The following pages contain all the information you need to organise a conference, enrol to one of the city’s universities or run a sports federation.
A business centre
Global names such Philip Morris, Adecco, Logitech, Medtronic, Nespresso and Debiopharm—to name but a few—have chosen the Lausanne region as their ideal location.
Education, research and health
A long-standing university town, Lausanne is proud to host training institutions such as EPFL, the IMD, the Lausanne Hotel School and the University of Lausanne.
Business and leisure tourism
A popular tourist destination, Lausanne has seen the number of visitors rise as its economy grows. Business tourism currently accounts for 65% of visits.
Delighted to have been recognised by the International Olympic Committee and awarded the prestigious title of Olympic Capital, Lausanne has become the global centre for sports administration.
Lausanne's economic clout
The Lausanne region is buoyant, home to some 170,000 jobs, mainly in the services industry. Regional GDP in Lausanne is estimated at around CHF 20 billion (USD 20 billion).
Service de l'économie
Rue du Port-Franc
Case postale 5354
Phone +41 21 315 32 41
Fax +41 21 324 13 72
tl 18: Port-Franc; tl: Chauderon
m1: Vigie; m2 Lausanne-Flon