WatchPro Hot 100 nominations close in one week


Nominations for the WatchPro Hot 100 2015 will close in one week’s time.

The nomination process for the WatchPro Hot 100 has been extended by three days to take into account post-Baselworld workloads.

This is the third year that WatchPro has run the Hot 100, a list of the 100 most influential individuals operating in the watch industry in the UK and Ireland, which is decided by nominations from peers within the industry.

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The WatchPro Hot 100 was launched in 2013 to celebrate the achievements of the brightest stars within the industry from designers and manufacturers to the people who market, distribute and sell the watches they make.

Figures from within the watch industry can be nominated by colleagues or nominate themselves and entry to the final list is judged on their performance within the last 12 months.

WatchPro will host a glittering party on July 8th at Kensington Roof Garden to celebrate the announcement of the final Hot 100 and the unveiling of WatchPro’s annual Hot 100 publication.

The magazine features interviews and stunning portrait photography of the Hot 100 themselves, shot by

The publication is divided into chapters covering Power Players, Premier Buyers, Retail Titans, Brand Champions and Trailblazers. The final list will remain a closely guarded secret until the big reveal.

How to enter

Entry is simple. A nomination by email to qualifies a person for inclusion on the shortlist and must include the person’s:


company and position

a brief summary of the reason they are being nominated, which can include supporting information that will be treated in the strictest confidence.

There is no voting procedure and the final Hot 100 will be decided upon by WatchPro and Hot 100 editor, James Buttery, based upon the strength of the submissions.

Nominations will remain open until Friday 3 April.

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James Buttery

The author James Buttery

Editor of WatchPro, the WatchPro Hot 100 and The Luxury Report.