Watches and Wonders Geneva is a professional event held every year in Geneva to celebrate and experience excellence in watchmaking. The next edition will take place from March 27 to April 2, 2023 and for the first time, it will open its doors to the public over the weekend (April 1-2).The event can also be followed online via the watchesandwonders.com platform.
Full details on the official website : Visit website
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The event can be followed online from March 27 to April 2, 2023.
The event takes place at Geneva Palexpo convention centre, 10 minutes from the city centre. The venue is easily reached from Geneva International Airport, Geneva-Cornavin station, or by motorway.
Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 runs from Monday March 27 to Sunday April 2, 2023, from 8.30 to 7pm. It is only open to the public during the week-end (April 1 and 2).
The Lab, powered by Watches and Wonders, is a showcase for new creative and innovative projects.
All visitors are welcome to visit the Lab and discover the different activities and presentations offered.
Visitors can also enjoy a drink at the bar of the lab.
The program for Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 is on the event platform and also on the mobile app. Invited guests have access to these private platforms.
Rich content will also be available for the public: Visit website
To add a session to your Agenda click on "Program" in the menu and click the "Add to Schedule" button for the sessions you are interested in.
You can click on the Session in your agenda then on the "Scheduled" button to decide if you want to remove it.
To attend a live session you must be registered to this program. Once scheduled, you will be able to join the session 10 minutes before it starts.
Live sessions might propose a public chat with the others attendees, or Q&A feature to send a question by text to the host of the session during the session.
To chat, click on "Live chat" button on the right top of the video. A chat will open and you can see the chat and participate.
Some sessions might be available in replay, to find available sessions, go to "Program" then "Filters" at the top right of the page and select session access "Replay".
If the session is available in replay , you can click on the "Replay" button of the session you have missed or would like to see again.
Note : Replays will usually be available 30 minutes after the end of a session.
Some sessions might be limited to specific attendee categories.
No, all invitations and self-registration to sessions are personal.
Yes. There will be a special program for the public during week-end. The program will be shared on www.watchesandwonders.com
Only people invited by at least one of the brands exhibiting at Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 will receive a communication to set-up their account. It is not possible to create your own account.
For more information : Access & Accreditation
To connect, click on the “Login” link located on the top right of your screen
You are now connected to your Watches and Wonders account
Please first check that :
If that is the case, please check your spam. If you still do not receive anything, you can click on the "Send again" link.
If you have lost your password or wish to modify it, you can click on the button "Forgot password" on the login page. After entering your email address, you will receive a "Reset password" email.
After clicking on the “Login” link on the top right of your screen, please click on the “Unlock account?” link and follow the procedure.
Your email is your identification in order to access the watchesandwonders.com digital platform, therefore you cannot change it yourself. If you wish to use another email address please send a message to : firstname.lastname@example.org
You can access the information regarding your account by clicking "My profile" button on the menu. By clicking the "Update Profile" button, you will be able to edit your "Title" and "Job Title". For all other inquiries please contact : email@example.com
It is possible to purchase a ticket for the public days taking place on April 1 and 2. However, you will only be admitted to the salon during the week if you have been registered by at least one of the exhibiting brands.
Each invitation is strictly personal. If you are registered for Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 and would like another person to attend in your place, get in touch with the brand who invited you in the first place.
For press, please contact your local coordinator or : firstname.lastname@example.org
During the week you will only be admitted to salon if you have been registered by at list one exhibiting brands.
Daily tickets for April 1 and 2, 2023 will be available for sale exclusively on this platform as of February 1.
No. For your badge to be issued, you must show an official ID with your name and photo. Photos can also be taken onsite at the registration desks.
No, there is no minimum age for visitors
The different parts of the salon are accessible to people with reduced mobility. The hostesses and hosts will be at your disposal to help you.
No, animals are not allowed.
No it is not. Your ticket is valid for the whole day .
No there are not.
No there isn't.
You can review your details in the "Profile" tab of your Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 account.
Relatevely safe, but keep in mind that there is always a risk.
Yes, there will be an information desk and concierge service at the information point.
There are 4 Information desks within the salon, open from 8.30 am to 7 pm for visitors who require help finding their way around the halls, for information on events taking place in Geneva during the week or for other useful information (Geneva street map, train schedules, flight times, etc..).
There are restrooms on each corner of the main hall. The exact locations are shown on the map of the salon and in the mobile application.
Visitors can plug in their computer and work in a dedicated Business Center located in Hall 2.
There is free wifi throughout the salon.
Power banks are vailable upon request at the informations desks.
Yes. If you have lost something during your stay at Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023, please go to the main information desk. The staff will be able to help you. If you have found something that does not belong to you, please bring it back to the main information desk.
The Press Kiosk provides a complementary selection of international magazines and daily papers that visitors can take away.
The Bookstore sells books on watchmaking and reference works on the history of the exhibiting brands.
Yes. However, there are two Smoking Areas indicated on the map of the salon.
There is a first aid station open throughout the salon.
The exact location is shown on the map of the salon and in the mobile application.
You can grab a coffee or enjoy a quick meal at one of the central bars from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm.
Yes. Take the A1 motorway and exit at "Genève Aéroport", then follow signs for Palexpo. There is a 24-hour pay & display car park (P12) under Hall 5.
There is a 24-hour pay & display car park (P12) under Hall 5.
A shuttle service is running from the Airport to Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 and back.
There are also 6 specific Watches and Wonders lines in partnership with the Geneva Public transportation (TPG) from the hotels to the salon.
You can take the train from Geneva-Cornavin station. Get off at the terminus ("Genève Aéroport"), which is a 7 minutes ride. The bus stop is only a few minutes from the salon by foot. You can also take a bus or a tram. Lines 5, 28 and Y all stop at "Palexpo-Genève".
Taxis are waiting in line in front of the salon's exit.
If you come by electric car, there are four fast charging stations* (20kW) installed on level -1 of the P12. These stations are accessible to both SIG-MOVE network subscribers and other visitors. Payment can made by credit card or by invoice, depending on your needs and user status.
Two-wheelers and bicycles are not allowed in the Palexpo car park.
An outdoor parking lot is provided for this purpose, you will find its location on the map below:
Yes you can. It is a 20 minute walk.
The Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 app is free of charge and accessible via iOS and Android. It is however dedicated to the physical attendees only.
A personal authentication is requested.
By participating to Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 you irrevocably confirm that you will abide to all the security measures put in place notably in the context of Covid 19 sanitary situation and that you will be sole responsible of any and all possible inconvenience and/or costs in relation thereto such as without limitation travel disruptions, additional lodging costs, medical expenses etc…
Please refer to the following websites: Palexpo Sanitary measures
All information available on: Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
No more systematic quarantines on entry into Switzerland.
Any additional quarantine costs if tested positive in Switzerland (staff, press, guests, VIPs, ...) not supported by the organization nor the Maisons.
For your information, we will have medical staff from Monday March 27th to Sunday April 2nd dedicated to the COVID tests for our visitors.This service will be located near the infirmary room.
Price of the PCR test: CHF 130.- directly invoiced to the person on-site.
Results are delivered via e-mail within 12 - 24 hours.
If you have any questions about covid, please contact us via the email below: email@example.com
The salon is by invitation only. Journalists are invited by the exhibiting brands. There is no on-site accreditation.
There is no difference, just the location.
Yes, they are locked with a digitcode.
Journalists have the use of two Press Lounges with work areas, dedicated wifi, power sockets, and lockers.
Light cold meals are also served.
You can grab a coffee or enjoy a quick meal at one of the central bars from 8.30 am - 6.30 pm.
For a business meal or a working lunch, you can go to L'Entre-deux or le Rendez-vous restaurants where seats are reserved exclusively for press.
Daily on-site reservation only.
There is a restroom in each of the Press Lounges and there are restrooms around the main hall. The exact locations are shown on the map and on the mobile application.
Everyday new assets will be uploaded on the Media Center (Photos and videos).
A selection of official Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 pictures and videos are uploaded everyday on the Media Center and accessible for free. Please make sure to mention WatchesandWonders ©.
Daily highlights are available on the Media Center.
Raw footage available on request in the West press lounge.
Yes, there are no reserved seats. First come first served basis (300 seats).
All assets are available for download from the Media Center.
As a registered journalist you have direct access either from the www.watchesandwonders.com homepage (top bar) or from your "My account" Journalists can submit a request for access to the Media Center via https://www.watchesandwonders.com/en/press-center
You can download content by clicking on the "Download" icon of the content you are interested in.
Please note that only Journalists have access to the Media Center.
You can register via your "My Account".
You can register on the waiting list or contact the brand directly for an appointment. You can always follow the digital presentation available on your "Event Program".
The keynotes, digital product presentations and TV Shows are available online from your "Event program".
The Press Kiosk presenting the partner publications is located at the entrance of the salon. Magazines and newspapers are available for free.
The salon is accessible for public visitors on April 1st and 2nd 2023 from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm.
Bars along the main aisle serve a wide variety of meals and beverages throughout the weekend. Please note that all visitors are charged for food and drinks.
Visitors can buy a ticket for April 1st or 2nd (or both days) directly through the ticketing platform from February 1st.
Yes, for more information please visit the general information of the ticketing platform.
No, you can only consume in the venue the food that was bought on-site.
No, tickets are non-reimbursable and non-exchangeable.
Yes, your access ticket is valid for a full day from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm. Your are allowed to exit the venue and return freely during the period with the same QR code.
It is not a standard practice, but can be discussed with the brands directly.
Cash or debit/credit card will be accepted as payment methods. TWINT is not accepted.
A rich program will be proposed during the day (conferences, talks...).
You can find more information in the Public Days section.