1. Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
Activities and structure
Full information about the Foundation, its structure and activities, and a definition of Fine Watchmaking can be found under Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie where users can also download a presentation of the Foundation.
Mission Delegates and Ambassadors
Mission Delegates and Ambassadors relay the Foundation’s activities in their market. They are all respected personalities in Fine Watchmaking. For more information, please write to email@example.com.
Requests for interviews, articles, shoots and related enquiries should be sent to Dominique Tadion.
3. Reproduction of photos
Photos published on hautehorlogerie.org are protected by copyright. Requests concerning photos should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Requests for catalogues, books and HH Magazine
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie does not distribute brands’ catalogues. If you would like to receive a catalogue, please contact the brand directly.
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie invites you to browse the interactive catalogues for its thematic exhibitions.For a copy of the special print issue of HH Magazine, please write to Julien Pfister.
The Foundation exists to promote Fine Watchmaking around the world. It does not sell watches. If you wish to purchase a Fine Watch, we suggest that you contact the brands or their authorised retailers. Contact details for a number of brands are given under Partner Brands.
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie does not propose an evaluation service. If you wish to have your watch valued, we suggest that you contact:
We recommend that you contact the after-sales service of the brand or the retailer where you purchased your watch.
Is it damaging to leave my mechanical watch stopped for a length of time?
The lubricant in any mechanical movement will harden over time if the mechanism is stopped for a long period. We recommend you wind each of your watches on a monthly basis.
6. Jobs, Internships & Schools
Vacancies in the Fine Watch sector are listed under Jobs & Training. You can also write directly to the companies in which you have an interest. You will also find there full information on jobs, crafts, training and schools or training centers in the Fine Watch sector.
7. Partnership requests
The Foundation’s role is to promote Fine Watchmaking. It has no commercial activities.
8. Sponsorship requests
The Foundation’s role is to promote Fine Watchmaking. It does not propose sponsorships or other forms of corporate funding.
9. Exchanging links
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie exchanges links with its partner brands, museums and other institutions in Fine Watchmaking. If you would like to exchange links with the Foundation, please write to email@example.com.
10. HH Magazine
If you would like a copy of the special print issue or for any question about the HH Magazine, please write to Julien Pfister.
11. Visiting the SIHH
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie organises the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, which is a private trade fair for visitors who are invited by the exhibiting brands.
Retailers and manufacturers are invited to the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie by the exhibiting brands. If you would like to receive an invitation, we suggest that you contact one of the 19 exhibiting brands with which you work. For more information, please visit www.sihh.ch.
Collectors and Customers
If you are a customer of one of the 19 exhibiting brands, we suggest that you contact them directly to request an invitation to the SIHH. For more information, please visit www.sihh.ch.
The exhibiting brands, through a press coordinator in each market, select journalists who are invited to the SIHH. For more information and enquiries, please visit www.sihh.ch.
12. Exhibitions and Fairs
If you would like to visit an exhibition or a fair organised or attended by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.