Dubai Watch Week 2016 Major partners for the second edition
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH), Emirates Airline, Christie’s, The Dubai Mall and The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) to support Dubai Watch Week 2016.
Dubai Watch Week, the only regional event dedicated to promoting education and cultural learning within the horological industry organized by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, has anounced partners that will support Dubai’s vision in becoming a global cultural and educational hub in the region. The 2016 edition is organized in association with FHH and is supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, The Dubai Mall, Emirates Airline, Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, and Christie’s.
“We have been overwhelmed with the support and interest for this year’s Dubai Watch Week and are honoured to partner with organizations of this calibre who are not only international and regional pioneers but share a common interest in elevating the cultural landscape of the Middle East.” said Hind Abdul Hamied Seddiqi - Chief Marketing & Communication Officer, Seddiqi Holding.
Fabienne Lupo, President and Managing Director of FHH commented: “The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) is proud to be associated with Dubai Watch Week 2016. The aim of the FHH is to spread the culture of fine watchmaking and grow its appreciation worldwide in many different ways. Through its exhibition "The Mastery of Time", the participation in the DWW Watch Forum, and the organization of the first training and HH certification sessions in the region, the FHH fulfills its mission to a broader extent. Knowledge and education are key to the development of watch culture and we are thrilled to help further this through our participation during Dubai Watch Week.”
"We are delighted to be presenting this year the 15 GPHG prize-winning watches within the context of the second Dubai Watch Week” said Carlo Lamprecht, president of the GPHG Foundation “This event pays exceptional tribute to the art of horological excellence, an art that the GPHG aims to promote, embodying unique expertise and representing a true flagship for our Swiss industry. "
“Sharing cultural knowledge is at the heart of historical industries such as fine watchmaking and by building awareness through platforms like Dubai Watch Week, we continue our mandate to foster talents and create interest in the world horology.” said Melika Yazdjerdi, Director, Dubai Watch Week and Head of Corporate Communication, Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons.