January 2017 – The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) of Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has confirmed that major buyers from key Thai export markets will attend the 59th edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair which will take place from 22-26 February 2017.
With 20,000 expected visitors, one of Thailand’s major export markets for gems and jewelry products, is the United States. The Thai Trade Center New York has confirmed that 23 major buyers from the United States will join the BGJF, while anticipating that the fair will generate some 17,000 million baht worth of trade deals.
Bringing together over 700 companies at over 2,000 booths, the BGJF will be 25% larger than last year’s fair, which generated a sales turnover of US$476.85 million.
The five-day trade show will feature a dazzling layout, showcasing the full spectrum of gems and jewelry products – from gemstones, diamonds, pearls, precious metals, synthetics, costume and fashion jewelry, gold jewelry, silver jewelry, display and packaging, equipment and tools, jewelry parts to machinery; plus a new showcases displaying six niche markets: senior, pet lovers, men, arts & crafts, spiritual jewelry, and jewelry for weddings.
At BGJF, exhibitors will enjoy a DUTY-FREE privilege, which applies to duties on all gems and jewelry products imported and sold at BGJF only. Meanwhile, traders and buyers will benefit greatly from much lower sales prices. Furthermore, the fair will also provide comprehensive trade facilitation such as a business matching service, a business lounge and much more.
The 59th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair will take place from February 22-26, 2017, at Challenger Halls 1-3, IMPACT Exhibition Centre, Muang Thong Thani. Business negotiation days are scheduled from February 22-24, 2017, 10am-6pm. The general public is welcome to explore exquisite products on February 25, 10am-6pm, and February 26, 10am-5pm.