In 2009, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) will open for the first time in January.
The 19th SIHH will take place from Monday January 19th to Friday January 23rd, ending a day earlier as it welcomes its last visitors on Friday rather than Saturday.
The SIHH remains a private fair for professionals from around the world and remains committed to even greater selectivity and exclusivity.
The brands presenting their new models in 2009 are:
A.Lange & Söhne, Alfred Dunhill, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, Girard-Perregaux, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, JeanRichard, Montblanc, Officine Panerai, Parmigiani Fleurier, Piaget, Ralph Lauren Watch and Jewelry Co, Roger Dubuis, Vacheron Constantin and Van Cleef & Arpels.
This first-ever winter edition of the SIHH also brings new features:
Ralph Lauren Watch and Jewelry Co, a recent joint venture between the Richemont group and Polo Ralph Lauren, will join the brands exhibiting at the SIHH and unveil its first collection of Haute Horlogerie time pieces.
Part of the hall will be set aside for a cultural area, presenting the work of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie.
The Federation of the swiss watch industry will be present for the first time at the Salon with the latest version of its exhibition, « Think Time Think Swiss Excellence», never previously shown in Switzerland.
This 19th SIHH will provide an exclusive and prestigious setting where visitors will enjoy a first-class welcome and services throughout the day, and later the opportunity to unwind at the invitation-only “After Dinner” evenings, always an eagerly-anticipated highlight of this special week.
The SIHH is organised by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie as part of its events wing, on behalf of the SIHH Exhibitor Committee which has full decision-making powers for the positioning and strategy of the SIHH.