Handling crises and opportunities – voices from the congress city of Basel

As Switzerland’s third largest city, with just over 200,000 inhabitants, Basel covers an area of only 37 km². The city nonetheless boasts a lively social and cultural life and one of the world’s most productive economies. Until recently, Basel was also home to a thriving exhibition and congress business, which is now facing the question as to what happens next.

Jonas Scharf

The Head of MCH Venues is assuming that the event industry will be able to stage its first major events again in the second half of 2021 already. In this short interview, he tells us how he arrived at this assessment.