Why We’re Excited For WatchTime New York 2018
WatchTime New York is back! Full schedule and ticket details.
The venerable East Coast watchmaking show, WatchTime New York is returning next month to Gotham Hall. The festivities kick off October 26 with the now infamous Friday night cocktail party sponsored by our partner retailer WEMPE. The intimate weekend show promises unique one-on-one experiences with the watch industry. Watchonista will be there in full force!
This year promises to be the biggest yet, beyond an ever-expanding exhibiting brand list, new for 2018 are a slew of new discussion panels, and the exciting participation of the talented young watchmakers from independent Akrivia. Under one roof, you’ll be able to experience an enormous collection of novelties from the 2018 fairs: SIHH, Baselworld, and COUTUREtime.
Once again, Watchonista has joined WatchTime New York as a partner of the upcoming show. Watchonista will be present throughout the weekend bringing you the best of the show to our social media channels and Watchonista.com. Be sure to keep an eye out, and don’t be scared to say hello if you see our team!
The two-day show begins on Friday, Oct 26th with a VIP cocktail hour and a preview of all the exhibiting brands. The show is open to the public both days! But make sure you buy your tickets soon because inventory is low.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 - COCKTAIL PARTY (Sponsored by WEMPE)
Hours: 5:30 – 9:00pm (Ticket Price $129)
First chance to meet watch VIPs and executives.
Cocktails and hors-d'oeuvres served and included in ticket price.
Meet industry executives and Watch Industry VIPs.
Important Note: A Friday ticket allows re-entry to Saturday’s events.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018 - FULL-DAY EVENTS (Open to the public!)
Hours: 11am - 5pm (Ticket Price $39)
Exhibition open to all, browse, mingle, and meet brands.
Brand and VIP presentations will be scheduled throughout the day.
On Saturday, October 27, WatchTime will be hosting industry insiders, and brand representatives for some of the most engaging watch talk this side of the Mississippi.
Seminar Schedule 10:30 am: Meet Independent Watchmaking Stars
11:30 am: Jeff Kingston Watch Tour
12:30 pm: The Future of Watch Collecting (moderated by Roger Ruegger)
2:00 pm: Jeff Kingston Presents Inside Basel Geneva
4:00 pm: An American Movement – sponsored by Gear Patrol