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ICMA Annual Ski Weekend 2018
organised by the ICMA Switzerland and Liechtenstein region  

Date and Location

19-21 January 2018
Arosa, Switzerland

Event Overview

The ICMA Region for Switzerland & Liechtenstein is organising its annual ski event for ICMA members. This annual ski weekend has become a major event and is one of the main social gatherings in the calendar year for the Association. The weekend attracts well over 150 professionals and provides ICMA members, and non-members the opportunity to combine business, networking and pleasure.

This annual ski weekend, which is open to ICMA's entire global membership and non-members, will be held on the weekend of 19-21 January 2018, in the Swiss ski resort of Arosa.

The weekend includes a welcome dinner on the evening of Friday 19 January and will continue with ski races on Saturday 21 January. Times and locations of individual events to follow.

Admissions: This event is offered free of charge for all ICMA members. Non-Members are permitted to attend however must pay CHF 400 + VAT. To register please click here.

For further details about the ICMA Annual Ski Weekend please contact Leigh Anne Cooke.

Event Format

Friday, 19 January

  • Arrivals throughout the day
  • Race registration
  • Welcome dinner

Saturday, 20 January
  • Ski races
  • Lunch
  • Free ski
  • Gala Dinner
Sunday, 21 January
  • Free ski 

Arosa overview


Arosa is an Alpine resort village in the Schanfigg Valley, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden with Impressive white mountains, peaceful snowy forests, ski slopes as far as you can see - this winter sports resort impresses again and again. An opportunity to take a closer look at the diverse sports and activities that you can do in the snow. How about you try something new, like switching from your snowboard to a pair of skis for a day or spend your day sledging. Let yourself be inspired by "snow sports" and create your very own experience in Arosa.

To download one of the resorts brochures, click here.

Arosa Lenzerheide has...
  • 120 slopes spread over 2 destinations
  • Runs/slopes are a total of 225km
  • Night skiing available
  • Longest run of 4.5km
  • 43 lifts, some up to 2000m in length
  • Winter pedestrian path network of over 208 km
  • Experiences such as hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing
To see the current conditions, view the live webcam by clicking here.

For a 360° view of some of the resorts attractions, click here.


Given the popularity of Arosa, interested participants are urged to register now and to book their hotels as soon as possible. Delegates are reminded that they are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Please find below a list of the recommended hotels in Arosa.  Details of any special room rates are included below.

Click on the names of the hotels below to visit their websites >

Arosa Kulm Hotel & Spa
Innere Poststrasse, 7050 Arosa, Switzerland
Phone: +41 81 378 88 88 Email: info@arosakulm.ch

Arosa Kulm Hotel & Alpin Spa lies 1,850 metres above sea level and is surrounded by the imposing Swiss mountain landscape. The 5-star hotel belongs to the Swiss Deluxe Hotels group. With 119 rooms and suites, you will be cared for by more than 180 staff.

50 rooms from CHF 260 to 410 Single occupancy; Offer expires on 15th August 2017 (The discount code for booking is ICMA)

Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Sonnenbergstrasse, CH-7050 Arosa, Switzerland
Phone: +41 81 378 99 99 Email: info@tschuggen.ch

Experience the breathtaking mountain scenery of Graubünden at its most beautiful. Genuine, heart-felt hospitality accompanies our guests throughout the entire hotel. A fond attention to detail reveals itself with understated elegance to the appreciative seasoned traveller. Not to mention one of the most impressive wellness areas in Europe set in a stunning mountain landscape.

20 rooms from CHF 480 to 780 (Double room); Offer expires on 15th September 2017 (The discount code for booking is ICMA)

Hotel the Excelsior
Sonnenbergstrasse, 7050 Arosa, Switzerland
Phone: +41 81 378 47 47 Email: info@the-excelsior.ch

The Excelsior impresses with his artful facilities, seduce you with his ambience and spoils you with an exclusive 4-star service as well as a direct view on the Arosa mountains. Most of our 65 comfortably furnished, sunny rooms and suites offer an unobstructed view of the breathtaking Grisons mountains.

30 rooms from CHF 205 to 270; Offer expires on 15th September 2017 (The discount code for booking is ICMA)

Sunstar Alpine Hotel & Spa

Seewaldweg, 7050 Arosa, Switzerland   
Phone: +41 81 378 77 77 Email: arosa@sunstar.ch
Traditional sports and cultural hotel in a quiet location on the edge of the forest.

20 rooms from CHF 215 to 320 incl. 2-days ski pass; Offer expires on 15th September 2017 (The discount code for booking is ICMA)


Further details about sponsorship packages will be available shortly, If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact Leigh Anne Cooke.





Register on-line for the ICMA Annual Ski Weekend 2018 to be held in Arosa ski resort, Switzerland on 19-21 January 2018

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Terms and Conditions

I understand that my reservation for this event shall be accepted and confirmed if ICMA sends me a respective confirmation in writing within 3 business days from receipt of my registration. I also understand that if ICMA does not send me such confirmation within the specified period my reservation could not be considered.

I agree that ICMA shall have the right to cancel events at its own discretion for any reason (including e.g. if a sufficient minimum number of participants is not reached before the start date of the relevant event). In the event of such cancellation, I agree that ICMA shall not be liable for any expenses incurred by me, my employer, or anyone else on my behalf, due to the cancellation.

In case I want to cancel my reservation for this event I shall notify ICMA (attention Events team) in writing without delay.

I understand that substitutions can be made subject to the condition that ICMA (attention Events team) is notified accordingly in writing and provided with the details of the substitute (see 1. above) not later than 48 hours before the relevant event commences.

I agree that ICMA and its affiliate entities collect, store and process the personal data that I submit in connection with this reservation for the purpose of administrating this event.

I agree that ICMA and its affiliate entities may retain the information supplied on this form on a database and use it for the purpose of course and event administration, and, UNLESS I have ticked the relevant boxes above, to compile a delegate list (including my name and that of my employer) to be distributed at the event in hard copy or to other registered delegates in electronic form as well as for the purposes of advertising future courses and events and promoting ICMA.


Attendance at this event is free of charge to ICMA members only. All non-members will be charged a registration fee of CHF 400 + 8% VAT. Payable by credit card or on receipt of invoice.

Delegates are responsible for arranging and paying for their own travel, accommodation and ski passes.

Please ensure that you have completed your registration, paid any registration fees and booked your travel and accommodation well in advance to enable you to attend this event. Delegates must book their own accommodation directly with the hotels and are responsible for their own travel costs and arrangements. Please quote “ICMA” when booking as some of the hotels have reserved a limited amount of rooms for us for a short time period and you may be able to enjoy a reduced room rate.

ICMA gives details of the hotels on the resort on the event webpage but cannot guarantee availability and prices. We strongly suggest that you reserve your accommodation as soon as possible is this resort is highly popular.

We will contact you within the next 48 hours to confirm your place at this event.

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