Sino-Swiss Women's Forum     

Sino-Swiss Women's Forum

Sharing Inspiration for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
November 16, 2017, Chengdu, China
Official Swiss Delegation from November 15-18, 2017


The Sino-Swiss Women Forum is a one-of-its kind event aiming at connecting women entrepreneurs, political organizations, corporations, financial institutions and communities from China and Switzerland. Taking place every year, alternately in Switzerland and China, the Sino-Swiss Women’s Forum is a non-for-profit initiative founded by women entrepreneurs with an authentic and global vision to connect people beyond cultures and empower female entrepreneurship. After the successful first 2015 edition, the Sino-Swiss Women’s Forum is proud to inform you on its further activities as the first platform for Sino-Swiss professional women.

SSWF Team 2017

Owner of «Sissi Swiss Tours»
DAS in Marketing & Luxury Industry

Lucia Fesselet-Comina

Partner at «Ramus & Company « BLaw UZH, M.A. HSG

Yaël Gehring Nessi
Vice President

Sinologist Master degree in Asian Studies at IHEID, Geneva

Géraldine Henchoz
Vice President

Managing Director at Swiss Centers Shanghai

Aline Ballaman
Vice President

Bachelor of Science in Management(HEC Lausanne) Co-founder/Purchase Manager at Baobab

Anne-Lise Dequenne
Marketing Coordinator

Sino-Swiss Women’s Forum 2017 : Sino-Swiss Cooperation on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

After a successful first edition in Geneva in 2015, the 2nd edition of the Sino-Swiss Women’s Forum (SSWF) will be held this year in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China. Organized by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), this forum will gather women leaders, entrepreneurs and government officials from all over China and Switzerland.

In addition to the Forum, SSWF proposes an immersion of two-days into the Chinese business and cultural environment in Chengdu.

  • Connect with women leaders from all over China and Switzerland
  • Debate and exchange with business and industry experts from both countries
  • Visit leading companies in a fast growing Chinese metropolis
  • Let a large Chinese audience know about your company, initiative and projects
  • Take part to meetings with Swiss and Chinese Officials
  • Discover Sichuan province, one of the most beautiful regions of China

The second edition of the Sino-Swiss Women’s forum will take place on Thursday, November 16 2017, followed by a day of company visits and meetings with Government Officials and will include conferences, workshops and company visits on the following topics :

Sino-Swiss Cooperation on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The following industries will be represented:
  • Medical industry
  • Elderly care
  • E-Commerce
  • Tourism
  • Luxury goods and services

Swiss Delegation to Chengdu, November 15-18, 2017


A 3 days-/3 nights delegation to the city of Chengdu including
a one day Forum, company visits, Official Reception by Swiss Consulate and meetings with Representatives of Chinese business community and Government Officials.


Women from Switzerland and elsewhere interested in developing their knowledge on China and broadening their network in this key region of China.


Starting on November 15, ending on November 18.

Number of Participants

Forum: about 300 people. Swiss delegation: about 20 people.

Full Program

You can download the full program from HERE.

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If you are interested in participating in the second edition of the SSWF, please kindly return the registration form to

You can download the registration form from HERE.

We look forward to your participation!