Fees and prices

All prices are in Swiss Francs (CHF) and include VAT. Currency converter.  
Important deadlines
Early-bird registration
Classifiers Workshop registration
Regular registration
Hotel booking
28.02.2020   Late registration
Hotel booking (upon availability)
Attendance fees
A. Classifiers Workshop1   550   -   -   -
B. Classifiers Workshop1 + WHFF conference BASIC2   1 300   -   -   -
C1. WHFF Conference BASIC2   750   790   890   990
C2. WHFF Conference ALL-INCLUSIVE3   950   990   1 090   1 190
D. Accompanying person4   450   490   590   690
Farm tours (25.03.2020)5
Holstein tour (3 farms)
Chocolate tour (2 farms, 1 tourist visit "chocolate")
Cheese tour (2 farms, 1 tourist visit "cheese")
Social events
Welcome cocktail (24.03.2020)
Traditional evening (25.03.2020)
Gala dinner (26.03.2020)
EXPO Bulle6
EXPO Bulle evening (27.03.2020)
National Holstein & Red Holstein (28.03.2020)
Accompanying person tours7
Accompanying person tour 1 (26.03.2020)
Accompanying person tour 2 (27.03.2020)
1 Classifiers workshop attendance fee includes access to the workshop, conference pack, 1 jacket, 2 dinners, 2 coffee breaks, 2 lunches, transportation to/from workshop's farms, 1 Traditional evening, administration costs.
2 WHFF conference BASIC fee includes access to sessions, conference pack, 3 coffee breaks, 2 lunches, Welcome cocktail, transportation to/from EXPO Bulle, administration costs.
3 WHFF conference ALL-INCLUSIVE fee includes all services of the BASIC fee + 1 Farm tour, Gala dinner, Traditional evening
4 Accompanying person fee includes conference pack, Welcome cocktail, transportation to/from EXPO Bulle, 2 accompanying person tours (lunch bags included), administration costs.
5 Farm tours prices include 1 lunch bag, entry tickets (if needed), transportation from/back to Montreux.
6 EXPO Bulle events include entry tickets, transportation from/back to Montreux.
7 Accompanying person tours prices include 1 lunch bag, entry tickets (if needed), transportation from/back to Montreux.

Terms and Conditions


Cancellation policy
Cancellations must be made in writing by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to the conference secretariat.
- Until 31.12.2019: The full amount will be refunded less CHF 50.- to cover cancellation costs.
- Until 28.02.2020: Attendance fees will not be refunded. Additional paid items (farm tours, gala dinner, traditional evening) will be refunded in full.
- As of 01.03.2020: No refund will be made for cancellations received after this date. Reimbursement will not be given for late arrival, unused services, unattended events and/or early departure from the conference.
The participant can revoke any financial transaction with Artefact Management Ltd, by registered mail at most seven working days after the transaction. The cancellation letter must be dated and signed and enable easy identification of the transaction cancelled and the person who cancels the transaction.

Neither the organiser of the conference, nor Artefact Management Ltd accept liability for damage and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by conference participants or by any persons accompanying them, both during the official activities and the excursions. Participants are advised to take out insurance against loss, accidents or damage which could be incurred during the conference.

Privacy policy
When a visitor accesses the Internet portal, various data are recorded (e.g. visitor's IP address, date and time of access, etc.). Personal data shall in no way be used for commercial purposes. Data collected will however be used in an anonymous way to establish various statistics (e.g. conference attendance, number of participants per country, etc.). All data will be treated confidentially in accordance with the Swiss regulation on data protection.

Transfer of data through the Internet
As it is an open network accessible to anyone, Internet does not offer a secure environment. Even though the packages of data are in principle transmitted over an encrypted link, this procedure does not apply to the sender or the recipient. Furthermore, even if the sender and the recipient are Swiss residents, the data may transit via foreign countries that have less efficient data protection standards than Switzerland. Therefore, Artefact Management Ltd cannot be held liable for the security of data transferred through the Internet.

WHFF mailing list
Your participation in this conference will be used to create the initial contact list for the participation in upcoming events. Should you not want to benefit from these services, please notify us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Photographs, video and audio
Before, during and after the conference, participants may be photographed/filmed/recorded. Registration to and attendance at the conference and all related events constitutes an agreement by the participants to the organiser’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the participant’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions or audiotapes.


Cancellation policy
Cancellations must be made in writing by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to the conference secretariat.
- Until 31.12.2019: The full amount will be refunded less CHF 50.- to cover cancellation costs.
- As of 01.01.2020: No refund will be made for cancellations received after this date. This is also applicable to no-shows (definition), changes and/or early departure.

Room availability
In order to guarantee room availability, please proceed with your hotel booking no later than 31.12.2019. Room availability cannot be guaranteed after this date.

All prices are quoted in Swiss Francs (CHF) and include breakfast, VAT and city tax.

Please be advised that in order to guarantee your room, the full payment in advance is mandatory. The payment can be done online by credit card. Please ensure that payments are received prior to 31.12.2019. Any rooms that have not been paid by this date will be cancelled automatically.

The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Fribourg, Switzerland, and eventually the Supreme Court of Switzerland.

(Version: 12.03.2019)

Hotels in Montreux

→ Please note that for registrations after 31.12.2019 we cannot guarantee any room availability.
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OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL Royal Plaza Montreux & Spa*****
Address: Av. Claude-Nobs 7, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 195 | double 244
Located directly on the lakesides of Montreux, the Royal Plaza Montreux & Spa enjoys a unique surrounding offering panoramic view of Lake Geneva & the Alps. You will love the comfort of our 154 rooms & suites, decorated in a classic or contemporary style. The majority of the rooms & all of the suites have a private balcony & a breathtaking view of the lake.

royal plaza

OFFICIAL WORKSHOP HOTEL Hotel Eden Palace Au Lac****sp
Address: Rue du Théâtre 11, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 202 | double 253
Located in the heart of Montreux, directly on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Eden Palace au lac hotel welcomes you to its Victorian setting, which combines the elegance of yesterday with today's modern comfort. The hotel has 105 rooms, half of which have a view on the lake, 5 meeting rooms and a restaurant that offers excellent French-style cuisine.
Eurotel Montreux****sp
Address: Grand'Rue 81, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 238 | double 265
On the shores of Lake Geneva, few minutes walk to the Congress Center and the train station. Underground garage. 155 rooms with lakeview. 12 meeting rooms with natural day light. Enjoy the Safran Restaurant-Terrace and the Purple Fish Lounge Terrace. At your free disposal: bikes, Up Paddle Boards, Sundeck, Fitness room, Bio-Sauna and Hammam.
Golf Hotel René Capt****
Address: Rue du Bon Port 35, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 213 | double 280
Elegance from the Belle Epoque with views of Lake Geneva. Plus the René Capt Hotel is located right near the centre of Montreux, only a 6 minute walk away. A Hotel between lake and mountains: The majority of the rooms at Golf Hotel René Capt have lake views and a breathtaking panoramic view of the mountains and surrounding area. You'll be able to see Lake Geneva, Château Chillon, Montreux and the snow-covered peaks of the Savoy Alps.
Address: Rue du Lac 2-8, 1815 Clarens
Prices: single 177 | double 214
Housed in an Art Nouveau building, the 3-star Villa Toscane in Montreux features 45 guest rooms.  Decorated in a modern style, all rooms provide free Wi-Fi access. Facing the Royal Plaza Montreux & Spa, the hotel offers the whole range of 5-star amenities including a restaurant, 2 bars, spa, underground parking for 135 cars and a conference centre.
J5 Hotels Helvétie***
Address: Avenue du Casino 32, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 139 | double 176
The Hotel Helvetie is a witness of the development of tourism in Montreux. Opened in 1865, it was first named Hotel-Pension de Russie, and hosted the many customers who came from the North, looking for a warmer climate during the cold season. After the Russian revolution, the hotel is named successively Hotel de Paris, then Hotel Helvetie. The hotel still holds nowadays all the elements of the original façade.
Hotel Bon-Port***
Address: Rue du Théâtre 4, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 127 - 192 | double 142 - 209
The Hotel Bon Port is a little haven of friendly charm right in the centre of Montreux. Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, our hotel offers the perfect combination of modern comfort and tranquil relaxation. Our newly renovated guest rooms feature modern design in shimmering colours. Enjoy a friendly stay in the heart of Montreux !
Hotel de Chailly***
Address: Route des Châtaigniers 1, 1816 Montreux
Prices: single 121 - 142 | double 160 - 173
The Hotel de Chailly is a family-run hotel of 30 rooms. It is well located at 2.5 km from the heart of Montreux and very close to the Montreux exit (no. 15) of the A9 motorway. A parking for cars and motor coaches is at your disposal around the hotel. It is also accessible by bus, directly from the train station (15 min). You will be at the congress center within 10 minutes. All rooms have a bathroom shower, hair dryer, direct-dial phone, radio and cable TV. Free Wifi. 
Hotel Masson Yeytaux***
Address: Rue Bonivard 5, 1820 Yeytaux
Prices: single 156 | double 192
Stay in the most historic hotel of the Swiss Riviera, just next to the Chateau Chillon. Be in a quiet heaven whilst enjoying the proximity to the center. To the convention center you get with the free shuttle service within only 10 minutes. The hotel Masson is the most ancient hotel in the Montreux area offering all the modern standards and comforts. Free parking & WIFI, onsite restaurant, peaceful gardens and a beautiful view on the lake are just a few to mention.
La Rouvenaz***
Address: Rue du Marché 1, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 162 - 173 | double 200 - 211
Whether you're staying overnight or for a few days, you will have that delightful home from home feeling as soon as you step inside. A simple and practical little hotel right in the centre of Montreux, overlooking the lake. We are just 5 minutes' walk from Montreux station and the Convention Centre. The guestrooms and suites are decorated in a simple, sophisticated style. To thank you for your visit, we are delighted to offer you the Montreux Riviera Card on your arrival .
Tralala Hotel Montreux***
Address: Rue du Temple 2, 1820 Montreux
Prices: single 156 | double 192
Discover the unforgettable magic of Montreux and the Swiss Riviera! Tralala Hotel is a Swiss Design & Lifestyle Hotel located in a historic 17th century house in the centre of Montreux that has been entirely renovated in the spirit of the Montreux Jazz Festival with lovely cozy rooms and suites. Each room and suite is unique and dedicated to an artist who made the reputation of Montreux. With impeccable service and a contemporary, naturally modern style, the Tralala Hotel offers high levels of hospitality coupled with a unique musical atmosphere.
Hotel Bon Rivage***
Address: Route de Saint-Maurice 18, 1814 La Tour-De-Peilz
Prices: single 136 | double 202
Since 1864, Bon Rivage welcomes its guest in an inspiring place on the shore of the lake, with nice gardens. In a warm atmosphere, mixing history and contemporary design, our guests enjoy a panoramic view on the lake and our garden. We offer complimentary wifi, carpark and a full continental breakfast.
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Artefact Management Ltd.
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1700 Fribourg - Switzerland
+41 (0) 26 321 31 09
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