Welcome!

News Feed Item

Swiss Luxury Watchmaker, Hublot, and The Collection Ferrari Celebrate Art Basel Miami Beach with World-Renowned Artist, Domingo Zapata

MIAMI, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Haute Living and Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot celebrated Art Basel Miami Beach with an event highlighting the work of international expressionist artist Domingo Zapata.  In collaboration with The Collection Ferrari the brand hosted an exclusive cocktail party at the Hublot Bal Harbour boutique.  The boutique showcased a selection from Zapata's Avion collection and several new pieces to a crowd of Miami tastemakers, art aficionados and VIP guests. In addition, Zapata created a piece that he presented to Miami Heat owner, Micky Arison, that will be auctioned at a later date to benefit the HEAT Foundation.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/NY26724LOGO-a)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/NY26724LOGO-b)

Following the private cocktail and art unveiling, Hublot, Zapata and The Collection Ferrari, hosted an after party at the newly opened SLS Hotel in South Beach. Special guests included: Miami Heat owner, Micky Arison; Heat president, Pat Riley; Heat player, Juwan Howard; NFL's Jeremy Shockey; music producer and artist, Rico Love; actors Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier, Simon Rex and Jordi Molla; Lea Black, Karent Sierra and Joe Francis from "The Real Housewives of Miami"; Jennifer Williams from VH1's "Basketball Wives"; Jill Zarin from "The Real Housewives of New York"; former NSync member, Lance Bass; artist Damien Hirst; WNBA players Kelly Schumacher and Ruth Riley; entertainment promoter, Kenny Burns; select members of the news media; and more.

Sponsoring the evening was Haute Time, a media group that operates HauteTime.com and Haute Time State of Mind. The magazine is a bi-annual watch lifestyle publication that caters to its robust network of celebrities and watch collectors. The night's events included hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided by Hyde Beach, a large variety of Zapata's works on display surrounding the outdoor dining and pool areas and the latest Ferrari FF, provided by The Collection.

Hublot's distinct craftsmanship of timepieces, with their unusual lines, sharp angles, and uniquely-cut diamonds naturally led to a collaboration with Zapata who is known for his abstract expressionist multimedia style and his incorporation of collage and graffiti. It was Hublot's artful products and their "Art of Fusion" culture that inspired his works, which were on display at the boutique during Art Basel Miami Beach.

Both the artist and the brand produce masterpieces that are enjoyed by influencers, celebrities, and global icons. Hublot's prized Black Caviar piece, valued at $1M, was also displayed alongside Zapata's pieces, reflecting the partnership's unique synergy.

Zapata has garnered praise from international press such as Vanity Fair Italia, Ocean Drive, People, New York Magazine and, most recently, The New York Post, proclaiming him the "new Andy Warhol."

In December 2011, Hublot opened its first U.S. boutique in Bal Harbour, Florida. The luxury watchmaker has since partnered with a variety of celebrities, charities and sports teams, including signing as Official Watch and Official Timekeeper of the 2012 Champion Miami HEAT. Recently, Hublot celebrated its unique relationship with the city of Miami by creating and launching an exclusive, limited edition King Power "305" timepiece.

About The Collection

On the corner of Bird Road and Ponce de Leon Boulevard in Coral Gables stands Florida's definitive luxury automobile destination, THE COLLECTION. President and CEO, Ken Gorin, a 33-year industry veteran in the exotic and luxury automobile business has built a world-class destination housing the globe's most celebrated automotive brands: Porsche, Audi, Ferrari, Maserati, Aston Martin, Jaguar and McLaren. THE COLLECTION's success is credited to outstanding service, exceeding customer expectations and to a staff that treats customers like members of their family. THE COLLECTION's facilities include a state-of-the-art service department, parts facility, and Ferrari Boutique to outfit today's high performance enthusiast.  In October 2010, The Collection proudly inked a deal with seven-time NBA All-Star, 2010 NBA All-Star MVP and Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade.  As South Florida's hometown hero, Wade helped lead the Miami Heat to their first NBA Championship in franchise history and the 2011 Eastern Conference Championship.  He is now teamed up with THE COLLECTION as the face of the brand.  To experience THE COLLECTION call 305.444.5555, or visit www.thecollection.com.    

About Hublot, the exclusive story of Fusion
"Hublot? A different way to progress" say those who know this unique Swiss watch company, where each and every moment moves forward to create the future at breathtaking speed. A dream, initiated and developed by Hublot's Chairman Jean-Claude Biver with CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe, these two men are responsible for turning the Hublot brand into a genuine success story in which the Big Bang, King Power, Classic Fusion and Masterpieces represent the symbols of a constantly evolving tradition. From watch complications and revolutionary materials to world class collaborations such as FIFA World Cup™, Formula One™, Ferrari and the Miami HEAT with its captain Dwyane Wade, Hublot characterizes itself through the "Art of Fusion" philosophy, bringing tradition into the future. On a commercial level, the network of approved retailers has grown rapidly and currently stands at 800 points of sale and 58 exclusive boutiques around the world (Bal Harbour, Atlanta, Boca Raton New York/Madison, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Geneva, Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Paris, London, Berlin, Moscow, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Ginza...). For more information, visit www.hublot.com

For additional information and/or high-res images, please contact GCK Partners:
Britta Towle (212) 488-1084 [email protected]

SOURCE Hublot

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
With over 720 million Internet users and 40–50% CAGR, the Chinese Cloud Computing market has been booming. When talking about cloud computing, what are the Chinese users of cloud thinking about? What is the most powerful force that can push them to make the buying decision? How to tap into them? In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yu Hao, CEO and co-founder of SpeedyCloud, answered these questions and discussed the results of SpeedyCloud’s survey.
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Actian Corporation has announced the latest version of the Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH) database, generally available at the end of July. VectorH is based on the same query engine that powers Actian Vector, which recently doubled the TPC-H benchmark record for non-clustered systems at the 3000GB scale factor (see tpc.org/3323). The ability to easily ingest information from different data sources and rapidly develop queries to make better business decisions is becoming increasingly importan...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
Deploying applications in hybrid cloud environments is hard work. Your team spends most of the time maintaining your infrastructure, configuring dev/test and production environments, and deploying applications across environments – which can be both time consuming and error prone. But what if you could automate provisioning and deployment to deliver error free environments faster? What could you do with your free time?
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Pulzze Systems was happy to participate in such a premier event and thankful to be receiving the winning investment and global network support from G-Startup Worldwide. It is an exciting time for Pulzze to showcase the effectiveness of innovative technologies and enable them to make the world smarter and better. The reputable contest is held to identify promising startups around the globe that are assured to change the world through their innovative products and disruptive technologies. There w...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long dev...