Friday, September 19, 2014

UBM’s September jewellery fair opens with record exhibitor numbers

News this week: Earlier this week, UBM Asia, a subsidiary of UBM plc, opened its 32nd edition of September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair with a record number of participating exhibitors. Nearly 3,700 exhibitors from 49 countries and regions will showcase their products making it the largest in the fair’s history.

The fair is being held at the two main venues in Hong Kong. Jewellery raw materials, equipment and packaging are at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) from 15th to 19th September, while finished jewellery are hosted at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 17th to 21st September. UBM released an updated mobile app for the show featuring the latest information for buyers to plan their visit more efficiently.

The fair covers an exhibition space of more than 135,000 m2 at the two venues. Among the 3,700 exhibitors, more than 60 are new to the fair. A total of 22 group pavilions are exhibiting at this edition from Belgium, 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). The organiser expects more than 52,000 buyers to attend the seven-day fair.

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