NZZ Connect

Swiss Economic Forum
in content and scene

Our task

Ready today for tomorrow

At the beginning of June, the most renowned Swiss economic forum «Swiss Economic Forum», SEF short, took place for the 25th time. The host and organizer is NZZ Connect, which resulted from the merger of Swiss Economic Forum AG with Neue Zürcher Zeitung. When important representatives of the Swiss business scene meet every year in the Kursaal Interlaken for the two-day conference, he is also in the middle of it - Samuel Röthlisberger. The FE Motion CEO has been working with the SEF for more than a decade and assists the hosts in the direction of events and scenography. When NZZ Connect recognized the opportunity to use the Forum as a content production facility for subsequent events, our FE Motion film team entered the picture. From high-quality footage and interviews, we produced today for tomorrow - and for next year's SEF.

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Years of cooperation

between Samuel Röthlisberger and NZZ Connect

and vertical communication in action

The idea of NZZ Connect is completely in line with the basic idea of our concept for horizontal and vertical communication. We used the Forum, a selective vertical highlight, to pre-produce video material during the event for the anniversary video as part of next year's horizontal communication. This not only spared NZZ Connect another, often not so easy, appointment for interviews with the busy personalities, but also made sustainable provisions for the future at a one-off event.

Processes, recordings
and creative editing

Embedded in the beautiful mountain scenery of Interlaken, the forum offered over 1,000 leaders from business, science, politics and media space for active and cross-industry exchange of views. For an impeccable program, the stage management and the flow control in the main hall were firmly in Motion's hands. In addition to the show in the foreground, nothing was left to chance with the SEF guests, and content production was in full swing: our four-person camera team conducted numerous topic-specific interviews, including previews of the upcoming 25th anniversary next year. The crew added to their creative repertoire by recording a wide variety of atmospheric images and then edited the video footage. This resulted in captivating highlight videos as well as social media productions for NZZ Connect.

«For the Swiss Economic Forum, we needed a video crew that was as structured as it was creative. We found them with FE Motion. Our wishes were implemented professionally, and the team demonstrated great flexibility. Not least when they moved a complete video set several times within a few minutes. Our learning: You can rely on FE Motion.»

Dominic Lüthy, Director Marketing & Communication, NZZ Connect