Membership Benefits

SwissCham proposes two types of adhesion, depending on the nationality of the company applying for joining our network: Membership and Associates.

Members are Swiss companies or individuals of Swiss nationality based in China.
Associate Members are non-Swiss companies or individuals of any other nationality.
Associate Membership also applies to Swiss companies based in Switzerland.

Both enjoy exactly the same privileges regarding discounts, channels of information, promotion and services. The only difference is that Associates do not have a voting right at the Annual General Assembly.

Join SwissCham and enjoy the following exclusive benefits:

  • Be part of the Swiss business community gathering over 600 companies
  • Benefit from our networking platform
  • Reduced entry price to events; invitations to exclusive member only events
  • Discount on members products and services (Member benefits program)

Make your voice heard!

  • SwissCham China represents its members to the Swiss and Chinese authorities.
  • SwissCham provides a networking platform and channels to connect with other members on business issues.

Be informed!

  • Website where you can access members contact details, articles written by experts, media news
  • Printed publications ("The Bridge") where you can learn about Sino-Swiss bilateral relations, Chinese culture and latest news on the Swiss business community
  • Members to members news in our Reader's Digest
  • Business events, organized by SwissCham, other chambers and SwissCham's partners at discounted rates

Be visible!

  • Featured in the Bridge, Website, monthly Newsletter (Publications)
  • Be listed in and get our e-Directory for free
  • Possibility to be a speaker at SwissCham events
  • Additional discounts and tailor-made solutions for your exposure through all our promotion channels
  • For more exposure, please have a look at our media kit


Currently, the fees for membership (in RMB) are the following:

Swiss Multinational (> 1,000 employees)   10,000  
Associate Multinational  (> 1,000 employees)   10,000  
National Membership - Multinational      
Swiss Large Corporate (> 100 employees) 7,500 8,000 2,500
Associate Large Corporate (> 100 employees) 10,000 8,000 2,500
National Membership - Large Corporate  
Swiss Small & Medium Corporate (< 100 employees) 5,000 5,000 1,000
Associate Small & Medium Corporate (< 100 employees) 10,000 5,000 1,000
National Membership - Small & Medium Corporate  
Individual 2,400 2,400 1,200
Individual Associate  2,400 2,400 N/A
Young Professional 500 600 N/A
NPO & Journalist 500 N/A N/A


  • "Associate" refers to non-Swiss Companies and individuals.
  • "Individual" refers to self–employed individuals.
  • "NPO" refers to organization without government affiliation.
  • "Young Professional" (YP) can become a member without voting rights if under 30 years old and self-employed or not working at the time of application.

The Board of Directors of SwissCham China liaison offices retain sole discretion for approving applications, categories and voting rights. Membership fees might change according to decisions at annual General Assembly. 

Click here to apply for a Membership / Associates.