- April 10, 2014
-- New York City (NY); America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, becomes the first watch magazine ever to win the USA’s leading media event award, the FOLIO Fame Award. The judges honored WatchTime’s ‘Inside Basel.Geneva’
(IBG) event series for its nine years of continuing success in attracting a large following of affluent watch collectors in several American cities. IBG received an award for "Best Expo" and an award for "Best Enthusiast Event," making it the only luxury watch event to receive two FOLIO Fame Awards.
IBG, which was founded in 2004 by noted watch collector Jeff Kingston, who would go on to partner with WatchTime, is North America’s most successful timepiece show to date. It will again bring the year's most noteworthy new luxury watches to collectors and aficionados across the country in 2014. Kingston will present his own HD photos and videos, shot at the international watch fairs in Basel and Geneva, exclusively at IBG. More than 20 leading luxury watch brands will join WatchTime and Kingston for the 2014 event series. All IBG show dates and locations can be found at www.watchtime.com/
The list of the 2014 winners of the FOLIO Fame Awards can be found here: www.fame-awards.com/
WatchTime is America’s no. 1 watch magazine and one of the best-selling watch magazines worldwide. More than 500,000 visitors read watchtime.com’
s content every month, making it one of the world’s largest watch websites. Watchtime.com has more social media fans and followers than all its competitors combined. It also sells more copies on U.S. newsstands than all competitors combined. It is one of the world’s only watch magazines with dedicated digital editions for every major tablet platform. WatchTime also hosts America’s most popular watch-collector event series, ‘Inside Basel.Geneva.’
Launched in 1999 and based in New York City, WatchTime is a subsidiary of Germany’s Ebner Group, one of Europe’s largest family-owned special-interest media companies. Ebner has been operating continuously for 200 years as a privately held company and today publishes more than 80 magazines as well as two dozen websites. WatchTime and its sister magazines are available in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.Together they form the world’s leading watch magazine family. WatchTime’s outstanding journalism and its high digital growth rate have been honored with several prestigious awards and nominations.
Mr. Stephen Brown
PR & Office Manager
Ebner Publishing International
274 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016