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Press Releases

In this section, we will keep you up to date on all the important news related to Baselworld. You can download our press releases in German, English and French. Pictures for editorial use can be researched and downloaded from our media database.

December 18, 2018

SIHH and Baselworld to coordinate their dates from 2020

From 2020, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (SIHH) and Baselworld in Basel, the two major events in the watch industry, will synchronise their calendars. In 2020, the SIHH will be held from 26 to 29 April in Geneva, followed immediately by Baselworld from 30 April to 5 May in Basel. The calendars have been synchronised until 2024.

July 30, 2018

Baselworld 2019 with numerous new ideas and formats

Baselworld, the world’s most important trade show for watches, jewellery and gemstones, announces numerous innovations for 2019. The show’s organizers responded with regret to Swatch Group’s announcement of its intention to stay away from Baselworld 2019, but the show’s management contradicted the representation published yesterday in the Sunday edition of the NZZ, which claimed that the exhibitors had not been notified about the new concept.

October 31, 2018

Baselworld presents its partner hotels

Baselworld presented its hotel partner programme today. A total of 40 hotels became partners of the world watch and jewellery show: 26 of the participating hotels are “Official Partners” and 14 of them are “Preferred Partners”. The participating hotels provide approximately two thirds of the hotel capacity in Basel and its surrounding area.