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Upcoming Events

Next meeting will be held October 17, 2018 at Independent Jewellers starting at 6:30pm.

 
Milestones

October, 2018 - 400 members - World's largest private watch club with regular meetings

January, 2018 - new regular meeting location at Triple B's on Scurfield

September 27, 2017 - Great meeting. Thanks to Al for doing the Kickstarter presentation.

July, 2017 - over 300 members!

December 23, 2016 - Welcome our new sponsor Ilya Goldman (GoldTime)

November 22, 2016 - now over 250 members. The largest private watch club in the world (we think)! April 25, 2016 - Wow - 200 members!

April 13, 2016 - Our second annual sales meeting was a good success.

December 16, 2015 - Good presentation by member Raj on fakes and a presentation from Bob, the Tag Heuer rep from Minneapolis

November 25, 2015 - Three years old today!

September 16, 2015 - Another well attended meeting with a presentation by Jonathan on Baselworld and changes at IJ

June 16, 2015 - Good presentation on the Apple Watch by member BigAl

March 19, 2015 - Our first watch (annual) sales meeting was a great success.

December 10, 2014 - A great meeting and presentation by WpgWatchdoc on "Speedies"

December 8, 2014 - Membership has now exceeded 100 members and we have over 5,000 posts on our forums.

December 5, 2014 - WATCH IT! in Polo Park has become a "Friend of WWE" and are providing financial support.

September 10, 2014 - Interesting meeting. Great presentation on Accutron Spaceviews from BigAl.

May 21, 2014 - Another enthusiastic meeting with over 25 members attending plus 1 guest.

May 1, 2014 - Purchase of a data projector for the club for presentations. Thanks BigAl!

February 26, 2014 - great meeting with over 25 attending.

February, 2014 - Dimitra's and Stewart's Horology are now "Friends of WWE" and providing financial support

November 25, 2013 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to WWE. 1 year old today - over 50 members and almost 3000 forum posts. Far better than expected. Thanks to all our members and sponsors.

November 1, 2013 - Our forums received an all time high of 30,000 page views in October

October 1, 2013 - Thank you to Independent Jewellers who is now a major WWE sponsor

September 11, 2013 - We had our third meetup. Great presentations by Wpgwatchdoc on vintage Omega Seamasters and by Sully who shared a couple of his new watch projects.

August 14, 2013 - Summer photo contest winners posted

June 12, 2013 - Our second dinner meeting was held at Sorrentos Restaurant. It was an interesting meeting with good attendance from members, a couple of guests and a member of the Edmonton Watch group. Jonathan, from Independent Jewellers, gave a presentation on his visit to Baselworld (2013) and Photobug showed us how to make a quick light box from materials you may have in your home. Thanks to both members for their presentations. Due to member contributions, we were able to purchase and give out door prizes. Independent Jewellers and Dimitras Jewellers supplied additional door prizes

May, 2013 - the club began accepting contributions from members via PayPal. Members have been generous resulting in the sustainability of our club (especially our online component) and the ability to have funds to enhance member meetings.

April 23, 2013 - March photo contest winners now posted

April 11, 2013 - 40 members!

March 20th, 2013 -Our first meeting was held at Mona Lisa Restaurant with 17 members attending. We had a great time meeting fellow watch enthusiasts and showing off some of our favorite timepieces. Thanks to Stewart from Stewarts Horology and Sully for their presentations.

February 21, 2013 - New Photo Gallery Page added and contest winning photos on the home page

February 14, 2013 - 29 WWE members and counting. More than we expected for just 3.5 months! Our forum pages are getting over 10,000 page views per month.

December 29, 2012 - We have tightened up membership security by only requiring first name and initial of last name. Phone numbers will be optional.

December 17, 2012 - promotional business cards and counter displays given to sponsors

December 7, 2012 - welcome to a number of new members. Welcome to two new sponsors, Dimitra's Jewellery and Stewart's Horology

December 4, 2012 - purchased and implemented our own website URL and hosting

December 3, 2012 - met with a potential major sponsor. Stay tuned for an announcement.

November 26, 2012 - finalize sections of the Winnipeg Watch Enthusiasts website including this page.

November 24, 2012 - begin beta testing forums with WpgWatchDoc

November 23, 2012 - Set up a WWE Bulletin Board and sub forums at Website Toolbox