Feb 2 INSEAD Monthly After Work Drinks, Geneva

Dear Alumni,
We’re delighted to announce the new first Friday monthly after-work get-together event in Geneva!
INSEAD Monthly After Work Drinks, Geneva
February 2, 2018
Feel like having drinks with fellow INSEADers in Geneva and region? We are proposing a monthly get together every first Friday of the month. Meet and chat with old and new INSEAD friends. The launch event is on February 2, 2018. Drinks and tapas are pay as you go. There is no need to register. Just come by and bring a friend!
For questions: contact Ricardo Sousa, r[email protected]

Key Facts

When: Friday, February 2, 2018  19:00 to 21:00
Where: La Réplique, 5, Rue du Temple (centrally located)
Price: Free and no registration required

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ricardo Sousa, MBA’05J, Event Organizer
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
[email protected]

Feb 1 artgenève Guided Tour and Private Cocktail





Dear Alumni,
You are invited to join us for the 5th annual artgenève tour and networking cocktail on Thursday, Feb 1, 2018.

artgenève Guided Tour and Private Cocktail
February 1, 2018
Join us for the annual art lovers event. It is now a Geneva tradition. The guided tour will be led by INSEAD Alumnus Andrea Bastreghi. He will share his knowledge and passion for art. Cocktails and networking will follow the guided tour. Please note that the last day to register is January 28, 2018. The number of participants is limited so book early.

Key Facts

When: Thursday February 1, 2018. Tour is at 18:30 for one hour. 
Where: Palexpo SA, Route François-peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
At top of the escalator at 18.25 Tickets: CHF 60 for Swiss NAA Members and partner (paid up) / CHF 70 for non-NAA Members. 

Register on XING https://en.xing-events.com/artgeneva18 until January 28, 2018
You will be asked for your mailing address, as this year we are mailing you the entry tickets and the invitation to the Opening Reception (for those who indicate interest when registering). Places are limited to 30 individuals. Couples must register both partners’ details.

The entry tickets will be available for pickup at the ArtGeneva ticket counter any time
after 12:00 on February 1st. Ask for the INSEAD pass and show your XING ticket.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
Andrea Bastreghi, CIM 95J, Event Organizer
Fabio Annovazzi, MBA’92D, Event Organizer 
[email protected]

Jan 31 SWISS Airline Tour + Dinner w/ Lorenzo Stoll, SWISS Executive Committee Member, Geneva






Dear Alumni,
We are delighted to invite you to an evening that’s all about SWISS. The event will take place at the Geneva airport, it will include a dinner and a visit to the operations unit

SWISS Airline Tour & Dinner w/ Lorenzo Stoll, SWISS Airline Board Member and Head of Western Switzerland, Geneva
January 31, 2018
Get to know more about the airline industry and SWISS. The highlights include a talk by Lorenzo Stoll, Vice-President, SWISS Executive Committee, Head of Western Switzerland, dinner, and a tour of the SWISS hangar with a technical expert. Once tickets are booked, you will be asked to provide your ID card number to the back-office events team to respect the Airport security checks required for all visitors.
Limited tickets available, so book early!

Lorenzo Stoll
Vice-President, SWISS Executive Committee, Head of Western Switzerland

Lorenzo is responsible for all aspects of SWISS’ business unit in Western Switzerland. He joined SWISS in October 2013 from Nestlé where he held various roles for 12 years, latest of which is Chief Commercial Officer of Nestlé Waters Switzerland. He holds a diploma from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne.

Key Facts

When:  Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Where: Geneva Airport Press Room (Check in floor)
Tickets: CHF 25 Swiss NAA Members (paid up) // CHF 50 Non Members & Guests

On XING Events https://en.xing-events.com/INSEADSWISSAIR


19:00 Meeting point at the Press Room of Geneva Airport (Check in floor)
and SWISS GVA presentation by Lorenzo Stoll
20:00 End of presentation – Questions & answers
20:20 Dinner at Montreux Jazz Café
21:50 Security check
Shuttle to the SWISS Maintenance Hangar, and airplane tour with
Technical Managers
23:00 End of the event

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland

Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Event Organizer
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
[email protected]

Jan 30 Reinvent Yourself. Reinvent Your Career! (IWIB) CWF Wave Conference, Geneva

Dear Alumni,

The INSEAD Women in Business Club in Geneva invites you to attend the latest CWF Wave Conference at a special rate negotiated for INSEAD Alumni.

Reinvent Yourself. Reinvent Your Career! (IWIB) CWF Wave Conference, Geneva
January 30, 2018
In the continuing partnership with like-minded women in business networks in Geneva, I am happy to invite you to the Women’s Added Value in the Economy (WAVE) Conference with a ticket price of CHF 60 instead of the usual non-member price of CHF 90.

The conference feature panelists who are entrepreneurs, athletes and business executives that have all experienced major career changes.

Eva von Rohr, Founder, President, Von Rohr & Associates

Sofia de Meyer, Managing Director, Opaline

Silke Pan, Hand bike Athlete & co-director Canniballoon

Dr. Cary Adams, CEO, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

Sylvie Moreau, President, Coty Professional Beauty, Coty

The event language is English, open to all genders, and includes a networking cocktail that gathers 250 participants. The Career Women’s Forum (CWF) is an association founded in 1982 that encourages the professional development of active women in Geneva. Register now and enjoy an evening of insights and networking with INSEAD alumni, members of the CWF and guests.

Key Facts

When:January 30, 2018 18:00
Where: Graduate Institute Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, 1202 Genève
Tickets: CHF 60 for INSEAD Alumni
On CWF Website https://www.cwf.ch/event/wave-conference-2018/
Buy a “non-member” ticket and apply the discount code: WAVE2018-INSEAD fare

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Laurence Amand-Jules, MBA’99D, IWIB President, Geneva
[email protected]

Dec 21 Christmas Drinks at Palace Cafe, LAC, Lugano,






Dear Alumni,

You are invited to join fellow INSEAD alumni for an holiday season get-together in Lugano.








Christmas Drinks at Palace Cafe, LAC, Lugano
December 21, 2017
Join us to meet for convivial drinks and wish each other Merry Christmas at the Palace Cafè, conveniently located in the Piazza Bernardino Luini.  Don’t miss a chance to reconnect and get together for drinks and tasty refreshments with friendly alumni living and/or working in Ticino. Of course, you can bring your family along! We hope you’ll join us

Key Facts
When: Thursday, December 21, 2017 – 19:00
Where: Palace Cafè, Piazza Bernardino Luini 5, 6900 Lugano (in the square of LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura on the left side)
Tickets: CHF 42 INSEAD NAA members (paid up), CHF 55 Non-NAA Members and Guests. Ticket price covers wine and tasty refreshments.

On XING https://en.xing-events.com/TICINOXMAS17.html

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland 
Alessio Ascari, Ticino Chapter President
[email protected]