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Set-up of the "Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève"-Foundation


The "Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève"-Foundation will develop an event that has already established itself as one of the highlights of the international watchmaking calendar.
Guranteeing the "Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève's" independence and solvency, the Foundation's task will be in particular the draft and implementation of the "Grand Prix's" regulations, the appointment of the jury as well as transparency of voting procedures, the organization of the ceremony and the exhibition of shortlisted watches. (...) The Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild has decided to support this ambitious project from 2011's edition on.

(...) Pierre Lamunière, Edipresse Group's President, welcomes the Foundation's establishment: "It seemed that such an entity, with the active support of State authorities, will be the best guarantor of the "Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève's" development and its mission to gather the watchmaking industry as a whole."

The ceremony of award "Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève 2011" will take place on Saturday, November 19, at the Grand Theatre of Geneva. Brands wishing to register their models for competition can apply until June 30, 2011. Registration procedures and regulations are available at

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