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Growing a Food Business in Geneva: The Key Ingredients

  • Spaces Geneva, Quai de l’Ile 13 Quai de l'Ile Genève, GE, 1204 Switzerland (map)

Starting a food business in Geneva? Learn from 4 experienced speakers who have done it before.

Starting your own food business in Switzerland can be difficult.

All the rules and regulations, licensing, bureaucracy, spacing, etc. can get overwhelming.

It's nice to know others have been through it before and even better when you get a chance to pick their brain and learn directly from their experiences.

During this event, we've invited 4 speakers from 4 different fields: Food Truck, Restaurant, Legal Aspect, Product commercialising to share more about:

  • Their origin stories
  • Teach the practical tactics they used to start and grow their startup
  • Share behind the scenes insights on their wins and losses

Speakers each have 10-minute keynotes on actionable tactics for launching and growing your business. You’ll learn how they got started, how they grew, and what they learned along the way.

Who should come?

If you want to learn from experienced food founders who have been through it before and hear their stories, then you should come.

If you want to learn non-technical tactics (growth, marketing, hiring, getting started), then you should come.

If you're interested in connecting with local food entrepreneurs, growing your network and exchanging ideas then you should come.


  • 6:30 p.m. Doors open - Networking and snacks
  • 7:15 p.m. Meeting starts - Introduction
  • 7:25 p.m. Speakers presentations
  • 8:00 p.m. Session Questions / Answers
  • 9:00 p.m. Networking and snacks
  • 10:00 p.m. End of the event

What's included in the ticket

Unlimited soft drinks, water, beer, red and white wine, apero and entrance to the full event.

Only 20 early bird tickets available so grab yours before they go!

The Venue

A vibrant workplace on an island in the heart of Geneva.

Spaces Geneva Quai de l’Ile is an inspiring place where ideas develop, businesses build and relationships evolve. Located on a little island on the Rhone, just opposite the Place de Bel-Air, you’ll find Spaces in a fully renovated and low energy consumption building.


The Organisers

FoodHack Geneva Ambassadors: 

FoodHack is Switzerlands hub of Food Entrepreneurs. We host monthly meetups across the country to bring food entrepreneurs together and provide a space to learn, network and share.

Started in 2016, FoodHack now has over 1000 online members and has hosted meetups, hackathons, conferences, workshops and more around the topics of Swiss food innovation and entrepreneurship.


Want to showcase your food or beverage products in front of a select audience of foodies? Email us at for sponsorship at the event. 

Terms & Conditions

Tickets include unlimited soft drinks, water, beer, white and red wine. Unlimited, yes, you read that right.

Full refund on cancellations can be made up to 48 hours before the event start of the event. 6:30pm, Tuesday 15th, 2018.