2016 Basel World – Swiss luxury spectacular

2016 Basel World – Swiss luxury spectacular
March 8, 2016 Nicholas Kuhne


The premier event in the exclusive world of luxury timepieces and jewellery kicks off on March 16 and promises to deliver the final word in elegance, style and craftsmanship to an adoring public. Baselworld , in the Swiss city of Basel, has become an institution where watchmakers, jewelers, brands and collectors come together to celebrate and pay homage to the timeless beauty of luxury goods.

The event kicks off at 6pm on Thursday, March 17 and runs for a week until March 24 and is the one place where you can find the world’s greatest brands all under one roof. From Harry Winston timepieces, to Graff Diamonds, Frederique Constant to Messika Jewellery, no expense is spared as the world’s top luxury designers gather to make their mark.

Baselworld is the focal point of the industry and the one place where all the players in the multi-billion dollar industry come together to set the tone for the coming year. From designers to purchases, consumers, celebrities and the global media converge on the Swiss city of Basel to be inspired and to share this amazing experience. The Swiss city is perfectly positioned on the banks of the Rhine and in the heart of traditional Europe has made it an international destination with a tried and tested local feel. You can complement your visits to the trade show with some of Europe’s finest art, culture, fine dining and hotels. Click here to find out more about the delights of Basel: http://www.basel.com/en

Baselworld has firmly established its role as the most important platform that showcases those innovations, creations and brand new collections that set the trends and determine what will be worn and most talked about in the coming year. And it’s not just in the luxury arena of watches that Baselworld excels. The event has become the leading global marketplace for diamonds, gemstones and pearl merchants as well as machinery and other suppliers to the industry.

Every year 1,500 brands from 40 countries exhibit in spectacular pavilions over a staggering 140 000 m2. For the stones and pearls dealers, there is a comprehensive catalogue available on the web, if you click right here: http://epaper.mch-group.com/baselworld/2016/selection-stones-and-pearls/

President of Westime, USA, Greg Simonian recently noted that ““There are always collections at Baselworld that stir up excitement with our customers,” and this year is sure to be no exception.

The exhibition has an incredible history stretching back to 1917, and it has achieved the remarkable status of becoming the one unmissable event on the watch and jewellery calendar.

Due to the size and scale of the event, and its popularity, the organisers have created a Baselworld app which will provide Daily Updates, as well as the Locations of the dealers that you are searching for, and insights into the Best of Basel.
Download the app on the App Store by clicking here: https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/baselworld-guide-for-watch/id422831657?l=en&mt=8

For more information, visit the website at baselworld.com or follow the event on Facebook at facebook.com/baselworld.



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