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Baselworld makes good on promise to reduce costs for visitors

Twenty hotels in and around Basel in Switzerland have agreed to work in partnership with Baselworld’s hospitality team to keep down prices for exhibitors and visitors during the watch and jewellery show. For the past year, Baselworld’s team has been working with hotels, restaurants and other service providers with the aim of making it cheaper

Baselworld MD vows to strengthen show’s jewellery presentation and promotion

Baselworld’s new managing director, Michel Loris-Meliokoff says strengthening the jewellery area is an important goal for 2019. Many trade professionals would describe Baselworld as predominantly a ‘watch’ trade show, thanks to the pull from big name brands exhibiting exclusively at the fair, but now the fair’s organisers are looking to bolster the presentation and promotion

Rainbow colours and sustainable luxury shine at Baselworld

If there’s one thing for sure after walking around the jewellery halls of Basel – SS18 is going to be a colourful season. Rainbow hues had been emerging on the scene in press previews before the show, and the big brands at Basel confirmed that the next two seasons will be led by playful colour

Editor’s View: Baselworld has not lost its sparkle yet

In the lead up to Baselworld, the industry can be forgiven for speculating what this year’s show was going to be like. The news was out, “Baselworld slashes exhibitor numbers by half as it focuses on quality over quantity”. It sounded like a good PR headline, against potentially damaging news. The reason for certain big

Baselworld organisers say footfall was up 8% on first two days of show

The amount of industry experts and specialists walking the Baselworld show floor has seen a healthy increase from last year, event statistics have revealed. The first figures to be reported from the Switzerland-based trade show claim that it saw an 8% increase in footfall during the first two days, compared to the same period for

Chopard pledges 100% ethical gold across all jewellery by July

Swiss luxury watchmaker and jeweller Chopard has made ethically sourcing a top priority as it announces a rapid strategy to champion ethical practices. The brand, which was recently ranked ‘Weak’ by the Human Rights Watch in an ethics report, has revealed it is planning to transition to 100% ethically-sourced jewellery and watches by July this