Their names are associated with the genuine art and craft of watchmaking, inspiring creativity and sophisticated mechanisms: the independent watchmakers have had a firm place in the Baselworld portfolio for a long time now and are among the real crowd puller. In the 2019 edition, they will enjoy a new andcentral location for their “Les Ateliers” area: in Hall 1.0 South hence on the same level as the world’s most famous watch and jewellery brands.
“Les Ateliers has become one of the show’s real trademarks”, explains Michel Loris-Melikoff, Managing Director of Baselworld. “The new positioning takes account of the great interest. It's where we provide the best of the independent watchmakers a grand stage for their outstanding creations.” Among the exhibitors in 2019 are prominent names like Ferdinand Berthoud, MB&F, Kari Voutilainen and Urwerk.