Welcomed a total of 9,615 local and overseas visitors
SINGAPORE, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The second edition of the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair, held from 23 October to 26 October 2014, attracted 9,615 visitors and 161 acclaimed exhibitors from 21 countries across 10,000 square metres of exhibition space at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, firmly sealing its position as the largest fine jewellery fair in Singapore and the region. Compared to its inaugural edition last year, the number of visitors increased by 10 percent.
The four-day fair presented several pavilions from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and the United States of America, as well as independent exhibitors from other countries such as Austria, Belgium, Germany, Israel, Italy, and Switzerland. The fair also showcased a stunning Exquisite Pavilion and an exclusive Designer Atelier, each housing a number of local and overseas suppliers with a spectacular trove of fine jewellery and gems for professional trade buyers, private collectors and general public.
The second consecutive year of success shows that the Singapore Jewellery and Gem Fair is being recognised as the most influential jewellery event in the region. The fair is positioned as a professional trading platform for international jewellers to build their brand recognition and introduce their products in the Southeast Asia region.
Delivery of a piece of treasure to everyone, and more
At the fair, professional trade buyers, private collectors, jewellery connoisseurs and deal hunters found a large variety of jewellery pieces from a hundred to multi-million dollars.
"The fair is an ideal platform for jewellery companies in the Southeast Asia region like us to expand our sourcing network. Apart from business deals, we managed to acquire more information about the market across the region as well", said Gian Adhitya, Junior Manager of DEPEARL, Indonesia.
"The fair is compact which enables us to focus and find suitable jewellery suppliers we want easily", said Weerawat Woramakakun, business owner of PRAKAIPETCH, Thailand.
A showcase of young talents
The Singapore Jewellery Design Award was presented to five young jewellery designers at the opening ceremony on 23 October, 2014 to recognise their talent and creativity. These young talents were also given the opportunity to showcase their winning designs at the booth of Singapore Jewellers Association alongside many leading jewellers at the fair.
In addition, students from Jewellery Design and Management International School, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, and Raffles Design Institute occupied a space of 72 square metres at the fair to display their creations and promote Singapore’s jewellery designs to the world.
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Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015
Building on two years of shining successes, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015 will continue to present the best variety of fine jewellery and gem products and the most exquisite jewellery pieces supplied by notable international exhibitors from around the world. The Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015 will be held from 22 to 25 October 2015 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
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About the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair
Exclusively endorsed by the Singapore Jewellers Association and the Diamond Exchange of Singapore, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is the largest fine jewellery event in Singapore and the region, and will see more than 200 exhibitors from 21 countries, targeting the region’s fastest growing high-net-worth population. The event is organised by UBM Media (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a member of UBM Asia, organiser of the most professional international jewellery fairs globally including the world’s number one fine jewellery event, the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.
About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia’s leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global network of 30 offices and over 1,400 staff in 25 major cities. We operate in 21 market sectors with 160 exhibitions, 75 conferences, 28 trade publications, 18 vertical portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.