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International Exhibition of Fine Watchmaking

The International Fine Watch Exhibition (SIHH) is a worldwide private fair for watchmaking and jewelery held in Palexpo , Geneva , Switzerland .

Its first edition dates back to 1991 with five brands installed on 1 000 m 2 at the initiative of Alain-Dominique Perrin 1 . It usually takes place in January. The exhibition is open to professionals and the press on an area of 40 000 m 2 with sixteen watch houses presenting their novelties.

In 2015 held the 25 th edition 2 , which welcomed 14,500 trade visitors and journalists 3 .

With Baselworld , the SIHH is considered as a major show of luxury watches 4 , 5 .

Exhibitors

A. Lange & Sohne , Audemars Piguet , Baume & Mercier , Cartier , Greubel Forsey , IWC , Jaeger-LeCoultre , Montblanc , Officine Panerai , Parmigiani , Piaget , Ralph Lauren , Richard Mille , Roger Dubuis , Vacheron Constantin , Van Cleef & Arpels 2 .

Notes and references

  1. ↑ Fabienne Reybaud, ” The true history of the International Salon of Haute Horlogerie [ archive ] , on lefigaro.fr , (Accessed on 23 February 2015 ) .
  2. a and b ( en ) ” International Fine Watchmaking Exhibition celebrates its quarter-century [ archive ] (accessed 16 January 2015 ) .
  3. ↑ Catherine Poncet, ” Interest in luxury watches has not been impacted by the Swiss franc surge [ archive ] , (Accessed 26 January 2015 ) .
  4. ↑ ( in ) Stephen Pulvirent, ” New Watch Wednesday: Three Intricate Timepieces, and a Preview of SIHH [ archive ] , (Accessed 16 January 2015 ) .
  5. ↑ ( in ) James Gurney, ” SIHH preview: our highlights [ archive ] , (Accessed 16 January 2015 ) .

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