The second show in 2019 of Istanbul Jewelry Show, one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world, has just ended. Organized by Informa Markets for the 49th time Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019, introduced over 800 companies and brands from 20 countries to 20.172 sector professionals from 127 countries.
Recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world, and as Turkey’s first and only specialized international jewelry exhibition, Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019 has closed its doors. The exhibition whereby over 800 companies and brands from 20 countries showcased their products has been visited by 20.172 sector professionals from 127 countries. Presidents of Associations from around 50 countries that had joined ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference as well as buyers from these countries visited Istanbul Jewelry Show and got together with professionals of the sector at the most prominent exhibition of the region. As part of the International Buyer Delegation Program organized alongside the exhibition, over 1.000 buyers from 70 countries have been hosted. Master and young designers showcased their trendy designs created for 2020 season at the Designer Market.
Turkey is now among the top destinations for global jewelry industry buyers!
Professionals of the global jewelry industry are showing growing interest in Istanbul Jewelry Show and Turkey every year. And one of the most concrete examples of this growing interest has been the 12% increase in the number of international visitors of October 2019, compared to the exhibition in October 2018. Again, at the October 2019 exhibition the number of international visitors increased by 164% for African countries, by 41% for North American countries, 11% for Asian countries, 10% for Middle Eastern countries and by 8% for European countries.
Istanbul Jewelry Show - October 2019 featured the “International Buyer Delegation Program” with the goal of increasing jewelry exports, finding new markets and preserving the market share. As part of the program, buyer delegation of over 1.000 professionals of the sector representing Europe, Middle East, USA, North Africa and Far East countries have been hosted at the exhibition.
Designer Market was once again the heart of jewelry design!
Organized every year as part of Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019, the Designer Market, brought together master and young jewelry designers on the same platform. Designers will be showcased their latest designs and signature jewelry products at the Designer Market, which is specially created at the exhibition venue.
ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference 2019 participants were hosted at Istanbul Jewelry Show!
ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference aims to facilitate networking and improve relations both among members of Precious Stone and Jewelry Associations in ASEAN region and with associations from NON-ASEAN countries (Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey), Dialogue Partner Countries (USA, EU, Canada, Russia), Industrial Dialogue Partner Countries (Switzerland, Norway, Pakistan) and other countries, and to ensure coordinated work with associations from different countries. By visiting Istanbul Jewelry Show, Presidents of Associations from around 50 countries participating at ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference and professional buyers from these countries got together with the professionals of the sector at the most important event of the sector in the region.
Conference participant countries that had a 96% share in the 88 Billion USD global jewelry imports in 2018, and 97% share in 110 Billion USD global jewelry exports, have offered great opportunities in terms of increasing market diversity for Turkey which aims to increase its jewelry exports.
UBM Rotaforte Founding Partner Şermin Cengiz: “We broke a record by hosting over 50 thousand jewelry buyers at our exhibitions in 2019”
UBM Rotaforte Founding Partner Şermin Cengiz, “Thanks to our broad range of exhibitors that create trend-setting collections combining technology with design, Istanbul Jewelry Show exhibitions now attract greater attention from the global jewelry buyers. Number of international visitors at our March 2019 exhibition had increased by 9%. And our October 2019 exhibition where 51% of the visitors were from abroad, saw a 12% increase in number of international visitors. We are proud to have hosted over 50 thousand jewelry sector professionals at our March and October exhibitions that we organized in 2019. Istanbul Jewelry Show is capable of meeting all needs of jewelry buyers and with our 50th exhibition which will be organized in March 2020, we’ll continue to offer the ultimate platform for fueling exports of the jewelry sector of our country.”