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Gala Dinner

Enjoy a giant Swiss Fondue at the Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva's ice rink.

A convivial way to discover Switzerland, enjoying a gastronomic dish you cook yourself! An authentic cheese fondue from Fribourg, as smooth and creamy as you like, alphorn players and traditional flag throwers await you.

The Vernets ice rink is used mainly for ice hockey and hosts major sporting events including Geneva-Servette Hockey Club matches. Designed in 1959 by the architects Albert Cingria, François Maurice and Jean Duret, the building can accommodate more than 7,000 people.

Recommended dress code: your own interpretation of smart - if you like dressing up, this is your chance to show your glamorous self.

Note 1: there won't be any ice on the rink at this time of year, no need to bring your winter jacket. As for all events, don’t forget to have your conference badge with you.

Note 2: if a cheese fondue is not your favourite dish, you can ask for an alternative during your online registration.

Patinoire des Vernets
Rue Hans-Wilsdorf 4
1227 Les Acacias

How to get there
Plan your journey at www.tpg.ch/en
Public transport: Take bus 11 (from “Nations”, for instance) for “Bout-du-Monde” and get off at the “Vernets” stop. Approx. journey time from CICG convention centre: 30 to 40 min

Select “ville-geneve” network and follow instructions (you need a mobile number in order to connect)