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SIHH opens its doors to the public on Friday 20th January, between 11am and 6pm, subject to ticket availability. Here’s where you’ll find all the information you need to make the most of this exclusive day.

Price and tickets

Members of the public who wish to attend the SIHH 2017 Open Day can buy their ticket now, priced CHF 70, subject to availability, on the official website by clicking on the button below.


Useful information

SIHH is open to the public on Friday 20th January 2017 from 11am to 6pm subject to availability. Anyone wishing to enter the show must collect his or her badge at the Welcome Desks between 11am and 5.30pm, and will be required to show the e-confirmation of their ticket purchase plus photo ID. For more information, please click here.


The central bars are open from 11am to 6pm, serving complimentary hot and cold beverages. A charge is made for alcoholic drinks.


Visitors can leave coats and luggage free of charge at the cloakroom, at the main entrance.

Media Partners

The Press Kiosk carries a complimentary selection of international daily papers and magazines for visitors to take away.
Publications on watchmaking and the history of the exhibiting Maisons are on sale at the Bookshop.

Smoking area

Located in Hall 6, this area offers a comfortable space where visitors can smoke inside the building.

SIHH 2017 mobile app

Download the new application SIHH 2017.

version iOS version Android


SIHH takes place at GENEVA PALEXPO, a ten-minute walk from the airport and ten minutes from Geneva city centre. It is easily reached from Geneva International Airport, Geneva Cointrin railway station, and by motorway.

By car

  • Directions: A1 motorway, take the Genève Aéroport exit then follow signs for Palexpo.
  • Parking: Visitors to SIHH on Friday January 20th 2017 can use the free parking facilities at P49 car park. A shuttle service will run between the car park and Palexpo.

By public transport

  • Train : From Geneva Cornavin station to the Genève Aéroport terminus.
  • Bus TPG : Line 5, get off at Palexpo.
  • SIHH official transport : from the airport and city-centre hotels to SIHH. Times will be given at a later date.

CFF (trains) TPG (bus) Shuttles

About Geneva

The home of Swiss watchmaking, Geneva has a rich history and culture, and attracts thousands of visitors each year. This cosmopolitan city has been dubbed the “capital of peace” and plays an important role on the world stage.

For information about Geneva, visit the Tourist Office website at:

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