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We may not have all the answers, but all questions are welcome. Please feel free to send us your media inquiries, your questions about membership or non-political partnership, your ideas or requests. We look forward to hearing from you, in any of the Confederation’s official languages or in English.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page. Here you find the answers to general questions about digitalswitzerland and our mission as well as answers to concrete questions about Association membership and Foundation partnership. Do you still have another question? Email us at info@digitalswitzerland.com.

Do you offer different membership packages?

So far we only offer one membership package for all our members. As for events, generally all members are welcome. However, there are a few exceptions that are by invitation only.  Have a look at our event calendar to check participation requirements.

Do you offer free partnerships on a give-and-take basis?

As an Association and Foundation, we generally focus on working with Association members and Foundation partners. We believe that thanks to our dynamic membership and partnership fee model, this has proven itself as an inclusive and impactful way of collaborating. If you are interested in a fee-required membership or partnership, contact our relationship management team at info@digitalswitzerland.com.

How can I become actively involved in a project?

Browse the website to find out if you are interested in a project or would like to actively participate. You can contact the project manager listed on the website.

How can I become an Association member or Foundation partner?

We are happy to have a conversation with you about our offerings, answer any questions you might have and to discuss the next steps. Please contact us at info@digitalswitzerland.com. Our relationship management team looks forward to hearing from you.

How can I stay informed about latest developments of digitalswitzerland projects?

We regularly provide updates on topics related to digitalisation. Join more than 12,000 fellow digital enthusiasts for our regular round-up of the latest news, project updates and ideas to inspire. Subscribe here.

How does society benefit from digitalswitzerland?

Digitalisation is changing all areas of society: education, healthcare, politics, business, work, leisure, mobility, and communication. digitalswitzerland not only advances the digital transformation in Switzerland, but also clarifies potential questions raised from society by providing information about digitalisation. One example is the Swiss Digital Days.

This event showcases the developments, opportunities and risks of digitalisation. Digital Days invite the entire Swiss population to learn, question and discover how rapid digital change continues to shape the world we live in.

How long will my membership or partnership last?

Our memberships and partnerships are annual and are automatically renewed unless either party terminates the membership. Do you have any further questions around membership or partnership? Feel free to contact us at info@digitalswitzerland.com and our relationship management team will get in touch with you.

How much does a membership or a partnership cost?

Our membership and partnership fees are defined by various parameters, such as type of organisation, size of the company and annual revenue. We are happy to have a conversation with you to discuss further details in person. Contact our relationship management team

I am a citizen interested in becoming a digitalswitzerland member. How can I apply for membership?

We do not offer memberships for citizens. You can still benefit from our offerings, e.g. by visiting the Swiss Digital Days.Are you working for an employer that is interested in becoming a digitalswitzerland member or Foundation partner? Let your manager reach out to info@digitalswitzerland.com to have a conversation about it. Our relationship management team will get in touch with you.

I am a copywriter and would like to write for digitalswitzerland. How can we collaborate?

As an association, we publish content that is closely related to our mission and our members and partners. If you are an employee of a digitalswitzerland Association member or Foundation partner and have an idea about a potential collaboration, please contact us at info@digitalswitzerland.com and our Communications team will get in touch with you.

I am a digitalswitzerland member and would like to apply for a seat in the Executive Committee or the Steering Committee. What are the next steps?

After one year of membership, you can apply for a seat on the Steering Committee. Your application will be followed by a vote. If the vote is in your favour, you will join the Steering Committee.  

If you want to become an Executive Committee member, you have to be nominated. After your nomination you will be presented to the Executive Committee and finally, the General Assembly needs to elect you into the Committee. The Executive Committee is limited to 25 seats. Please note that our bylaws regulate the establishment of the committees.

I am a media representative. Who can I reach out to?

For media enquiries, please contact Colin Wallace. To find more information on past digitalisation projects, events and collaborations, have a look at our News section and find press releases here.

I am a representative of an organisation and have an idea on how we could collaborate. Who do I get in contact with?

You are not a member or partner yet, but are a key player from one of our focus topics or related fields? Or you are a member or partner and you have a concrete idea you would like to discuss or brainstorm new ideas together? We are always interested in having an open conversation on how we can collaborate to accomplish our mission. Contact us at info@digitalswitzerland.com and our relationship management team will get in touch with you. Thanks to our member network, we have created many strong campaigns over the years, such as the #lifelonglearning, the digital shapers, Circular Economy and Digitalisation whitepaper, or – one of our most recent campaigns – the Digital Experts Talk.

I am interested in becoming a member but would like to receive more information. Who should I contact?

Our relationship management team is happy to connect and have a conversation. Reach out to us at info@digitalswitzerland.com and they will get back to you. You can also have a look at our Membership & Partnership page for more information.

I am not yet a digitalswitzerland member but would like to promote my events on the digitalswitzerland website. How can I do that?

Generally, we do not promote events on our website which we are not an official partner or co-organiser. If you are interested in a membership or partnership, please contact info@digitalswitzerland.com to start a conversation with our relationship management team.

I am not yet a digitalswitzerland member but would like to publish sponsored articles on the digitalswitzerland website. How can I do that?

Generally, we do not publish sponsored articles on our website. As an Association, we share content that is closely related to our mission and our members and partners. Are you interested in becoming an Association member or a Foundation partner? Contact us at info@digitalswitzerland.com to have a conversation with our relationship management team.

I have decided to become a member. What are the next steps in the process?

Great news! Please contact our relationship management team in order to discuss your membership or partnership. Reach out to info@digitalswitzerland.com.

We are a non-profit and would love to become a member. Are there special rates for organisations like us?

Yes. We offer special rates for NGOs and NPOs. Our membership fees are defined by various parameters, such as type of organisation, size of the company and annual revenue. We are happy to have a conversation with you to discuss further details.

What are some of the past successes of digitalswitzerland?

In 2016, DigitalZurich2025 turned into digitalswitzerland as we know it today. Since then, lots has happened. Thanks to our members and partners who are pursuing the same mission of making Switzerland a leading digital nation, we have been able to discuss a multitude of innovative ideas, run inspiring campaigns, organise and host powerful networking events and much, much more. Have a look at the history of digitalswitzerland, you will find past successes in our timeline.

What are the requirements for becoming an Association member or Foundation partner of digitalswitzerland?

First and foremost, it is important that your organisation has a legal entity in Switzerland. Furthermore, we welcome all organisations that share our mission to establish Switzerland as a leading digital nation. It is beneficial if we can bridge the gap between digitalisation and your organisation, and we see many opportunities for this. Please contact us at info@digitalswitzerland.com. Our relationship management team looks forward to hearing from you.

What does digitalswitzerland stand for?

digitalswitzerland is a swiss-wide, cross-industry initiative that aims to strengthen and anchor Switzerland as a leading nation for digital innovation. Under the umbrella of digitalswitzerland, more than 200 association members and non-political foundation partners work together transversally to achieve this goal. Learn more.

What is included in a membership?

You will be invited to several networking events throughout the year where you can benefit from making connections in digitalswitzerland’s large and diverse network and beyond. This includes connecting with top executives, thought and industry leaders of Switzerland and to be inspired by trending digital topics. You can also discuss, help shape, support and participate in initiatives and projects on pressing issues and important topics that shape  Switzerland. As an Association member your voice is needed at our annual General Assembly, when making strategic decisions on the future of digitalswitzerland and the mission we pursue.

What is my time commitment if I become a member?

Generally, there is no explicit time commitment expected. However, we want to have active members and we ask you to give us at least two contacts in your organisation (one C-Level, one Ambassador) to share our activities with you. We expect our members to be open for innovation, inspiration and transversality. And last but not least: we support that networking within digitalswitzerland results in new business opportunities and cooperation but we are not a sales-oriented platform.

What is the difference between the association and the foundation?

As a member of the Association you play an active role in bringing our projects to life – including political ones. 
The digitalswitzerland Foundation provides an open and independent forum for neutral debates around digital change. One of the main goals is to encourage and support digital literacy among the Swiss population. Foundation partners are drawn from academia, public organisations and NGOs or NPOs.

What topics does digitalswitzerland cover with their projects?

With topics such as cybersecurity, e-health, e-Sustainability, e-Government, education or diversity, digitalswitzerland covers a wide range of digitalisation subjects. This list is not exhaustive. For more information on the latest projects, subscribe to our newsletter and take a look at our news section.

Which events does digitalswitzerland offer to non-members?

The events that we host, sponsor or co-create throughout the year, bring members or non-members together. Check our event calendar for details on the registration requirements for events that catch your interest. Should any questions arise, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Who can become a digitalswitzerland member or Foundation partner?

digitalswitzerland consists of members of the Association and non-political partners of the Foundation. We welcome and invite SMEs, NGOs, NPOs, public institutions, associations as well as global corporations to join our mission. Today, we count more than 240 organisations aiming to strengthen and anchor Switzerland as a leading global location for digital innovation.

Who else is a member or partner of digitalswitzerland?

As we welcome and invite SMEs, NGOs, NPOs, public institutions, Associations as well as global corporations to join our mission, our list of members and partners is diverse. Have a look at our Logo wall for an overview of all Association members and Foundation partners.