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SME and Entrepreneurship Forum

The Geneva/Fribourg Entrepreneurship Forum will reunite some of the academic and productive world’s creative and emphatic leaders. The School of Management in Fribourg, Switzerland will be the host, and this Forum will take place from June 27th to June 28th, 2024

The Geneve/Fribourg Forum will target five key segments: Private Sector Companies, Startups, Policy Sector, Academic Sector, Education Sector, and Tourism & Hospitality with special dedicated sessions on youth and women entrepreneurship.


Vom Donnerstag, 27. Juni 2024 - 09:00
bis Freitag, 28. Juni 2024 - 18:00


Geneva and Fribourg

27th June 2024: United Nations International MSMEs Day

26th June 2024: Arrival Day

27th June 2024: Geneva (UN, UNCTAD, ITC)

  • Transfer Fribourg to Geneva via shuttle bus
  • 10.00 AM-2:00 PM : United Nations Geneva: ILO, ITC, UNCTAD, and ICSB
    Gerhard Andrey, Swiss entrepreneur and member of the Swiss National Council and Co-founder of Liip
    Martin Godel – State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (Seco), Swiss Confederation
    Louis-Jacques Fillion, Professor Emeritus, HEC Montréal
    Laurent Lecamp, Entrepreneur and CEO Montblanc Watchdivision
    Kristina Babina, Founder and CEO Totup
    Cameron McKenzie, Founder and CEO Aspire
  • 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm: Campus Biotech, Geneva
    Nicolas Durand, CEO Abionic SA
  • 6.00 pm: Dinner at Castle Gruyère
  • Transfer Geneva to Fribourg via shuttle bus

28th June 2024: Micro-Small and Medium-Sized Firms in a Dynamic World

Fribourg: HEG-FR

  • Workshops/Sessions: Competitive papers, Practical tracks, Poster sessions, and Launch of GEM
  • Entrepreneur Talks:
    Mike Baur, Co-Founder and Chairman of Swiss Ventures Group
    Yves Pigneur, Co-author Business Model Canvas
  • Evening: Barbecue in the Old Town of Fribourg


29th June 2024: Sight seeing Fribourg and Berne
Discover how to make Swiss cheese at Fromagerie d’alpage: A typical 17th century chalet
Visit Chocolat Cailler