Dubai Watch Week will return next month with the theme of Innovation and Technology. These two crucial drivers of the watch industry will be the focus of talks, presentations and experiences that will celebrate the watchmaking culture and the preserving of this centuries old business
Founded in 2015 by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, Dubai Watch Week is open to collectors, brands, watchmakers and members of the media to interact and share their knowledge of the world of watchmaking. With this year’s theme there is sure to be much talk about the transportation of clock movements into wristwatches and how technology has developed in recent years as well as disruptive message, mobile and digital and the innovations in movement creating.
Dubai Watch Week committee members consist of Mohammed Abdul Magied Seddiqi, Chief Commercial Officer, Seddiqi Holding, Remy Julia Christie’s Watch Specialist – Dubai & Head of Watches Middle East – India – Africa, Hind Abdul Hamied Seddiqi Chief Marketing & Communication Officer, Seddiqi Holding and Melika Yazdjerdi, Senior Marketing & Communications Director, Seddiqi Holding. Together the committee has developed a programme that will educate, create a conversation and bring together a community that will share ideas and knowledge.
Highlights of this year’s Dubai Watch Week will include the Exhibition Hall which will allow brands to explore this year’s theme. Some of the world’s most exclusive brands will present their interpretation of the theme and showcase their latest timepieces. Dubai Watch Week will team up with Christie’s to present the Auction Room, showcasing rare timepieces and holding discussions with industry experts and collectors. Across the five day event there will also be a panel discussions, workshops, talks and experiences that will allow visitors to immerse themselves into the world of watchmaking.
Dubai Watch Week will run from 20th-24th November, 2019