From 2020, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (SIHH) and Baselworld in Basel, the two major events in the watch industry, will synchronise their calendars.
The world’s biggest Watch events BaselWorld and Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) recently announced that they will be synchronizing their calendars for 2020.
SIHH will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 26 to 29, while Baselworld will take place in the city from April 30 to May 5. The calendars will remain the same until 2024.
The two exhibitors coming together, which will mean international based exhibitors, retailers and journalists can plan one trip to cover the two fairs. The synchronization of the two shows has a four-year contract and continues until 2024.
According to Michel Loris-Melikoff, Managing Director, Baselworld, “This partnership between the two most prominent exhibitions in the industry represents a major breakthrough for the future.”
Currently, SIHH has 35 exhibitors including the major once from Richemont Group- A. Lange & Sohne, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, Montblanc and more) as well as many independent brands.
For over 100 years, Baselworld has been The World Watch and Jewellery Show. Amongst its exhibitors are Rolex, Patek Philippe, LVMH and Chopard, alongside exhibitors who are world leaders in the domains of jewellery and precious stones, in addition to those of technical industries.