SINGAPORE, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia, the world's leading organiser of B2B jewellery and gem fairs, announces the launch of Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair which will be held from 12-15 October 2013 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is a complementary addition to UBM Asia's global portfolio of twelve jewellery events in Hong Kong, Mainland China, India, Japan and Turkey, including the world's largest jewellery fair -- September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.
"We are excited to have the support from Singapore Jewellers Association, Diamond Exchange of Singapore and their associated company, Singapore International Jewellery Pte Ltd, for the creation of another industry-leading exhibition for our jewellery portfolio. We believe this collaboration will enhance and expand new business opportunities for the industry in Singapore and the South East Asia region," said Mr Jime Essink, President & Chief Executive Officer, UBM Asia.
This fair will have exhibitors of diamonds, pearls, precious and semi-precious gemstones, fine jewellery and silver jewellery from all over the world. Taking advantage of UBM Asia's powerful database and intensive promotion in the industry, the fair will attract visitors from the South East Asia region and the rest of the world.
"We are delighted to be partnering with UBM Asia in the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair. With UBM Asia's strong worldwide sales and marketing capabilities, we are confident we would raise the bar for this one of its kind event," said Mr Ho Nai Chuen, Charles, President of Singapore Jewellers Association.
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1. 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, including 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 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 over 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,500 staff in 40 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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