, the list...

  • Get your ticket now for the exclusive networking dinner on January 30, 2024 for CHF 195.00. Look forward to first-class entertainment by ABBA Gold and an exquisite 4-course menu with delicacies from the Victoria Jungfrau kitchen. The ticket in combination with the conference ticket is...

  • Joschka Fischer, the former German Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor, remains an outstanding figure in international politics. His passion for environmental issues and his commitment to peace and global cooperation are inspiring. We look forward to welcoming him on stage at the Alpensymposium 2024.

  • We are delighted to present our strategic partners and would like to thank them for their support. Standortförderung Kanton Bern, FRZ Flughafenregion Zürich, Interlaken Tourismus and the municipalities of Interlaken, Matten and Unterseen

  • A plea for authenticity, transparency and genuine dialog. What about the reliability of statements? How much damage does the increasing cancel culture do to individuals and companies? Not only from politics is sincerity expected, also companies are increasingly judged by their behavior besides the actual...

  • Florian Inhauser, is currently reporting daily on the Middle East conflict as a special correspondent in Israel. We look forward to welcoming him soon on our Alpensymposium stage in Interlaken, where he will accompany our top-class speakers.

  • As a global executive in a multinational technology company, a lecturer in academia, and a corporate board member, Daniela Landherr brings extensive experience to new approaches and offers powerful tools to leaders. We are excited and looking forward to Daniela Landherr’s contribution at the Alpine...

  • We are very pleased and sincerely thank the local communities of Interlaken, Matten and Unterseen for their valuable support as strategic partners! The Interlaken region is “Home of Alpensymposium” – it is where Alpensymposium was born, it is its home – it is here that...

  • The international show act ABBA Gold promises a great atmosphere while you enjoy delicious food in the elegant Salles Versailles at the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa. Network over an aperitif, gala dinner or maybe even sing along together.

  • Broaden your horizons not only in the talks, but also in the breathtaking alpine region. Extend your stay in ‘Bleisure’ style and immerse yourself in the fascinating nature and culture our destination has to offer. The perfect balance between business and pleasure!

  • We are happy to welcome a great new partner at the 18th Alpensymposium! Welcome Womenbiz (womenbiz ist das Netzwerk für Female Entrepreneurs) – a platform that promotes the potential and visibility of Female Entrepreneurs. We are very proud to have them on board and look...

  • We would like to announce a change in our team: Michael Andai will leave act entertainment AG and thus our Alpensymposium team at the end of this month. We would like to sincerely thank Michi for his valuable contributions and commitment. As of November 1,...

  • Reserve a table for 8 or 10 people at the 18th Alpensymposium. Bookable via info@alpensymposium.ch

  • When ChatGPT composes music and deceptively real avatars sing. When AI acts as a ghostwriter and foists works on known artists. What uncertainties will arise? What if young people are increasingly targeted in opinion directions via music? What ethical boundaries will we be able to...

  • Enjoy all the benefits of the conference hotel Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa with outstanding offer. Benefit from our exclusive booking conditions! Click here to go to the booking platform: Ticketshop – Alpensymposium

  • In the Alpensymposium Talk, the exciting panel discussion, we want to find answers to moving questions. Wokeness stands for increased vigilance, in principle a good thing. But when can excessive moralism become harmful? Our society needs further development on pressing issues, how can this be...

  • Experience THE luxury expert for emotional customer loyalty. Michaela Merk shows how employees can become brand ambassadors and inspire customers in the long term in the digital age through emotional intelligence. We are looking forward to the keynote on Tuesday, 30.01.2024. Be there and get...

  • Discover the Swiss Alps at the 18th Alpine Symposium – intellect and winter magic combined. Skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and more! Don’t miss this unique experience. For information and excursions, visit: Holiday Region Interlaken | interlaken.ch

  • Two days of pure inspiration! Save now your 2-day conference ticket with refreshment breaks, lunch, aperitif and the big networking dinner with live show of ABBA Gold at the ALPENSYMPOSIUM 2024.

  • World hits will be brought live to the stage at our big networking dinner! ABBA Gold as an international show act will create a great atmosphere when the delicacies are served in the traditional, elegant Salles Versailles at the Victoria-Jungfrau. Networking at the aperitif, networking...

  • Salles Versailles, delicacies from the 5* hotel cuisine, exquisite wines and exciting guests – this is the place to expand your network, this is the place to enjoy! The great Alpensymposium Networking Dinner at the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa will impress you with its...

  • Tennis icon, coach, TV commentator and entrepreneur … Boris Becker looks back on an eventful life. Wimbledon winner at 17, 6-time Grand Slam winner. Coach of Novak Djokovic. Committed to the Laureus Sports Award. Blessed with charisma and leadership qualities – let his art of...

  • Welcome to the team! We are very pleased to announce our strategic partnership with the large network of FRZ Airport Region Zurich! Our joint commitment to businesses through networking, development and inspiration makes us ideal partners. We look forward to seeing many FRZ members at...

  • … and executives know it! A new study by the Harvard Business Review looks at the rapid development over the last two years and why the trend is continuing, even though big CEOs often want to encourage a return to the office. Here, too, dialogue...

  • As Alpentainer, Trauffer is a master at entertaining people and letting them spend light-hearted hours. Marc Trauffer is equally adept as a successful entrepreneur. Trauffer is the best example of how the lightness of the first can be combined with the seriousness of the second,...

  • Authenticity, transparency, reliability of statements and with genuine dialogue to new solutions – this is the only way to solve the issues of our time. As the Alpensymposium Interlaken, we create platforms to talk, inspired by the fascinating nature of lakes and mountains all around.

  • Urs Kessler, CEO of the Jungfrau Railway Group, will share his views with us. The rapid rise, the record figures, the pandemic impact and now back on track for success all along the line. How do you master challenges and (yes, also) great success? A...

  • Combining business and pleasure works perfectly in Interlaken … Fascinating keynotes, exciting panels, a few turns in the snow and networking apero with stimulating conversations in the evening plus international entertainment and culinary delights at the networking dinner – that is ALPENSYMPOSIUM at its best!

  • How will this change when artificial intelligence plays an increasing role? Not only producers are looking for answers, every music fan is wondering what will reach their ears in the future … We bring experts to the conversation that broadens our horizons.

  • Let’s talk … Regardless of the side on which opinions are based, the most central thing of all is that people, decision-makers and shapers talk to each other. Dialogue brings solutions. We encourage conversation, even between supposed opponents, as a contribution to the future.

  • Eugene Chaplin preserves his heritage, the gripping story of the Chaplin family in all its dimensions, from a unique person, the world-famous Charlie Chaplin, to all the present-day aspects of an outstanding brand in all its diversity. A small example of this is the Hotel...

  • An extraordinary life, a world-famous father. Eugene Chaplin is much more than a heir, as an impressive personality, as an award-winning documentary filmmaker, as festival president and museum director, he knows all aspects of the “Chaplin” brand and even more stories about it. We are...

  • One ticket, all inclusive … 2 days conference, accommodation in double room as single use, networking dinner – simply a practical all-round package for the 18th Alpensymposium at an attractive package rate of CHF 1’799. Take the opportunity and book your very personal Alpensymposium inspiration...

  • The philosopher, journalist and educator eloquently keeps debates on issues of our time alive. Whether climate activists, the accompaniment of the highly gifted or the importance of philosophical counselling in companies, this committed personality will enrich our symposium.

  • Our keynote speaker will soon be working in the Bernese Oberland and will advise FC Thun on its further development with great expertise.

  • Social changes, conveying messages and what defines successful communication today – these are some of the exciting topics that Dennis Lück really feels at home with. BrinkertLück is his agency, the list of awards is long, the future plans ambitious and all of this with...

  • The big leadership ABC from a proven team player and leadership expert. The former president of FC Basel is a personality and he knows the leadership needs of today’s entrepreneurs very well – a “must read” for all entrepreneurs!

  • The Alpensymposium became big in the magnificent Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel. The new symposium management is building on this and is taking the good spirit of the hotel into the 2024 programme. The inspiring atmosphere combined with high excellence create the perfect environment for new approaches...

  • Get OUT OF YOUR DAILY ROUTINE – GET OUT OF THE OFFICE and take a deep breath in the most beautiful surroundings, meet like-minded people and gather strength for the new year … The Alpine Symposium is the perfect, most personal event for this. In...

  • Joschka Fischer inspires – with his rhetorical brilliance and his assertiveness. And he polarises – with his views, his decisions and his past. He has shaped German politics like few others … The world has changed a lot since then, and his alert view of...

  • Zarifa Ghafari, the courageous fighter for human and women’s rights, walks upright through life. She will tell us what it means to stand up for good in her home country of Afghanistan and in the world. She currently lives in Germany “I network, I meet...

  • Some people win audiences immediately, others have a hard time … do you really know how you come across to others? Studies show (Harvard, 2009) that people who are aware of their own body language and that of others are more successful in life. Stefan...

  • The new book by trend specialist and future expert Magnus Lindkvist shows how a good reset can succeed. How can an energy-sapping crisis be regenerated? Entrepreneurs know about ups and downs. These turbulent times can be very demanding. How to regain strength? The new book...

  • At the Alpensymposium everything is a little different … not only more exclusive, more personal and completely genuine – with us it’s also GET OUT OF THE DAILY!, i.e. away from the office and out into the spectacular mountain and lake world of Interlaken. Meeting...

  • What artificial intelligence brings to our everyday lives … and fascinating to see the speed with which Sam Altman, CEO of Open AI and his ChatGPT is currently racing through all the media and across the screens in our companies – discover ChatGPT!

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