Dear Alumni, You are invited to join us for the 5th annual artgenève tour and networking cocktail on January 31, 2019.
artgenève Guided Tour and Private Cocktail January 31, 2019 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 29, 2019. The number of participants is limited so book early.
When: Thursday January 31, 2019. Tour is at 18:00 for one and a half hour. Meeting Point: at 18:00 sharp on top of the escalator that brings to the exhibition. Make sure you grab the leaflet with the map of the art fair, as it will be the working tool for our journey. The precise location of our cocktail will be decided only on Jan 31st, so please stay in touch with Andrea if you are late. Andrea Bastreghi’s mobile phone: +41-79-392-1450
Registration: Register on Xing https://en.xing-events.com/artgeneva19 until January 29, 2019 You will get your entry tickets at the ticket counter. Just mention INSEAD and your name, as the staff will have the list of participants. Places are limited to 30 individuals. Couples must register each partner’s details.
INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Geneva Chapter President Andrea Bastreghi, CIM 95J, Event Organizer [email protected]
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A copy of Morten Bech’s presentation is available upon request from [email protected].
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