IEG Italian Exhibition Group is launching VO VINTAGE, a new format totally dedicated to the collector’s segment, with some of the most sought-after, unique and rare pieces from the world of vintage timepieces and jewels. An exclusive event on the Italian and international trade show scene, with legendary creations and extremely rare examples of watch and jewelry, together with the sector’s most authoritative players. During Vicenzaoro January 2020, at the Vicenza Exhibition Centre, VO VINTAGE – from Saturday 18th to Monday 20th January – will be running alongside the original trade show format with a programme further enlivened by the most esteemed and well-known experts on the international scene. The public of traders and enthusiasts will be able to personally observe Verga Vintage master watch-makers as they examine prestigious vintage watches and meet the big names in timepiece history, such as – to mention only one - Sandro Fratini, who, with his legendary collection of 2,000 watches worth one billion euros, has been the world’s greatest collector for decades. The planning of VO VINTAGE contains all the expertise of IEG which, with its jewelry agenda, oversees Italy’s top events in the gold and jewelry sector starting from the two editions of Vicenzaoro, a European reference point with thousands of traders from 120 different countries and a constantly growing number of international attendances. VO VINTAGE, a show that, right from its very debut, plans to represent all the watch industry “souls”, will also be attended by the contemporary sector’s leading institutions, such as Assorologi, which has be fighting on the intellectual property front for years against forgery and “fake” trade, and the prestigious AHCI - Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants, the association which groups together the greatest independent master watch-makers all over the world, and Orologi & Passioni, Italy’s most important enthusiasts’ forum. To ensure exhibitor and visitor privacy and security, VO VINTAGE will be staged in the foyer on the first floor of Vicenza Expo Centre in an exclusive and reserved context within Vicenzaoro January 2020. With VO VINTAGE, IEG focuses on a growing segment to extend its customers’ business opportunities by integrating vintage watches and jewelry with the manufacturing chain represented by the Vicenzaoro communities: a trade show and content setting unlike any other.