Baselworld has been recognised to be the most important annual event for the watch industry, and come spring, Switzerland’s Messe Basel becomes a playground to both established and aspiring manufacturers to showcase their creations. Baselworld 2018 isn’t an exception, and while the show this year is shorter and smaller, the quality of its offerings haven’t declined.

Running from 22 — 27 March, the 600-plus exhibitors (down from 1,300 previously) at Baselworld 2018 will introduce major novelties that will either serve to build on their brand heritage, or challenge boundaries. Now that we’re two weeks away, the massive event is only slightly shadowed by the news of pre-launches, which have already garnered a good amount of buzz.

Before the event kicks off in full force, here are the watches you need to keep an eye out for.