Welcome to Ice Hockey Country Switzerland!
We are delighted to welcome you to the official website of the 2009 IIHF World Championship.
From April 24 to May 10, 2009, exciting, world-class ice hockey games will be played in Berne and Zurich-Kloten. We are extremely proud to be entrusted with organizing this event of the superlative in the ice hockey nation Switzerland!
Ice hockey games are all about experiences, emotions, excitement and dynamics – here as everywhere else. In Switzerland, ice hockey enjoys a wide appeal thanks to an excellent championship level of play. This dynamic sport has a firm place in our lives, and mobilizes hundreds of thousands of players and spectators year upon year. Our long-standing Swiss ice hockey tradition is the best possible foundation for a great atmosphere and a hugely successful World Championship event in 2009.
Swiss ice hockey is poised to bubble up in spring 2009! Attending the World Championship will be a wonderful adventure for fans, families, sports enthusiasts – and basically for anyone looking to be a part of an unforgettable happening. A well-rounded social program is designed to meet our visitors' numerous expectations as regards entertainment, food and security as well as transport and respect for the environment. A World Championship not to be missed!
Sponsors, companies and partners have a choice of attractive World Championship hospitality packages at their disposal, enabling them to benefit from this incomparable platform. The Organizing Committee is made up of highly qualified professionals who are all great ice hockey enthusiasts – what more promising a basis for a successful partnership than their combined passion and dedication to assuring that the event is run to perfection!
We greatly look forward to having you at our stadiums on the occasion of the 2009 IIHF World Championship.
A resounding welcome to Ice Hockey Switzerland awaits you!
OC 2009 IIHF World Championship AG
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