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Industry Experts Provide Thrilling Insight at Luxury Conference

Representatives from a range of high-profile luxury organisations were on hand to impart advice to 700 students at the Glion’s Experiential Luxury Conference this week. The event took place at the CO2 Centre in Bulle, hosted by Georgette Davey, Managing Director of Glion Switzerland and Glion London. Luxury businesses are always under pressure to remain relevant. They face the challenge of creating products and services that inspire, while also remaining true

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Lessons in event management from the Matterhorn Ultraks

On August 25th and 26th Glion students in the event management program worked as volunteers at the Matterhorn Ultraks event in Zermatt. They headed up to this famous mountain ski resort to lend a hand in the set-up and organization of the event, which attracted 2,400 participants this year. The Ultraks is a two-day trail running event with different races including a vertical race, kids race, and the 16, 32

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Crowdfunding in Switzerland: Highlights of the 1st #CrowdTuesday

The first #CrowdTuesday in Switzerland took place April 26th on the Bulle campus of Glion Institute of Higher Education. This networking event was organized by the European Crowdfunding Network and Swisscom by Andreas Pages. It was hosted by Glion Institute of Higher Education and the event logistics and refreshments were managed by Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment Management Postgraduate students. The #CrowdTuesday Switzerland event brought together the representatives of crowdfunding

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The wedding planner: interview with alumna Marie Farjon

We’ve all seen funny movies about weddings and the many things that can (and often do) go wrong on the big day. Obviously, those weddings were not organized by Marie Farjon, a Glion Alumna who obtained her BBA in Hospitality Management in 2006. Since opening her company Wedding’s Riviera in 2014, Marie has used her sense of rigor and organization skills to serve and delight future brides and grooms. Hi

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The Funky Brunch Recipe for Success – Interview with Alumna Jacqueline Chelliah ‘05

Who would have thought a graduate from Glion’s Sport and Event Management School would go on to produce up-scale F&B events? Jacqueline Chelliah ’05, aka Jackie Wonder, co-founded the Funky Brunch company in 2013. As the popularity of the Funky Brunch events grows, Jackie is looking at taking it to a global level. Here’s a little look at her journey from Glion to entrepreneurship and her plans for what’s next.

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