Trade Fairs & Exhibitions

Easy accessibility

Free public transport with Basel Card

In the city centre

Over 100 years of experience in the event business

Swissness – safety, punctuality and high quality

Switzerland’s most important exhibition and congress centre

Strong commitment to sustainability

141,000 sqm exhibition space

Four exhibition halls with flexibly configurable spaces provide made-to-measure presentation areas for trade fairs and (accompanying) exhibitions. Choose from Herzog & de Meuron’s multifunctional Hall 1 with its column-free Event Hall, the iconic Hall 2 with a circular courtyard, our multistorey Hall 4 or the tranquil Hall 5 with direct access to the multistorey car park – we will be happy to assist you with the selection and configuration of your preferred location.

As an experienced exhibition organiser, we appreciate the importance of smooth logistics during setup and dismantling. Take a look at our logistics process here.

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 halls


Our team will assist you with the smooth planning and execution of your trade fair or exhibition. 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 Exhibition Square, Wassermann Catering is always on hand for your visitors, guests and exhibitors. Our sister company Expomobilia is available to assist you with its experienced stand construction service.


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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Messe Basel and Congress Center Basel

Business Development Team