Launched in 2015 by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, Dubai Watch Week is a global platform dedicated to the preservation of horological culture and heritage by creating one of the largest non-commercial events for the international watch community, providing an intimate environment for collectors, brands, watchmakers and the members of the media to interact and share knowledge. Held under the Patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dubai Watch Week supports the men and women that have dedicated their life to the pursuit of horological perfection.



To unite the global watch community for the preservation and transmission of horological knowledge.



To create opportunities for discussion, encourage the transfer of knowledge and craftsmanship to the next generation of watchmakers and master craftsmen and women alike. Dubai Watch Week is fully committed to providing resources, services and opportunities to the global watch community through carefully curated programs during each edition.


Key Message

Dubai Watch Week is a globally recognized event dedicated to the exchange of cultural ideas and horological knowledge whilst connecting and inspiring its visitors from watchmakers and master craftsman to connoisseurs and watch lovers


Key Pillar

Educational & Knowledge – Dubai Watch Week is a unique educational and cultural platform for watch lovers, industry legends and those that appreciate craftsmanship around the world


Global Meeting Point – Dubai Watch Week is the a first-of-its-kind non-commercial event with the largest gathering of industry players


Dubai – regional hub for arts and culture – Dubai Watch Week positions the city as a global epicenter of horological knowledge sharing and creative inspiration


The Committee

The committee is comprised of leading personalities from across the globe, whose field of expertise and knowledge will ensure we engage with our collectors and visitors by expanding their knowledge on the watch industry and thus ensuring that the watch sector continues to flourish and grow in the region.


Melika Yazdjerdi

Director, Dubai Watch Week

Head of Corporate Communication, Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons


Hind Abdul Hamied Seddiqi

Chief Marketing Officer, Seddiqi Holding


Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi

Chief Commercial Officer, Seddiqi Holding


Pascal O. Ravessoud

Director of Missions & Secretary General of the Cultural Council Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH)


Remy Julia

Christie’s Watch Specialist – Dubai

Head of Watches Middle East – India – Africa


Alan Marzo

Diplomatic Advisor

Cultural Affair, Embassy of Switzerland, United Arab Emirates