Sumiswald Forum www.forum-sumiswald.ch is a modern conference and recreation centre at the edge of the village of Sumiswald www.sumiswald.ch , in the neighbourhood called Ey. The large gymnasium/auditorium, many additional meeting rooms, the culinary facilities, guest rooms and other sleeping facilities, as well as a large outdoor area meet practically all the infrastructure requirements of the MERK. A special tent will be set up for the teens’ and young adults’ programme.
The recreational facilities of the Forum – fitness room, swimming pool, sauna, solarium and climbing wall – are open to the public and to MERK participants during the conference, during the regular opening hours.
Further accommodation is offered by "Dienstleistungszentrum DLZ", a 20-minute walk from Forum Sumiswald. For the young a meadow will be available for tenting. The region also has some campsites www.emmental.ch/de/page.cfm/Unterkunft/camping to offer. And, finally, there are numerous hotels in Sumiswald and its surrounding towns.