Event cancellation fund

Here you will find information about the measures for public events of significance above the cantonal level.

Overview of cantonal points of contact

The cantons are responsible for processing applications. The following link will take you to a list of the cantonal offices for health department authorisation and for receiving assurance of protection under the cancellation fund:

Cantonal points of contact

Number and volume of public events protected by the event cancellation fund

The following table contains the number of assurances granted by the cantons and the volume of the related commitments.

Applications can be submitted to the cantons until the end of October 2022.

Total number of public events assured: 494

Assured public events
Canton
Past events
Future events
Total of
commitments in CHF
Number
Amount in CHF
Number
Amount in CHF
AG 93'753'73011'490'2215'243'951
AI00000
AR
The canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden does not participate in the event cancellation fund
BE1624'654'9200024'654'920
BL87'485'722007'485'722
BS2334'193'096182'04934'275'144
FR22'351'0701552'5822'903'652
GE512'417'4650012'417'465
GL00000
GR6562'706'831610'375'25073'082'081
JU
The canton of Jura does not participate in the event cancellation fund
LU77'713'291007'713'291
NE00000
NW00000
OW00000
SG10022'715'8900022'715'890
SH3188'71200188'712
SO42'140'781002'140'781
SZ00000
TG36'304'500006'304'500
TI00000
UR
The canton of Uri does not participate in the event cancellation fund
VD00000
VS724'601'4640024'601'464
ZG
The canton of Zug does not participate in the event cancellation fund
ZH21881'824'612158'208'31090'032'922
Total470293'052'0842420'708'411313'760'495

Last updated: 02.12.2022

Number and volume of actual support benefits

The following table shows the number and volume of actual support benefit payments made as a result of events that were canceled, postponed, or took place in a reduced form.

Total number of support benefits provided: 6

Number and volume of actual support benefits
Canton
Support benefits granted by the canton in CHF
Support benefits granted by the federal government in CHF
Total support benefits in CHF
Number of cases
AG 0000
AI0000
AR
The canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden does not participate in the event cancellation fund
BE0000
BL0000
BS0000
FR0000
GE0000
GL0000
GR1'652’8991'652’8993'305’7981
JU
The canton of Jura does not participate in the event cancellation fund
LU465'522465'522931'0442
NE0000
NW0000
OW0000
SG0000
SH0000
SO0000
SZ0000
TG727'257727'2571'454'5141
TI0000
UR
The canton of Uri does not participate in the event cancellation fund
VD0000
VS0000
ZG
The canton of Zug does not participate in the event cancellation fund
ZH234'203234'203468'4062
Total3'079'8813'079'8816'159'7626

Last updated: 13.09.2022

Helpcenter

For answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Event cancellation fund, visit our helpcenter.

Contact Industry Associations

  • SMPA (Swiss Music Promoters Association): Swiss industry association of professional concert, show and festival promoters
  • Expo Event (Swiss LiveCom Association): association of the live communications industry
  • svtb-astt: Swiss association of technical stage and event professions
  • SBCK: Swiss Bar and Club Committee
  • PETZI: Association of Swiss Music Clubs and Festivals
  • SwissTopSports: SwissTopSport unites 20 of the largest sporting events
  • Swiss Football League: Promoting the Football in Switzerland

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