It is important for us to participate in events that serve the vision of our association. We also organize events to bring together interesting personalities and important institutions and companies. Here you will find a complete overview of upcoming events.




Every year, scETA holds a national ideas competition. Committed, interested apprentices can demonstrate their entrepreneurial skills at the myidea-Challenge. All vocational learners in Switzerland can participate in the competition; even learners who have not completed the myidea program.

More information about the myidea-Challenge can be found here.

Youth Start European Entrepreneurship Award

  • Network of partner organizations across Europe
  • scETA is one of 16 members
  • The network is committed to promoting entrepreneurial young people
  • Annual competition for entrepreneurship

After a wonderful YouthStart European Entrepreneurship Award 2022 in Olten, the international event will take place next year in Tyrol. From September 23 to 26, 2023, young people will dedicate themselves to entrepreneurial thinking and acting in Kitzbühel. In three categories, they will present their entrepreneurial ideas for a better future and compete for the European Entrepreneurship Award. More information will follow.

More information about YouthStart can be found here.


In cooperation and agreement with SwissSkills, EntrepreneurSkills plans and organizes the professional championships in entrepreneurship.

Information on EntrepreneurSkills can be found here.

Calendar of events

EntrepreneurSkills at SwissSkills

September 7-11, 2022
BernExpo exhibition hall

This year, for the first time, 8 teams will compete for the Swiss champion title in entrepreneurship at SwissSkills.

Information about the event can be found here.

UDH continuing education  

The course dates for 2023 are here!

Course1 | March 20, 25, 28 + April 1, 2023
Course 2 | June 20, 24, 26 + July 1 2023
Course 3 | September 15/16 + 22/23, 2023

In a 4-day training, vocational teachers, just like the vocational learners later on, develop a business idea. In this way, they learn about the challenges on the way to developing a business idea themselves. Later, they will carry out the same steps with the vocational learners.

Interested in the ETA- training for teachers? Click here for more information.