Watch Lovers Welcome at the First-Ever Watch Panel Discussion at the Extraordinary Conference in NYC

MB&F Megawind will be among the watches discussed at the NYC conference.

MB&F Megawind will be among the watches discussed at the NYC conference.

On December 5-7 in New York City, the Initiatives in Art and Culture will host its 15th conference – this year entitled Extraordinary:  Icons, Iconoclasm, and Innovation. Throughout the cultural conference, icons, innovators and extraordinary individuals and brands will give presentations on today’s arts, fashions, cultures and – for the first time ever—watches.

Wempe Jewelers' Ruediger Albers will particiate in the conference, talking about consumer buying habits as  well as the store's own brand.

Wempe Jewelers’ Ruediger Albers will participate in the conference, talking about consumer buying habits as well as the store’s own brand.

On December 6 (from 3:15-4:15), a watch panel discussion – moderated by Roberta Naas, watch industry expert and watch editor for Niche Media  – will take a look at the relevance of watchmaking toady. The watch panel, entitled Perfect Timing: Masterpieces of Contemporary Horology will feature key speakers:

MB&F — Maximillian Büsser, Founder, MB&F Horological Lab

Movado Group – Efraim Grinberg, Global Chairman, CEO, Movado Group Inc.

TAG Heuer —  Ulrich Wohn, President, CEO TAG Heuer NA & LVMH Watch Jewelry

Wempe USA — Ruediger Albers, President, General Manager Wempe USA

TAG Heuer's  NE CEO, Ulrich Wohn, will participate in the NYC watch Panel.

TAG Heuer’s NE CEO, Ulrich Wohn, will participate in the NYC watch Panel.

Understanding the historical context of watchmaking and the newly emphasized visionary look ahead is a key element that makes timepieces extraordinary.  These highly notable watch executives and conference panelists will discuss the   viability of timepieces in today’s digital world, as well as influences such as design, materials and technology that drive the newest developments in wristwatches.

Icons, Iconoclasts and Innovators is the topic of the NYC conference

Icons, Iconoclasts and Innovators is the topic of the NYC conference

It is a rare occasion to have so many leading watch brand authorities assembled in one room to discuss watches, watchmaking and the future of timing.

For complete details on the conference, visit http://artinitiatives.com/ to download the event brochure. For those wishing to attend the conference, as readers of ATimelyPerspective, you are invited to purchase significantly discounted tickets. Please visit extraordinaryiac.eventbrite.com and enter the code WATCH.

 

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