Watches & Wonders 2023: Taking Over Geneva

Watches and Wonders is an annual event that takes place in Geneva and is dedicated to showcasing the latest and most exceptional watches from top brands and manufacturers. This year, the event will take place from March 27th to April 2nd, with the general public being able to attend over the weekend of April 1st and 2nd. Visitors will have the opportunity to discover the latest creations from nearly 50 Maisons and manufacturers, and immerse themselves in the world of watchmaking.

One of the highlights of Watches and Wonders is the opportunity to listen to and learn from professionals in the industry. An extensive program of talks and discussion panels will be held in the auditorium over the weekend, with renowned experts and speakers discussing trends, what makes a watch valuable, and how to start a vintage watch collection. Topical subjects such as the metaverse, NFTs, blockchain, and circularity will also be discussed.

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In addition to the Salon, Watches and Wonders will also take place “In the City” with participating watchmaking boutiques showcasing their special designs, ornate pieces, and rare watch complications. The major watch stores on Rue du Rhône and Rues Basses will also open their doors to visitors. There will also be a special evening event held in the Rues Basses on March 30th, where visitors can enjoy concerts, street entertainment, and famous artists.

The Salon will also feature a number of other wonders for visitors to explore, such as the “What Time is It?” photographic exhibition presented by Karine Bauzin, which investigates our relationship with time and how it is perceived. The whole of Geneva will also be humming to the rhythm of watch movements for a whole week, with the Pont de la Machine serving as an information center throughout the week.

Whether you are an amateur or an enthusiast of beautiful watches, Watches and Wonders is a rare event not to be missed. Visitors can expect an immersive experience at the heart of the Salon, designed as a sumptuous village with its squares, alleys, restaurants, and watchmaking worlds.