SUPERSTAR OR MICRO-AMBASSADOR?

Every year watch brands invest an average of 10 to 20% of their revenue in marketing, a third of which is dedicated to sponsorship. The latter is considered the marketing tool with the best return on investment. A movie star like Brad Pitt or a tennis champion like Roger Federer can easily set you back 1 million a year.

THE AMERICAN DREAM IS DEAD

These days, the biggest names win the most acclaim. In this age of globalization, it only seems logical to have ambassadors with international reach. Except that we are seeing a growing need for proximity and accessibility. These untouchable stars don’t capture the imagination as they did before.

THE AMBASSADOR OF THE FUTURE

We believe that micro-ambassadors are the future; more so than any superstar. Local characters with a human talent. Following this reasoning, last October we called upon the talent of the members of our community. That was when Nigel Bailly, a young 27 year old Belgian, contacted us. Here is his story.

NIGEL BAILLY

RACING DRIVER AND THE FIRST
CODE41 AMBASSADOR

Nigel is one of those people who keep moving forward and never let even the most tragic of circumstances get in their way.

Nigel is driven by adrenaline. He was overwhelmed by the excitement of motor sport, even though he was only 6 when he started motocross. At the age of 14, a fall while competing changed his life radically. A spinal cord injury left him permanently without the use of his legs. But it would take more than this to discourage Nigel; there was no question of giving up on his passion for motor sport.

COURAGE, PASSION AND DETERMINATION

Following several years of karting, Nigel has now taken on a new challenge by participating in the Belgian BGDC motor racing championship, which begins on April 15th, 2017. Another step towards one day reaching his ultimate goal: taking part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and competing with the world’s best racing drivers.

« I can’t walk, but once I’m strapped in my racing car I feel ten feet tall. »
Nigel Bailly

YOU’RE ALREADY A CHAMPION TO US!

Nigel, we are with you in this challenge. Not because motor racing as a field is particularly popular with watchmakers, but because your courage, passion and determination are admirable. Regardless of your finishing position (even though we know you’ll do great ;-)), you’re already a champion to us!

« Never give up, fight for your dreams. »
Nigel Bailly

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  1. Prince luc says:

    Salut a toute l’équipe, je viens de prendre possession de ma montre et je dois dire qu’elle est superbe, bien finie, très belle pièce.
    Livraison hyper rapide !!!!
    Bravo a vous

  2. Castillo says:

    Bon boulot et très bonne continuation, aussi bien dans la pratique, que dans la philosophie de travail! Ravie de mon anomaly 1 pvd noir, superbe travail…que dire de plus: un must-have, un chef-d’oeuvre à mes yeux, merci! Encore bravo et très, très longue vie à “CODE 41”

  3. RUFFENACH Claude says:

    Bonjour mon Fils vient de m offrir une ANOMALY 01 BK superbe je suis ravi ,très élégante elle a beaucoup d allure avec ses différents bracelets elle me permet de changer de look a mon gré .
    Merci a toute l équipe.

    • Benjamin
      Benjamin says:

      Bonjour Claude,

      Ravi que votre montre vous plaise. Toute l’équipe se joint à moi pour vous souhaiter de très bonnes fêtes de fin d’année avec votre Anomaly01.
      Merci encore pour votre soutien et votre message.

  4. LEROY Nicolas says:

    Bonjour,
    je tiens à remercier toute l’équipe CODE41, montre commandée le 20/12, livrée avant le 24/12 les délais sont respectés, ma nouvelle ANOMALY 02 est sublime, légère et ne laisse personne indifférent. Les bracelets cuirs sont justes magnifiques et le système de boucle déployante est efficace, simple et du plus bel effet.

    Merci encore à toute l’équipe, continuez comme ça, vous avez conquis un client qui vous sera fidèle!

    Nicolas

  5. BAUDICHET Philippe says:

    Bravo à toute l’équipe. J’ai craqué pour le modèle Anomaly 01 en pvd.
    Une partie du bracelet ne possédait pas la tige pour la fixation sur la montre.
    Contact service client, nouveau bracelet envoyé très rapidement et montre ok pour Noël.
    J’attends avec impatience le nouveau projet X41.
    Superbe entreprise. Alles in ordnung. Viel glück.