Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl and Gem Fair sparkles in its 11th edition
A showcase by over 500 brands at the three-day sparkling B2B extravaganza by UBM India
Hyderabad, June 8, 2018: Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl and Gem Fair (HJF 2018), India’s premium B2B jewellery trade show, commenced its 11th edition today at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Novotel. Chief Guest Ms. Pinky Reddy, President- FICCI Ladies Association along with key dignitaries Mr. Mahendra Tayal, President, Hitech City Jewellers Manufacturers Association; Mr. Mukesh Agarwal, Convener, Hitech City Jewellers Manufacturers Association; Mr.Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India and Mr. Abhijit Mukherjee, Group Director, UBM India inaugurated the fair in the presence of other dignitaries from the jewellery trade.
A three-day exhibition, (8th to 10th June’18), the HJF is one of the biggest gems & jewellery B2B exhibition with participation of over 200 exhibitors comprising jewellery brands, wholesalers, retailers, importers and exporters, jewellery manufacturers, machinery manufacturers, diamond, gemstone, pearl suppliers and traders, precious metal and jewellery mounting traders and suppliers, and representatives from trade and governmental bodies.
A stunning array of jewellery set in Victorian, Nizam, Antique, Polki, and Kundan style, Gold Casting, Diamond Jewellery, Silver articles, Silver Jewellery, Pearls and Gems set Jewellery were displayed at the fair. It also had a machinery pavilion consisting of 30 exhibitors displaying leading technology, machinery in jewellery making and allied services.
Some of the key highlights of the fair were the Artisans’ Zone that featured innovative creations of artisans and designers who made distinctive jewellery including miniature products; a Designer Lounge, wherein leading designers from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh displayed their designs and craftsmanship. The exclusive lounge also showcased an array of designer polki and bridal jewellery from Tyaani Fine Jewellery in collaboration with Bollywood celebrity Karan Johar; an insightful Seminar that discussed the topics such as ‘Spotlight on Synthetics’, ‘History and value factors of pearls’ by GIA, ‘Vitamin Money for progressive retailers’ and ‘Best practices in inventory management’ by Mr. Shivaram, Director, Retail Gurukul. While a glittering Networking Evening and Fashion Show that highlights the jewellery trends of the season has been organized for Day 2, the fair will also witness an ‘All State meet’ of Telangana District Associations on Day 3.
Some of the notable exhibitors participated in this year, which included prominent names such as Anmol Jewellers, Swaroop Jewellers, Chintamani Gold, Sri Shubam Jewellers, Gupta Gold, Vinati Jewellers, JC Jewellers, KK Ornaments, Jewel Park, Shree Kalpataru Jewellers Pvt Ltd, Mukti Gold amongst others. The HJF is the biggest platform to fore creativity and innovation in jewellery from among several cities and Tier II towns such as Vijayawada, Guntur, Vizag, Nellore and Warangal.
The HJF is one of the five-city jewellery shows (Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Delhi) that are hosted throughout the year by UBM India. Internationally, UBM plc organises the World’s Biggest Jewellery Trade Event – The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.