financial community. Despite the skiing and racing, the event is mainly
laid out for networking.
The participants come from many areas of the financial landscape: there
are about 400 bankers, private equity professionals, portfolio managers,
traders, analysts, brokers, international exchange representatives and
more. They originate from all over the world – roughly 60% are European,
from financial centers in at least nine countries. There are also large
groups from the US and from Canada and several participants from
Australia and Singapore.
Since 1969, the gathering has travelled throughout the world with a
different Team organizing the event every year.
The app shows the weeks programme, the scheduled ski-races, the rules
and ranking of the races, the location and accommodation-suggestions and
most importantly, the “who is who” of the participants which shows the
contact details and helps connecting with each other. Thanks to the
search filter, people can easily be found according to their name,
market segment and region.
Since every participant has a user profile, the personal data is always
up to date.
In short, the app increases the networking-possibilities in the world’s
financial community not only at the annual gathering but throughout the