Location

The 2m2c Montreux Music & Convention Center is a venue which specializes in hosting both cultural and business events. With its panoramic view of Lake Geneva and the Alps, 2m2c enjoys a unique setting in the heart of both Switzerland and Europe. The Convention Centre is easily accessible by road and rail: it is one hour from Geneva Airport, and a five-minute walk from the town’s main train station, hotels, restaurants, bars and shops.

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About Montreux

Montreux
The picturesque setting on the shores of Lake Geneva, flower-decked lake promenades, café terraces, a casino, and beautiful Belle Epoque hotels are just a few of the reasons why Montreux is known as “The Pearl of the Swiss Riviera”. It is also much sought-after as an entertainment venue, hosting world-renowned events like the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Rose d’Or Festival, the Montreux Comedy Festival and Montreux Choral Festival.

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Tourist board
Montreux Tourisme, Pavillon d’information, 1820 Montreux, Phone: +41 (0)21 962.84.36, Fax: +41(0)21 963 81 13, www.montreux-vevey.com, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Climate and clothing
The weather is usually cold in March with temperatures of around 5 to 15° Celsius (41 to 59° Fahrenheit). In addition to warm clothing, you should bring a raincoat for rainy days. If you plan excursions to the mountains, good walking shoes as well as suitable clothing (gloves, hat) are essential.
 
Passport and visa requirements
For citizens of most countries, only a valid passport is required. However, visitors coming from certain countries may need a tourist visa. Please consult your travel agent or the nearest Swiss Consulate. On request, we will be pleased to send you an official invitation letter. You can find additional information about visas here.
 
Money
The local currency is the Swiss franc (CHF). One Swiss franc is worth approximately 0.80 euros. Banking hours are from Monday to Friday, 8.30 to 16.30. You can find current exchange rates here.
 
Shopping
Shops in Montreux are open Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 9:00 to 19:00. Shops at the railway station are open Monday to Saturday from 6:00 to 22:00.

Travel Information

Access by air
Geneva has an international airport offering direct flights to nearly 100 international destinations. The terminals have all the facilities a traveler could wish for. It is designed for speedy and simple check-in, and has essential services such as change, information and restaurants at strategic points. Website of Geneva Airport: www.gva.ch
 
Access by rail
Distance Geneva Airport – Montreux: by train 70 min, by car 45 min. Rail www.sbb.ch and road facilities provide rapid access to the rest of Switzerland and Europe. The Swiss National Railroad system offers several links per hour to Lausanne, Geneva, Bern, Basel, Zurich and the regions of Vaud, Valais and others.

Access by road
- From the northern part of Europe take the highway Bern – Fribourg – Lausanne (Direction Gd-Saint-Bernard, Vevey – Montreux). Exit: Montreux
- Form the southern part the highway Geneva-Lausanne-Vevey, (Direction Gd-Saint-Bernard-Montreux). Exit: Montreux
 
Maps

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Program Information

Holstein Switzerland
Route de Grangeneuve 27
1725 Posieux - Switzerland
+41 (0) 26 305 59 00
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Registration / Accommodation

Artefact Management Ltd.
Avenue Charles Dickens 2
1000 Lausanne - Switzerland
+41 (0) 21 311 04 08
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Organization

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