Trade Shows in Geneva in January

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Geneva’s Trade Shows are amongst the best in the world. From the hospitality to the media industry, Geneva’s tradeshows showcase the best of what is out there.


Boasting such a beautiful landscape, it makes sense to hold some of the most important trade shows in the world in Geneva. Not only are they an educational and great social and business networking experience, but they also give one the opportunity to hold in awe the magnificence that is the city of Geneva itself.

Below are listed some of the most popular trade shows heading their way in 2016.

Sirha Geneva

Geneva is known for its culinary delights and establishments which please the eye and palette to no avail. Offering an array of first class hotels and Michelin star restaurants, Geneva is known for food so succulent it’s like stepping into a culinary dream. All of this attracts enormous business for the hospitality industry.

Sirha Geneva is a trade show focusing in on the latest trends in the hospitality field. It is an enormously beneficial event for all those involved in the industry, as it highlights the latest trends and gives one the opportunity to network on a grand scale. Swiss chefs will be there to show off Swiss produce through mesmerising, mouth-watering culinary demonstrations. Expect to bump into fellow hoteliers, event suppliers, bakers, restaurateurs, caterers and confectioners amongst many others, including the general public.

Date: 24 to 26 January
Where: Palexpo Geneva
Address: Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
Contact: +41 22 761 11 11

Expo Juniors

With affordable medical care, stroller-accessible hiking trails, free visits from a midwife and a child benefit allowance, Switzerland is a very desirable place to have children, and Expo Juniors has everything that appeals to anyone who is involved in the children and maternity industry. The Expo will host lectures, workshops and performances as well as demonstrations. It is an absolute treat and a must-visit for anyone involved in the industry. Teachers, children, parents, grand-parents – all are welcome!

Date: 22 to 24 April
Where: Palexpo Geneva
Address: Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
Contact: +41 22 761 11 11

Geneva Book and Press Fair

With such famous books written by Swiss authors such as Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss and Heidi by Johanna Spyri, amongst many others, it is no wonder that Geneva holds such a prestigious trade show focusing on the great media industries involved with books, publishing and printing. It is a must for all those involved in media relating to the written word, and a real treat for bookworms from all over the world.

Date: 27 April to 1 May
Where: Palexpo Geneva
Address: Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
Contact: +41 22 761 11 11

As you can see, Geneva offers many different trade shows with different themes which appeal to many different tastes and industries. If you are involved in any of the above-mentioned industries, make it your priority for January 2016 to visit Geneva’s tradeshows to network with some of the industries’ best while enjoying yourself and attaining invaluable new knowledge.

How to Get from Geneva Airport to the Palexpo

Geneva Airport is based within a ten minute walking distance from the Palexpo. The building has disabled parking, disabled access and multiple escalators. Should you want to travel to accommodation in Geneva Centre (or elsewhere) before visiting your chosen trade showScience Articles, you can easily rely on a pre-booked Geneva Airport shuttle to get you there swiftly and comfortably.


Written by:  Lisa Jeeves

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