WatchPro partners with IJL show to create dedicated ‘Watch hour’


WatchPro has entered into a partnership with International Jewellery London (IJL) to create the ‘Watch Hour’ – a dedicated schedule of media coverage, seminars and support for watch brands due to exhibit at IJL in September 2016.

The debut project is designed to shine a spotlight on IJL’s growing watch offer for both exhibiting brands and visiting buyers, including a daily line-up of informative seminars, exhibitor Q&As, company profiles and news stories to be published in WatchPro’s September print edition and online at watchpro.com.


Watch brands and companies exhibiting at IJL 2016 will benefit from a guaranteed Q&A feature on watchpro.com, a half page profile in WatchPro’s IJL Preview Issue in September and the opportunity to have relevant news stories published as part of our daily news alert. Exhibitors will also be supported by a WatchPro live Twitter feed during International Jewellery London from September, drawing attention to new products and exciting innovations.

This new partnership highlights International Jewellery London’s commitment to strengthening its watch offer in 2016 and beyond. Sam Willoughby, IJL event director, said: “I am proud to announce the debut collaboration between WatchPro magazine and International Jewellery London (IJL) for 2016. Watches are a key area of growth for IJL and we are committed to providing the best experience for our exhibitors and visitors alike.

“As the only dedicated trade magazine for UK watch professionals, WatchPro is the ideal place to showcase what our exhibitors have to offer for AW16 and beyond.”

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