(11/2007) From October 24 through October 30, Audi and Glashütte Original presented a special exhibition entitled “Watches and Wheels: Precision German Engineering” which emphasized the many similarities of the two German brands in a variety of areas such as origin, quality craftsmanship, and product features.
Limited Patrimony Contemporaine Special Edition Vacheron Constantin Gentlemen evening in Münster
(10/2007) On the 25th of October 2007, the German ambassador Juwelier Freisfeld and Vacheron Constantin invited 40 guests to a “Gentlemen Evening” in Münster with the presence of Mr. Juan-Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron Constantin and Sébastien Knop, Director of Vacheron Constantin Northern Europe, in order to celebrate the Premiere of the limited Patrimony Contemporaine Special Edition "Black & White" exclusively for Germany and Austria.
(10/2007) Wednesday, 24 October, Vacheron Constantin and the Opéra National de Paris celebrated two major Parisian events: the opening night of Tosca, in front of numerous VIP personalities and guests, and the inauguration of a monumental clock in the atrium of the Opéra Bastille.
(09/2007) On 9 September 2007 the final of the Italian singing contest “Competizione dell’Opera”, which is exclusively sponsored by A. Lange & Söhne, has taken place in the Semper Opera in Dresden. The first prize, endowed with 10.000,- Euro, was given to the Korean singer Sangmin Lee. The 30 years old baritone stood up to the Russian soprano singer Anna Pegova and his fellow countryman Sung-Kon Kim (32) with his aria from Guiseppe Verdis “Falstaff”.
(09/2007) The pursuit of excellence, openness towards the world, the passing on of know-how and the sharing of passion… In an age characterised by a frenzied pace, the relentless pursuit of productivity and a constant concern for profitability, Vacheron Constantin – under the impetus of its CEO Juan-Carlos Torres – is turning its attention to the moral heritage bequeathed by its founders in an exhibition built around its five fundamental values.
(08/2007) The precious collector’s piece Prince’s Palace of Monaco displays Monaco’s palace perfectly painted onto the paper-thin Meissen porcelain dial with the greatest craftsmanship. This unique timepiece was donated by the Saxon watchmakers for the auction took place on September 20, 2007 during the 17th Monaco Yacht Show. The auction result of 30,000 Euro goes to research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Le Temps Miroitant Vacheron Constantin presents its 5 values
(07/2007) On September 24th 2007, and for the first time since its 250th anniversary celebrations, Vacheron Constantin – spurred on by its CEO Juan-Carlos Torres – welcomed over 550 guests to a magnificent evening held within its Manufacture. The event was timed to coincide with the publication of its five fundamental values.
(07/2007) The free-diving world record-holder and watch partner of Oris Carlos Coste is currently competing at the AIDA Indoor Individual World Championships 2007 in Maribor, Slovenia. This will be his first international competition since his cerebral vascular accident last September whilst training to beat the no limits world record. The athlete is now in peak physical condition with the fitness to attempt to beat the dynamic Pan American record with flippers and prove himself as one of the best.
More than 2000 guests Baume & Mercier partner of Photo's 40th Anniversary evening
(07/2007) More than 2000 guests got together at the Domaine de Longchamp to celebrate the 40th anniversary of PHOTO Magazine alongside Eric Colmet-d’Aage and Agnès Grégoire. For the occasion, Baume & Mercier – the evening's privileged partner – joined forces with Arnaud Baumann to offer guests an imitate area where they could isolate themselves to exhibit better.
Music Festival-Prize SAECULUM-Award-Winner 2007: Gidon Kremer
(07/2007) On the evening of June 1, 2007, already for the fourth time the SAECULUM – Glashütte Original-Music Festival-Prize was awarded within the line of a concert of the Dresden Music Festival in the famous Semper Opera House. This year’s SAECULUM goes to an international artist whose musical work has inspired people all over the world: Gidon Kremer.
(05/2007) Breitling is associating with the ultimate aviation discipline by becoming official timekeeper of the Red Bull Air Race. Moreover, a plane flying the Breitling colors will be engaged in the competition throughout the season. Breitling and the Red Bull energy drink manufacturer have signed an agreement by which Breitling will serve as official timekeeper of the Red Bull Air Race World Series (RBAR). The partnership covers an initial three-year period.
Event for Houston collectors Vacheron Constantin Hosts Private Collector’s Dinner in Houston
(05/2007) Vacheron Constantin hosted a private watch collector’s event on May 22nd, 2007, with Zadok Jewelers of Houston, to preview Vacheron Constantin’s 2007 collection of exceptional and unique timepieces. This occasion marked the first time ever that the company has held an event for its Houston collectors and VIP clients.
(04/2007) In the space of a few weeks, Hublot has already made its mark in the world of motor sport. First by supporting the Ayrton Senna Foundation with the “Monaco Senna Celebration”, a huge auction held during the Monaco Grand Prix. Then by sponsoring the Porsche Super Cup driver Olivier Maximin, who will be at the wheel of a Porsche Hublot with a revolutionary design for the 2007 season.
Victory Challenge at the America’s Cup CORUM is the official timekeeper
(04/2007) Michael Wunderman, the President of the Swiss watchmakers CORUM sailed as 18th man aboard Victory Challenge in their battle against BMW Oracle in the 32nd America’s Cup. Wearing the conspicuous 18th man shirt the rules dictate that Michael must not contribute in any way to the running of the boat but had the chance to experience what many sailors spend their lives dreaming of – having a place aboard in the greatest yachting regatta on earth.
(03/2007) The miss is wearing the Lady: the current Miss Germany Isabelle Knispel wears her Oris Artelier Lady Date mechanical watch at all her special appearances. During the handover of the watch at Wempe in Berlin it became evident that a brilliant partnership was about to start between the radiant Miss Germany and the Oris Lady, set with diamonds. Isabelle Knispel was enthusiastic.