ISTANBUL, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Known as the number one jewelery trade fair bridging Europe and the Middle East, the "2014 Istanbul Jewelry Show October" edition concludes with a recording breaking total visitor growth of 10% increase compared with the 2013 October edition and hosted 15,066 buyers in total from 107 countries with a significant increase of 28% in overseas unique visitors. Organized by UBM Rotaforte, the 39th edition of the fair took place 16-19 October at the Istanbul Expo Center in Turkey and showcased 841 exhibitors from 26 countries – demonstrating again to be one of the leading jewelry exhibitions for industry professionals and the ultimate trade event in the region.
During the four – day event, as a worldwide distribution hub, Istanbul Jewelry Show, once again provided an ideal platform for international buyers and sellers and brought East and West jewellery industry professionals together strategically position at the cross roads of 3 continents.
"Istanbul Jewelry Show" October; Purely Trade – Simply The Market Place
Istanbul Jewelry Show October, gathered together the entire jewellery industry including manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, exporters, importers, designers, buying agents and major industry professionals with a bigger selection of products including; Fine Gold Jewellery, Pearl Jewellery, Silver Jewellery and Households, Diamonds & Precious Stones Jewellery, Diamonds, Precious and Semi –Precious Stones, Pearls, Watches, Jewellery Display & Packaging Materials, Gemological Labs, Transportation, Softwares, Safes, Mold, Machinery, Jewellery Tools & Equipments.
841 exhibitors, participated from 26 countries and regions including: Turkey, Austria, Belgium, mainland China, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, UK, Ukraine, UAE, USA in 3 Hallsover 30.000 square meters gross exhibition space conducted new business opportunities with 15,066 top buyers and industry professionals from 107 countries.
15,066 top buyers, 64% from the domestic market and 36% from overseas, visited Istanbul Jewelry Show October 2014 edition from 107 countries across the globe.
The top 20 visiting countries of "Istanbul Jewelry Show" October 2014 Edition are: Turkey, Iran, Russian Federation, Iraq, Lebanon, Algeria, Greece, Azerbaijan, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Morocco, Bulgaria, Ukraine, India, Egypt, Israel, Germany.
The recorded significant uptrend in exhibitor numbers, and number of visitors of Istanbul Jewelry Show October 2014 from 107 countries with a 10% increase in total unique visitors, 28% increase in overseas unique visitors and 13% increase in visiting countries confirms both the fair’s international importance and also the highlights of Istanbul’s status for the jewelry trade industry globally.
Ms. Sermin Cengiz, Managing Director of UBM Rotaforte stated that "Jewellery industry in Turkey is currently planning a target of USD 5 billion worth of exports in the coming 3 years. We have been organizing "Istanbul Jewelry Show" since 1986 which plays a very important role in contributing to that target, not only for Turkey, also for the wide region around as well as the whole jewellery industry in global state. During the past 29 years, Istanbul Jewelry Show became an ultimate trade platform which is a destination to satisfy any sourcing needs for the jewellery industry and ranks high on the agenda of every professional in the sector. As UBM Rotaforte, we organize ‘Istanbul Jewelry Show’ International jewelery, watch and equipment fair twice a year in March and in October and we are proud to announce 39th ‘Istanbul Jewelry Show’ October edition is concluded with a remarkable growth of 10% in total unique visitors from 107 countries which shows us ‘Istanbul Jewelry Show’ has become a brand just like our March edition and once again, proves the importance of ‘Istanbul Jewelry Show’ that provides an opportunity both for participants and the visitors to witness the latest developments in the sector. The rise both in exhibitor numbers and number of visitors confirms the Fair’s international status but also highlights, Istanbul’s important role in the global jewelry trade industry."
Supported by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization (KOSGEB), Jewellery Exporters’ Association (JTR), certified by the Union of International Fairs (UFI) and the Quality Management System ISO-9001, Istanbul Jewelry Show, targeting the Middle East, Eastern Europe, North Africa, Russia, CIS Countries, United States and Asia once again confirmed its professional and international status in the jewelry industry.
"The October Jewelry Show was very successful for us. We are pleased to meet with new buyers from Beirut, Lebanon, Jordan, and Azerbaijan. Although, October exhibition is smaller than March exhibition, we made excellent contacts with new clients in this October Show. "Mustafa Akın –Owner – Sade-Is / Turkey
The 40th edition of the Istanbul Jewelry Show will take place 12-15 March 2015 and the 41st edition of the Istanbul Jewelry Show October will take place 15-19 October both at the Istanbul Expo Center. For more information including exhibiting and visiting details visit www.istanbuljewelryshow.com.
About UBM Rotaforte (www.ubmrotaforte.com)
UBM Rotaforte, a joint-venture company formed by UBM Asia and Rotaforte International Fairs Inc., owns the Istanbul Jewelry Show, an international exhibition for jewellery, gems , watches and related equipment. Now in its 29th year, the exhibition is held twice a year, in March and in October. Overall, the shows attract almost 60,000 visitors and 1,700 exhibitors, occupying net show floor space of more than 38,500 square meters. Products covered include gold, diamond and silver jewellery, precious and semi-precious stones, pearls, gold mountings, watches and clocks, machinery, tools and equipment, display units and security devices. The business is supported by the Turkish Jewellery Association JTR, a national trade body which represents more than 1,100 jewellery companies, including the major manufacturers. UBM Rotaforte also publishes a supporting magazine RFJ (in Turkish and English) and organises Turkish jewellery pavilions at a number of third-party events in Italy-Vicenza, U.A.E-Dubai, India–Mumbai, Ukraine–Kiev and Germany-Freiburg.
About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 240 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia’s leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across the region. Our 200 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant market news and industry trends, and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.
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