Consistently named the world’s most prestigious consulting firm, McKinsey continues to deliver the top management advice leaders have trusted for nearly a century. Over the past decade, McKinsey has broadened its offerings in areas such as digital transformation, advanced analytics, design, and implementation to help clients succeed in a rapidly evolving business context. With more than 27’000 people, McKinsey serves clients in 129 offices in 65 countries.

Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. The university for science and technology dates back to the year 1855, when the founders of modernday Switzerland created it as a centre of innovation and knowledge. At ETH Zurich, students discover an ideal environment for independent thinking, researchers a climate which inspires top performance. Situated in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, ETH Zurich is pioneering effective solutions to the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Financial Times – The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organizations, recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT marks 130 years in 2018 with a record paying readership of more than 930,000, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community.


Swiss Post Ltd – As a diversified company, Swiss Post operates in the communication, logistics, retail financial and passenger transport markets. In all four of its markets, Swiss Post is today an essential pillar of Switzerland’s universal service infrastructure. In order to safeguard this role in the future, it has for some time now been developing new and supplementary services at the interface between the physical and digital worlds. Many of its services are now also available online. Swiss Post employs more than 59,000 members of staff worldwide and generated turnover of over CHF 7.98 billion in 2017.

Ringi­er – The largest internationally op­erating Swiss me­dia compa­ny, produc­ing over 120 newspapers and mag­a­zines. It also runs print­ing plants, sev­eral ra­dio and TV stations and well over 80 web and mobile platforms with a worldwide staff of approxi­mately 6500 employees. With its 180-year history, Ringi­er stands for a pio­neering spirit and individuality as well as independence, freedom of ex­pres­sion and diversity of information. The compa­ny’s hallmarks are ex­cel­lence in prod­ucts, journalis­tic quality and exceptional entertain­ment. Founded in Switzer­land in 1833, Ringi­er has been fam­ily run for five generations.

Helvetia – has a long tradition: in over 150 years, it has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful international insurance group. Today, Helvetia has subsidiaries in its home market Switzerland as well as in the countries that make up the Europe market area: Germany, Italy, Austria and Spain. Helvetia is also present in France with its Specialty Markets market area and through selected regions worldwide. Some of its investment and financing activities are managed through subsidiaries and fund companies in Luxembourg and Jersey. The Group is headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Financial Times – The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news
organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The Financial Times Group, a part of Nikkei Inc., provides a broad range of business information, news and services. It includes the Financial Times, Medley Global Advisors, the publications under FT Specialist, and more.

Radio, television and multimedia – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) serves the public with a varied, high-quality offering. The Enterprise encourages freedom of opinion by providing comprehensive and objective news and information services, reflects cultural values, and both educates and entertains its audience. Services are aimed at the entire population of German-speaking Switzerland and take into account the interests of the mainstream and minorities alike. In this way, SRF helps to further social cohesion and mutual understanding. With principal studios in Zurich, Basel and Bern, as well as regional studios in Aarau, Chur, Lucerne and St. Gallen, SRF is strongly rooted in the region which it serves.

LAAX, voted “Switzerland’s Best Ski Resort” & “World’s Best Freestyle Resort”, is europe’s only integrated skiresort and one of the largest in the world of it’s. LAAX blends design, greenstyle, digital, freestyle, and lifestyle with 224 kilometres of slopes. Over 70% of the slopes are situated at an altitude of between 2’000 and 3’000 metres.LAAX – Happy Up

With over 3000 business customers, EveryWare is the leading Swiss cloud and IT service provider with its own data center and network infrastructure in Zurich. On our highly scalable, georedundant platforms, we operate private cloud, hosting and managed IT services for the highest demands on performance, availability and security. We combine 20 years of expertise in the design, construction and operation of the largest platforms with state-of-the-art cloud technologies. This makes us a reliable innovation partner for business


Shaping Tomorrow’s mobility – Volvo Cars innovates for people. For nearly a century they have been making life easier, better
and safer with cutting-edge technology. Their bold innovations deliver a premium experience through intuitive technology and effortless solutions.


Vitra – Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. It is our goal to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring.

Clear Channel is a global leader in outof- home advertising, with branches in 25 countries across Europe, North and South America, and Asia. Clear Channel Switzerland ranks second in the Swiss market and is clear no. 1 in the greater Zurich area and proud to have brought digital out-of-home media to Switzerland.

The historical hotel is located opposite Zurich main station and is the ideal starting point for visiting the city by the banks of river Limmat. The famous pedestrian shopping street “Bahnhofstrasse” with its exclusive shops are just a stone’s throw away from the hotel’s doorstep. Zurich’s up-and-coming neighbourhood “Europaallee”, the classic financial district by “Paradeplatz” and the ETH are all within steps of the hotel. A warm welcome by our loyal long time staff and a unique atmosphere awaits you at the Hotel Schweizerhof Zurich. Let yourself be charmed by elegance, tranquillity and attentive service in Zurich’s prime city center location.

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