The Messe Basel is the largest and most important exhibition venue in Switzerland. With five halls and 141,000sqm of exhibition space, it is one of the most frequented trade fair centres in Europe. Adjacent is the Congress Center Basel, another major-league congress centre in Switzerland with over 250 events a year.
The biggest fair Art Basel is entirely dedicated to 20th and 21st century art. It is undisputedly the most important art fair for the international art market. Artists, collectors and celebrities meet here in Basel, transforming the exhibition halls into a temporary museum.