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Eight highly successful daysBASELWORLD

The new era is dawning on April 25, 2013BASELWORLD 2012: Strength of the world show confirmed once again

BASELWORLD 2012 closed its doors today after eight highly successful days. With 104,300 (+1% / 2011) professional visitors from all the different continents, the show recorded a top-notch result once again. The exhibitors declared themselves to be highly satisfied with the course of business and with the media presence: 3,320 journalists (+9%) marks a new record. And now the completely revamped BASELWORLD 2013 World Watch and Jewellery Show next spring is being eagerly awaited.

At the end of the 40th World Watch and Jewellery Show, the exhibitors declared themselves to be particularly pleased with the level of sales they had achieved. At the same time, the industry is awaiting the next BASELWORLD with great anticipation. Thanks to the new hall infrastructure, new stands and a new concept, 2013 will be heralding in a new era for this specialist show.

Jacques J. Duchêne, Chairman of the Exhibitors' Committee, confirms this as follows: "It was a fascinating week and truly a good year for us exhibitors. We are highly satisfied. Nearly all the brands will now be investing in their new stand for BASELWORLD 2013 and enhancing their presence still further. This highlights the fact that we have a great deal of confidence in this event, because the world show will be giving us exhibitors even more opportunities to experience positive development in future."

BASELWORLD 2013: April 25 to May 2, 2013

Sylvie Ritter, Managing Director of BASELWORLD, sums up as follows: "I look back at this successful BASELWORLD 2012 with a certain amount of nostalgia. At the same time, I am looking forward impatiently and with great expectations to the new era that will be dawning for this world show. I am delighted that BASELWORLD 2013 will confirm the excellence of the industry presented here." The next BASELWORLD Watch and Jewellery Show is being held from April 25 to May 2, 2013 in Basel.