The Expert Directory is the online directory for experts in internationalisation and export.
The Expert Directory is part of the product portfolio of Switzerland Global Enterprise and provides Swiss and Liechtenstein companies the opportunity to find an expert for their export / internationalisation plans, free of charge, simply and quickly. Fully in line with the value proposition of Switzerland Global Enterprise: Enabling new business.
The directory includes more than 400 experts1 in the fields of Strategy, Marketing, Sales, Law, Logistics, Personnel, etc., in over 50 countries2. More than 803 of the 400 experts bear the quality label Certified Expert, which is awarded by Switzerland Global Enterprise.
The profile of each expert presents a comprehensive view of their competencies and services, thus making it possible to choose an expert effectively. The Expert Directory website receives more than 55,000 visits4 each year. With more than 500 messages5 being sent by the visitors to the registered experts.
The Expert Directory is offered in collaboration with the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), within the framework of the "Export Promotion" service agreement.Official Program
1 Number of experts incl. certified experts (as of 30.09.2014): 409
2 Number of countries covered according to location of experts (as of 30.09.2014): 56
3 Number of certified experts (as of 30.09.2014): 84
4 Number of visits on the website in 2013 (measured using Google Analytics): 55,674
5 Number of messages sent to experts in 2013 (not including spam): 536
In October 2012, Switzerland Global Enterprise was awarded the prize for «Excellence in Export Development Initiatives» by the international conference of the «Trade Promotion Organization Network» (TPO Network). This conference, held every two years, awards a prize to the world's best export promotion agencies.
Switzerland Global Enterprise received the award for the exemplary work with private experts, the Expert Directory (formerly the Pool of Experts), and the quality status Certified Expert (formerly Official Osec Expert).