Switzerland imposes strict guidelines for events such as medical or pharmacological congresses, which are sponsored by industry corporations. These rules and standards stipulate that the main purpose of the medical congress must be the communication of scientific or technical information. The congress time needs to significantly outweigh the time set aside for any supporting events. Davos takes these guidelines extremely seriously, draws attention to them in all publications and agreements and fully complies with them.
The conference organisers acknowledge this dedication with their loyalty. Not without reason: in other congress cities, there is usually limited time for delegates’ business meetings. However, the mountain village atmosphere of Davos facilitates a clear focus on the congress and leaves plenty of time for other things. Delegates usually don’t have time for other activities.
Davos fulfils all the requirements for medical congresses in Switzerland, which are detailed in the following guidelines:
Possible plant visits and speakers on request.