The American International Club (AIC) founded in 1951, is a reflection of Geneva, a unique international City of peace, where the world’s most important global multinationals, financial institutions and intergovernmental organizations co-exist and complement one another in their diverse and worthy pursuits. The AIC, a non-profit club, founded over 60 years ago, has 800 members from 50 different nationalities. The AIC contributes significantly to “Genève International” and promotes relations between Americans, Swiss, and the international community living in Geneva and its surrounding regions.
The flagship activity of the American International Club is its prestigious ongoing Speaker Programme whose participants, in their actions and decisions, have often had a remarkable impact on the world. What other city could feature such important and diverse global Speakers and topics but Geneva?
We have had the pleasure to host Speakers in the world of government and politics: George Bush, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Ambassador, Suzi LeVine, Adolf Ogi and Micheline Calmy-Rey, Francois Longchamp; leaders of world famous NGOs: Peter Maurer, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) founded in Geneva; Antonio Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); in the world of global business: Umberto Agnelli, Managing Director of FIAT; Edgar Bronfman, CEO, Seagrams; Ivan Pictet, Bank Pictet; Peter Brabeck, CEO, Nestlé; Jean-Claude Biver, Hublot Watches; Richard Lepeu, CEO Richemont Group; to inspiring adventurers and leaders in leading edge technology and life sciences; Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse; Professor Henry Markram, Director of the Blue Brain Project; not to forget the world of sports, with Jackie Stewart, Alain Prost, John McEnroe, and the arts: Sir Peter Ustinov, Arthur Rubenstein, and Vladimir Ashkenazy. You will find the most relevant global actors discussing the most relevant topics of today.
The AIC however, is not only a top Speaker’s club. It also encompasses Professional Programs, Cultural Activities, Happy Hours, Golf and Tennis Tournaments. There is something for everyone. The AIC Club encourages interaction amongst its members throughout the year on many different levels and all nationalities. COME AND JOIN THE GREATEST CLUB IN TOWN!
It’s easy to become a member. Simply fill out the online application form and your application will be forwarded to the Executive Committee for approval. You will also enjoy member’s benefits and advantageous pricing for all our events.
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Ron Banks, AIC President