Welcome to the news and info section. Below you will find the latest news and press releases concerning our company and our products as well as photo material that you may use at free disposal. Media releases may only be available in German and French. Feel free to contact our media spokesperson at any time.

News

Bern is uniting to become a convention hub

Business tourism is of great importance in the destination Bern, accounting for over two thirds of all overnight stays. Now, Bern will be able to realize its full potential as a conference and convention destination: Bern Welcome, BERNEXPO and Kursaal Bern are joining forces to form the alliance Congress Hub Bern.

More

Muse - announce Will Of the People 2023 european tour and open-air show in Bern, Switzerland

On top of the global chart success of their ninth studio album Will Of The People, multi-platinum and Grammy Award winning rock band Muse have today announced European dates for Summer 2023. The British rock band will play an exclusive Swiss open-air show at the Bernexpo site in Bern on 12 July 2023! The official pre-sale for the only Swiss concert starts on Friday, 16 September 2022 at 10 am..

More

General meeting of BERNEXPO AG

At the 71st annual general meeting of BERNEXPO AG on 20 May 2022, which once again took place with shareholders present, all proposals submitted to the Board of Directors were approved by a large majority. At the end of his second term, Andreas Rickenbacher was re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors. Pascal Jenny was elected to the Board of Directors for the first time. The 2021 Annual Report can be found at report.bernexpo.ch.

Media releases, BERNEXPO GROUPE.

09.01.2023 - Bern is uniting to become a convention hub

Business tourism is of great importance in the destination Bern, accounting for over two thirds of all overnight stays. Now, Bern will be able to realize its full potential as a conference and convention destination: Bern Welcome, BERNEXPO and Kursaal Bern are joining forces to form the alliance Congress Hub Bern.

27.04.2022 - Challenging second year of the coronavirus crisis overcome

BERNEXPO GROUPE's business activities were severely impacted by the coronavirus crisis for the second year in a row. Despite structural adjustments, short-time working and strict cost management, the live communications company only broke even for the year at group level thanks to hardship payments from the federal government and the canton. BERNEXPO GROUPE is confident in relation to 2022. In particular, the opening of the upcoming BEA is eagerly anticipated.

09.12.2021 - Holidays Bern, FESPO and Golfmesse in Zurich are taking another hiatus, but confident about approaching formats in 2022

The BERNEXPO GROUPE has decided to postpone both the Holidays Bern fair (13 to 16 January 2022) and FESPO and Golfmesse in Zurich (27 to 30 January 2022) in the coming year due to the deteriorating epidemiological situation and its impact on the tourism industry. The live marketing company is optimistic that future formats – above all, the BEA spring trade fair – will be held next year.

09.06.2021 - Cooperation between the BERNEXPO GROUPE and Sportgastro AG

The BERNEXPO GROUPE backs a new catering partner: from now on, Sportgastro AG will be responsible for the multifaceted culinary delights served on the BERNEXPO site. The cooperation starts this summer with the summer festival “Summer in the City” in the BERNEXPO outdoor areas.

11.05.2021 - BERNEXPO AG annual general meeting

This year’s BERNEXPO AG annual general meeting took place once again without the shareholders being present due to the pandemic. Long-standing Chair of the Board of Directors, Franziska von Weissenfluh, was duly honoured and given a small-scale send-off. Peter Stähli, known for being a co-founder and long-standing CEO of the Swiss Economic Forum, is to be elected as the new Chair of the Board of Directors at the inaugural meeting on 21 May 2021.

All media releases, company

Media releases, products.

23.01.2023 - motofestival – das volle Programm

Auf nach Bern ans motofestival! Vom 23. bis 26. Februar 2023 geht in der BERNEXPO die Post ab. Die neue, nationale Töff-Leitmesse ist der schweizweit grösste Event rund ums motorisierte Zweirad. Neben der Präsentation des aktuellen Motorrad-, Roller- und Zubehörangebots erwartet das Publikum ein bunter Mix aus Action und Unterhaltung.

17.01.2023 - Switzerland’s largest holiday, travel and golf fair arouses wanderlust

FESPO, Switzerland’s largest holiday and travel fair, is returning in spectacular fashion after a three-year hiatus. With specialists for every continent on site, along with air travel and cruise operators, not to mention around 500 presentations, Messe Zürich will become the heart of the Swiss travel scene from 2 to 5 February 2023 – this year augmented by the special theme of "Freedom on four wheels".

17.01.2023 - Comeback-Ausgabe der Ferienmesse Bern: Würdiger Start ins Reisejahr 2023

Nach vier Tagen Reiseinspiration für nah und fern ist heute Sonntag die Comeback-Ausgabe der Ferienmesse Bern zu Ende gegangen. Zahlreiche Ausstellende und Fachpersonen waren mit ihren Angeboten an der grössten Ferienpattform der Region präsent und zeigen sich mit der ersten Ausgabe nach der Corona-Pandemie äusserst zufrieden.

21.12.2022 - Berner Ferienmesse: ein Comeback reich an Angeboten

Nach drei Jahren unfreiwilliger Pause findet vom 12. bis 15. Januar 2023 die 36. Berner Ferienmesse in zwei Hallen auf dem BERNEXPO-Gelände statt. Mit bis zu 120 Ausstellenden und Fachpersonen für jeden Kontinent ist die grösste Ferienmesse der Region bereit, die Reiselust bei der Schweizer Bevölkerung wieder zu wecken. Für die Besuchenden lohnt sich die Anfahrt zur Ferienmesse mit dem öffentlichen Verkehr – sie profitieren beim Ticketkauf am Bahnhof von 30 % Ermässigung auf den Eintritt.

31.10.2022 - Suisse Caravan Salon 2022 begeistert als Publikumsmagnet

Traumzahlen für den Suisse Caravan Salon: Vom 27. bis 31. Oktober 2022 haben sich über 55’000 Besuchende vom Motto «Alles, um die Welt zu entdecken» anlocken lassen. Die BERNEXPO und die beteiligten Ausstellenden ziehen daher auch durchwegs eine positive Bilanz.

All media releases, products

Media images.

Media contact.

Adrian Erni
Press speaker
Phone: +41 79 464 64 59
E-Mail: adrian.erni@bernexpo.ch

Accreditation.

We recommend applying for accreditation ahead of your desired trade fair. Additional information and the accreditation form can be found in the “Media” section of the respective trade fair website.

Media centre.

A media centre is available for journalists during our trade fairs. Additional information regarding opening times and location can be found on the respective trade fair website.