A weeklong event organised by the largest watch retailer in the Gulf, Dubai Watch Week (DWW) is an annual event now in its third year. Taking place at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and open to the public, this year’s fair is bigger and better than before, with exhibitors ranging from establishment names like A. Lange & Söhne and Audemars Piguet to independents including F.P. Journe and Urwerk.
In fact, it’s not just the brands that will present, but the people as well. Confirmed speakers at the dozen or so panel discussions include Francois-Paul Journe and AP chief executive Francois Bennhamias. The event also includes workshops conducted by the likes of Kurt Klaus, the grand old man of IWC, and independent watchmaker Antoine Preziuso.
DWW is open to the public, with registration required for classes, panels and workshops. For more information and to register, visit Dubai Watch Week.
[I will be there, and looking forward to meeting fellow watch aficionados. – SJX]
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The Arab world's mightiest fine watch fair opens in Dubai promising a week of horological edification.