IFIA & PALEXPO Form Strategic Partnership for SVIIF
Mr. Alireza Rastegar from IFIA and Mr. Claude Membrez from PALEXPO, Geneva’s Exhibition and Congress Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Hong Kong on December 5th, 2018 to form a strategic partnership between the two organizations for the Silicon Valley International Invention Festival (SVIIF).
According to this agreement, PALEXPO is specified to be the organizer of SVIIF 2019 which is planned to be held from 23 to 26 June 2019 in Santa Clara Convention Center and IFIA is the host of the event.
The PALEXPO SA is the operator of PALEXPO and since 1981, hosts and organizes important exhibitions and congress all year long. The International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva was created in 1972 in Geneva, Switzerland and belongs to PALEXPO SA since 2016.
It is one of the world’s most prestigious innovation exhibitions, which is arranged under the patronage of The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) of the Swiss Government and City of Geneva, and is showcasing innovations and inventions.
Every year, it comes with over 800 exhibitors from 40 countries, featuring 1,000 new innovations and inventions; the annual International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva is a major global event dedicated to innovation and to new products. It also serves as a platform for inventors and their potential buyers from organizations worldwide to communicate and exchange their ideas, including means for commercialization.