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Global design concept Vacheron Constantin Inaugurates its First Boutique in the Territory

(05/2005) On June 7, 2004, Vacheron Constantin celebrated the grand opening their inaugural boutique in Hong Kong. Located at Shop OT287, Level 2, Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui, the store features the current characteristics of Vacheron Constantin’s global design concept. In attendance for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony were Mr. Jean-Michel Paray, Managing Director of Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific, Mr. Samuel Lee, Managing Director of Elegant Watch & Jewellery Company Limited, and Mr. Osvaldo Patrizzi, Chairman of Antiquorum.

Nearly 40,000 of electrifying Chinese audience Omega as official timekeeper of the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix

(04/2005) The Shanghai Golden Grand Prix was a perfect showcase for the strongest collection of international athletics stars ever to compete together in the China. Last weekend the Shanghai stadium witnessed a world class track & field competition. For the first time, IAAF World athletics formally concluded the season’s competition in front of the nearly 40,000 of electrifying Chinese audience.

Inside the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel OMEGA drops the starting flag on first Flagship Store in Macau

(11/2004) Leading international watch manufacture Omega has today launched its first ever Flagship Store in Macau inside the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Omega ambassadors Simon Yam and F3 race car driver Tung Ho Pin were on hand to rev up excitement for the launch, which was also attended by Mr Kevin Rollenhagen, Vice President of Omega China and Hong Kong.

Most prestigious shopping address OMEGA Launches First Flagship Store in Guangzhou

(10/2004) Leading luxury watchmaker OMEGA has further expanded its presence in the Chinese market with the launch of its first Flagship Store in Guangzhou on 12 October 2004. In keeping with OMEGA’s illustrious tradition, international singing sensation CoCo Lee and Taiwanese pop star Richie Jen, both OMEGA ambassadors, made special appearances to help launch the store.

Vacheron Constantin: The new manufacture in Plan-les-Quates is now operational

(08/2004) Vacheron Constantin took possession of its new Manufacture on August 9th 2004. Located in Plan-les-Ouates/Geneva, the premises designed by Swiss-born French architect Bernard Tschumi also serve as the brand’s international headquarters. It was officially inaugurated on September 8th, after two years of planning and 18 months of intensive building work, and symbolises an significant stage in the development of the world’s oldest brand in uninterrupted operation since its founding in 1755.

Swiss watch industry Exclusive Interview with Georges Kern

(03/2004) When Georges Kern ("GK") became CEO of International Watch Company Schaffhausen in January 2002, he was the youngest CEO of any major company in the Swiss watch industry. He is both a dynamic leader and extraordinarily bright. In this exclusive interview, he discusses IWC's development, strategies and newest models.

Many VIP guests in Hamburg OMEGA celebrates the inauguration of its latest Flagship Store

(11/2003) One hundred guests attended a champagne reception to mark the opening of the first OMEGA Flagship Store in Germany. OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart arrived from the company headquarters in Switzerland to attend the event and he and the OMEGA brand manager for Germany, Marco Beltrami, welcomed the VIP guests, including TV newsreader and watch fan Jan Hofer, society lady Conny Modauer, real estate agent Hannelaure Cobet and celebrity twins Matthias and Stephan Glage.

New store at Neuer Wall 2-6 Germany's first OMEGA flagship store opens in Hamburg

(10/2003) OMEGA is pleased to announce that its first flagship store in Germany has opened in Hamburg. The elegant "Neuer Wall" provides the perfect location for the prestige Swiss watchmaker's first monobrand store in Germany. OMEGA presents its entire collection in the stylish environment of the new store and offers detailed information about the brand.

Latest addition: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Omega celebrates the official inauguration of its first Flagship Store

(10/2003) The new Flagship Store is the latest addition to Omega's expanding network of independent monobrand retail outlets occupying prime locations in the world's major cities. The first OMEGA flagship store opened in Zurich in December 2000 and other stores soon followed in Paris, Cannes, Milan, Bangkok and Hong Kong. This newest store features products that are sure to satisfy OMEGA fans.

Two inaugurations OMEGA Flagship Stores open in Hangzhou and Ningbo

(09/2003) OMEGA opened its Flagship stores in Hangzhou and Ningbo on September 26 and 28 respectively. OMEGA ambassador and Taiwanese pop singer Richie Jen was invited as the VIP guest for both inaugurations. The 75 square-metre premises of the OMEGA Hangzhou Flagship Store - the 13th OMEGA Flagship Store in China – is located in the downtown Hangzhou Plaza: a highly popular shopping area for nationals and tourists alike.

New international advertising campaign New OMEGA campaign - Anna Kournikova, Cindy Crawford and Pierce Brosnan brought together

(09/2003) Prestige Swiss watch manufacturer OMEGA, Official Timekeeper of the London Fashion Week, today launched its new international advertising campaign in the presence of Cindy Crawford and star photographer Arthur Elgort. The stars unveiled the new campaign at a press conference together with Mr Stephen Urquhart, president of OMEGA. In the evening, there was a vernissage of unique behind-the-scenes stills from the photoshoot, including photographs taken by Cindy Crawford.

Ten years Swedish Match Cup Official Timekeeper OMEGA celebrates

(07/2003) The Swedish Match Cup is a highlight in the international sailing calendar, attracting crews of the highest calibre. Official Timekeeper OMEGA is proud to celebrate ten years of the event. The race course of the Swedish Match Cup lies along the cliffs that make up the southern shore of Marstrand Island. These cliffs serve as a natural stadium with the capacity of a Super Bowl arena.

Innovative microchip technology The Swatch Group Ltd. acquires SID Sokymat IDent Component GmbH, Germany

(01/2003) Mr. Markus Spreng, currently General Manager of SID Sokymat IDent Component GmbH, will continue to head operations for the new Swatch Group subsidiary in Reichshof-Wehnrath as General Manager. Mr. Herbert Thyssen, General Manager of Sokymat SA in Switzerland, will become a member of the Board of Directors of SID Sokymat IDent Component GmbH, and will support the activities of SID Sokymat on an assignment basis.

Swiss watchmaker OMEGA Pierce Brosnan opens flagship store in Milan

(11/2002) Pierce Brosnan, who plays secret agent 007 in the 20th James Bond film and is an ambassador for the prestige Swiss watchmaker OMEGA, officially opened the new OMEGA Flagship Store on Via Montenapoleone 25 in Milan. The store is the first of its kind in Italy and promises to become the address for prestige watch and jewellery enthusiasts from all over the world, due to its excellent location on the street that symbolises Italian style.

The City of Sails OMEGA opens new store in Auckland

(10/2002) The first OMEGA boutique in New Zealand will open its doors in the heart of the America's Cup Village. In keeping with its longstanding partnership with the America's Cup and once again as Official Timekeeper of the America's Cup in 2003, OMEGA will provide not only the precision timekeeping services to this event - the pinnacle of competitive sailing - but in design consultation with Team New Zealand, skipper & OMEGA Ambassador Dean Barker, a range of America's Cup watches for competitive sailing will also be released.

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