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Winter Conference

Chamonix, French Alps

Summary of Event

Event TypeConferences
ClientCommodities Trading Company
Guests70
DurationWeekend
StyleSerious meetings and serious fun

Client requirements 

  • An impressive event to reflect the message of success the organisation wished to portray.
  • The ability to completely rely on Ten80 Events for all aspects of pre-planning and on site organisation.

  • All the corporate conference facilities you'd expect in a big city.
  • A stunning setting not far from an international airport where they could bring international staff together from all over the world.
  • Excellent restaurants for dinner able to accommodate guest speakers.
  • A fun and competitive event on the snow with a prize giving ceremony, noting that the vast majority of attendees already skied or snowboarded. 

Ten80 Thinking 

Ski race - corporate conference Chamonix
Ready, set, GO!

Ten80 Events recommended Chamonix as the perfect conference desintation for this client, just an hour's drive away from Geneva International Airport.

Many people wouldn't realise it, but there are some excellent state-of-the-art conference facilities in Chamonix able to host over 400 guests with break-out rooms and catering. 

The client had organised for the world famous economist, Nouriel Roubini, to attend as the after-dinner guest speaker. Ten80 Events found the perfect restaurant with both excellent food and the space and acoustics for this occasion.

To satisfy the requirement for some serious fun, Ten80 Events organised a professionally-run ski race. Over 80% of conference attendees participated in the event which finished with a formal ceremony and trophies.

 

Corporate ski weekend accommodation Chamonix
Accommodation at the Mercure in central Chamonix

 

Majestic Chamonix Conference Room
Conferences at the Majestic

Ten80 Solution 

DAY 1

1800 - Guests arrive and check into hotel
1900 - Champagne reception and wine tasting at the hotel
1930 - Transfer to La Cabane restaurant
2000 - Dinner at La Cabane
2230 - Transfer back to hotel 

DAY 2

0745 - Transfer to Majestic Conference Centre
0830 - Conference commences
1000 - Coffee break
1215 - Buffet lunch
1245 - Transfer to hotel to collect ski gear
1330 - Transfer to ski domain
1430 - Full pre-race briefing at the top of the cable car
1500 - The Ski Race
1700 - Transfer back to hotel
1900 - Transfer to L'Impossible restaurant
1930 - Dinner and after-dinner speech by Nouriel Roubini
2200 - Slide show of the race and prize giving ceremony
2330 - Transfer to late night bar

 

DAY 3

0900 - Transfer to ski domain for skiers
1030 - Trip up the Montenvers or Aiguille du Midi for non-skiers 
1200 - Lunch on the mountain (vouchers provided) for skiers
1500 - Transfer back to hotel for skiers
1630 - Transfer from hotel to Geneva Airport