Why Basel is the ideal event location

Basel is a city rich in tradition and a top international destination for culture, exhibitions, markets and events. Congresses on a wide array of topics in the areas of business, politics and life sciences are held in Basel each year. Thanks to Art Basel, the world’s leading art exhibition, Basel is also an internationally renowned exhibition destination. In addition to its central location, this city on the Rhine offers ideal transportation connections and outstanding infrastructure as well as numerous possibilities for staging large-scale international events.

  • Roger Federer an den Swiss Indoors Basel.

    Everything you need for big and small events

    The Event Services of the Canton of Basel-Stadt offers assistance without all the red tape, and at no charge, for all the services required for a smooth and successful large-scale event. From the creation of a central requirements assessment and the search for suitable event spaces to assistance with permit applications, the event organisers will receive expert, professional advice for any issue that may arise. More about services and contact

  • St. Jakob-Park in Basel.

    High-quality exhibition and convention infrastructures

    Basel’s infrastructure fulfils the highest international standards, with the cutting-edge Swiss Exhibition, multifunctional St. Jakob-Park stadium, and the revamped St. Jakobshalle providing examples of some of the most important event spaces the city has on offer. More about Basel's infrastructure

  • Database for major event organisers

    The event database of the Canton of Basel-Stadt is a useful information tool for major event organisers. It facilitates an improved coordination of the numerous major events held in Basel. More about the upcoming events

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    Event Agencies in Basel

    Basel offers to event organisers all the amenities of a modern event town. The high quality and multi-functional infrastructure as well as the availability of well reputed agencies turn Basel into an ideal event site for big occasions and events of all sorts. There is no event that cannot be staged in Basel. More about Event Agencies in Basel