Dubai Watch Week gears up for its third edition
today Aug 24, 2017
Foundation de Haute Horlogerie (FHH), under the Patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, will organise the third edition of the Dubai Watch Week from November 16 to 20.
The theme for the 2017 event is ‘Classic and Contemporary’ with around 60 leading watch brands and thousands of visitors across the globe expected to participate in the event.
The theme explores the evolution of watchmaking, by bringing the industry’s rich heritage to light as well as championing its innovation and creativity - connecting the past to the present. In addition, Dubai Watch Week 2017 plans to add more masterclasses, creative hubs and panels to the agenda that are set to surprise and delight visitors.
Melika Yazdjerdi, Director of Dubai Watch Week and Senior Marketing & Communication Director said: “Following on from its phenomenal success last year, we are delighted to be hosting Dubai Watch Week for its third edition. This is a one-of-kind platform that promotes the sharing of information – everything from the individual stories behind each brand including technical movements, materials, and mechanisms to consumer trends and the future of watchmaking. This year we will carefully design an attraction that will appeal seasoned watch collectors, watch enthusiasts and visitors of the fair.”
Dubai Watch Week is the largest international gathering devoted to horological knowledge exchange. The 2017 agenda will feature an exciting programme filled with, exclusive VIP events, workshops, watchmaking master-classes as well as talks by some of the watch world’s most eminent personalities.
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