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What To Expect From 2021 Dubai Watch Week

Founded in 2015 by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, Dubai Watch Week is a biennial event that provides an educational platform for the purpose of sharing knowledge, building connections, and celebrating watchmaking.

The highly anticipated event focused around the sharing, disciplined and sharing of horological knowledge has returned for its fifth edition starting from 24th - 28th November 2021 at The Gate, Dubai International Financial Centre. The platform will facilitate open conversations between timepiece collectors, designers, craftsmen and some of the brilliant minds from across industries.

According to Hind Abdul Hamied Seddiqi, Director General, Dubai Watch Week, “Our goal is to create an educational, experiential, and networking event like no other.”

The one-of-a-kind platform has evolved into one of international significance, an open-to-all event bringing some of the most knowledgeable and creative minds in the industry together to build relationships, network and engage in conversations around horology, watchmaking and beyond. The biennial event — which attracted over 9,000 visitors in 2019 — works to intersect with affiliated industries, bridge communities and further cement Dubai as a cultural hub championing education, innovation, and technological advancement.

Also Read: What To Do At Dubai Watch Week

ACTIVATIONS

Visitors will have access to several masterclasses from 24th to 28th November viz, The Cogs of Transmission, Drawing with Light, Murano Glass in Watchmaking, The Art of Precision in Watchmaking, Become An Expert Watchmaker and Crea

THEME

Theme for this years’s Dubai Watch Week primarily focuses on Connecting, Creating and Celebrating with a packed line-up of activations and programmes being offered with the support of participating brands and the wider watchmaking community. From limited-edition watches to innovative technologies, visitors can expect to share information to build connections, build communities and pay homage to the art of watchmaking.

BRANDS

Some of the renowned watch brands will be participating in this horology event. The brands showcasing their timepieces include, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Hublot, Breitling, Bell & Ross, Armin Strom, Bvlgari, Chopard, Corum, Frederique Constant, Genus, Jacob & Co., Laurent Ferrier, Oris, Reservoir, Montblanc, Purnell, Bvlgari, Hublot, Tudor, Tag Heuer, Ulysse Nardin and more.

SPEAKERS

Several notable personalities shall be hosting talks including Hind Seddiqi, Director General of Dubai Watch Week, Aldis Hodge, Watch Enthusiast and Hollywood Actor, Carlos Rosillo, Co-Founder and CEO, Bell & Ross, Christine Hutter, CEO, Moritz Grossmann, Danny Govberg, Executive Chairman and Co-founder, WatchBox, Pascal Raffy, Brand Owner, Bovet and many more.

All images: Dubai Watch Week

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