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Congress venues

Venues in Basel – variety at a glance 

It's no secret any more that the city of Basel is the perfect location for all types of trade fair and congress. There are numerous event venues, convention centres and meeting rooms available to you – all within convenient reach thanks to the city's well-developed public transport network. Are you planning a huge congress? Or a small meeting followed by cocktails to round out the evening? In Basel you will find suitable venues for every kind of event. As an independent and experienced partner, we would be delighted to assist you in making your selection! 

Perfect for you: event venues of all shapes and sizes 

In Basel you will find locations equipped for practically all requirements. Boasting excellent transport connections, the city and surrounding area offer an enormous choice of event venues, meeting rooms and congress halls reachable within a short walking distance. 

We have compiled a long list of select event locations which you can filter by various features such as capacity and room size. Whether in picturesque surroundings, overlooking the Rhine or right by the train station – every venue in Basel has its own particular advantages. With the capacity to accommodate up to 12,000 people, St. Jakobshalle Basel provides a modern venue even for special large gatherings.  

Congress centres, hotels, ships, bars: the selection is huge. We will be happy to help you find the perfect event location in and around Basel as well as be there to assist you with further planning. The venues are generously equipped with technical resources satisfying the needs of cutting-edge congresses and meetings. Please contact us if you would like impartial advice free of charge! Also consult our brochure "Meeting Venues in Basel". 

The following types of venue are available to you in Basel and the surrounding area: 

Convention centers, conference and meeting rooms Whether you are holding a confidential meeting with clients or a conference with investors in an unfamiliar city, you will need a suitable venue. These are frequently located near hubs such as a train station or an airport and are usually fitted out with the necessary technical equipment. 
Hotels These provide practical event locations for a broad range of meetings. Besides convention rooms and congress halls, they also offer overnight accommodation. Hotels can host anything from a spectacular gala to a meeting in an informal setting. 
Conference centres and exhibition halls Among Basel's venues you will of course also find a great many locations for large events such as trade shows and congresses. Experienced and flexible, the operators can provide the perfect facilities for big events.  
Restaurants and bars Catering establishments don't just serve walk-in customers, they also have separate areas or entire rooms for larger groups. If you are looking for an informal atmosphere and a large selection of meals and drinks, then restaurants and bars are the right place. There are countless options available when it comes to choosing the ambience you need. 
Something out of the ordinary Special venues such as event ships, an old power station or the zoo make for a change of scenery with a particularly exclusive flair. Whether for a marketing event or an extravagant gala – with the right planning, your guests will take away vivid memories not only of the unique Basel locality, but also of your event.