a fair is a all about synergies. photo basel is grateful to have sponsors, suppliers and stakeholders that make our fair possible. They are as devoted and passionate about their products and services as we are about photo basel.



VIP shuttle

photo basel's official vip fleet is proudly sponsored by Emil Frey - Switzerland's general importer of Jaguar, Range Rover and also Bentley.


ALPA is one of the rare manufacturers of cameras in Switzerland and an outstanding manufacturer of high-end imaging instruments in the global market. ALPA cameras are precision tools, made with passion and skilled craftsmanship for a small group of connoisseurs.

Much like musical instruments, these tools require the expertise and the careful eye of a master. ALPA photographers do not require automatic functions or a constant stream of new models. We simply provide the same that all good manufacturers of tools and instruments do – we provide the best possible quality in design, material and an open ear to all the wishes of our customers.


Artsy is the global platform for collecting and discovering art. Artsy partners with

leading museums, international galleries, auction houses, and art fairs to create

the world’s largest art marketplace. Artsy’s technology enables the growth of

the entire art market by effectively connecting supply and demand at a global

scale. With 3,000+ partners across 90+ countries and the most read


publication online, Artsy empowers a global audience to learn about, discover

and collect art. Launched in 2012, Artsy is headquartered in New York City with

offices in London, Berlin, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles.


since 2001, is your premier resource provider for art market analysis and artist ranking


In an industry where mobility is a key factor, flexibility, speed and convenience are very important. With international expo services you have a direct and personal partner who focuses on coordination of all your logistical needs.


Get your tickets - and with starticket's print at home solution there are no excuses and no more reasons to wait in line!


Engel & Völkers is one of the world’s leading service companies specialised in the brokerage of premium residential property, commercial real estate, yachts and aircraft.


tribe photography magazine is not only the arab world's only photo mag - but also an avid promotor of talent from the middle east


Intelligent, beautiful and informative, Aesthetica is one of the leading publications for art, design and photography.


one of the world leaders in art market information


your Urban & Contemporary Art Resource

If you have great art works hanging at the fair, no one is looking at the walls...BUT those walls you can truly have a look at. We are excited to work with the team of art fairs service because they run their business as we are - as a family business.


near. was founded in Lausanne in 2009 and its principal aim is to promote contemporary photography. The association organises activities set around four main objectives: to promote and disseminate the work of Swiss and Swiss-based photographers for established talent as well as young artists.


The Brasilea Foundation was founded in Basel on 22 September 2003.

The establishment of the Brasilea Foundation is based on the Walter Wüthrich Collection, which arose out of the longstanding friendship between the founder Walter Wüthrich and Franz Josef Widmar.
The Foundation aims to achieve its objective through cooperation with other institutions in Brazil and Switzerland and Brazilians who have settled in the region. Therefore, it fosters cultural exchange between Switzerland and Brazil.