Hello Monaco magazine Spring-Summer 2018 - issue HM03 - Page 151

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BASELWORLD 2018 : A SUCCESSFUL EDITION ! ALL LEADING BRANDS COMMIT TO BASELWORLD 2019 .

After seven successful days , Baselworld , the world ’ s most important show for watches , jewellery and gemstones , closed the doors of the 2018 edition . At the closing press conference , Baselworld ’ s Managing Director Sylvie Ritter summarised that this year ’ s edition proved to be successful . An overwhelming majority of the exhibitors reported very satisfactory business results . Although this year ’ s show had been two days shorter than previous editions , the overall number of visitors remained unchanged . The new format , fewer exhibitors and shorter duration , was positively received .
All leading brands will exhibit at Baselworld 2019 . Definitive commitments have been received from Rolex , Swatch Group , Patek Philippe , LVMH , Chopard , Breitling , Chanel and many other brands .
René Kamm , CEO of the MCH Group , gave a favourable outlook : « I believe that Baselworld ’ s present dimensions with 650 brands are optimal . We now have a tailwind for 2019 . » participation and the avid enthusiasm . We are looking forward to Baselworld 2019 ! »
Patek Philippe ’ s President Thierry Stern agrees : « We are very satisfied with the positive feedback that our new products for 2018 received from our partners in the specialised trade and from the press . This year will surely be a very positive one and will be characterised by strong dynamism in all our markets . »
Jean-Claude Biver , President of LVMH Watch Division and CEO of TAG Heuer , sees the following advantages : « The whole world comes together in Basel . That ’ s why the show is called ‘ Baselworld ’. It is the ‘ world ’ for our industry , journalists , VIPs and above all for our partners in the specialised trade . That ’ s why Baselworld is the business platform . »
Chopard ’ s Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele said : « Baselworld remains one of the most important networking opportunities for our group . It represents a unique window to meet our international business and media partners in a very condensed time frame . We felt the overall mood was very positive and the level of business conducted highly satisfactory . »
François Thiébaud , President of the Swiss Exhibitors ’ Committee , said : « Baselworld 2018 was a good year and the Swiss exhibitors were satisfied with this year ’ s edition .»
BASELWORLD 2019 WILL BE HELD 21 – 26 MARCH 2019 , MESSE BASEL , SWITZERLAND www . baselworld . com
BASELWORLD 2018 | OPENING CEREMONY | RIBBON CUT | FROM LEFT TO RIGHT , T . WEBER , D . ERAY , E . BERTRAND , S . RITTER , D . DE BUMAN , SWISS FEDERAL COUNCILLOR LEUTHARD , R . KAMM , F . THIÉBAUD , CH . BRUTSCHIN , R . GALLACCHI
For the next edition , the show will also work on new developments . The management will work closely with exhibitors to define new formats for the various sectors . These new formats will offer medium-sized businesses a presence at Basewlorld in line with their needs .
Leading exhibitors were likewise very satisfied with this year ’ s show . For example , Rolex ’ s CEO Jean-Frédéric Dufour said : « We are very happy with this year ’ s edition of Baselworld . Our new products were extremely well received by our clients and the press . This annual event remains a « must » for the Swiss watch industry , its evolution and its dynamism , which was proven by the strong
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PARTNER EVENT OPENING CEREMONY | VIP TOUR | SWATCH GROUP OPENING CEREMONY | VIP TOUR | JACOB & CO BASELWORLD 2018: A SUCCESSFUL EDITION! ALL LEADING BRANDS COMMIT TO BASELWORLD 2019. After seven successful days, Baselworld, the world’s most important show for watches, jewellery and gemstones, closed the doors of the 2018 edition. At the closing press con- ference, Baselworld’s Managing Director Syl- vie Ritter summarised that this year’s edition proved to be successful. An overwhelming majority of the exhibitors reported very satisfactory business results. Although this year’s show had been two days shorter than previous editions, the overall number of visi- tors remained unchanged. The new format, fewer exhibitors and shorter duration, was positively received. All leading brands will exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Definitive commitments have been received from Rolex, Swatch Group, Patek Philippe, LVMH, Chopard, Breitling, Chanel and many other brands. René Kamm, CEO of the MCH Group, gave a favourable outlook: «I believe that Baselworld’s present dimensions with 650 brands are optimal. We now have a tailwind for 2019. » participation and the avid enthusiasm. We are looking forward to Baselworld 2019! » Patek Philippe’s President Thierry Stern agrees: «We are very satisfied with the po­ sitive feedback that our new products for 2018 received from our partners in the spe- cialised trade and from the press. This year will surely be a very positive one and will be characterised by strong dynamism in all our markets. » Jean-Claude Biver, President of LVMH Watch Division and CEO of TAG Heuer, sees the following advantages: «The whole world comes together in Basel. That’s why the show is called ‘Baselworld’. It is the ‘world’ for our industry, journalists, VIPs and above all for our partners in the spe- cialised trade. That’s why Baselworld is the business platform. » Chopard’s Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele said: «Baselworld remains one of the most important networking opportu- nities for our group. It represents a unique window to meet our international business and media partners in a very condensed time frame. We felt the overall mood was very positive and the level of business con- ducted highly satisfactory. » François Thiébaud, President of the Swiss Exhibitors’ Committee, said: «Baselworld 2018 was a good year and the Swiss exhibi- tors were satisfied with this year’s edition.» BASELWORLD 2019 WILL BE HELD 21 – 26 MARCH 2019, MESSE BASEL, SWITZERLAND www.baselworld.com BASELWORLD 2018 | OPENING CEREMONY | RIBBON CUT | FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, T. WEBER, D. ERAY, E. BERTRAND, S. RITTER, D. DE BUMAN, SWISS FEDERAL COUNCILLOR LEUTHARD, R. KAMM, F. THIÉBAUD, CH. BRUTSCHIN, R. GALLACCHI For the next edition, the show will also work on new developments. The management will work closely with exhibitors to define new formats for the various sectors. These new formats will offer medium-sized busi- nesses a presence at Basewlorld [[H]Z\YY˂XY[^X]ܜ\HZ]\H\H] B\ٚYY]\YX\&\ˈ܈^[\K^8&\SX[QY0\XY\ZY0B\H\H\H]\YX\&\Y][ۈق\[ܛ \]X\H^[YKBH[XZ]YH\Y[[H\˂\[X[][[XZ[H0]\0܈B\][\K]]][ۈ[]™[[Z\KX\ݙ[HHۙ’[[ۘX[$[[Y\ N M