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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..

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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.

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.

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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.

14.04.2021 - Die Leitveranstaltung der Motorräder und Roller kommt nach Bern

Am 7. April haben der Verband motosuisse und die BERNEXPO GROUPE den Vertrag für die neue Leitveranstaltung der Motorrad- und Rollerbranche unterzeichnet. Der Startschuss in die nächste Töff-Saison wird ab 2022 jährlich im Februar/März in Bern stattfinden. Mit dem Wechsel des führenden Branchentreffens nach Bern setzt der Verband motosuisse den ersten Meilenstein für einen Neubeginn. Künftig soll der Festivalcharakter gestärkt werden und die Veranstaltung damit auch für ein jüngeres Zielpublikum relevant sein.

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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.

17.10.2022 - Neuer Rekord: 20‘800 Besuchende am HeroFest

Dieses Wochenende fand das HeroFest in Bern statt. 20‘800 Besuchende füllten drei Tage lang die Hallen der BERNEXPO, darunter Fans von Gaming, Esports, Cosplay, Fantasy und Popkultur.

06.10.2022 - Weltneuheiten, mehr Ausstellende und viel Abwechslung: Volles Programm am Suisse Caravan Salon 2022

Der Suisse Caravan Salon vom 27. bis 31. Oktober 2022 hat unter dem Motto «Alles, um die Welt zu entdecken» auch in diesem Jahr ein reich befrachtetes Programm in petto. Zudem sind noch mehr Ausstellende als in den Vorjahren auf dem BERNEXPO-Gelände zugegen. Tickets können online gekauft werden.

05.10.2022 - HeroFest – DAS Festival für Esport, Gaming und Cosplay steht vor der Tür

Das HeroFest findet vom 14. bis 16. Oktober 2022 auf dem BERNEXPO-Gelände in Bern statt. Das interaktive Festival lädt übernächstes Wochenende alle Fans von Gaming, Esports, Cosplay, Fantasy und Popkultur ein. Die Besuchenden erwarten diverse Highlights.

29.09.2022 - Der grösste Zweirad-Event der Schweiz

Das motofestival, die neue nationale Töff-Leitveranstaltung vom 23. bis 26. Februar 2023 in den Hallen der BERNEXPO, wird der grösste Zweirad-Event der Schweiz werden. Im Zentrum stehen das aktuelle Motorrad-, Roller- und Zubehörprogramm, jede Menge Action, beste Unterhaltung und hochkarätige Konzerte mit Gotthard, der Schweizer Kultband Nummer 1, als Top-Act.

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

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