Baselworld 2014 Is Coming March 27-April 3

BASELWORLD 2013 | Outside ViewBaselworld 2014 is set to kick off March 27th, so it's time to take a quick look at the world's most prestigious watch fair. Here's one mind-blowing fact to underscore Baselworld's importance: roughly 80 percent of the global sales of watches and jewelry in 2014 occur at the 8-day event. Other interesting tidbits:

  • Baselworld takes place every year in Basel, Switzerland
  • The main watch hall features an exhibition space of more than 462,000 feet
  • 150,000 visitors are expected
  • Visitors will come from more than 100 countries
  • Organizers expect as many as 1,500 exhibitors
  • As many as 4,000 journalists will cover the fair
  • A one-day ticket will set you back about $70 with an 8-day ticket running $170 USD
  • Tennis legend, Roger Federer, Rolex's leading man, is from Basel
Categories: Baselworld, Rolex, Watch & Sports.

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