Munichtime is an event that is not for press or retailers, but for you, the watch enthusiast or collector. We’ve visited Munichtime ourselves a number of times in the past, and this year we are an official media partner for the first time. We believe in events like this, where the end consumer can (finally) see, touch and try the watches in the flesh and ask questions to the brand’s representatives. Where Baselworld and the Geneva SIHH are typical industry events, Munichtime is an initiative for the consumer.


Munichtime 2018

Approximately 37 brands can be found exhibiting on October 26-28 at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich. These are: A.Lange & Söhne, Bayerischer Meisterschule für das Uhrmacherhandwerk, Benzinger, Borgward, Bell & Ross, B.R.M, Corum, Cvstos, Czapek, Damasko, Degussa, DGC, Erwin Sattler, Formex, Guinand, Hanhart, Iron Annie, Jean Marcel, Laco, Lang & Heyne, Lehmann, Leinfelder, Meccaniche Orologi Milano, Minase, Montblanc, Mühle Glashütte, Oris, Porsche Design, Seiko, Sinn, Staudt, Stowa, Strom, Tudor, Tutima, Ulysse Nardin, Vintage VDB, Watch Academy, Zeppelin.

Not only that, but there is also a programme with speakers touching very interesting topics. In our opinion, this is definitely added value to most other events. It will give you some insights into the world of watchmaking and collecting, that might bring new ideas to you and help you understand why brands do the things they do or show new angles regarding watch collecting.


Munichtime and the speaker’s programme are free of charge (very important, especially when you are visiting from The Netherlands). Munich airport is fairly easy to reach from all over Europe and there is a big offering on hotels in the area as well. Besides Munichtime, Munich is a great city to visit anyway and has a lot to offer. BMW fans should visit the BMW Welt and Museum for example and if you love a good beer (and schnitzel), there is a great time ahead of you.

This year, our own Gerard Nijenbrinks will be there to report from the Munichtime event.

Summary of the Supporting Programme at the Munichtime 2018

Friday, October 26th:

11am: Talk “Watches as a Potential Investment“
Boris Pjanic
, watch expert and operator of the watch blog „watchesandart“

2.30pm: Impressions of the tour through manufactories in Switzerland and to Glashütte

5pm: Panel discussion „Label – Design – Technics: What Makes Watches a Coveted Item in Our Days?“ Presentation: Rüdiger Bucher, editor in chief of Ebner Uhrenmedien, Wilhelm Schmid, CEO A. Lange & Söhne, Simon Husslein, watch designer, Klaus-Dieter Koch, watch insider and Managing Director of Brand Trust, and watch journalist Gisbert L. Brunner

Saturday, October 27th:

11am: Talk „Time is Honey – On the Judicious Usage of Time“
Speaker and book author Jonas Geißler

2.30pm: Impressions of the tour through manufactories in Switzerland and to Glashütte

Sunday, October 28th:

11am: Talk „Stars and Icons – Thrilling Anecdotes on Great Women and Their Watches“
Watch Journalist Ines Kasparek, operator of the watch blog „finest-styles“

3pm: Panel Discussion „Watches from Glashütte – Value Creation or Folklore“
Presentation: watch journalist Thomas Wanka, with Andreas Haude, General Manager Northern Europe A. Lange & Söhne, Thilo Mühle, Managing Director Mühle Glashütte and Alexander Philipp, Director Sales and Marketing Tutima Watch Manufactory

The participation in these events is free of charge; however, we recommend to register in advance with [email protected].



October 26th to 28th 2018

Hotel Bayerischer Hof, Munich/Germany, Free entry!

Friday, October 26th 2018, 10am to 7pm;

Saturday, October 27th 2018, 10am to 6pm;

Sunday, October 28th 2018, 10am to 6pm

Photocredit: Frank Schroth / Munichtime

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