Baselworld 2022 Canceled After “Intensive Discussions”
The organizers of Baselworld have decided “to take more time for the launch of the new concept,” according to a press release. In short, Baselworld, scheduled for spring 2022, has been cancelled.
The decision to cancel the event was based “the experience gained from the Pop Up Event at the Geneva Watch Days,” intensive discussions with manufacturers and retailers, and lastly – the fact that “it is particularly difficult to launch a new concept for a new target segment due to the renewed aggravation of the COVID situation and the associated uncertainty among customers.”
In happier exhibition related news, Jewellery Arabia 2021, scheduled to open this week (November 16) at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre,is experiencing a “25% surge in new participating brands whether from the region or beyond,” according to a press release quoted by Diamond World. The 29th edition of the Middle East’s largest jewellery and watch fair hosts 500 jewellery and watch brands from 31 countries.