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VO'CLOCK privé

6 - 8 September 2024

VO’Clock Privé is the new event dedicated to contemporary watchmaking, an elegant lounge in the beautiful city of Vicenza for the entire community of fans and collectors.


Three days, the most sought-after brands, the specialized press, the public of enthusiasts and collectors for a unique event with an unprecedented format, dedicated to all the protagonists of the fascinating world of watches.

A single place to meet the great names in watchmaking, in an elegant and welcoming environment that for three days will host not only the news of the market but also a rich program of technical courses with the most recognized institutes and talks with the most authoritative community members.

Technical and design innovations together with mechanisms and iconic pieces between historical brands and new independent realities for a broad spectrum offer of contemporary watchmaking. VO'Clock Privè is the event where the entire community of enthusiasts and collectors can discover and admire the most iconic pieces and novelties of the participating brands.

EXHIBITORS september 2024

ALPINA
Ba111OD
FRANCK MULLER
FREDERIQUE CONSTANT
FURLAN MARRI
GRAND SEIKO
Concessionario Andrea Concato
INCEPTUM
KHEMEA
LEDERER
LEICA
LUDEK SERYN
MARK & DARNO
MATTHIAS NAESCHKE FEINSTE UHRMACHEREI
MISNIK W WARSZAWIE
NOMOS
Concessionario Andrea Concato
NORQAIN
PARMIGIANI FLEURIER
Concessionario Andrea Concato
MECCANICHE OROLOGI MILANO
SPEAKE MARIN
TUTIMA
VINCENT CALABRESE
WYLER VETTA
ZENITH

TALK SEPTEMBER 2023

TALK - ITALIAN WATCHMAKING AND ITS FUTURE

Friday 8th september
16.30- 17.30
VOC Lounge 7.1

A meeting to summarize the most significant milestones in our country's watchmaking history and to understand the possible future developments starting from the recent Made In Italy mechanical movement relaunch project, along with other projects presented in preview. A discussion that will involve several industry experts, including Ugo Pancani, Augusto Veroni, Auro Montanari, Sergio Fratini, Marco Mantovani, Giancarlo Maletta, Fabrizio Della Cha, Fausto Berizzi, Franco Boiocchi, and other prominent figures.

Moderator:
Ugo Pancani, Professor in Mechanical Watchmaking and Trainer of Foundation de la Haute Horologerie

With the participation of:
Sandro Fratini
Marco Mantovani
Auro Montanari
Augusto Veroni, Journalist
Alessandro Cicognani, Licensing and Corporate Partnership Director DUCATI
Giancarlo Maletta, Technical Manager Dolce Gabbana orologi
Fabrizio Dellachà - Engineer, founder of Watches Of Italy
Fausto Berizzi, Industrial director OISA
Edoardo Lauber, AD LOCMAN
Simone Silvi, Advisor Editalia
Franco Boiocchi, Marketing and Style Consultant Paul Picot.

TALK - BULGARI WATCHMAKING: FROM OCTO FINISSIMO TO GRAND COMPLICATIONS

Saturday 9th September
15.00 - 15.45
VOC Lounge 7.1
In partnership with L'Orologio

The evolution of Bulgari watchmaking and its most current achivements, an expressionof complete know-how

Moderator:
Dody Giussani, Editor-in-chief of the magazine L'Orologio

Speaker:
Andrea Granalli, High End Watches WW Sales Director Bulgari Time SA

TALK - A DIVE INTO TUDOR

Sunday 10th September
11.00 - 11.45
VOC Lounge 7.1
In partnership with Watchouse

Moderator:
Giorgione
Michele Mengoli, Director of Watch Insanity

Speakers:
Ander Ugarte, Head of Design - Tudor
Renato Scloza, Brand Manager Tudor Italy

TALK -THE REBIRTH OF A TRADITIONAL WATCH BRAND; A CASE STUDY WITH L. FAVRE OF A. FAVRE & FILS

Sunday 10th september
12.00 - 12.45
VOC Lounge 7.1

Moderator:
Olivier R. Müller, Business Analyst and Founder of LuxeConsult

Speaker:
Laurent Favre, Founder A. Favre & Fils

TALK - FINE WATCHMAKING ISN'T ONLY SWISS: AN ITALIAN EXCELLENCE AROUND THE CORNER

In common perception, watchmaking is represented by wristwatches and Swiss products. MilanoUltraWatches is a player of absolute excellence, entirely Italian and under complete family management that combines art, style, design, and technical research to break away from conventions and redefine the norm. A reality "around the corner" capable of astonishing with its attention to detail and technical evolution.

Join us to discover the maison and for a light lunch that will follow the talk.

1.00 PM - 1.45 PM
VOC Lounge 7.1
In collaboration with MilanoUltraWatches

Moderatore:
Andreas Federico kammer

Speaker:
Massimiliano Quintavalle

TALK - CALASYS: TWO YEARS LATER

The talk, moderated by Fabrizio Dellachà from W.O.I., aims to be a conversation between Master AHCI Vincent Calabrese and Marco Beltrandi, one of the leading experts and communicators on independent watchmaking on YouTube. Calabrese, a self-taught genius capable of disrupting watchmaking tradition, informs us about the progress of the revolutionary Calasys project, which aims to replace the balance-spring escapement mechanism.

3.00 PM - 3.45 PM
VOC Lounge 7.1

Moderator:
Fabrizio Dellachà - Engineer, founder of Watches Of Italy

Speaker:
Vincent Calabrese - Passionate disruptor of traditions and legends
On. Marco Beltrandi - Expert (collector and promoter) of independent watchmaking.

TALK - THE STRENGTH OF ORIGINALITY AND THE COURAGE TO DARE: THE NORQAIN CASE

2.00 PM - 2.45 PM 
VOC Lounge 7.1
In partnership with L'Orologio

The young independant Swiss brand, founded in 2018, and its rapid international expansion.

Moderator:
Dody Giussani, Editor-in-chief of the magazine L'Orologio

Speaker:
Patrizia Aste, Managing Director Norqain Italia

TALK -  THE IRRESISTIBLE CHARM OF INDIPENDENT WATCHMAKING

Saturday, September 9th
5.00 PM - 5.45 PM
VOC Lounge 7.1
In partnership with L'Orologio

Speake Marin, a Swiss manufacturer born from the creativity of a master watchmaker and today an excellent example
of fine watchmaking.

Moderator:
Dody Giussani, Editor-in-chief of the magazine L'Orologio

Speaker:
Angela Landone, Communication Manager Speake Marin
Antonio Follari, Collector and member of L'Orologio Club

Two unmissable events in collaboration with Watchhouse moderated by Giorgione and Michele Mengoli:

Saturday, September 9th
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
VOC LOUNGE 7.1
Talk - Zenith, beyond the legend of El Primero
Zenith's El Primero is the most famous automatic chronograph movement in watchmaking history. What is the strategy of the Manufacture in Le Locle to diversify such a Long Seller? With Paolo Cappiello, Regional Brand Director for South Europe at Zenith.

Sunday, September 10th
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM 
VOC LOUNGE 7.1
Tudor, an increasingly radiant future?
With Ander Ugarte, Head of Design at Tudor, and Renato Scloza, Brand Manager at Tudor Italy.

TALK - WATCHMAKING WITH BEPPE AMBROSINI: A CONVERSATION WITH ONE OF THE HISTORICAL MEMORIES OF THE INDUSTRY IN ITALY

Saturday, September 9th
11.00 AM - 11.45 AM
VOC Lounge 7.1
Event curated by Watch Insanity

Jacopo Giudici and Michele Mengoli interview Beppe Ambrosini, one of the most authoritative figures in watchmaking, to retrace some of the most significant milestones in the industry. They will discuss the differences between major watch groups and independent brands, success stories in watchmaking, the rise in popularity of independent master watchmakers, and the future prospects of the industry. An unmissable interview for timepiece enthusiasts.

Moderatori:
Jacopo Giudici, Founder and Editor of Watch Insanity
Michele Mengoli, Director of Watch Insanity

Speaker:
Beppe Ambrosini, Senior Advisor Breitling SA

TALK - "PROS AND CONS OF LIMITED EDITIONS, WITH HUBLOT”

Saturday, September 9th
4.00 PM – 4.45 PM
VOC Lounge 7.1
Discussion with a historical overview by the most renowned brand for creating limited editions, focusing on the theme of limited series, delving into the reasons for their choice, complexities, and especially the risks involved. The aim is to explain and understand the origins and processes behind limited editions and their impact on a brand, its strategy, and customer perception. The discussion will draw on Hublot as an example, thanks to insights from its Regional Director

Moderator:
Andrea Casalegno, Watch Storyteller

Speaker:
Augusto Capitanucci, Regional Director – Hublot

The watchmaking masters of the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI) with their iconic timepieces at VO'Clock Privè 2023.

The collaboration with the prestigious Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (FHH) continues, which returns to VO'Clock Privé 2023 with a new series of classes for watchmaking enthusiasts and professionals. You can use the registration form on this page to submit a participation request.

  • LUDOVIC BALLOUARD
  • MECCANICHE OROLOGI MILANO – Alessandro Rigotto
  • ANDERSEN GENEVE – Svend Andersen
  • SINCLAIR HARDING – Robert Bray
  • MATTHIAS NAESCHKE – Sebastian Naeschke
  • KUDOKE – Stefan Kudoke
  • HORA NOVA – Vincent Calabrese
  • MARC&DARNO’ - (applicant) Marco Guarino

COURSES PROGRAM FHH - Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie

The collaboration with the prestigious Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (FHH) continues, which returns to VO'Clock Privé 2023 with a new series of courses for watchmaking enthusiasts and professionals. You can use the registration form on this page to submit a participation request.

professor: Dr. Ugo Pancani

Saturday, September 9th, from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Hall 8.1 - Canova Room
Class: Watch Essential Course with a final test and issuance of FHH certification.

Sunday, September 10th, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Hall 8.1 - Canova Room
Class: "The Tourbillon - one of the most fascinating complications of haute horlogerie."

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