Meet Magento Switzerland 2014 Invites Industry Leaders and Community Members
Welcome Message from the Organizers of the Conference
On 24th October, the leading Magento conference takes place for the first time in Switzerland and invites industry leaders and community members to be part of this event.
Merchants, agencies, developers and service providers – more than 350 attendees will join us and share their knowledge and experiences.
Swiss Online Group AG
Diglin Ecommerce Solutions
Today in our voyage across multiple European countries, which host Magento events, we have a great chance to know a bit more about a beautiful country in the north-west of Europe, about Switzerland.
This is the first time when Switzerland welcomes Meet Magento and this conference is very important for the local community and entire ecosystem. This way Magento continues to engage more and more countries building multiple reliable connections among numerous followers and a solid background for the further successful development.
October 24, the conference will be held in Glattfelden, a cozy town of the canton of Zurich. The official language of the conference is English, however organizers evaluate an opportunity of simultaneous translation available for the business track, while the developers track is planned to be in English.
Switzerland is an originally branded country and example of the excellent national marketing. Talking about Switzerland we can enumerate only perfect definitions: the whitest snow of Alpine resorts, best chocolate in cozy chocolate shops, delicious cheeses from the pastoral meadows, absolutely secured and stable banking system, etc. Meanwhile, it is still a tiny country with a considerably small population, which seems to be constituted of absolutely awesome people.
Switzerland, officially Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic, which consists of 26 cantons. The country borders Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland has no access to the sea and is primarily a mountain country. Meanwhile, almost all population is located on the Swiss Plateau with the biggest cities, including Zurich and Geneva.
Quick Facts about Switzerland
- Capital: Has no official capital;
- Official Structure: Confederation;
- Time Zone: CET (UTC +1);
- Population: 8,014,000 (2014);
- Largest cities: Zurich (383,708), Geneva (196,257), Basel (173,808), Lausanne (132,788), Bern (128,848);
- Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF);
- Official Language: German, French, Italian, Romansh;
- Main Religion: Roman Catholicism – 38.2%, Swiss Reformed – 26.9%, Unaffiliated – 21.4%.
Glattfelden is a municipality in the district of Bülach in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. Its population is only 4,631 people mostly speaking German. It has two railway stations, a hotel and several restaurants.