Whether you are new to Switzerland, or have been here for a while, it’s well worth visiting the Léman Expat Fair. There is always lots of useful information for the international community at this fair which will take place from 11:00 -17:00 on Sunday 3rd November in the Beaulieu in Lausanne
This fair is now in its seventh year and gets bigger and better each year. Living in Nyon will be there with our own stand (booth 54) so come and say hello! It’s also a good opportunity to purchase a copy of the book Living along Lac Léman (while stocks last!)
Entry is free to the Léman Fair but if you register in advance, you can enter a draw to win a range of prizes ranging from a voucher for one night and two dinner and breakfasts at the lovely Hôtel Palafitte on the water in Neuchatel, CFF vouchers, entrances to spas and more. You can register here for the draw
English Book Exchange
There is also an English book exchange too at the fair. Bring your used books and CDs and OFFER them to other expats! Full details here
Lots of exhibitors
Take a look at all the exhibitors at this fair from A-Z here
Workshops and Presentations
There are will be a range of presentations and workshops at the fair including a short presentation by Diccon Bewes on his book “Slow Train to Switzerland” – reminder Diccon will also be coming to Nyon on the 25th November for a fun evening event plus apéro see here.
One of the presentations at the Léman Expat Fair at 13:30 -14:00 will be on
“What steps are needed to start your own business?” by Julien Guex – Chamber of Commerce Vaud
This presentation will give an overview of what one needs to know before setting up their own business in Vaud. Our speakers of the day, from the CVCI (Chamber of Commerce of the Canton of Vaud ), will cover the technical and legal aspects involved when setting up one’s own business. Information will also be provided about the different existing organizations specifically dedicated to supporting emerging businesses and start-ups in the region.
See you there at the fair! – Directions on how to get there by public transport and bus here