VO’ Clock Privé, not just watches: networking and training for enthusiasts and experts

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The 2022 edition of Vicenzaoro (17th – 21st March 2022), organised by IEG – Italian Exhibition Group, will include ample space for the world of contemporary watchmaking with VO’ Clock Privé, an opportunity for top watchmaking companies, watch enthusiasts and experts, as well as the specialist media to gather.

23 brands will be exhibiting at Vo ‘Clock Privé, which will open the doors of the lounge located on the first floor of Vicenza Expo Centre from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th March 2022: Allemano Time, Ba111od, Ball Watch, Bell&Ross, Bergeon, Casio G-Shock, Corum Italia srl, Eberhard & Co, Erwin Sattler, Girard – Perregaux, Junghans, Locman Italy, Meistersinger, Mühle Glashütte, Paul Picot, Perrelet, Romeo Ferraris, Squale, Timex, Unimatic, Venezianico, Vincent Calabrese, Wyler Vetta, Zenith.

VO’ Clock Privé, not just watches: networking and training for enthusiasts and experts

Ball Watch

Widespread participation among the great names in watchmaking, all with a good story to tell, and whose sector is experiencing a period of splendour as demonstrated by the decisive market growth, particularly in 2021, considered a record year for the industry.

Three days brimming with moments for dialogue and training.

At 11 a.m. on Friday 18th March, VO ‘Clock will kick off with an introductory press conference in Sala Canova, followed in the afternoon by “Watchmaking Prospects“, an overview of market trends with talks entitled “Italian market data and trends; a preview of the results of the GFK-Assorologi survey” by Mario Peserico, President of Assorologi, and “The luxury market outlook” by Stefano Fenili, Partner Bain & Company.

During the weekend of Vicenzaoro 2022, the Vo ‘Clock Privé program will also address the end customer, with talks and events aimed at collectors and lovers of timepieces.

On Saturday 19th March, enthusiasts will be able to enjoy informal discussions with various exhibiting or non-exhibiting brands at “meet-ups” organised in cooperation with the most recognised watchmaking forums and media, in which the brands will be telling their stories, outlining the most significant stages and latest innovations.

The morning will see the talk “The latest innovations in watchmaking” with the participation of Ugo Pancani, Carlo Ceppi and Vincent Calabrese moderated by Michele Mengoli in Sala Canova.

For watch lovers, on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March, sessions organised by the FHH – Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, to explore the most fascinating mechanisms such as the chronograph, tourbillon and perpetual calendar, and by trainers from the CAPAC watchmaking school in Milan, with whom they can learn the basics of mechanical watchmaking and acquire the skills to assemble and dismantle a mechanical movement directly in the classroom.

Maestro Sante Castignani will also be attending all three days of VO’Clock Privé to give live demonstrations of the stages involved in making a handcrafted watch using Bergeon equipment.

Entry to VO’Clock Privé is free of charge; Friday 18th March is reserved for the media and industry professionals while on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March, the lounge will be open to the public.

The full programme is available at vicenzaoro.com/it/vicenzaoro.

The participating watchmaking brands’ press kits can be found on the following link: https://we.tl/t-QVrnWmMggC.