In its endeavors, the 2009 IIHF World Championship Organizing Committee will follow four guidelines:
1. The event's planning and organization shall meet the highest sporting, social, environmental and financial expectations.
2. We shall provide the participating national teams with the best possible environment for outstanding performance. Switzerland is an ice hockey nation, and we shall endeavor to strengthen yet further the position of ice hockey sports in our society.
3. The 2009 IIHF World Championship shall be a social happening attracting international attention. It shall showcase Switzerland's lifestyle and culture. A special "ice hockey spirit" shall arise and live on.
4. The 2009 IIHF World Championship Organization shall generate an economic profit.