The world’s biggest watch and jewelry show — Baselworld — will take place April 25 to May 2, 2013 in Basel, Switzerland. The huge exhibition center, (located at: Messeplatz CH-4058 Basel, Switzerland) consists of approximately 460,000+ square feet. For 2013, the Halls 1 through 6, have undergone a major 22-month long (430 CHF million) renovation, and the retrofitted halls are now ready for visitors.

The new facilities, designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron has a more modern look, with a more compact exhibition site for better accessibility to the different watch and jewelry halls. Over a period of 8 days (+press day April 24th) Baselworld will see 104,000+ visitors for 100 countries, 1,815 exhibitors from 41 countries and 3,300 journalists from 70 countries.

Watch a video walk through of Baselworld HERE.

Posted by:Jason Pitsch

Jason Pitsch is the Founder of Professional Watches. He appreciates good craftsmanship in everything from architecture to automobiles to cameras to clothing. Yet his focus for the past decade has remained consistent on covering just one type: watchmaking.