Aug 28 11th B-School Alumni Dragon Boat Trophy


Dear Alumni,

Join the INSEAD dragon boat team as we defend last year’s hard-won trophy!

Eleventh Alumni Dragon Boat Trophy, August 28, 2016
Participate as a rower or as a spirited onlooker! Bring your partners and friends. Now in its eleventh year, the annual Alumni Dragon Boat Trophy is a fun competition between top business schools, organized by SAMBA. The race this year is on August 28, 2016 with INSEAD as the defending champion. Prior rowing experience is not required as a professional instructor provides introduction and training. Each team has 11 people, 10 alumni plus 1 drummer. Two team members must be female. All costs associated with the race, including lunch are coverd by the INSEAD Alumni Association of Switzerland.

Key Facts

When: Sunday, August 28, 2016, 11:00 to 17:00
Where: Camping Fischer‘s Fritz, Seestrasse 559, 8038 Zürich

10.45 Briefing for team leaders
11.00 Training sessions
12.30 Lunch: BYOF (bring your own food)
14.00 Start competition
17.00 Award ceremony
17.15 Closing

If you would like to be a paddler or drummer, please confirm your participation before August 10, 2016 by sending an email to Rajiv Shetty[email protected] with the subject “INSEAD dragon boat”.
To attend as a fan, friend or family member, you can reserve a spot on

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland 
Alexander Wyss, MBA 01D, Zurich Chapter President
Rajiv Shetty, MBA 06, Event Organizer
[email protected]

Aug 19 Tannay Concert + Wine & Cheese Geneva


Dear Alumni,

We are delighted to invite you to a wine & cheese party followed by a walk to the Variations Musicales De Tannay to attend a concert.

Photo credit: Musicales Tannay

Romain Leleu + Wine & Cheese in Tannay, August 19, 2016
Join us for wine and cheese at the home of INSEAD alumnus, Jacques Chammas. Afterwards we will walk to the beautiful Château de Tannay overlooking the lake Léman to hear Romain Leleu (trumpet) perform with the Ensemble Convergences (tickets required). The Tannay music festival runs from August 19 to 28, 2016. More

Key Facts

When: Friday, August 19, 2016 17:30

Where: 19, Chemin des Frênes, 1295 Tannay

Price: CHF 25 per person. Please bring the exact amount in an envelope with your name on it.

Parking: The Château de TANNAY is located some 10 min. walk from the Chammas home. Parking is available in Tannay close to the Château, or along Chemin des Frênes


To register, send an email to [email protected] Deadline for registration August 12, 2016.

Concert tickets

To purchase your tickets to attend the concert, go to


17: 30 Wine & Cheese

19:15 Ten minute walk to Château de Tannay

20:00 Concert begins

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland Geneva Chapter

Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Chapter President

Jacques Chammas, IEP’87, Event Organizer



Aug 17 Summer Lunch Société Nautique de Genève


Dear Alumni,

You are invited to a Summer Lunch at Société Nautique de Genève, hosted by the Geneva Chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland.

Geneva Summer Lunch at Société Nautique de Genève, August 17, 2016 
Our summer lunches are a favorite for young and young at heart alumni. Intimate, informal and fun, always in a stunning location, the lunches are a chance to meet old friends and make new ones. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Key Facts

When:  Wednesday August 17, 2016, 12:00
Where: Port-Noir, 1223 Cologny
Price: CHF 60 
 Registration On XING Events
Please register by August 15, 2016. Kindly let us know in advance if you have to cancel your reservation.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Georges Kiener, MBA’82, Geneva Committee Member
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
[email protected]

Jul 13 INSEAD Lausanne Abbaye de l’Arc Lunch

Dear Alumni,

You are invited to an intimate and stylish summer lunch in Lausanne.


INSEAD Lausanne Abbaye de l’Arc Lunch, July 13, 2016
Join us for a special summer lunch at the Abbaye de l’Arc, a national historical monument that is now a members-only club. It is centrally located, right next door to the Lausanne Palace. Seating is limited to 12 guests, so book early. A no cancellation policy is in effect.

Key Facts

When: Wednesday July 13, 2016 at 12:15
Where: Abbaye de l’Arc, Avenue de Montbenon 1, 1003 Lausanne
Entrance is through the green door on the left of the gardens. Entrée par le portail vert à gauche des jardins.

Price: CHF 65 INSEAD Alumni (NAA members and non-members)

On Xing Events

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland Geneva Chapter
Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Chapter President

Jul 6 Summer Lunch Tennis Club des Eaux Vives

Dear Alumni,

You are invited to lunch at the Tennis Club de Genève in the Parc des Eaux-Vives, hosted by the Geneva Chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland.

Geneva Summer Lunch & Annual Meeting, Wednesday July 6, 2016

Our annual summer lunches are a long-standing and favorite Alumni tradition. Over lunch in a tranquil setting at a private tennis club restaurant, we will review the activities of the Geneva Chapter over the past twelve months and discuss future plans.  The event is open to INSEAD Alumni Association members (paid-up) and their partners. Registration online prior to July 5 is required (no walk-ins). We look forward to seeing you at noon for cocktails on the terrace, followed by lunch.

Key Facts

When: Wednesday July 6, 2016, 12:00
Where: Tennis Club de Genève, Parc des Eaux-Vives, 1207 Genève
Price: CHF 60


Make your booking for the summer lunch on XING EVENTS

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Georges Kiener, MBA 82, Geneva Chapter Vice President
Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Geneva Chapter President
[email protected]