-The region's most significant fine jewellery event welcomed more than 10,000 local and overseas visitors to its third edition
SINGAPORE, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015 surpassed previous editions in visitorship with a total of 10,018 visitors walking through its doors from October 22 to 25, 2015 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore. This increase in the number of trade buyers, jewellers, private collectors, members of jewellery associations and the public attending the event underlined the fair's position as the most significant fine jewellery event in Singapore and the region.
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The four-day fair brought together 139 exhibitors from 21 countries and regions including Austria, Belgium, mainland China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, USA and Singapore. These exhibitors presented over 100,000 pieces of fine jewellery worth more than S$2.5 billion in ten product-themed and country pavilions. The Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is the only event of its kind endorsed and supported by the Singapore Jewellers Association (SJA) and the Diamond Exchange of Singapore (DES).
The fair hosted the certification ceremony for the first batch of local jewellery businesses endorsed under the CaseTrust-SJA Accreditation scheme. A total of 22 jewellers were officially certified for their stringent adherence to clear policies for refunds, practice of providing detailed cost breakdown and knowledgeable sales staff, amongst other criteria. The ceremony is symbolic of the fair's growing stature as the exclusive platform for announcement of new initiatives with industry-wide impact.
In addition, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015 continued to provide a platform for young jewellery designers to showcase their talent and creativity. On the opening day, the Singapore Jewellery Design Award (SJDA) was presented to young jewellery designers and a selection of outstanding designs was showcased at the fair alongside many leading jewellers.
Riding on its scintillating success, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2016 will be back from November 4 to 7, 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Visitors can look forward to an even more rewarding experience filled with the largest variety of exquisite jewellery pieces from the best of international exhibitors.
Furthermore, UBM will launch another exciting exhibition called 'Exquisite Singapore', held in conjunction with the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair next year. This prestigious exhibition celebrates the luxury lifestyle by bringing together an exceptional range of proven masterpieces. Invited guests can expect to see a magnificent showcase of the most bespoke and intricate luxury pieces, from phenomenal timepieces, antique items, stunning jewellery, fine art and celebrated one-of-a-kind collectibles.
About Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair
Exclusively endorsed by the Singapore Jewellers Association and the Diamond Exchange of Singapore, Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is the most significant fine jewellery event in Singapore and the region. The fair will see many reputable jewellery manufacturers and wholesalers in October 2015, targeting the region's fastest growing high-net-worth population. The event is organised by UBM Exhibition 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 the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest commercial organiser in 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 presence in 24 major cities with 31 offices and 1,300 staff. With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 20 market sectors with 230 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions and high-level professional conferences, 21 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.
SOURCE Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2015