In the city center

Easy accessibility

Switzerland’s most important exhibition and congress centre

Strong commitment to sustainability

We not only host specialist trade fairs and occasions on our premises but also major events and permanent exhibitions for the general public. These recurring highlights attract large numbers of visitors from Switzerland and abroad each year. The exhibition site is centrally located and perfectly integrated into the public transport network. In addition to versatile indoor facilities, our location also offers a number of outdoor areas that contribute to enriching city life in Basel.

An overview of our major events open to the public:


Our Halls and squares form a key part of the Messe-Quartier Basel (Basel Exhibition Quarter). They define a shared urban space that brings people together at a cultural, gastronomic and commercial level.

Messe Basel Anouk Brunner
Anouk Brunner General Manager Fantasy Basel

We have always enjoyed a particularly straightforward and friendly working relationship with the team at Messe & Congress Center Basel, which is something we greatly appreciate.



Our team will assist you with the smooth planning and execution of your congress. With our trusted network of partners, you will also benefit from special offers and proven expertise. Find out more here.

With a professional production kitchen located directly on the exhibition site, Wassermann Catering is always on hand for your visitors, guests and exhibitors.


Sustainability matters to us. Centrally located, our Congress Center is readily accessible by public transport. International rail and air connections ensure a stress-free journey for our guests, and numerous restaurants, hotels and attractions are within easy reach in the Basel city network. We are also committed to environmentally friendly solutions inside our premises too.

Getting to Basel

Basel, situated in the north of Switzerland and in the centre of Europe, is an exhibition and congress city where everything is close to hand. Messe Basel and the Congress Center are located at the heart of the city.


Basel is not only a city of exhibitions and cultural treasures but also a centre of innovation and business. The historic old town, atmospheric Rhine cruises and other cultural highlights are all in the immediate vicinity of the exhibition site.

Here you can find more information about hotels and restaurants in Basel.

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Are you planning a public event? We will be happy to assist you in finding the right location on our exhibition site. You can get in touch with us here.

Messe Basel and Congress Center Basel

Business Development Team