From October 15th to 18th this year, the ‘Geneva Watch Awards’ exhibition will be held in Macau’s hot event and exhibition venue, the 5-star ‘Macau GalaxyTM’ East Wing Plaza, a high-end Watch enthusiasts bring an unprecedented event.
The exhibition is sponsored by the Edmond de Rothschild Group and co-organized with Hong Kong Tatler, a leading luxury magazine. Before the Geneva Watch Awards, the award-winning event known as the ‘Oscars in the Watch Industry’, was held in Geneva in November, 69 world-leading watches will be on tour around the world. The exhibited works are selected from the 10 competition categories of the Grand Prize, with a total value of more than HK $ 49 million, which combines the essence of extraordinary watchmaking.
The Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), founded in 2001, rewards and pays tribute to outstanding watchmaking achievements, and is known as the world’s top watchmaking award. Before the awards ceremony is held in Geneva on November 15th, the watch works nominated for the highest honor ‘Aiguille d’Or’ will be on display around the world.
The touring exhibition first landed in China in 2011 and has been exhibited in Hong Kong and Shanghai. This year’s touring exhibition debuts in Macau for the first time and will be held at ‘Macau Galaxy’. The ‘Macau Galaxy’ resort city known as the ‘Asian New Palace’ has been widely recognized for its hospitality concept of ‘arrogant to the world and loves Asia’; the luxurious decoration of the resort city and its successful cooperation with the world’s top brands make it a The ideal partner for this year’s exhibition.
The “Geneva Watch Awards” award category includes big complex watches, ladies watches, ladies complex watches, men’s watches, men’s complex watches, innovative watches, jewelry watches, craft watches, sports watches and “ Small pointers (prices below CHF 7,500). Two awards will be added this year: the ‘Watchmaking Inspiration Award’ for outstanding achievements of young brands and the ‘Renaissance Award’ for reinventing classic watches in a modern way. The Grand Prix invites global watch enthusiasts to vote through the Grand Prix official website http://www.gphg.org or the “Geneva Watch Grand Prix” mobile app to select the winners of the “Public Grand Prix”. Participants will automatically participate in the lottery and have a chance to win a premium watch.
This year, an international jury of people from all walks of life expanded to include 23 distinguished members, including designer Philippe Starck, star jeweller Viren Bhagat, renowned architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, and American rock star John Mayer. The head of the judging panel is Aurel Barcs, an international authority at Christie’s Watches.
After two successful collaborations in 2011 and 2012, the “Geneva Watch Awards” and Bosch Group joined forces again to bring this exclusive world tour exhibition to Macau for the first time. Hong Kong Tatler, a leading lifestyle magazine of the Bosch Group in Asia, was selected as the official organizer; its sister publication, Revolution, the most influential watchmaking magazine in the region, was co-hosted by the media.
Commenting on the event, Barrie C. Goodridge, President and Publisher of Bosch Asia, said: ‘We are honored to assist the Geneva Watch Awards once again in selecting the top time selected by an international jury composed of globally recognized creative authorities Together, this exhibition represents a tribute to the world’s best watchmaking masterpieces, which coincides with the core business of Bosch Group and the authority enjoyed by the group in the Asian luxury goods industry. We are particularly pleased to be able to bring ‘ The Geneva Watch Awards’ brings Macao, the world’s premier luxury brand and a mecca for international design brands. ‘
The exhibition will be held in the 2,100-square-meter East Wing Plaza, Macau’s premier multi-functional leisure and entertainment resort, Galaxy Macau. Ms. Jian Yu Yu, Senior Vice President of Market Development of Galaxy Macau, said: ‘Visitors visiting the ‘New Palace of Asia’ are pursuing unique experiences, so we are very excited to present them the world’s top timepiece series. ‘Galaxy Macau’ With the most demanding customer base in Australia, we are sure to marvel at the 70 watches on display at East Wing Plaza. ‘
Carlo Lamprecht, Chairman of the Geneva Watch Awards, said: ‘The Geneva Watch Awards is the most noble commendation of watchmaking and shows the prowess of this protagonist on the professional stage. We are committed to ensuring the 13th annual awards The transparency and globality of ceremonies and exhibitions promote and nurture this field of expertise and assist its evolution. Above this, we combine the spirit of competition and solidarity to pay tribute to the outstanding achievements and creativity of watchmaking. ‘
Admission tickets for the exhibition day are MOP 100. Visitors can also purchase VIP passes for MOP 680, enjoy a glass of Parisian champagne for free, and enjoy unlimited privileges to bring the same VIP guests during the exhibition period. Half-price tickets are available for members of Galaxy Superior Club, hotel guests and those who spend over MOP 500 at restaurants and retail outlets in Galaxy Macau. Visitors can present exhibition admission tickets and enjoy shopping discounts when shopping at watch shops in Galaxy Macau including IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, Piaget and Van Cleef & Arpels.