UBM Asia’s September Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair will be held from 15 to 19 September 2014 at AsiaWorld-Expo and from 17 to 21 September 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
“The Fair occupies 135,000 square metres of exhibition space to accommodate more than 3,680 exhibitors from 51 countries and regions,” said Sunny Chan, Deputy Fair Manager, Jewellery Fairs, UBM Asia.
“New attractions at the Fair include exhibitors from Egypt, Kazakhstan, Norway and Tahiti. In addition, coral exhibitors from Japan will firstly exhibit under the banner of Japan Coral at the September Fair. Together with coral exhibitors from Taiwan and Italy, there are over 60 coral exhibitors offering fabulous loose corals at AsiaWorld-Expo. We expect to welcome more than 52,000 visitors from around the world throughout the fair's seven-day run,” Mr Chan added.
Visitor pre-registration is available here until 1st September. The Fair Mobile App is now available for download at www.jewellerynetasia.com, to offer visitors with portable, one-click access to the latest information about the Fair.
The September Fair has the highest participation of key players in the world’s jewellery trade. This year, the Fair features 22 group pavilions spanning over two world-class venues. Groups represented are from Antwerp, Brazil, China, Columbia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United States, and the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA).
This year's Design Arena is bigger by 40 percent in terms of exhibition area and will greet visitors at a new location – the Chancellor Room and Mezzanine 4 of HKCEC. Also the International Premier Pavilion is bigger by 8.6% in terms of exhibition area.
The Alrosa Group, Russia’s leading diamond company and the world’s biggest diamond miner by volume, will continue to host its diamond auction at the September Fair at AWE. Meanwhile, the Paspaley Pearl Auction, now on its 53rd edition, will be held during the Fair in HKCEC. The Fair will again feature the world’s largest Diamond Pavilion, Asia’s biggest Gemstone marketplace and the biggest display of Hong Kong jewellery in the world.
AWE will display jewellery raw materials from over 1,700 exhibitors from around the world, while HKCEC will showcase fine finished jewellery from more than 1,900 international fine jewellery exhibitors.
To celebrate the grand opening of the Fair at AWE and HKCEC, two fair receptions will be held:
- AWE Welcome Reception - Organised by UBM Asia and sponsored by the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI), the Fair Reception will be held on 15 September at the Arena Kitchen at AWE.
- HKCEC Welcome Reception - Organised by UBM Asia, the Fair Reception will be held on 17 September at the Grand Foyer of HKCEC.
Diamond Auction by Alrosa Group will be held from 15 to 19 September at AWE. Admission is by invitation only.
A world-renowned pearl auction, the 53rd Paspaley South Sea Pearl Auction, will be held from 20 to 22 September at HKCEC. Admission is by invitation only.
There are a number of seminars, conferences and press conferences, to assist industry players in grasping the pulse of the market, to be conducted by leading international jewellery organisations and companies during the Fair, including:
- The De Beers Group of Companies
- Asian Gemmological Institute and Laboratory Limited
- Asia Institute of Gemological Sciences
- Gübelin Academy
- Gübelin Group
- GRS Lab (HK) Limited
- The Gemological Institute of America
- The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization), and
- The Gemnological Association of Hong Kong
For more details of special events, please surf here.
The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair is held concurrently with Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair (AFJ) at AsiaWorld-Expo. Buyers attending the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair can enjoy free access to AFJ.
For the convenience of registered exhibitors and visitors, the Organiser has arranged a free continuous shuttle bus service running directly between HKCEC / TsimShaTsui / Tung Chung and AWE.
For more information about the September Fair, please visit www.jewellerynetasia.com.Add a comment