The 61st Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair is back, taking place from February 21-25 and will be open to the public for the final two days. Gem collectors, gemologists, buyers, jewellery lovers and jewellery designers will revel in this fact and should clear their schedules and make plans to be at the Challenger Hall, 1-3 at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani at 10am sharp, on any or all days, depending on who they are. Hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), the fair seeks to demonstrate Thailand’s exquisite craftsmanship to worldwide audiences, in an industry that has, according to the DITP’s director-general, Chantira Jimreivat Vivatrat, has become Thailand’s third largest export. The fair is expected to welcome some 20,000 buyers and visitors from more than 130 countries across the globe.
The Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair will be held under the theme “Heritage & Craftsmanship”, highlighting Thailand’s cultural heritage and the exquisite craftsmanship of Thai artisans that is internationally renowned. This will be a prominent stage for promoting the capabilities and support large Thai manufacturers as well as SMEs to expand their businesses to international markets while networking and trading with partners from Thailand and other countries.
Highlights of the fair include inspirational activities and exhibitions as well as new trading opportunities, from The Niche Showcase that exhibits five niche jewellery trends, The New Faces that highlights the best of Thai SMEs from all regions, a showcase zone that will be greatly expanded this year, to exhibitions and workshops from The Jewellers, a group of designers who focus on creative and innovative jewellery-making. Moreover, educational seminars and one-on-one consulting services from experts will be on offer as well as a mobile gems analyzing unit from GIT and other world-leading institutes.
This will be a great opportunity for participants to meet manufacturers, distributors and over 900 leading exporters from Thailand and other countries who will be exhibiting all categories of products of the gem and jewellery industry, with over 2,200 booths. There will be exhibitors coming from China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Sri Lanka, US and ASEAN countries.
The 61st Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair offers a great opportunity for participants to network and meet manufacturers, distributors and over 900 leading exporters from Thailand and other countries who will be exhibiting all categories of products in the gems and jewelry industry in over 2,200 booths, with exhibitors from countries such as the US, China, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka and ASEAN countries.
The 61st Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair will take place from February 21-25, 2018 at Challenger Hall 1-3, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. The fair opens for trade negotiations during February 21-23, from 10am-6pm and opens for the general public on February 24, from 10am-6 pm and February 25, from 10 am-5pm. For more information and pre-registration, visit www.bkkgems.com or dial DITP Call Center 1169.
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