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    Geneva Haute Horlogerie Awards (Gphg) Will Debut In Beijing

    On October 11, 2013, a Geneva High-level Watch Grand Prix (GPHG), organized by A Dream Lifestyle ltd (ADL), will hold its first Beijing tour exhibition at Beijing Art 8. The tour will last for 3 days, covering 10 categories, and a total of 70 world-class watches will appear at this exhibition. The activities include media cocktail parties, VIP cocktail parties, seminars and other exchange activities.

     Group photo of the GPHG Grand Awards 2012

     Guests participating in the tour include business elites, art collectors, watch collectors, government officials and media organizations from around the world. Regardless of the scale of the exhibition, the content of the event and the participants, this tour exhibition can be described as a huge gathering in the watch industry. At that time, all watch lovers and celebrities from all walks of life will come together to witness a new wave of watches. The birth of fashion trends.

     The GPHG is known as the ‘Oscar Award’ in the watch industry. It was founded in 2001 by the Edipresse Group, the canton of Geneva, and the city of Geneva. Individuals, brands and institutions that have made the greatest contribution to the industry and carried forward the spirit of watchmaking-breakthrough innovation, exquisite craftsmanship and the pursuit of excellence-are regarded as the most prestigious, authoritative and influential watchmakers in the Swiss watch industry honor. All watch brands can participate in the competition. In order to ensure fair and just selection criteria and high-quality selection quality, the members of the jury are from different countries, different nationalities and different industries in the world. For example, in the 2012 jury list, Sebastian Whitestone from the United Kingdom (expert in watchmaking history and director of Bobinet Ltd.), Dr. Rony Abi Nakhlé from Lebanon (collector, President of Lebanon and Canada University), and Sean Li from China (Collector, editor-in-chief, Revolution Magazine, Hong Kong) and so on.

     With all the talents, through the professional and fair requirements of the judging committee and the restrictions on the high-end and atmospheric standards of the participating products, the Geneva Grand Watch Awards can truly appreciate the high-end appearance, exquisite design and cutting-edge skills of industry products. Can provide an amazing exhibition for Chinese art collectors and watch lovers.

     This tour is not only a ‘herd-seeking’ of watchmakers, but also a ‘feast of feasts’ for all watch lovers. On the one hand, participants can not only enjoy the latest men’s and women’s watches, such as A lange & Soehne, Audemars piguet, Zenith, Chanel, Hermès, Louis Vuitton , Chopard, Hublot, Corum, Tudor and other well-known brands, as well as a variety of exquisite watchmaking skills such as gem setting technology, glazing technology, carving technology, etc. Enthusiasts can be in the brightly lit exhibition hall to see the world’s most high-end watches. On the other hand, through exchange meetings such as VIP cocktail parties and seminars, participants also have the opportunity to meet more colleagues in the field of collecting and explore the mysteries of watch appreciation.

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     It is particularly worth mentioning that during the exhibition, GPS will be co-hosted with Christie’s Hong Kong Deputy Minister and Senior Expert of Hong Kong to hold a seminar on the theme of “watch purchase and collection art”; ‘The seminar enables Chinese watch enthusiasts to get in close contact with watch experts, listen to the insights of the masters, and jointly improve the skills and level of watch purchase, collection and appreciation. After the tour is completed, the 13th Geneva Haute Horlogerie Awards Gala will be held at the Grand Theatre in Geneva on November 15, 2013, at which time the final winning brands of 2013 will be announced.

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     The Geneva Watch Awards (GPHG) was founded in 2001 and was co-founded by the City of Geneva and the Canton of Geneva. Since May 2011, it has been officially recognized as a non-profit organization by the Foundation. The Geneva Watch Awards is a tribute to the outstanding international watchmaking industry. The Geneva Watch Awards Foundation was created to thank its label and to promote the value of the Swiss watchmaking industry to the world. The annual selection is open to all brands, involving hundreds of watches and clocks launched this year, and awarded the winners the highest recognition in the watch industry. The winning list is determined by an independent international jury composed of senior experts. Following the 2012 tour in Zurich, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Geneva, and Moscow, the 2013 tour was held in Beijing for the first time, and held cocktail parties and forum discussions with key GPHG event partners.

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