On November 9, 2023, the prestigious Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève will, once again, take center stage in Geneva, Switzerland. This annual celebration about watchmaking’s art, has become a cornerstone of the industry, showcasing the best timepieces and honoring the artisans behind them.
Established in 2001, the Grand Prix has grown to become a globally recognized event in the world of watchmaking. It’s often referred to as the “Oscars of Watchmaking” and for a good reason. The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève aims to recognize and celebrate the finest craftsmanship, innovation, and design in the watch industry.
Is not just about one category of watches; it celebrates the diversity. The competition features a range of categories, including: men’s and women’s watches, complications, sports watches, jewelry watches, and more. Each category represents a unique facet of watchmaking, allowing for a broad spectrum of talent and creativity to shine.
What sets the GPHG apart is its distinguished panel of expert judges. These experts are renowned for their expertise in watchmaking. They carefully evaluate each entry based on criteria such as craftsmanship, aesthetics, technical excellence, and innovation.
Winning a GPHG award is a testament to a timepiece’s exceptional quality and design. For watchmakers, receiving an award is a moment of great pride and recognition. Winning a GPHG award can have a significant impact on a watch brand’s visibility and success in the market.
CURIOSITY ABOUT GRAND PRIX D’HORLOGERIE DE GENÈVE
The event has a category specifically dedicated to independent watchmakers, recognizing the contributions of smaller, often highly innovative, and artisanal brands to the industry. This category highlights the spirit of entrepreneurship and creativity in watchmaking.
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