Postings with Tag 100 Years Ahead

  • 100 years of Muba: "Always be open to everything"

    Published on 4/12/2016 by Christoph Spangenberg
    muba-simon-duerrenberger-daniel-nussbaumer 100 years of the MCH Group also means 100 years of Muba. From 15 to 24 April 2016, the fair that was behind the development of the company group will also be celebrating its anniversary. In this interview, Daniel Nussbaumer, the new exhibition manager, and Simon Dürrenberger, head of communications, speak about the highlights of the anniversary edition. They recall blue-blooded guests and guests splashing around in whirlpools, reveal the successful recipe behind the "mother of all fairs", together with their personal experiences, and express their thoughts on the Muba of the future. Read more Comments (0)

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  • 100 years of the MCH Group in a book: interview with historian Patrick Kury

    Published on 3/3/2016 by Christoph Spangenberg
    Patrick Kury Schweizer Mustermesse MCH Group
    Surprising stories and impressive photographs: to mark this year’s anniversary of the MCH Group, a book was being published on 2 March 2016 with the title “In Step With Time. From Swiss Industries Fair to MCH Group”. Nine written contributions and eight pictorial sections tell the story from the first Swiss Mustermesse (Sample Fair) in 1917 through to the present. In this interview, the editor and historian Patrick Kury talks about working on the book, the pictorial treasure troves from the exhibitions and a fateful fire that broke out in 1923.
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  • "100 years of Muba: an eye-catching journey through time": Poster walk in Basel now open

    Published on 3/2/2016 by Christoph Spangenberg
    Kurt Würmli
    Fifty posters of art-historical value right in the heart of Basel: The exhibition "100 Jahre Muba: eine plakative Zeitreise" (100 years of Muba: an eye-catching journey through time) officially opened today. Between Badischer Bahnhof and Bankverein, it displays highlights from the time since the Sample Fair was first created in 1916. In an interview, Kurt Würmli, curator of the poster collection at the Basel College of Design who has created the exhibition with the MCH Group for its 100th anniversary, explains what makes the Muba posters so special and why they could soon be awarded Unesco cultural heritage status.
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