On September 17th the largest fintech tradeshow in Switzerland – the Swiss Fintech Fair – will be held at Kraftwerk, right in the heart of Zurich. Visitors can look forward to more than 50 fintech exhibitors on the fair floor, to walk-in live presentations in show rooms, to hands-on workshops, inspiring startup pitches, talks and panels.
In the course of a startup tour, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin will visit selected exhibitors directly at their booths. Major Swiss banks are sending VIP delegations of board members and executives to meet with fintech drivers during the fair. Furthermore the organizers are more than happy to announce the participation of the President of the Government Council of the Canton of Zurich Carmen Walker Späh.
The who-is-of of the Swiss fintech and financial industry will be meeting during the Swiss; among the expected 600 visitors there will furthermore be numerous international guests. The stage agenda will therefore be partly in English language.
For the first time ever this years Swiss Fintech Fair will featrure an Event App. In the Swiss Fintech Fair app, visitors will not only find exhibitors‘ profiles and event agenda. All participants and visitors will be be able to connect before, during and after the fair to promote their business and broaden their networks.
„With the tradeshow our goal is not only to foster fintech in all of Switzerland; we want to give all participants the opportunity to make the most of their presence – to maximize business development and to make many new valuable contacts”, says Christina Kehl, Managing Director and Board Member Swiss Finance Startups, “Additional this day is the perfect occasion for us to get in touch with political decision makers and to connect those with the fintech makers in this country.“
Swiss Fintech Fair is hosted and organized by the non-profit association Swiss Finance Startups. The tradeshow is therfore content driven and not profit-oriented. All proceeds of the event go directly to the startup advocacy work of Swiss Finance Startups and therfore benefit the overall fintech location Switzerland.