The Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) Academy, after its first round of voting via a digital platform ensuring anonymity and confidentiality of the results, has nominated 84 timepieces divided into 14 categories, to continue in the competition, to win one of 18 prizes intended to pay tribute to this year’s finest watchmaking creations, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix.
A jury of 30 members drawn from the Academy will soon be constituted and meet behind closed doors in Geneva. During this notary-supervised encounter, they will physically evaluate each of the nominated watches and cast a final vote by secret ballot. All Academy members will also take part in the final vote via the dedicated digital platform.BijouMontre Kingfisher in the Ladies' category
The names of the winners will be announced on Thursday November 12, 2020, at the 20th GPHG awards ceremony. (An update will be provided in October regarding detailed arrangements for the awards ceremony, in accordance with the prevailing public health measures.)Breitling Endurance Pro in the category Challenge
Meanwhile, the Foundation of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has also announced a new stage in its partnership with the Comptoir Immobilier, which has been supporting the GPHG since 2011. Through its prestige division named “CI Exclusive Properties”, the Comptoir Immobilier, founded in 1825, based in Geneva and active throughout French-speaking Switzerland, is now the principal partner of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. The GPHG is an annual event that salutes and rewards excellence in the art of watchmaking. "This key partnership is a continuation of our support to the GPHG to which we have been a loyal partner since the creation of the GPHG Foundation,” says Quentin Epiney, Member of the Management of the Comptoir Immobilier and Head of the prestige division, CI Exclusive Properties. “Sharing as we do the values of precision, innovation, as well as the transmission of traditions and teamwork with the watch industry, it is important for us to be passionate participants in promoting the international influence of the expertise cultivated in Geneva and French-speaking Switzerland.”
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