Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Sharjah jewellery show gets overwhelming response  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 06/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) % rise in visitors to 57503 against previous edition?s 46484 in one of its best ever feats the mideast watch and jewellery show which concluded at expo centre sharjah on saturday has notched up record visitor turnout and excellent exhibitor satisfaction.during its five-day run the 36th edition of the show broke its previous records in terms of total number of footfalls as well as percentage rise in visitor turnout. it saw a turnout of 57503 visitors as against the previous edition’s 46484 an impressive rise of close to 24 per cent. exhibitors were ecstatic due to the steady footfall throughout the show with stress on the last two days including the auspicious day of akshaya tritiya on may 2 when indians thronged the venue to buy gold. — supplied photo“we haven’t seen such quantum leap in visitor turnout for mideast watch and jewellery show in its recent past. our pro-active engagement with target audience coupled with low gold prices and continuing allure of gem stones have resulted in the surge. exhibitor feedback too has been excellent and this is sure to reflect in high retention rate of the show” said saif mohammed al midfa chief executive expo centre sharjah.exhibitors were ecstatic due to the steady footfall throughout the entire show with stress on the last two days including the auspicious day of akshaya tritiya on may 2 when indians thronged the venue to buy gold.“we have been a regular at mideast watch and jewellery show since 1996 when it used to be held in a tent at the old expo. we have never missed a show since then. it goes without saying that we are highly satisfied being part of this successful show” said jamil dimachkie general manager amwaj jewellery.“this is the best show in the middle east. it is also the oldest and the most prestigious” said salem al yafei purchase manager bazelt jewellery.most exhibitors were unequivocal about the quality of the visitors they received at their stalls and the response they got from them.“the show is managed very professionally and gets quality visitors... the main reason we are participating year after year” said bruno artisti who was part of the italian pavilion.wholesalers also reported good business which gives credence to the fact that despite being consumer-centric the show is also popular among trade buyers. “the show is very popular among both jewellers and local buyers. we have been participating in the show ever since it started and have witnessed 18 years of ongoing success” said rohit dhamani director wholesale & manufacturing dhamani jewellery.“this year was much better than several previous editions. as wholesalers we received high-quality visitors. this show has been a benchmark for our business for the past 12 years” pankaj bhatter sales manager k-star jewels.the show featured 450 jewellers from more than 20 countries who displayed gold and diamond jewellery precious and semi-precious stones pearl sets gemstones and branded watches at 20000 square metres of exhibition space.national pavilions at the show included hong kong-china india italy malaysia thailand and singapore showcasing biggest names in jewellery from those countries and their most exquisite and intricately crafted creations. the thailand pavilion and the ploi-thai fashion show too proved great attractions. the fashion show had a separate opening ceremony keeping in mind the value it could add to the show and the instant connection it will generate with the visitors.the fashion shows featured top models from thailand presenting creations from leading thai manufacturers under the brand ‘ploi-thai’. it was organised by vega intertrade and exhibition in cooperation with thai gem and jewelry traders association.the next edition of the show is scheduled to take place from october 14 to 18 2014 at expo centre sharjah which is expected to attract more exhibitors. — business?khaleejtimes.com


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Apr 19 2015 - 475 evacuees from Yemen arrive in Kochi onboard 2 shipsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Two Navy-escorted passenger ships with 475 people, including Bangladesh nationals and Yemenese of Indian origin, evacuated from the conflict-hit Yemen arrived here on ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Saudi's SABIC posts USD1.05b net profit in Q1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) posted USD1.05 billion net income in the first quarter of the year, marking 39 percent decline when compared to the corresponding period a year ago, ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Somali Shebab kill local lawmakerThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Somalia's Shebab shot dead a lawmaker in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, the latest in a string of assassinations of politicians in the war-torn country.Adan Haji Hussein, ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Gaza sailors have a lot of bottleThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) With little to do and nowhere to go, five Palestinians stuck in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip came up with a plan: make a boat out of recycled plastic bottles.The tiny ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Al Rayyan crowned Qatargas League championsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Al Rayyan's players and officials celebrate after winning the Qatargas League. The football giants are back in Qatar Stars League (QSL) after spending a season in Qatargas ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Overdrive Racing enters three Toyota Hiluxes in Sealine rallyThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Toyota Showroom Manager Shaji Joseph (fourth from left) and Overdrive Racing Team members Marek Dabrowski ( extreme left), Reinaldo Varela (second from left) and Yazeed ...

 Apr 19 2015 - KTM, Honda set for Sealine rally duelThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM will take on Honda's Team HRC in what promises to be a fascinating two-wheel battle for supremacy in this week's Sealine Cross-Country ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Saudi rider Al Sharbatly wins inaugural Doha Tour Grand PrixThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Showjumping star Abdullah Waleed Al Sharbatly yesterday capped a dream run in Qatar as he won the inaugural Doha Tour Grand Prix in which all top three spots were grabbed by ...

 Apr 19 2015 - RCC to boost China trade integration: QNBThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Qatar Central Bank last Tuesday celebrated the official opening of the first Renminbi Clearance Centre (RCC) in the MENA region, to be located in Doha. The RCC will allow ...

 Apr 19 2015 - GCC industrial transactions reach USD23bMENAFN
(MENAFN) The GCC's industrial sector recorded investments accumulated a sum of about USD23 billion, offering thus a number of 59.2k employment opportunities, Oman Daily Observer reported.The figures ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help