Previous Events 

DEC 3rd, 2021 cocktail reception to H.E. Jacques Pitteloud, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States and his spouse Madame Angelique Gakoko Pitteloud


Thank you to all participants for making the cocktail reception for H.E. Jacques Pitteloud, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States and his spouse Madame Angelique Gakoko Pitteloud a memorable Miami evening during 2021 Art Basel Miami.

We would like to extend our thanks to the Consulate of Switzerland in Miami, represented by its Honorary Consul Ferdinand Kurt, but also to Mr. John A. Bernhard, Honorary Consul in Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Christine Pfister , Honorary Consul of Philadelphia who both happened to be in town.

Our special thanks go to our sponsors: General Consulate of Switzerland in Atlanta, Bank Vontobel and Villiger Cigars North America as well as The Ritz-Carlton South-Beach under the leadership of Mrs. Jacqueline Volkart for hosting the event.

We wish you a Happy Holiday Season as well as a good start to an exciting New Year!

Rene Riedi

Chairman of the Florida Chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce



Swiss American Business Update
June 16th, 2021, 2 pm EDT
Tobias Meyer, General Counsel Corporate & Chief Compliance Officer, Dufry Group
Environment, Social & Governance - Differences between Switzerland and the USA
Other Guest Speakers:
  • Roman Tschannen, Global Real Estate Advisor - International Division at ONE | Sotheby's International Realty
  • Sascha Lang, VP Architectural & Design, Newbuild & Innovation - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
  • Marc Streit, Board Member - Norqain (and Swiss Ice Hockey legend)
Topics covered:
  • Real Estate Market in South Florida (Swiss Perspective)
  • Future of the Cruise Ship Industry
  • Mark Streit on his book "Against All Odds"
Online events are free for SACCFL members and affiliates.


May 11th, 2021 Virtual Event with Swisscom Cloud Lab Ltd. & HBS Alumni Angels of South Florida

May 1st, 2021 Swiss Miami Golf open 2021

The Swiss Club Miami and the Florida Chapter of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce organized the 2nd edition of our joint annual Golf Tournament for the Swiss community and Friends of Switzerland in South Florida! The event took place at the spectacular Crandon Golf Course in Key Biscayne on May 1st, 2021.

We welcomed 100 golfers for the tournament followed by a buffet luncheon and the award ceremony. In addition, organized a “warm-up get together” for our sponsors and participants!




March  9, 2021, Joint virtual event with MSC Cruises, SKAL Miami, and Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce Florida Chapter.                                                                                                          Topic: Is there a future for the cruise industry? Expert business and sustainability perspectives                                                                                                

Guest Speakers:

  • Mr. Adrian Pittaway, Head of Retail for MSC Cruises, Geneva Moderator
  • Bill Panoff, Chairman PPI Group, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Porthole Cruise Magazine 
  • Followed by Q&A session with John Welby, National Cruise Ship Liason, Key West


  • Karin Andersen, 2021 President of SKAL Miami
  • Rene Riedi, Chairman Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce Florida Chapter

September 12, 2019 Dufry Logistics Facility Tour

Guest Speaker: Martin Naville, CEO Swiss American Chamber of Commerce

August 1, 2019 Evening Vernissage


Join us for an evening vernissage, German Chamber of Commerce with the Swiss Chamber of Commerce at the former home of the Swiss Consulate in Miami. 

Our Trustee Member Alexandra Peters, and her colleague Roman Tschannen have listed this beautiful villa located in Gables by the Sea for sale and have invited us to spend an evening at the property. 
For more information on the property, please visit the property website here.
The event will feature a pop-up exhibition with artwork by German artist Detlef R. Peters.
Experience this beautiful setting while enjoying complementary
appetizers and drinks -- and of course, great company!
When:  Thursday, August 1st, 2019
Time:  6pm-8pm
Where: Gables by the Sea, 1561 Agua Ave, Coral Gableds, FL 33156
Fee: Members of Swiss and German Chamber: NO fee / Non Members of any Chamber: $10

April 27, 2019 The 1st SWISS Miami Golf open

The Tournament was organized by the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce (SACCFL) & Swiss Club Miami

April 16, 2019 Business Breakfast Roundtable

Guest Speaker: Minister-Counselor D. Freihofer, Head of Economic, Trade & Finance Affairs

Embassy of Switzerland to the United States, Washington D.C.

Art Basel Event 2015

March 31, 2016 Networking Reception, Conde Contemporary, Miracle Mile in Coral Gables

Hosted by the German Consulate General and the German American Business Chamber of South Florida in cooperation with the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

March 20, 2016 Soccer Tournament, Won by the Miami Swiss Soccer Team

March 2, 2016 Multinational Business Mixer, Hallandale Beach Florida



     DECEMBER 4, 2015


                                Art-Investment-Philanthropy in the New Millennium in Miami, Florida


        NOVEMBER 08, 2015


            Proud partner/sponsor of the Miami Swiss Soccer Team in Miami, Florida