At VOJ - Vicenzaoro January 2023, it's time for watches. The new TIME community, dedicated to contemporary watchmaking with multi-channel distribution, will be making its debut from 20\u00a0to 24 January.\r\n\r\nThe B2B area will integrate the product offer of the Italian\u00a0 Exhibition Group show with a selection of brands and micro-brands. Accessories, components, tools and\u00a0 after-sales services will complete the exhibition offer extended to the entire watchmaking supply chain, in line with the Vicenzaoro format which opens the annual calendar of international events for the gold and\u00a0 jewellery sector.\r\n\r\nThe only Jewellery Boutique Show among the sector\u2019s trade show events will also be a showcase for \u00a0innovation with T.GOLD, the international show for jewellery machinery and innovative technologies, held \u00a0on the same days, as well as an ambassador for watch and jewellery culture with VO Vintage (open to the \u00a0public from 20th to 23rd January).\r\nTHE NEW B2B COMMUNITY\r\nIn Hall 1, the heart of Vicenza Expo Centre, TIME will host around forty independent and established \u00a0brands together with proposals offering a high content of creative research and innovation. \u00a0Brands such as Edox, U-Boat, GaG\u00e0 Milano and Locman will be flanked by new entries resulting from \u00a0collaboration with two well-known players of the industry: a collective of Swiss brands put together by\u00a0 Swiss Creative Lab and a selection of high potential Italian micro-brands and start-ups organised by Watches of Italy.\r\n\r\nComponents, accessories, instruments and after-sales tools, with exhibitors such as Oisa 1937 and Bergeon, will complete the new community that aims to offer a complete representation of the entire \u00a0watchmaking supply chain, in accordance with VOJ's consolidated format for jewellery: a one-stop-shop\r\n\r\nwith the best expression of products and solutions at every level of the gold and jewellery value chain. \u00a0Italian manufacturing excellences of Locman, U-Boat, GaG\u00e0 Milano and the Oisa 1937 movement \u00a0manufacture lead the way to increase awareness on Made in Italy watchmaking.\r\nA NEW FORMAT FOR BUSINESS MATCHING\u00a0\u00a0\r\nTIME will offer watchmaking brands the opportunity to intercept, besides their Italian counterparts, main\u00a0 buyers from international distribution, who find all the latest new entries and market trends at\u00a0 Vicenzaoro. At the last edition of the show in September, the overall number of visits was up 10%\r\n\r\ncompared to 2019; +20% arrivals from abroad, which accounted for more than half of the total attendance\u00a0 (51%), with buyers coming from 124 countries around the world.\r\nVICENZAORO: ITALY\u2019S NEW WATCHMAKING DESTINATION\u00a0\u00a0\r\nThe launch of the TIME community with its B2B format, increases Vicenzaoro's offer for the different needs\u00a0 of the timepiece world. The first and most eagerly awaited event on the international jewellery industry\u00a0 calendar is an opportunity for the market to discover all the trends and new ideas from the entire supply\u00a0 chain, organised into exhibitors\u2019 communities (homogeneous products areas): ICON for top jewellery\u00a0 brands, LOOK for fashion-conscious fine jewellery, CREATION for jewellery making, ESSENCE for stones and\u00a0 gems, EXPRESSION for packaging and visual merchandising. And now also TIME for watchmaking, a further\u00a0 business opportunity in IEG's watchmaking calendar that already includes B2C projects such as VO Vintage and VO'Clock Priv\u00e9, scheduled to accompany the January and September editions of Vicenzaoro\u00a0 respectively.\r\nVO VINTAGE FOR COLLECTORS AND ENTHUSIASTS\u00a0\r\nIn conjunction with Vicenzaoro, from Friday 20th to Monday 23rd January, the appointment with fine \u00a0vintage watches and jewellery will also be back at the fourth edition of VO Vintage, now extended to four \u00a0days. This IEG marketplace, open to the public and accessible to all those attending the jewellery show, will \u00a0be staged in an exclusive and reserved area in the foyer on the first floor of Vicenza Expo Centre (Hall 8.1).\u00a0 Increasingly popular among the community of watch lovers, collectors and enthusiasts for purchasing unique and valuable pieces, it acts as a meeting place for sector players, from the best retailers to master \u00a0watchmakers, from experts in watchmaking technique and history to wristwatch trendsetters, who will\u00a0 contribute to the authoritative programme of talks, meet-ups and courses on vintage and contemporary watches.