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.

Roger Federer at the Swiss Indoors Basel.
In the last week of October, tennis fans from all around the world look on at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel as the best tennis players in the world compete for the trophy at the Swiss Indoors in Basel.

Competent partners for big events

Basel cultivates good contacts with major organizers of sports and cultural events, festivals, trade fairs and congresses.

Individualised support for your event

• Initial evaluation and central requirements assessments

• Individualised support during planning and implementation

• Search for suitable event spaces

• Assistance with permit applications

• Support for public relations

• Coordination of public services

• Official government receptions at city hall

• Cantonal banner display with event flags

• Welcome desks at the SBB railway station and the EuroAirport

• Entry in the event database and event announcement at www.basel.ch and on Facebook/Instagram

• LED advertisements / pillars at the SBB railway station, Baden Railway Station and the EuroAirport


Department of Presidential Affairs (of the Canton of Basel-Stadt)
External Affairs and Marketing
Marcel Meier, Head of Event Services
Marktplatz 30a
CH-4001 Basel
Tel.: + 41 (0) 61 267 42 27
E-mail: marcel.meier@bs.ch


A competent partner for fairs and conferences

The Basel Convention Bureau is the point of contact and coordination for trade fair and conference organisers.

Basel Convention Bureau
Tel.: + 41 (0) 61 268 68 68
E-mail: bcb@baselconvention.ch  

A competent partner for circuses

The Common Land Administration of the Canton of Basel-Stadt is responsible for the approval of circuses on public property.

Civil Engineering Department of the canton of Basel-Stadt
Common Land Administration
Patrick Solèr
Dufourstrasse 50
CH-4052 Basel
Tel.: + 41 (0) 61 267 93 53
E-mail: patrick.soler@bs.ch