Swiss ICT Start-ups score with innovative strength at CeBIT 2017

With more than 200’000 professionals attending, CeBIT is the world’s leading IT trade fair. Swiss start-ups have the chance to present themselves at Swiss Pavilion. The companies can benefit from a special Start-up Package.

CeBIT is the world’s leading IT trade fair and conference for the digital world. The figures for the past edition underline the key role played by the event: 3’300 exhibitors from over 70 countries and 200’000 trade visitors from more than 100 countries attended the fair.

Swiss start-ups in the spotlight
In the dynamic environment of the SWISS Pavilion at Cebit 2017 (20 - 24 March), start-ups will be placed in the spotlight, as well will get direct access to SCALE 11, where more than 350 start-ups from around the world meet investors, VC’s, accelerators, businesses and organizations.

The Start-up package with professional guidance around the trade fair and financial assistance funded by the state and private organizations, offer a perfect opportunities for a successful market entry.

Startups that participated last year are quite positive about the Swiss Pavilion at Cebit. Marcus Köhler, cofounder Comfylight said: «Our presence on the SWISS Pavilion at CeBIT 2016 allowed us to interact with highly interested professional and private customers, and even media partners like heise. We as a start-up were especially able to gain visibility thanks to the prime location and the selected co-exhibitors of the SWISS Pavilion.»

Christoph Wartmann CEO andFounder, NexiotAG, added: «Our participation at the SWISS Pavilion at CeBIT 2016 was an extremely positive experience. As a Zürich based technology Start-up, Nexiot was able to establish numerous promising contacts and relationships which have since lead to concrete business opportunities. We found the SWISS Pavilion to be the perfect platform for us as entrepreneurs. It is well organized and provides a wide range of networking opportunities with both client and partner organisations.»

The SWISS Pavilion is characterized by the following features:

  • Prominently placed in hall 6, ensuring a very high degree of attention
  • Clearly identifiable by its attractive Swiss design
  • Highest visibility of Swiss companies within the exhibition
  • Fully equipped exhibition module, serviced networking-, meeting-, lecture-, catering-area and business center
  • Special networking activities, e.g.: Networking lunches, Swiss Pavilion executive reception, guided tours, etc.
  • Reduces workload and assures a professional service. The T-LINK project team takes care of all organizational and administrative issues, before, during and after the exhibition.

For more information on the SWISS Pavilion and for registration, you can contact Toni Blum, Project Manager, T-LINK MANAGEMENT AG, t.blumt-linkch. Phone: +41 43 288 18 77

CTI – Commission for Technology and Innovation as well as the trade association ICTswitzerland are main partners in this project. Companies from the CTI Start-up coaching program benefit from special conditions.

(Press release)