Geneva is the watchmaking destination and home to many popular brands that people love to wear because of aesthetic designs and durability of the products. Watches & wonders 2022 was a huge success after the pandemic and organizers are expecting more participation in upcoming watch industry trade show 2023.
The success of the first event of Watches and Wonders Geneva in 2022 encourages Rolex, Richemont and Patek Philippe to invent Watches and Wonders Geneva Foundation (WWGF), a not-for-profit foundation based in Geneva and was founded in September 2022.
The WWGF is also planning to arrange many exhibitions in key destinations around the world. The WWGF is managed by a foundation board, where Jean-Frederic Dufour is acting as Chairman and Emmanuel Perrin as Vice Chairman. Matthieu Humair the CEO of FHH will become the CEO of WWGF. Members from Exhibition Committee will fill other positions of board.
The amateurs and collectors very much appreciate to try on this year’s crop of new wares in person as they did last year.
The final dates of the event are released and now Watches & Wonders Geneva 2023 will be held from March 27th to April 2nd. The first five days will be reserved for the Press, retailers and guests of the exhibiting brands. However, for the first time, the Salon will be open to the public over the weekend.
The Public days of event will be on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2023. Don’t forget to book your tickets available online from 1st February.
How many brands are participating:
Watches & Wonders 2023 Geneva edition had got world attention and grown big following the success of 2022 and will invite approx. 50 brands will have opportunity to show innovation in luxury and witness the ambiences offered by 49 prestigious brands.
Tickets are available on daily basis and are nominative. The approximate cost of 1 day ticket would be equivalent to USD 75. Tickets could only purchased online.
Palexpo, Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva
Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 April, 2023
From 8.30 am To 7 pm
Who are participants:
- A. Lange & Söhne
- Alpina Watches
- Arnold & Son
- Baume & Mercier
- Bell & Ross
- Charles Zuber
- Cyrus Genève
- Czapek & Cie
- Ferdinand Berthoud
- Frederique Constant
- Grand Seiko
- IWC Schaffhausen
- Laurent Ferrier
- Louis Moinet
- Parmigiani Fleurier
- Patek Philippe
- Rebellion Timepieces
- Roger Dubuis
- Rudis Sylva
- TAG Heuer
- Ulysse Nardin
- Vacheron Constantin
- Van Cleef & Arpels
In a collaborative effort by Cartier, along with Baume & Mercier, Piaget, Gérald Genta and Daniel Roth, to create an exclusive trade show for watchmaking which resulted in formation of SIHH in 1991. Over twenty three thousand visitors journalists attended the SIHH in 2019.
During October 2019, FHH announced that SIHH would change its name to Watches and Wonders Geneva for its 2020 edition. However, In April 2020 Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chopard, Chanel and Tudor announced that they will withdraw from Baselworld and host their own show in April 2021.