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The US firm, Uber, is coming to Geneva. Already operating in Zurich, it aims to launch in Geneva, offering a similar model with a smoother interface and more business-like approach. The company will provide necessary competition to the current highly regulated environment consisting almost exclusively of cartels.

Read full article in the English magazine “Le News”>>

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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

Three new jobs are posted on our Careers page:

Manager Internal Communications – IATA, Geneva
Part-time Communication Specialist – Franciscans International (FI)

Good luck!

Three new jobs are posted on our Careers page:

Interim Head of Projects and Development – PEFC, Geneva
Communications Officer – IEC, Geneva
Senior Communications Officer – ITU, Geneva

Good luck!

The Geneva Communicators Network is pleased to announce its next workshop day to help communicators in the Geneva region brush up on specific communications tasks.

Four one-day workshops will be run simultaneously, with a networking lunch to allow participants to mingle briefly. Each session will include a combination of theory and practice to help communicators improve their specific skills. The groups will be small (maximum 10)  to allow instructors to address each participants specific needs.

Date: Friday 13 June 2014
Time: 0930-16h30
Cost: 450 CHF for GCN members, 580 CHF for non-members (includes lunch and tea/coffee)
Location: International University in Geneva ICC 20, Rte de Pré-Bois – 1215 Geneva 15, Switzerland
Register now>>

Workshop 1: Exploring marketing for communications

As Communicators within your respective organizations, you need to be part of your Organization’s strategic marketing plan. Understanding your role and contributing to its marketing plan, can set you apart and give you an advantage over your colleagues in today’s competitive environment. “Exploring Marketing: A Creative Learning Approach” is a tried and tested knowledge-based program that solidly reinforces the principles and concepts of contemporary marketing. Before long, you will feel comfortable and confident with marketing terms and concepts.
More information>>
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Workshop 2: Improving presentation skills for communicators

Communication implies a two way process, whether it is one to one or within a group. Do you know how effective you are as a communicator? Are your presentations effective? Are your messages reaching the right people in the best way? How are you perceived as a communicator? In a context where people are submerged in information, we need to find news ways to connect with our audiences. If you can demonstrate value or benefit of what you’re saying, you’ll keep the audience focused on you! This workshop will help you answer those questions and help to perfect your capacity as an effective communicator. Participants will be filmed throughout the workshop in order to maximize the experience with ongoing feedback from the trainers. Seeing yourself on video provides an additional value both during and after the workshop.
More information >>
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Workshop 3: Effective writing for communicators  

Communicating effectively is getting harder. In most office environments, people are overloaded with messages and are increasingly time-poor. This workshop has been designed for those that need to communicate regularly and get results, but may not have had previous writing training. It will look at what effective communication looks like today and and show you how you can write memorable messages that your audience will want to read.
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Workshop 4: Media interviews for communicators

This practical and interactive course will give you the skills for media interviews with the press, TV or radio. Given by a former BBC foreign correspondent, it will strip away misconceptions about what the media wants. It will show you how to control the interview and feel confident when speaking to journalists. As well as learning how the media operates and what the interviewer is looking for, you’ll be given mock radio and on camera interviews to give you a realistic experience
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The Geneva Communicators Network is a platform to exchange views, news and information for communication professionals working in the Geneva region, Switzerland. Currently the network has over 1000 members including professionals from the PR, communications, media and marketing fields, more info>>

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GCN Apero 10 July 2014

GCN Apero 10 July 2014

GCN Apero 10 July 2014

GCN Apero 10 July 2014

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