The venue

The conference venue, Olma Messen, is well prepared to hoste the TIAFT Conference. The location is within walking distance from downtown St.Gallen, and easy accessible by public transportation.

All conference activities will take place in one building. All rooms are equiped with modern facilities such as first-class lighting, sound and visual technology.

Please consult below links for detailed information.

Location/Directions Olma Messen St.Gallen

Olma Messen St.Gallen


Bus Plan St.Gallen with Hotels:

St. Gallen and the corresponding region is very compact and offers a very extensiv public transport. It is certainly no problem if you book a hotel that requires a short ride to the conference venue. To help you in a decision, we have some public transportation plans with the location and appromiate distance of corresponding hotels below.

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Detailed plans of the venue rooms follow...


Destination St.Gallen

10 reasons in favor for St.Gallen...

1. In St.Gallen, the distances are short. Hotels, congress centre and old town - everything is just a few minutes' walk away.

2. Nearby world-famous excursion destinations such as the Aescher in Appenzellerland are ideal for social programmes.
3. The congress centre is located in the heart of the city.

4 St.Gallen is easily accessible:

  • Hourly 3 fast train connections to and from Zurich Airport (50 minutes).
  • Motorway A1: 85 km mostly congestion-free from Zurich
  • Motorway exit directly at the Congress Centre
5. St.Gallen fascinates with unique locations for gala evenings.
6. The St.Gallen-Lake Constance region has hotel capacity for events of up to 1500 participants.
7. St.Gallen is a congress destination with an attractive price/performance ratio.
8. St.Gallen combines UNESCO World Heritage with textile history and the flair of a student city.
9. St.Gallen surprises with a multi-faceted cultural offer.
10. St.Gallen offers a diverse range of restaurants, bars and clubs.