Please join us for a dive into the world of art commerce, learn about the successful turnaround story of Piguet Auction House, and enjoy a guided private visit of the June exhibition.


Piguet Hôtel des Ventes
Rue Prévost-Martin 51
Geneva, Switzerland

Driving Directions:

From Geneva Cornavin Station take tram number 18 towards Carouge and step off at Augustins.

Parking Migros and Parking Coop on Rue Dancet are 150m away from the Auction House. If you come by car we recommend you use them.

Event Details

Piguet Hôtel des Ventes is a private auction house established in Geneva in 1978. Since its takeover in 2006 the auction house has grown into a point of reference on the Swiss market, identifying, developing and successfully leading a previously underserved market niche. Today Piguet Hôtel des Ventes sells annually nearly 15.000 works of art and objects valued between three hundred and one million Swiss Francs.

Learn about the secret ingredients of this success and step into the world of art commerce with Bernard Piguet, CEO & Head Auctioneer, and his team.

18:00 Registration
18:30-19:15 Introduction by Nicola Avi, '12 (EXP-17). Presentation by Bernard Piguet followed by Q&A
19:15-19:45 Specialist presentations of paintings, watches and jewelry highlights
19:45-20:30 Networking Reception and free visit of the exhibition


CHF30 for champagne cocktail and canapés


Register Online

Deadline: 5/23/2024

Speaker Profiles

Bernard Piguet (Speaker)
CEO and Head Auctioneer, Piguet Hôtel des Ventes

Bernard Piguet has worked in the art and auctions market for over 30 years. Following his education in business and economics at HEC Lausanne and art history at the Sotheby's Institute of Art in London, he joined Sotheby's in Geneva as head of the fine jewelry department. Later he set up his own consulting firm before acquiring the Hôtel des Ventes in 2006.


Nicola Avi, '12