Newsletter 02/2021

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  16 June 2021

Dear Customers, Partners and Friends,

The falling case numbers, the protective umbrella that the federal government has put in place for the event industry and the success of the recently staged Art Basel Hong Kong are giving us hope for a rapid return to normal operations. We have therefore made a start on planning the first live events in our locations already. You will find out which events these are and what else we are busy doing in the articles in this newsletter. And who knows – perhaps you’ll be coming to see us in person soon?


Kind regards,
Jonas Scharf, Managing Director Venues MCH Group

Art Basel Hong Kong: A successful test run for the show’s return to its home city.

Things are looking good for Art Basel in autumn 2021! Its Asian offshoot, which was staged in Hong Kong from 21 to 23 May 2021, not only provided valuable experience but also made it possible to gauge the feasibility of the Swiss edition.

The International Society of Travel Medicine coming to Basel.

It’s certainly reason to celebrate – the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) has just announced that it will be holding its 18th Congress from 21 to 25 May 2023 in the Congress Center Basel. In a personal interview, Prof. Dr. Hatz told us how he managed to motivate his association colleagues to come to Basel.

New, state-of-the-art streaming studio with attractive prices.

Interested parties can now benefit from a fully equipped, latest-generation streaming studio on the Messe Basel site. And, as a competent partner, the MCH Venues team is there to support you in holding webinars, training sessions and interactive panel discussions or recording important messages for your employees.

A new concept for the most delightful day of one’s life.

Swiss Wedding World is a new format launched by Maja Giger (formerly Stuber), the former exhibition manager of the Party and Wedding Fair held in St. Gallen & Zurich. This fair marks her response to the many calls voiced by exhibitors and visitors for a viable alternative to the recently discontinued predecessor events.