Event Hall

From the tram stop, going past the urban restaurant, that is open to the public, you can reach the pillar-free Event Hall through the inviting entrance foyer all on the same level. The Congress Center Basel is linked directly, via a walkway, to the Event Hall and the exhibition hall designed by Herzog & de Meuron. The hall complex is not only an architectural highlight but also satisfies the most innovative and demanding of customer wishes through its state-of-the-art facilities.

Pillar-free hall on the ground floor of the new hall by Herzog & de Meuron


Gigantic 112 rm LED illuminated strip in the foyer


Room-in-room concept for the best acoustics and room quality


Especially suitable for plenary sessions


Perfect for an accompanying exhibition


The inviting entrance foyer

Technical data Event Hall


 3'300 hall without partition
 2'600 hall with partition
 1'913 foyer (incl. gallery)

 Clear height  9.5 m
 Concert seating     3000
 Seminar seating  1792
 Banquet seating  1826
 Stage/podium  flexible installation
 Sound system   flexible installation                
 Simultaneous interpretation system        flexible installation
 Cabins for interpreters         --
 Video and data projection                flexible installation           
 Film screen  flexible installation
 Lighting system     flexible installation

Facts Event Hall

  • Pillar-free hall on the ground floor of the hall complex by Herzog & de Meuron
  • Foyer with cloakrooms and generously-dimensioned sanitary facilities
  • Especially suitable for plenary sessions, concerts, gala dinners, exhibitions and sports events
  • Room-in-room concept for the best acoustics and room quality
  • As an alternative to room-in-room, daylight is also available through the glazed rear wall
  • Flexibly installable stage
  • Basic audio-visual equipment, upgradable in stages
  • Pre-rig designed especially for the hall, including for elaborate event installations
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Minergie Standard Label BS-054
  • Unique inscription system with a gigantic LED illuminated strip (112 rm) in the foyer