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Etape Suisse Launch Corporate Sportive in Gstaad for 2016

by Nick Gregory

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Etape Suisse have recently announced they will be running a corporate sportive in Gstaad in June 2016. Comprising of cycling and networking, the event is in aid of the Laureus Sports for Good Foundation, and aims to raise over £1million for the charity. 

Heading to the picturesque west side of Switzerland, attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to ride in teams headed up by pro-cyclists and celebrities. Bringing together cycling teams and networking, this corporate sportive includes 5 star luxury accommodation, electric ride assist bikes and an exclusive charity gala dinner. 

Robert Simpson, founder of Etape Suisse, said: "The combination of cycling and networking is an innovative concept that we want many cycling enthusiast to explore. Etape Suisse events are perfect for people with hectic schedules prevent them from cycling as much as they would like to. This event is the ideal opportunity to unwind and make valuable business connections." 


The corporate sportive in Gstaad will support Laureus Sports for Good Foundation, the charity that raises funds to provide financial and practical support to more than 150 projects through power of sport. Providing coaching and education to young people, Laureus Sports for Good Foundation helps those in some of the most challenging and deprived environments around the world. 

In the more immediate future, Etape Suisse is hosting their second festival of cycling and fine dining in Davos in the Swiss Alps from 10-13 September 2015. 

The trip will give members and guests the chance to cycle with Cadel Evans, the recently retired former Tour de France winner, and Rochelle Gilmore, manager of the Wiggle Honda pro cycling team. 

Etape Suisse are also involved in domestic events, and will this year support the Chiltern Cycling Festival at Buckinghamshire's Penn House Estate on Sunday 12 July, and the Velo Classique at Chenies Manor on Monday 31 August. 

Membership of Etape Suisse gives keen cyclists and their friends and families the chance to enjoy inspirational luxury cycling events in the UK and Switzerland. Members enjoy two-for-one entry to international events such as Davos and Gstaad, while their guests also get discounted entry. Members can also enter Etape Suisse UK cycling events for free, and receive nutrition and training advice. 

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