IBG

IBG or Inside Basel.Geneva is WatchTime's annual watch collector event. IBG is America's largest, most successful and most luxurious watch collector show.

Highlight Watches From WatchTime’s IBG 2014 Watch Collector Events

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The sponsoring luxury watch brands for WatchTime's "Inside Basel.Geneva" series of watch collector events have really strutted their stuff this year. As noted by WatchTime's IBG event partner, watch collector and aficionado Jeff Kingston, not only did each brand have a broad selection from its collection on display at the opening event in Chicago — far broader than you'd ever find at a boutique or other retailer — but key new watch models from SIHH and Baselworld that won’t be in stores … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s 2014 IBG Collector Event Breaks Records in Chicago

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WatchTime and noted collector Jeff Kingston launched the 2014 'Inside Basel.Geneva' watch aficionado event series in Chicago on September 05 at The Drake Hotel. The event was the most successful Chicago watch collector night ever in WatchTime's 15-year history. Among the many new records are: most guest tickets sold in Chicago, highest percentage of new collectors versus the previous year, youngest average age of collectors,  highest number of likes and shares on social media, most diverse … [Read more...]

Showing at WatchTime IBG 2014: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

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WatchTime and noted watch collector and expert Jeff Kingston have teamed up again for the 2014 edition of the popular “Inside Basel.Geneva” series of collector events, kicking off tomorrow night, September 5, in Chicago. Among the core sponsoring watch brands is Breguet, which will showcase its Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5377 at the events. … [Read more...]

Press Release: Inside Basel.Geneva – The Premier Watch Collectors’ Event of 2014

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New York City (NY): America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, once again hosts “Inside Basel.Geneva,” its exclusive annual event for watch aficionados. … [Read more...]

Facetime November 2

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Welcome to another installment of Facetime! … [Read more...]

WatchTime Hits the Windy City

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A gaggle of WatchTime staffers touched down in Chicago yesterday to prepare for the much-anticipated kickoff of the 2012 "Inside Basel-Geneva" series of watch collector events, which takes place tonight at the prestigious Union League Club. We checked out the event space — it is the first time the Chicago IBG event has been held at the Club — and were suitably impressed by the elegant surroundings and classical decor, including the breathtaking art collection that adorns the walls. We … [Read more...]

Inside Basel-Geneva 2012 — Bigger, More Luxurious and Filling Up Fast

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WatchTime and noted watch collector Jeff Kingston are teaming up once again in 2012 to present the seventh annual series of the popular "Inside Basel.Geneva" events, which this year will all take place in five-star hotels and private clubs and will feature more watch brands than ever before. Held in five cities throughout the U.S., several of the events are already close to being sold out. … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2011 Will Be Better Than Ever!

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For watch enthusiasts and collectors, nothing beats an evening with fellow watch lovers, surrounded by the latest watches from the top brands, with knowledgeable executives on hand to answer questions. Add to the mix great food and wine and noted collector Jeff Kingston’s multi-media presentation of the Swiss show highlights, and it adds up to an event that simply can’t be missed! Inside Basel/Geneva is a unique event – there is nothing else like it. This year, 30 leading brands and … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: Inside Basel/Geneva 2010

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Following a challenging 2009, the watch industry enters 2010 with a level of creativity and energy that seemed unimaginable 12 months ago. This was evident at Baselworld and SIHH in Geneva, where WatchTime and noted collector Jeff Kingston visited 50 brands to discover the most interesting and intriguing watchmaking achievements for 2010. … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva San Francisco, page 3

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In this final section of the photo essay, we look at a few of the many watches that were on display at Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 San Francisco, and Jeff's presentation gets under way... … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva San Francisco, page 2

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In this section of the photo essay, we go along with guests at Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 in San Francisco as they visit the manufacturers' tables to meet the reps and to see and try on the latest watches from Basel and Geneva. … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva – Dallas

On October 1 in Dallas, WatchTime and Jeff Kingston team up to bring you all the highlights of the 2009 Basel and Geneva watch fairs, combined with a wonderful dinner, a chance to meet industry executives, and to mingle with other enthusiasts. These events are held at some of the finest private clubs in the USA. Click here to learn more and to register! … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva – Chicago

On September 29 in Chicago, WatchTime and Jeff Kingston team up to bring you all the highlights of the 2009 Basel and Geneva watch fairs, combined with a wonderful dinner, a chance to meet industry executives, and to mingle with other enthusiasts. These events are held at some of the finest private clubs in the USA. Click here to learn more and to register! … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva – Philadelphia

On September 17 in Philadelphia, WatchTime and Jeff Kingston team up to bring you all the highlights of the 2009 Basel and Geneva watch fairs, combined with a wonderful dinner, a chance to meet industry executives, and to mingle with other enthusiasts. These events are held at some of the finest private clubs in the USA. Click here to learn more and to register! … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 – New York City

On September 15 in New York City, WatchTime and Jeff Kingston team up to bring you all the highlights of the 2009 Basel and Geneva watch fairs, combined with a wonderful dinner, a chance to meet industry executives, and to mingle with other enthusiasts. These events are held at some of the finest private clubs in the USA. Click here to learn more and to register! … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 – Los Angeles

On June 25 in Los Angeles, WatchTime and Jeff Kingston team up to bring you all the highlights of the 2009 Basel and Geneva watch fairs, combined with a wonderful dinner, a chance to meet industry executives, and to mingle with other enthusiasts. These events are held at some of the finest private clubs in the USA. Click here to learn more and to register! … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 – San Francisco

On June 23 at the San Francisco City Club, WatchTime and Jeff Kingston team up to bring you all the highlights of the 2009 Basel and Geneva watch fairs, combined with a wonderful dinner, a chance to meet industry executives, and to mingle with other enthusiasts. These events are held at some of the finest private clubs in the USA. Click here to learn more and to register! … [Read more...]