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  • March 30, 2017

    BASELWORLD 2017 – A CENTURY OF PLACING PASSION, PRECISION AND PERFECTION ON A PEDESTAL

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    Baselworld 2017 – The 100th anniversary of the most important show and premier event for the world's watch and jewellery industry reaffirmed its status as the global trendsetting show. This unrivalled premier platform celebrated the convention of the crème de la crème of the entire industry who united once again to take the pulse of the market, marvel at the new collections and witness the start of a new trendsetting cycle. 


  • March 25, 2017

    BASELWORLD 2017 PRESENTS THE NEW ‘DESIGN LAB’, AN UNPRECEDENTED AND UNIQUE PLATFORM FOR RENOWNED DESIGNERSAND AMBITIOUS YOUNG BRANDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

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    Exclusive and trailblazing: the newest trendsetting creations and the most brilliant innovations from the international watch and jewellery industry celebrate their premieres at Baselworld 2017. The most prestigious and best-known global brands, the most renowned buyers and the most influential international media unite here under one roof from 23 to 30 March. This year, Baselworld presents another highlight for its visitors: the new ‘Design Lab’ provides an incomparable platform for successful designers and up-and-coming brands.

  • March 24, 2017

    BASELWORLD 2017 PRESENTS ‘LES ATELIERS’, A UNIQUE EXHIBITION CONCEPT FOR INDEPENDENT WATCHMAKERS!

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    It is the annual highlight of the watch and jewellery industry: Baselworld 2017 offers its visitors exclusive presentations of trendsetting new creations and innovations. The world’s best-known and most prestigious brands, the most renowned buyers and the most influential international media unite here under one roof from 23 to 30 March. The show demonstrates its trailblazing role with an innovative exhibition concept: Les Ateliers, a new space designed as a special forum for independent watchmakers.


  • March 23, 2017

    BASELWORLD 2017 OPENING CEREMONY

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    100 YEARS AS THE PREMIER PLATFORM FOR THE ENTIRE WATCH AND JEWELLERY INDUSTRY

    Basel, Switzerland, 23 March 2017: Baselworld 2017, the premier trendsetting show for the entire global watch and jewellery industry, was inaugurated today for the 100th time in the presence of Swiss Federal Councillor Alain Berset.

    Baselworld has grown into the unequalled and unrivalled international platform for global key players from the world of watches and jewellery, diamonds, gemstones, pearls, machines and supplies. By forward thinking and adapting to the ever-changing market needs, Baselworld has retained its premier position and is the only show that unites the entire industry. This is where professionals from all over the world convene to take the pulse of the industry, be inspired by the trendsetting innovations and creations, many of which are first unveiled at Baselworld, and to discover new trends. A major media magnet, the show attracts thousands of journalists from television, print and digital every year who spread word of the latest collections around the world instantly creating an unparalleled global impact. Creations and collections showcased at Baselworld set the trends for the coming 12 months. Baselworld 2017 is poised to once again capture the hearts and minds of professionals and consumers around the world. Baselworld 2017 will run from 23 to 30 March 2017.

  • March 22, 2017

    BASELWORLD 2017 PRESS CONFERENCE LIVE REPORT

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      Basel, Switzerland, 22 March 2017: The 100th Edition of the one unmissable trendsetting show that unites key players from all sectors of the global watch and jewellery industry and sets the tone for the coming year, Baselworld 2017, commenced this morning with its inaugural press conference. As every year, the eagerly awaited start of a new edition of the most unique annual event for the entire industry was witnessed by the most important international press representatives from print, television and digital media and by many thousands around the world who followed the press conference via the livestream.


    • March 22, 2017

      Baselworld Press Conference: Mr François Thiébaud's Presentation, President of the Swiss Exhibitors’ Committee

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      • February 23, 2017

        BASELWORLD 2017: COUNTING DOWN TO THE ONE UNMISSABLE SHOW

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        In one month from today, the new creations and innovations of the global watch and jewellery industry will be exclusively presented to the world at Baselworld 2017. Renowned as the one unmissable annual show for this multifaceted industry, Baselworld is gearing-up to welcome all the key players, from the world’s best-known brands, over renowned and prestigious buyers through to the international press. This unique show is the only one that unites the entire industry under one roof as all the world-class players are represented in Baselworld. It has earned its reputation as the global trendsetting show, as the place to be to witness history in the making. Baselworld goes live on March 23, and will run until March 30, 2017!