For more than twenty five years, the SIHH has advocated an approach to precious watches and Fine Watchmaking that is distinguished by excellence, and the desire for brands to share this unique world with the leading international retailers.
Each spring in Basel, around 1,800 names from the watch, jewellery, precious stone and related industries present their latest designs and innovations. Some 100,000 visitors from the specialist retail and wholesale trade travel to Basel from all continents to discover the latest trends and creations from the watch and jewellery universe. As the world's leading trade fair, Basel World has the imperative to give positive impetus to the industry.
EPHJ brings together trades and companies, upstream and downstream of the product in watchmaking-jewellery : Training, Creation, Design, CAD, Raw Materials, Machinery, Tooling, Manufacturing, Microtechnology, Control Devices, Components, Packaging, Displays, Management, Marketing, Communication, Consulting, Services etc.
The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH, with its headquarters in Bienne, is the Swiss watch industry's leading trade association. Acting as a private, professional and non-profit oriented association, the FH currently gathers more than 500 members representing more than 90 % of all Swiss watch manufacturers (watches, clocks, movements, components, etc.).