2005 - Vacheron Constantin commemorates 250 years in Haute Horlogerie in Dubai
Vacheron Constantin celebrated a quarter of a millennium of uninterrupted master watch -making since its inception, as they hosted a gala dinner evoking the 250 years history of the distinctive Swiss watch brand. The dinner was hosted along with their agents in the UAE, Al Fardan Jewellery and their distributors, Damas.
Dignitaries and guests arrived first at the Burj Al Arab where the watch brand held an exhibition for VIPs of their most prized pieces on loan from their museum in Geneva, the highlight of which was L'Esprit des Cabinotiers, a unique piece specifically created for the Brand's 250th anniversary. Beginning the night's journey at the Burj Al Arab represented the future for Vacheron Constantin and in keeping with the theme of travelling through time, the guests were then whisked off in vintage cars to the dinner. It took place in the centre of the lake on Fort Island in Madinat Jumeirah.
During his speech, the CEO of Vacheron Constantin, Claude Daniel Proellochs introduced the new Brand Director in the Middle East, Mr. Hugues de Pins. The 250-year birthday celebrations lasted well into the night and were a fitting commemoration for Vacheron Constantin's unparalleled and unique milestone.