World’s largest Watch & Clock Fair opens in Hong Kong

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The 36th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair opened with ceremony today, continuing through 9 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), showcasing watches, clocks, machinery & equipment, OEM Smart Watches, packaging, parts & components as well as trade services, providing a one-stop sourcing platform for global buyers.

The opening ceremony was held earlier with Edward Yau, Secretary of Commerce and Economic Development for the HKSAR Government, as guest of honour. Organised by the HKTDC, the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, the fair features a record 820-plus exhibitors from 24 countries and regions, including first-time participating country Lebanon.

Concurrent with the Watch & Clock Fair, the Salon de TE hosts 150 international premium brands and designer collections in five thematic zones: World Brand Piazza, Renaissance Moment, Craft Treasure, Chic & Trendy and Wearable Tech. The Salon de TE will open to the public on the fair’s last day (Saturday), when more than 90 brands will hold retail sales for visitors to purchase their favourite timepieces.

The World Brand Piazza, sponsored by Prince Jewellery & Watch for the eighth consecutive year, presents 13 renowned international brands, including four first-time participants – Jacob & Co., Jaquet Droz, Juvenia and Montblanc – as well as returning brands Blancpain, Breguet, Chopard, CORUM, DeWitt, FRANCK MULLER, Glashutte Original, Piaget and Zenith.

Gathering a wide range of eye-catching wristwatches, including:

One-of-a-kind treasures

– Jacob & Co.’s one-of-a-kind Billionaire Tourbillon Watch, valued at HK$160 million, features a case and strap set with 239 pieces of emerald-cut diamonds weighing, in total, 260 carats.

Exquisite timepieces with great…

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