Friday March 28 : Gala Evening - White Party

It will be almost time to say goodbye, but before we part company, the Swiss team would like to invite you along for a magical and unforgettable evening.

An evening in white… as white as snow. A "White Party"! So slip into your most beautiful white clothes (dresses, suits, jackets, T-shirts, trousers, whatever) and be at the Palladium at 6pm for a special welcome cocktail in the hall especially decorated for the occasion. An unforgettable surprise awaits!

A WHITE evening, really, as white as Switzerland? We know that our country sometimes gets bad press abroad, especially since the referendum on 9 February aimed at limiting massive immigration. Switzerland is increasingly seen as the black sheep of Europe, a country that is turning in on itself. Yet there is another side to the story, a Switzerland that is dynamic, innovative and in full swing economically. You will see that for yourselves this evening, which will be a nice demonstration of "Swissness".

We will have the rare pleasure of bringing together an ambassador and four business chiefs for a round table discussion on the theme “What is Switzerland and where is it headed?” You will have the chance to ask all the questions you want of:

Nicolas Bideau, ambassador and director-general of Présence Suisse

Pascal Jaussi, founder and director-general of Swiss Space Systems
Robin Cornelius, founder and director-general of Switcher
François Pugliese, director-general of Elite
Paul Michellod, director-general of Forces Motrices Valaisannes

This promises to be an exceptional evening followed by an equally remarkable supper put on by our partners from Valais-Wallis Promotion and composed entirely of Swiss foods and wines.

And of course, when we say "White Party", we mean "PARTY". A DJ, light shows and animations will keep us thumping through the night. Meet up at 6pm at the Palladium... All in white! We are counting on you!”