Date — 2013-08-03T16:07:25
Trade Promotion Competition Licence No: 41320
IWC Schaffhausen cordially invites you and guest to WATCHES&WONDERS, the first Asian Haute Horlogerie exhibition at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre from September 25th-28th, 2013. It comes in recognition of the entire region and its esteemed watch collectors, all admirers of intricate mechanisms and passionate about exquisitely crafted timepieces.
To mark this event, IWC Schaffhausen will offer a chance to win an exclusive trip for two people to visit IWC’s manufacture in Schaffhausen, the home of IWC and will be whisked away to Portofino in Italy, where they will experience the inspiration behind one of IWC’s most famous collections. Please visit the IWC booth to submit your entry to the competition.
To attend the fair, we invite you to collect your ticket from one of our IWC boutiques listed below.
You can also contact our concierge in Hong Kong (+852) 28 29 27 29 or in China (+86) 400 1326 968 to receive your tickets through post mail.
We look forward to welcoming you.
WATCHES&WONDERS is a first-of-its-kind event to be held in Asia. This exclusive exhibit of 13 Watch Brands will display the very latest creations in the world of Haute Horlogerie within the context of their own rich and fascinating culture. It aims to recognize and serve the thousands of collectors in the region who are passionate about the intricate mechanisms and exquisite craftsmanship of rare timepieces.
In addition to presenting its newest collections, IWC Schaffhausen will share its individual history and specific values, unveiling the human elements largely unseen but always crucial to the creation of fine timepieces. IWC will also demonstrate the innovation, inspiration and dedication to excellence that sets it apart. A special highlight of WATCHES&WONDERS will be an area set aside for the many professions and artisans that contribute the rich variety of savoir faire and talent to the field of Fine Watchmaking. Some 40 different specialties are involved in the making of a fine watch and the event will showcase a number of highly skilled professionals allowing them to demonstrate their know-how and expertise.
Another unique element of the event will be The Mastery of Time, a stunning exhibit tracing the history of timekeeping through the ages. From its origins in the heavens through its present on firm ground, the exhibit will let the visitor imagine travelling from sundial to wristwatch, with all of the adventure and fascination that marks this impressive journey.
A platform of culture and learning, WATCHES&WONDERS will welcome the Fine Maisons’ special guests, journalists and retailers, all valued ambassadors of Fine Watchmaking in Asia.