SLIDESHOWS

The Swiss Meeting Trophy
  • M&C editor in chief Loren G. Edelstein joined an annual fam trip/competition crafted by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau. Eight teams of meeting planners competed for the Swiss Meeting Trophy in an Amazing Race-style adventure that took them through Switzerland. Here are some photo highlights.
  • Team North America gathered for the kickoff reception atop the Art Deco Hotel Montana in Lucerne.
  • A birds-eye view of beautiful Lucerne.
  • Team North America sets off for a day of Swiss Meeting Trophy challenges, beginning with a scavenger hunt in Lucerne. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • Teams journeyed by boat to Alpnachstad for a journey up Mount Pilatus by cogwheel. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • The stunning view from atop Mount Pilatus, where participants enjoyed lunch and more challenges. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • Team North America’s mountaintop selfie. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • A picnic lunch atop Mount Pilatus. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • The scenic descent from Pilatus by cable car. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • We got wheels! Pictured: Sarah Murray of Dragonfly Meetings in Thornhill, Ontario.
  • Teams took to the roadways for a scenic drive from Lucerne to lunch and challenges at the Emmental Show Dairy. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • In Bern, scooters were the mode of transport to several activities around the city. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • M&C’s Loren Edelstein shows North American team spirit riverside in Bern.
  • M&C's Loren Edelstein honored Independence Day by carrying the American flag to dinner on July 4.
  • Team North America gathers for a final group photo at the conclusion of the 2015 Swiss Meeting Trophy. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.
  • The Russian team celebrated their Swiss Meeting Trophy victory at Schwellenmätteli. Photo by the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau.

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