about us

SoMICE was founded in 2010 by Sandra Keckeis and now employs 7 staff members, all of whom speak several languages.

Our strengths lie in the quality of the services we provide, our compliance with your budget and deadlines, and the transparency of all our procedures.

Our staff are looking forward to hearing from you. Feel free to contact them anytime.


  • Sandra Keckeis

    Founder and Managing Partner

    +41 78 682 39 84 - sandra(a)somice.ch

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    Sandra Keckeis was born in Geneva, in French-speaking Switzerland, where both her parents come from. She grew up in German-speaking Switzerland, however.

    Sandra speaks four languages and is a multicultural organisation expert. She combines Latin creativity with Germanic precision which allows her to ensure a smooth running of all the events she organises.

    She is proactive and perfectionist by nature, and is looking forward to putting the professional skills she has acquired over the past twenty years at your service.

  • Annette Arter

    Senior Event Manager - Specialist in international medical congresses

    +41 78 669 76 41 - annette(a)somice.ch

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    Annette has acquired nearly 20 years of professional experience in various occupations. She joined SoMICE in 2016.

    Having lived in German-speaking and French-speaking Switzerland, she is familiar with and understands the cultural differences and diverse needs of Switzerland's two main language groups.

    She speaks four languages (German, French, English, Spanish), is flexible, efficient and professional. Annette is always helpful and attentive to your needs. Furthermore, she is committed to her clients, always looking for the solutions that best suit their needs.

  • Andrea Kunkel

    Administrative Assistant - Specialist in pharmaceutical contracts

    +41 78 658 37 43 - andrea(a)somice.ch

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    Andrea Kunkel was born in Germany where she spent the first 30 years of her life.

    After an apprenticeship in the hotel industry, she worked for more than 10 years at the reception desk and for the room reservation service of various high-end establishments in Germany, the United Arab Emirates, France and Switzerland. These international positions enable her today to communicate as easily in German as in French or English.

    Thanks to her open and client-oriented nature, she has always been able to establish good relations with her colleagues and with an international and demanding clientele. Andrea has been working for SoMICE as an Administrative Assistant since July 2016.

    She is a perfectionist, works meticulously and enjoys anticipating clients' needs as well as finding pragmatic and suitable solutions.

  • Marie Erard Donzé

    Event Manager - Specialist in national and European medical congresses

    +41 78 685 70 71 - marie(a)somice.ch

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    Marie was born and raised in the Lausanne region. She then moved to study communication sciences at Università della Svizzera italiana. After this, she worked for a few years in the Zurich region, first in an event agency and then in the international medical technology industry.

    She has an enthusiastic and dynamic personality and contributes to the creation of a pleasant and motivating work environment. Marie is fluent in German (and Swiss German), English and Italian and is looking forward to working with you to make sure your future projects will be a success.

  • Astrid Riechert

    Administrative Assistant - Specialist in pharmaceutical contracts

    +41 78 793 98 52 - astrid(a)somice.ch

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    Astrid is originally from Germany. After a few years of travelling, she came to French-speaking Switzerland, where she has been living for more than 10 years now.

    Astrid has a background in the hotel industry and has years of international experience in event management.

    She is extremely service- and solution-oriented. She also enjoys working in an intercultural and international environment and is looking forward to working with you, to finding and implementing concepts and solutions that meet your expectations.

  • Irène Liardon

    Specialist in medical congresses

    +41 78 812 10 40 - irene(a)somice.ch

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    Irène Liardon was born and raised in the region of the Lake of Geneva and studied translation at the University of Geneva. She was then able to use her language skills in both national and international companies.

    She joined SoMICE in 2019 and looks forward to collaborating with you to develop solutions that best meet your expectations. Dynamic, professional and efficient, she is committed to making your projects a success.

  • Céline Vermeulen

    Administrative Assistant - Specialist in pharmaceutical contracts

    +41 78 767 02 00 – celine(a)somice.ch

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    Born to a Swiss father and a Norwegian mother, Céline Vermeulen grew up on the Vaud Riviera before studying at the Swiss School of Tourism in Sierre/VS. After having worked for 8 years in the tourism sector (Zurich and Geneva), this passionate traveler decided to go on a 4-month backpack trip alone (Asia and Oceania). A unique experience! On her return, she joined a large Biel based watchmaking group as an assistant to the management. She finally spent 11 years there, during which she had the opportunity to discover the different facets of a company with an international dimension.

    Open-minded and instinctive, Céline has developed a professionalism, an ability to listen and a flexibility that have proved their worth. She is looking forward to putting her know-how at your service.

  • Dokki

    Our reliable material carrier during events


contact us

Avenue des Figuiers 4
CH-1007 Lausanne

Phone +41 78 682 39 84


Somice Sàrl

  • a team speaking four different languages
  • perfect knowledge of the market
  • years of experience
  • precise, high-quality work


Avenue des Figuiers 4
CH - 1007 Lausanne

Phone +41 78 682 39 84

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