June 26, 2024
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Watches and Wonders Gears Up for Shanghai Debut

August 28 to September 1, 2024

Following its successful stint in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 9 to 15, 2024, Watches and Wonders is set to make its mark in China. A fourth edition is scheduled for August 28 to September 1, 2024, at the West Bund Art Centre in Shanghai.

This edition, breaking new ground, will welcome the general public over three days, offering an immersive and enlightening program tailored to enhance the visitor experience.

For the fourth year running, Shanghai is set to become the epicentre of the watchmaking world as Watches and Wonders descend upon the city, and where West Bund Art Centre will be abuzz with the excitement of prestigious watch brands.

The first two days will be a professional’s paradise, followed by an extended weekend from Friday to Sunday, when the doors will be thrown open to the public, promising a thrilling horological experience.


The event’s programme is a treasure trove for everyone, from newcomers to horology to seasoned collectors and enthusiasts.

Visitors can look forward to an enlightening journey into the present and future of fine watchmaking, featuring engaging conferences, insightful discussions, hands-on workshops, captivating product showcases, informative trade demonstrations, and a visually stunning photo exhibition.

The event’s standout feature will be the LAB, a hub of innovation and invention at the show’s heart.

Tickets for Watches and Wonders Shanghai 2024 will be available at the end of June 2024 through the Watches and Wonders WeChat mini-programme. Regular news updates will also be accessible via the WeChat mini-programme and watchesandwonders.com.

Watches and Wonders Geneva ended on April 15, 2024, setting new records and a positive tone for the fine watchmaking industry overall.

Beyond steady increases in exhibitors, visitors, and tickets sold, the event showcased an industry unified by a standard drive to share excellence and savoir-faire.

Exhibiting Brands at Watches and Wonders Shanghai 2024:

  • A. Lange & Söhne
  • Baume & Mercier
  • Cartier
  • IWC Schaffhausen
  • Nomos Glashütte
  • Panerai
  • Piaget
  • Roger Dubuis
  • Vacheron Constantin

Featured image: Nine fine watchmaking brands will exhibit their latest novelties at Watches and Wonders Shanghai 2024. Credit: Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto is an award-winning journalist with wide-ranging Middle East and Asia experience in the tech, aerospace, defence, luxury watchmaking, business, automotive, and fashion verticals. He is passionate about conserving endangered native wildlife globally. Arnold enjoys 4x4 off-roading, camping and exploring global destinations off the beaten track.
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