Mirroring the spirit of Fine Watchmaking since 2000, GMT also institutionalized the 12th Art (the art of time measurement), is the media partner of Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève and launched the Geneva Watch Tour. The only B2C watches magazine, certified by REMP, GMT also offers the highest publication frequency.
Launch of the first edition at Baselworld, with a somewhat uncon ventional cover marking the meeting of Roger Dubuis and photographer Denis Hayoun.
Cartier is the inaugural guest on the cover of the first GMT XXL.
Vacheron Constantin graces the cover of the first GMT Belux (Belgium-Luxemburg).
Launch of XXL USA, with Harry Winston on the cover.
Launch of XXL Russia-Ukraine, with Vacheron Constantin on the cover.
First issue of GMT Lady, in xxs format, with Cartier once again as the pioneer.
The two founders sell their magazine to the Edipresse Group.
Launch of XXL Paris-Monaco, prefaced by Philippe Starck.
Launch of the GMT franchise in Italy.
Brice Lechevalier once again becomes a shareholder of GMT, on an equal footing with the Lamunière family (owners of Edipresse).
With six annual editions, GMT becomes the Swiss B2C watchmaking magazine with the highest publication frequency, and the only one with an audited print run (REMP certified).
Production of the official catalog for the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, inserted into GMT, which is its official print media partner.
Contribution to institutionalizing the 12th Art (the art of measuring time), conceptualized by Carlo Lamprecht.
Creation of the Geneva Watch Tour, which is promoted by Geneva Tourism.
Patek Philippe on the cover of the first XXL World, the first watch- making magazine to be distributed worldwide (in 80 countries) in the same version.
Launch of Geneva Watch Tour pocket maps.
The quintessential digital reference guide on watchmaking, WorldTempus, along with yachting magazine Skippers, voile & océan, are incorporated into GMT Publishing.
Proposing an exclusive and qualitative contents which conveys the values of the mechanical watchmaker while tempting the readers, the writing editorial staff of GMT is not only compose of journalists specialized and recognized for their skills, but also by a watchmaker and by an architect.
Jean-Christophe Babin, Chief Executive Officer Bvlgari Group worldwide
François-Henry Bennahmias, CEO Audemars Piguet
Albert Bensoussan, CEO Luxury Watches & Jewelry Kering Group
Jean-Claude Biver, CEO TAG Heuer & President of the Watch Division, LVMH Group
Frédéric Cumenal CEO Tiffany & Co
15 years already and a signature of excellence in sharing the watchmaking history of our House.
15 years and more, to write an XXL future.
My warmest wishes of success for GMT !
Jérôme Lambert, CEO Montblanc International
Philippe Léopold Metzger CEO Piaget
Richard Mille, CEO Richard Mille
Philippe-E. Peverelli, CEO Tudor
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard
Peter Stas CEO and funder of Frédérique Constant
Thierry Stern CEO Patek Philippe