Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority visited Dubai Watch Week on November 21st, 2019. The five-day biannual event that celebrates the art of horology is held under the patronage of Dubai Culture’s Chairperson. The exhibition brings together the world’s watch industry’s most eminent actors.
Her Highness toured the exhibition and expressed her appreciation for the growth that the global event has seen since its inception. Sheikha Latifa said: «The global economy is changing more rapidly than ever before. Applying knowledge innovatively is critical to achieving excellence in this environment. Dubai is working to enhance its position as a hub for creative industries. We have launched many initiatives and hosted several international events and exhibitions in this sector.»
Her Highness said that hosting such events helps the industry explore new opportunities and create productive partnerships. «Dubai offers a platform for the creative industry to flourish. We have worked to provide a fertile environment for businesses to grow and prosper in this sector. By hosting events like Dubai Watch Week, we want to bring together industry leaders and entrepreneurs to connect, interact and enrich Dubai’s business community», she further said.
The first-of-its-kind non-commercial event maintains its commitment to showcasing the ingenuity of the industry through the brand-led Creative Hubs and watch craft masterclasses. Visitors can expect to experience the most interactive and inclusive edition of Dubai Watch Week to date. The event offers opportunities to learn more about the remarkable craft of watchmaking and seeks to inspire a new generation of watch enthusiasts.