2018 CONGRESS (May 25-27)

Collective Success through Cultural Intelligence

Nurturing Diversity for Societal Advancement, Creativity & Innovation


Our Congress is now over.
Our sincere thanks to our delegates and wonderful speakers!
Congress photos of the opening address can be found here 

Our  grateful thanks to our generous Sponsors whose support made the event possible!



What the delegates, speakers and sponsors said about our congress:

“A big thank you and huge congratulations on a brilliant Sietar Congress.  You really did an amazing job – the content was brilliant, great speakers, great venue, FAB gala dinner!  But most of all the atmosphere was brilliant because people were really enjoying it and getting lots out of it. We know how much work it work it takes, how much passion and energy is involved. Very much looking forward to the next one!” – Sponsor

“A quick note so say a big thank you for a wonderful congress. I thoroughly enjoyed it – and we made some great connections. The university set-up, the sessions, the Gala Dinner were all superb – my compliments to you and your team.” – Sponsor

“Great Congress… It was a strong programme with high calibre speakers and a fabulous mix of people.” – Presenter

“Well done on producing a user friendly event that hit the spot. The quality and clarity of the presentations, the venue and the mixed audience produced a unique outcome. Not easy to pull off. Thanks” – Presenter

“I was very happy to attend, last weekend, the first Congress of SIETAR Switzerland in Lugano. Learnt a lot and met wonderful people! Thank you Anne-Claude, Sabine and team for this perfect organization!” – Delegate

“Thank you so much for organizing such a wonderful congress. I felt very privileged to be part of it and met so many interesting people.” – Delegate

“Excellent insights on intercultural development and training strategies at SIETAR Switzerland Congress. Special thanks and expression of gratitude to Anne-Claude and team for this powerful event.  Felt honoured to learn more about Constructive Intercultural Management from Christoph Barmeyer, the Cultural approach to HR practices by Samer Nakhle, Diversity and Inclusion by Marie-Therese Claes, Marketing strategies for intercultural facilitators by Matthew Hill, and many other essential aspects for an effective and sustainable business environment from highly skilled practitioners. ” – Delegate

“Such a great wrap-up session! Thanks to the great conference team!” – Delegate

Our Congress Charity who produced the beautiful colorful lanyards our delegates wore, was