Bern Convention Bureau

Bern – The multi-facetted business city at the heart of Switzerland

Are you among the first? In the Swiss capital Bern, the new festival hall will open in the 2nd half of 2024. An atmospheric meeting place for conventions, congresses or cultural events for up to 9,000 people.

Are you planning an international congress that pays attention to sustainability, good transport connections and state-of-the-art infrastructure? Then the new "Festhalle" in Bern is the perfect choice for you.

By the way: Switzerland is not as expensive as its reputation suggests. Especially in Bern there are many cheap or even free offers. Whoever stays overnight in Bern receives the Bern Ticket for free travel on trams and buses. In addition, the open-air swimming pools, the zoo and in winter the ice rink in front of the Parliament-Building can be visited for free.  

A good meeting place

One of Bern's secrets is its relaxed atmosphere – thanks to a combination of the legendary charm of the locals, the interplay of visionary modern architecture with the world-famous medieval quarter, and the manageable size of the city. In any case, Bern offers an ideal backdrop for almost any kind of event – thanks also to venues such as the historic Kornhauskeller, the modern conference centre Kursaal Bern and Renzo Piano's architectural gem Zentrum Paul Klee.

Planning support

Are you planning a congress, a convention or an incentive trip? The Bern Convention Bureau would be happy to provide you with their insider knowledge in finding suitable venues for your event, booking and managing hotel rooms as well as planning your excursions. And the best part of it – the services are free of charge!

There are no limits to the excursions and activities on offer in Bern.


Direct contact

Bern Convention Bureau

Bern Convention Bureau
Amthausgasse 4
CH-3001 Bern
+41 31 328 12 60

Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau
Myriam Winnepenninckx
+ 32 2 345 83 57