On Sunday 6th November it’s the Leman Expat Fair. Over 120 Swiss and international businesses and services with experience in serving the English-speaking community will be in one place under the same roof at the Beaulieu in Lausanne. Whether you have just arrived in Switzerland, or have been here for a while, these fairs are a great way of finding out what’s available for expats in this part of Switzerland and they can give you a chance to meet others expats (and Swiss too of course !) Living in Nyon will have a stand at the fair (booth number 105) and will be selling copies of the book “Living along Lac Léman”, so do come and say “hello”. Check out the floor plan and list of exhibitors here
New at the fair this year are presentations given throughout the day on a variety of topics such as; “The Tourist Highlights of Vaud” given by the Office du Tourisme Vaud. There will also be a presentation by Diccon Bewes, author of “Swiss Watching” and another entitled “Raising Cross Culture and Global Nomad Children” by Suellen Bonga of CWC Suisse.
For children there will be a face painting stand, plus crepes and gaufres (waffles) will be served between 14:00 and 16:00. For adults there will be a DVD and book exhange. Bring your DVDs and book and take home new titles! There will also be a “green carpet” day-long putting initiation by Golf de Lavaux at the fair.
Career Fair in same building on same day
New this year at Beaulieu in association with International Link and CVIC (the Chamber Vaudoise of Commerce and Industry) there will be an International Career Fair in the same building. This is an opportunity for employers who are looking for talent to be at the fair and for those looking for employment to search out job possibilities. This fair will also run presentations throughout the day such as “Energise your job search through a fresh approach” to “All you really need to know to get a job in Switzerland”. This career fair is aimed at international and local professionals and their spouses.
Find out all about this Career Fair here
Check out the full list of presentations during the day here
How to get to the Beaulieu building by car and public transport here
Check out the list of specials prepared for visitors to the expat fair here
Reminder Book signing today November 4th at Nyon tourist office. There will be a “Living along Lac Léman ” book signing today at Nyon tourist office between 16:00 and 18:00. Come and say “hello” and pick up a copy of the book for a birthday or Christmas present.
Vide Grenier - A reminder that this Sunday 6th November the IWCN willhave a table top sale at the Salle Communale. in Dully from 10:00 – 15:00. Info: Anne-Marie Ramu Tél. 021 824 13 03. Bénéfices pour la Fondation Vaudoise “Le Cube de Verre”.
Classical Guitar Concert on Sunday
Another reminder that there will be classical guitar duet concert on Sunday 6th November at 17:00 at the COV (see previous post).
Swiss Film to be shown in Nyon in presence of film maker Monday 7th November
In collaboration with Visions du Réel and the Cinéma Capitale, the Swiss Film “Nel Giardino dei Suoni” will be shown on Monday 7th November in Nyon at 20.15 in the presence of the film maker. This film has been described as a “magnificent film” by Bernard Koellish of “Box Office”. More on this event coming up on this site coming soon.