AOT is the International genuine event for Watch Connoisseur and Collectors who assembles the world’s
most prestigious Tourbillon masterpieces.

The first edition of AOT was held in 2009 in Beijing in cooperation with Borrison Ltd.. It gathers
representatives from over 100 Tourbillon creators, including 30 Top watch brands and 50 independent
horologers, who came with their latest developments and innovations, superior collections, and antique
treasures that represent the Tourbillon complexity and philosophy.

The second edition was a very successfully event combined with the show, the charity dinner and the
Charity auction at the Fairmont Peace Hotel. Fairmont Peace Hotel, situated in Shanghai, China, is a
'luxurious Art-Deco masterpiece', brilliantly reinvented for the 21st century where old fashioned glamour
sparkles with a new luster. Situated at the famous Bund promenade and the unrivaled shopping area on
Nanjing Road, it is the perfect place to explore Shanghai’s spectacular scenery and vibrant lifestyle.
Around 20 to 30 highend product exhibitors will narrate the fabulous story of the Tourbillon with their
latest products. Under the strong backup of the Shanghai City, the event will be held from 2nd – 5th June

AOT 2016 Shanghai would be organized by Association Art of Tourbillon (AAOT) Switzerland to promote
truly tourbillon philosophy in Asia. Co-Organizer is the Shanghai East Best Convention Exhibition
Management Co., Ltd, top leading event/exhibition management company in China, the operator of
Shanghai World Expo, the primary choice for the high-end international events with its exclusive client

The third issue will be attend at Muscat the capital of the Sultanate of Oman at the amazing location
Royal Opera House from, 3rd to 6th September 2020. It’s the first truly international Tourbillon watch
summit in GCC Gulf Cooperation Council and the rest of Middle East. The only prestigious event in GCC
Gulf Councill Middle Far East that presented the best Tourbillon masterpieces directly from

AOT is a registered trademark of Tourbillon Group. All events will organize by the Swiss AAOT Association
Art of Tourbillon (NPO).

Behind the Art of Tourbillon project is the founder of the Tourbillon Magazine - a luxury watch and
lifestyle magazine for UHNWI - published quarterly in German and English since 2005 - and the
Tourbillon Blog Tick-Talk, Karl Heinz Nuber

Karl Heinz Nuber

Masters in Economics & Professional Communications

  • Born and studied in Austria, been in Switzerland since 1974, well networked in the field of International Luxury and Swiss Watch Industry
  • Milestones: President and CEO of a well-known Swiss group of international companies from the consumer and luxury goods sector. Since 1984 consultant, writer for and about the watch industry, since 2005 launch of the TOURBILLON magazine, the one and only Swiss Luxury Watch and Lifestyle magazine, 2009 launch of the first issue Art of Tourbillon in Beijing, 2015 launch of the Tourbillon Blogg www.tick-talk.ch
  • President Association Art of Tourbillon Switzerland
  • Languages: Speaking German and English fluently, knowledge in French, Portuguese do Brasil, Italian and Spanish



AOT is the International genuine event for Watch Connoisseur and Collectors who assembles the world’s most prestigious Tourbillon masterpieces.