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6 Winter Events That Should Be on Your Radar

Switzerland to Utah, WEF to Sundance, this winter is loaded with live events you won’t want to miss. Here are our top 6.

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Whether you are intrigued by film, fashion, art, wine, tech, business, or government, there are a plethora of important events taking place over the next few months that should be on your list. Here is Worth’s guide to this winter’s lineup. 

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

January, 16-20
Davos, Switzerland

The annual meeting hosted by the World Economic Forum is well-known to many. Held each year in Davos, Switzerland, the forum hosts leaders from government, business, and civil society to address the state of the world and discuss priorities for the year ahead. The theme and agenda for January still need to be set but keep an eye on what develops on the WEF website and Twitter @WEF.

Sundance Film Festival

January, 19-29 
Park City, UT

The world-renowned film festival in Park City is a great place to spend time in January. Take in some movies, do a little skiing, dine at some of the excellent restaurants, and hobnob with your favorite actors in a low-key setting. The full slate of films has not been announced yet, but you can get a few previews of what’s to come on the festival website.

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The Winter Show

January, 20-29
New York, NY

The Winter Show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring many of the world’s top fine and decorative arts experts. Held at the Park Avenue Armory, the event benefits East Side House Settlement. This organization supports the local community through events and programs that happen throughout January. The 2023 Opening Night Party will be on January 19.

Naples Winter Wine Festival

February, 3-5
Naples, FL

The Winter Wine Festival in Naples is recognized as one of the United States’ top food & wine festivals. And it’s no wonder—some of the world’s top vintners and chefs pilgrimage to the west coast of Florida every year to showcase wine and food for a discerning, passionate audience. In 2023, world-class winemakers like Laura Catena (Catena Zapata, Argentina), Violet Grgich (Grgich, Napa), Tim Irwin (Penfolds, Australia), and Olivier Krug (Krug Champagne, France), and some of the most innovative chefs, like Cassidee Dabney of Blackberry Farms and Sue Zemanick of Zasu in New Orleans will be on site.

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New York Fashion Week

February, 10-15
New York, NY

New York Fashion Week in February is focused on American Designers showing their latest collections to the press and buyers. It’s a week of hot designers, beautiful people, parties, and everything New York City so famously offers. You can purchase exclusive VIP experiences, sign up for pre-event shopping events, go backstage to meet the designers, and more.

Mobile World Congress

February, 27-March, 2
Barcelona, Spain

MWC Barcelona is the world’s largest and most influential event for the connectivity industry. Themes for 2023 include 5G, Immersive Technology (like the Metaverse), Openness in mobile networks, FinTech, and more. MWC is critical to business, and Barcelona is one of the best locations to spend time in.

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