The Business Club was founded in 2005 to offer a new exclusive Swiss Indoors event. Since its inception, this successful charity event has been held again each year. Numerous prominent guest speakers from the worlds of business, politics and sports have made special appearances in the Business Club.
The purpose of the event is to cultivate contacts and relationships in the positive atmosphere of Swiss Indoors Basel.
The entire net proceeds from the events are donated to a non-profit institution every year.
Swiss Indoors Basel offers a special new venue with the opening of the Business Club.
The purpose is to cultivate contacts and relationships in the positive atmosphere of Swiss Indoors Basel.
The association, whose members include sponsors as well as figures from the political and cultural sphere surrounding the tournament, are sure to quickly enhance their profiles at this premier networking opportunity in the Swiss world of sports.
Each year, the net proceeds from the events benefit a different social institution. In 2008, for example, it was the United Kids Foundation network for children, the umbrella organisation of the Cleven Becker Foundation and Veronica Ferres’ Power-Child association.
2019: Joseph Sepp Blatter
2018: Marco Rima
2017: Fabian Cancellara
2016: Dario Cologna
2015: Belinda Bencic and her father, Ivan Bencic
2012: Jörg Schild
2011: Roger Köppel
2010: Lynette Federer
2009: Ottmar Hitzfeld
2008: Franziska van Almsick
2007: Bernhard Russi, Veronica Ferres, Dr Hans-Dieter Cleven
2006: Dr Karlheinz Böhm, Rolf Knie
2005: Adolf Ogi, Urs Leutert
2019: Swiss School for Guide Dogs for the Blind Foundation
2018: Mutperlen Schweiz Foundation
2017: SapoCycle Foundation
2016: Orchester Basel Sinfonietta
2015: The Swiss Paraplegic Foundation
2012: Tierschutz beider Basel
2011: Kinderhilfswerk UNESON
2010: Treat Trust Wales health fund
2009: Children’s relief organisations Mensajeros del paz and Fundacion G3T
2008: Premiere Foundation
2007: United Kids Foundations
2006: Schweizer Sporthilfe/Menschen für Menschen
Kurt Aeschbacher, Paul Burkhalter, Franz Baur, Stefan Bürer, Matthias Hüppi, Rainer Maria Salzgeber