SIHH is where the watch industry meets and where the year’s new trends are revealed.
It facilitates and optimises contacts between professionals in the fine watch sector, and showcases the most desirable timepieces in an exceptional setting.


Over its twenty-eight years, SIHH has made its mark as the reference among international fine watch shows by building on a unique concept that fulfils the expectations of exhibitors and visitors alike.

Each January, this magnificent setting becomes a place to meet, to exchange points of view and make new discoveries with, at its heart, the spotlighting of the latest creations in watchmaking. SIHH positions itself as the stage for emerging trends and a powerful voice for the sector.

First stop for Fine Watchmaking

With 35 exhibitors, including the arrival of Hermès, Armin Strom, DeWitt, Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud, élégante by F.P.Journe and Romain Gauthier, SIHH confirms its drawing power on the international stage. For the 28th edition, trade and public – now with their very own day, on Friday 19 January – become part of the fabulous energy that drives the show forward.

At the heart of the venue, the new area stands out as a genuine hub for communication. From 15 to 19 January, over 15,000 visitors will discover the world of Fine Watchmaking through original interactive experiences that complete their discovery of the fabulous new products that line the aisles.

The sihh 2018 in figures

  • 55 000
    of exhibition space
  • 20 000
  • 2 500
    public visitors
  • 1 500

Geneva, the home of watchmaking

SIHH draws its vitality from Geneva, the home of watchmaking and a place rich in tradition that is heir to incomparable expertise. Each year, it transforms Calvin’s city into a hotbed of innovation while reconnecting it with centuries of history.


SIHH takes place at GENEVA PALEXPO, 10 minutes from Geneva city centre. It is easily reached from Geneva International Airport, Geneva Cointrin railway station, and by motorway.

By car

  • Directions: A1 motorway, take the Genève Aéroport exit then follow signs for Palexpo.
  • Parking : Throughout the SIHH, visitors can use the P12 parking (paying) located under Hall 5.

By public transport

  • Train : From Geneva Cornavin station to the Genève Aéroport terminus.
  • Bus TPG : Line 5, get off at Palexpo.
  • SIHH official transport : from the airport and city-centre hotels to SIHH. Times will be given at a later date.

CFF (trains) TPG (bus)

History and Philosophy

Since 1991, SIHH has been the one event not to be missed in fine watchmaking. It highlights the most covetable creations and anticipates future developments.

History Philosophy

Key dates

The milestones in the history of SIHH.

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2018 Edition

Don't miss a second of SIHH, live.

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