GCN & IABC pre-summer apéro, Tuesday 16 June 2015, Geneva Botanical Gardens

We are pleased to announce our pre-summer apéro to be held on Tuesday 16 June 2015 at 18.30. This year will be a special event organized jointly with the Swiss chapter of the IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) and will feature a brief presentation from a renowned communicator,  Brenda Tilke, currently Senior Communications Manager and myRoche Editor at F. Hoffmann-La Roche, will speak about story-telling for internal communications, using science as an example. The event will take place at the Restaurant Le Pyramus located in the Geneva Botanical Gardens:
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Date: Tuesday 16 June 2015
Time: 18h30 to 21h00
Location: Restaurant du Jardin Botanique, Chemin de l’impératrice 1, 1292 Chambésy-Genève
Registration fee: CHF 35.- per person for members of the GCN or IABC, CHF 45.- for non-members (includes drinks and snacks)
Note: Please be sure to come into the park before 19h as the park closes then to the public.

Register here for the event>>

About the speaker: Brenda Tilke has long been fascinated by the stories behind science. She started her career in the Philadelphia area with a publisher of nursing books and magazines. Brenda then switched to healthcare reporting, spending eight years as the senior writer and editor for national medical trade press magazines for allied health Btilke drawing (1)professionals.  In 1999, Brenda and her husband moved from the United States to Europe. She continued her healthcare journalism career, writing for international media covering the fields of medical imaging and therapeutic radiology.  Brenda joined Roche in 2008 as Communications Manager in Pharma Communications. Currently, she is Senior Communications Manager in Roche Group Communications and one of the editors of myRoche, the company’s multiple award-winning print and electronic news and feature channel reaching more than 88,500 Roche employees worldwide. Brenda has also won several IABC awards.  More information about Brenda can be found on her LinkedIn profile >>

 

 

 

 

By | May 13th, 2015|GCN aperos|0 Comments

GCN Summer Apero follow up

Thanks to all the members who joined us on a rainy evening at the Chateau des Penthes for our summer apero. We have uploaded a few images to our photo stream on the left of the screen.

We take this opportunity to wish you all a great summer holiday and look forward to seeing you in September. Stay tuned for our next lunchtime event mid-September.

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The GCN Team

By | July 13th, 2014|GCN aperos|0 Comments

Summer Apero – tomorrow night – 10 July 2014

Even if it’s not so sunny…please join us in concluding the year and welcoming finally a warm summer! Networking apero at Château de Penthes, Geneva Date: Thursday 10 July 2014 Time: From 18h00 onwards Location: Château de Penthes Address: 18, chemin de l’Impératrice, CH – 1292, Pregny-Chambesy, Geneva (see map) Fee: CHF 20.- per person includes drinks and snacks – payable at the door. Format: No presentations; socialising and networking only! Please register for this event asap!  Register here for the event>>

By | July 9th, 2014|GCN aperos|0 Comments

Summer networking apero – 10 July 2014

Dear communicators,  
Please join us in concluding the year and welcoming a hopefully warm summer!Networking apero at Château de Penthes, Geneva

Date: Thursday 10 July 2014
Time: From 18h00 onwards
Location: Château de Penthes
Address: 18, chemin de l’Impératrice, CH – 1292, Pregny-Chambesy, Geneva (see map)

Fee: CHF 20.- per person includes drinks and snacks – payable at the door.
Format: No presentations; socialising and networking only!

Please register for this event in advance in order to allow us to calculate accurate amounts for the apéro.

 Register here for the event>>

We look forward to seeing you there.
Regards,
Glenn, Patricia & Melitta
By | June 24th, 2014|GCN aperos|0 Comments

GCN Apero 14 follow up

A few photos from our September apero at the Halles de L’Ile in Geneva. Thanks to all the communicators who came out.

 

By | September 29th, 2013|GCN aperos|0 Comments

GCN apéro 13 September – Chateau des Penthes, Geneva

Dear Communicators,

We are pleased to announce our first social event to get over the post holidays blues!:

Networking apéro at Chateau de Penthes, Geneva

Date: Thursday 13 September 2012
Time: From 18h30 – 20h30
Location*: Chateau des Penthes, 18 chemin de l’Impératrice, 1292, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva (see map – pdf).
Fee: CHF 20.- per person includes drinks and snacks – payable at the door.
Format: No presentations, socialising and networking!

Places are limited due to the venue size, so please register early for the event.

Register here for the event>>

We look forward to seeing you there.

Regards,

Glenn, Patricia, Melitta

By | August 28th, 2012|GCN aperos|0 Comments

GCN Networking apero follow up

Many thanks to the many communicators (over 70) who joined us at the Lola for a great networking evening on Tuesday. We hope you all enjoyed the evening.

You can see a few photos of the event in our photo feed displayed to the left on this page or on our flickr page>>

We would like to thank Candace Metoyer and Ana Paula Schaepers, MA media & communication graduates from the International University in Geneva for helping out.

Our next event will be held in March. Stay tuned for more details shortly.

Best regards,

Glenn, Patricia, Melitta & Vincent

 

By | January 27th, 2011|GCN aperos|0 Comments

GCN Apéro – 25 January 18h30 at the Lola bar in Geneva

Dear communicators,

First of all we would like to say Happy New Year and thank you for your continued support throughout the years. Instead of adding to the pre-Christmas stress, we decided to organise our annual Christmas drink in January. You are cordially invited to join us at the Lola bar in the Paquis on Tuesday 25th of January at 18.30 for an evening of networking and fun.

When: Tuesday 25 January 2011 at 18.30
Where: Lola, Rue de Richemont 7-9, Paquis (Next to Le Comptoir restaurant)
view map>> Trams: 13 & 15 Môle
Format: No presentations or speeches – just socialising and networking!

Entry: CHF 15.- includes two drinks and outstanding finger foods supplied by the Comptoir restaurant.

Places are limited, so please register as soon as possible>>

We look forward to seeing you there.

Regards,
Glenn, Patricia, Vincent, Melitta
Geneva Communicators Network

 

 

 

By | January 11th, 2011|GCN aperos|0 Comments

End of summer apero wrap-up

Many thanks to the 60+ participants who ventured out in the rain to attend Tuesday evening’s apéro. Participants found refuge to successfully network under the awnings at the Chateau des Penthes.

View a few photos of the apero on the left hand column of this page or on our Flickr page.

Looking forward to seeing you at our next event, a lunch time seminar in early October.

Happy jeune Genevois to those who work in Geneva!

Patricia, Melitta, Glenn, and Vincent

By | September 8th, 2010|GCN aperos|0 Comments

GCN end of summer apéro – 7 September at the Chateau des Penthes

Dear GCN members,

We hope everyone has enjoyed the summer. We would like to invite you to our annual “Geneva Communicators Apéro” to be held at the Chateau des Penthes, in Geneva. We have ordered warm temperatures and sunshine for that date in order to enjoy a drink on the beautiful terrace and get back into networking mode for the upcoming season. This is an occasion to welcome the many new members that have joined this year and to reconnect with our dedicated regulars.

When: Tuesday 7 September 2010, from 18h30 onwards
Where: Chateau des Penthes, 18 chemin de l’Impératrice, 1292, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva Chateau des Penthes, see map (pdf)
Just up the road from the UN and the ICRC and across from the US Mission in Geneva.
Format: Socialising, networking, AND drinks!
Entry: CHF 10 (to cover some of the costs)

Since space is limited, please register as soon as possible>>

If this link does not work, please paste the following link into your Internet browser:
http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22B4KCF5GNN

We look forward to seeing you there!

Patricia, Glenn, Melitta, & Vincent
Geneva Communicators Network
www.genevacom.org

Event sponsored by the International University in Geneva.

By | August 26th, 2010|GCN aperos|0 Comments