Thursday , 28 September 2023

GPHG Awards 2022: A look behind the curtain

The “bought” trophies

For the 22nd consecutive year, the “Oscars of the watch industry”, the “Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève” Awards, will be presented in Geneva at the Théâtre du Léman, according to the Foundation. I was there from the beginning and always believed in an objective award ceremony. Over the years – I have been in the watch industry for over 47 years – I have resigned myself. First of all, the watch manufacturer has to pay for the participation, respectively for the submitted watch models, and not a little. And secondly, the jury, which is actually composed only of the watch journo, is demonstrably corrupt. Actually, I no longer report on “fake news”, but we make an exception in the sense of investigative reporting

Coming soon on this channel ……

About Karl Heinz Nuber

Nuber ist langjähriger unabhängiger Uhren Journalist und begann seine Karriere in den frühen 80er Jahren. Durch das Sammeln kam er zum Schreiben. Er ist Gründer des vierteljährlich regelmässig bilingual – Deutsch und English - erscheinenden TOURBILLON Magazin’s, der digitalen TOURBILLON Plattform TICK-Talk, der Ausstellungs- und Event Plattform Art of TOURBILLON und TOURBILLON TV. Er tritt regelmässig als Kenner der Branche in Erscheinung.

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