August 1: Switzerland is commemorating its national day
Switzerland is commemorating its national holiday on 1 August. The warm summer temperatures create the appropriate setting for the Swiss Confederation to fill the night with lights and fireworks as it remembers the founding in 1291 of what we now know as the land of chocolate, watches, and finances.
Picasso in Switzerland, the most important exhibition in Europe.
the Beyeler Foundation in Basel, Switzerland opens the most elaborate and expensive exhibition that it has hosted to date: 'The young Picasso, the blue and pink era' which covers the painter from Malaga's period from 1901 to 1906.
BBVA Switzerland participates in the solidarity race 'Pink Ribbon'
On Sunday, September 2 in Zurich, the 11th solidarity race against breast cancer, Pink Ribbon, was held. Under the slogan: ‘ZÄME SIMER STERCHER‘, (united we are stronger), this race has mobilized thousands of runners, among whom was a BBVA group in Switzerland, included Alfonso Gómez, CEO of the bank.
Summer festivals in Switzerland: art and music in the mountains
With the arrival of summer and the good weather, art and music come outdoors into Switzerland’s mountains and lakes. Summer festivals are also a refreshing alternative on those balmy alpine nights. Here at BBVA in Switzerland we recommend a selection of three festivals in our offer of Unique Experiences to complement your visit to our offices.
Formula E: Speed, environment and technology in Zurich
Adrenaline, speed and technology claimed the streets of Zurich last Sunday, 10 June. All eyes and every conversation revolved around the latest edition of the Formula E race, making its debut this year in the Swiss financial capital. It’s taken no less than 64 years for this small Alpine country to host an event of this type.
Business and sport, the path to leadership
Sport and business are two settings where people relate to each other and that are recognised in all cultures. The capacity for transformation they have shown in recent decades in response to a wide variety of challenges has been amazing.
Latin American Entrepreneurs in Switzerland (I)
The cosmetics industry and the perfume segment in particular are especially competitive sectors. Two Swiss firms, Givaudan and Firmenich, account for between 30% and 40% of the global market, making them the world’s main fragrance and flavour creators.