Home of International Sport

Welcome to Lausanne, the Olympic Capital. Here, we support international sport federations and organisations and help them grow by providing them with exclusive benefits.

Plan your Event

The City of Lausanne and the Canton of Vaud are world-leaders in hosting events of all shapes and sizes. This experience has been built up over many years and has seen numerous world championships, annual congresses and industry conferences welcomed to the Olympic Capital.

As the home of international sport, the Olympic Capital is the perfect stage for IFs to showcase their event to the Olympic movement, the wider sports community and to the rest of the world at large. This is true whether for sporting events, congresses or conferences.

Sport Events

As serial event hosts, the Olympic Capital team is always at the forefront of the latest trends in hosting, and we have a strong local network of professional services that specialise in the delivery of events as well as a community with a long tradition of volunteerism and support for sports-related events in the area. Our team can provide help and support in many areas of the organisation of your event, such as securing a proper venue, putting you in touch with key suppliers located in the region, helping you find volunteers, and much more. The following major events will soon be held in the Olympic Capital:
  • Triathlon World Cup 2019 | 9,000 people
  • IHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2020 | 12,000 people
  • Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020 | 8,000 people


Contact our team today to find out how our team can help you a great event for your federation!
Ville de Lausanne | Service des sports | Sport international

+41 21 315 42 17
Sabrina.Attias@lausanne.ch

Conferences and Congress

Compact and intimate, Lausanne is easily reached from all over Europe, being directly connected by train with Paris and situated just 40 minutes from the nearest international airport. Once here, your guests will be immersed in a unique city, perfectly placed between Lake Geneva and the Alps, and where the worlds of sport, culture, technology, health research and innovation all meet. Simply put – in Lausanne, you will find unbeatable value to inspire, entertain and engage your attendees.

Lausanne Tourime Services
  • Operational support by an experienced team
  • Expert advice with a full venue-finding service
  • Vacancy enquiries and optional bookings at hotels and venues
  • Transport and logistics planning
  • On-line event registration and on-site event management
  • Recommendations and organisation of social activities
  • Financial accounts management
  • Provision of promotional material


  • Conference hotels For convenience, look no further. Lausanne offers attractive accommodation at a wide range of prices, with an outstanding personal service and conference facilities to cater for an event from a small group to 485 people, from budget to 5-star hotel, with swiss culinary delights or a gastronomic meal, the choice is yours. lausanne-tourisme.ch/conference-hotels

    Conference venues Lausanne’s range of conference venues is thrilling not just for their setting, but also for offering the latest high-tech, innovative facilities and services. An elegant lounge, a large auditorium, a museum, a theatre hall or one of the most technological convention centres in the world… all of them are easy to reach from the centre. lausanne-tourisme.ch/conference-venues

    Special venues With an engaging cultural and historic heritage, the Lausanne region is the perfect setting to satisfy and dazzle your attendees at every meeting. Planning your event in the heart of exceptional sites in a rural or vineyard setting, medieval castles, Belle Epoque boats, manor or contemporary buildings, will leave a lasting memory. lausanne-tourisme.ch/special-venues



    Lausanne Tourisme & Convention Bureau
    +41 21 613 73 61
    marketing@lausanne-tourisme.ch