he GPHG Academy, created at the start of 2020 and uniting 350 industry stakeholders, has kicked off this 20th edition by proposing several hundred models for the competition.
The Academy’s proposals are currently being submitted to the watch brands concerned, which can decide whether or not to confirm the participation of the proposed watches and also enter other watches of their choice in the competition. In addition, all brands may choose to enter the competition spontaneously via the dedicated platform.
In addition to the Academy’s proposals, all brands may choose to enter the competition spontaneously via a dedicated platform.
The 2020 list of award-winners will be revealed on Thursday November 12 at the 20th GPHG award ceremony. A new award introduced this year will enable the Academy and the Jury to honour a smartwatch.
A new award introduced this year will enable the Academy and the Jury to honour a smartwatch.
The list of awards and categories, as well as the entry conditions and procedure, are laid out in detail in the 2020 edition Rules on the GPHG website.
- Jean-Christophe Babin, the CEO of Bulgari, holding the Chronograph Watch Prize 2019.
- ©Miguel Bueno
With the creation of its new Academy, the GPHG is inaugurating a whole new selection, entry and voting process. Thereby globally developing its mission on behalf of watchmaking, it is establishing itself – more than ever this year – as an essential instrument in promoting the sector’s latest models.