The geography has played a huge role into shaping the area into what it is today, both socially and economically. Regional entrepreneurs draw inspiration from all around them. From the latest innovations, the diversity of cultures, through to the deep rooted traditions of the past. In this land of horizons, the people are always looking to go beyond their limits, to explore new possibilities.
Small and medium-sized businesses thrive here due to their skills and dedication, with always one eye to the future as well as on their natural surroundings. The same applies to the global players based here, who innovate and influence their sectors internationally. These household names are trail blazers, who outshine competitors with their expertise and holistic business models.
It is not just the big hitters; family-run companies of all sizes are at home here in Vorarlberg. A carefully crafted balance between celebrated traditions and cutting edge innovation has been achieved, creating organisations that set the highest aesthetic, sustainability and working standards in the world.
This harmony between nature and enterprise is driven by the surrounding and celebrated outdoors lifestyle of the area, which is not surprising when you step out and see the lush green valleys and the majestic snow-capped mountains.
The region also boasts a high standard of cultural celebrations, ranging from exclusive festivals featuring international stars of classical music, through to contemporary dance tours and modern art exhibitions. But it is not just in arts and music that the area excels, Vorarlberg also has made an international name for itself in the field of architecture.
Striving to achieve excellence and delivering to the highest standards is apparent throughout region. This attitude and outlook can also be seen in many of their institutes including The Vorarlberger Architektur Institut, Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences and the pioneering Kongresskultur – where “green meeting” levels are met every day.
The drive and determination of the region, married to the beauty of the area result in a truly inspirational place. With its location in the heart of Central Europe and superb transport links, Vorarlberg is the ideal location for international congresses, conferences, seminars and more.