WATCHES & WONDERS - GENEVA
For its 30th edition in April 2020 in Geneva, Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) makes the biggest change in its history. With a new format, new name, new dates and new audiences, SIHH becomes Watches & Wonders Geneva: an unprecedented concept, now in association with the City and
the Canton of Geneva.
Watches & Wonders is a global concept that celebrates fine watchmaking worldwide, with Geneva as its first destination.
From April 25th to 29th, 2020, Watches & Wonders Geneva will bring the entire international watch community together. This will also be the first time the event opens its doors "In the City", by inviting a wider public to venues throughout Geneva.
"Because it's about more than watches, we chose a name that conveys a sense of wonder, excellence, openness and discovery; a different way to experience watchmaking. Watches & Wonders becomes the focal point for the exceptional talent, creativity and infinite innovation of the world's leading watch and jewellery maisons,"
Fabienne Lupo, Chairwoman and Managing Director of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie.
The Salon, hosting some thirty of the most prestigious watch and jewellery maisons, will take place at Palexpo. More outward-looking, more experiential, more interactive and more connected, it will deliver a wealth of original content and experiences. This is also where exhibitors will give exclusive previews of their new collections to professionals, journalists, VIP guests and other enthusiasts.
Building on the previous year's success, the Lab will showcase even more of the latest technological innovations from the exhibiting maisons, as well as from start-ups of interest to the industry.
The Live will offer world-first access to international product launches and exclusive announcements. Keynotes by influential speakers will complete the programme.
For the first time, Geneva itself will be part of the experience. “In the City” goes behind the scenes and showcases the fabulous expertise of the most prestigious names in watchmaking. Exhibitions, walking tours, initiations to watchmaking and visits to manufactures, along with boutique presentations, museum open houses, conferences, conversations with industry players and more will make up a rich and varied programme that is open to everyone – a truly inclusive and immersive event which enjoys the support of the City and the Canton of Geneva.
Watches & Wonders Geneva
25 – 29 April 2020 – Geneva - Switzerland
For more information please visit: www.watchesandwonders.com