Countdown to Baselworld 2014

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The exhibition is one of Switzerland’s largest logistics and construction projects with 20,000 workers required for the build and an expected 7,000 lorry loads of shipments. The city’s exhibition centre, Messe Basel, has undergone a 22-month renovation costing 430 million Swiss franc (€353 million) and now offers 141,000sqm of space to house the 1,800 exhibitors, with this year’s show opened on 27 March 2014 by Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, Head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS).

The 42nd Baselworld is a not to be missed event on the horological calendar and Plaza Watch will be there to bring you all the latest news, trends and unique technological solutions.

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