Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair to present theme of “Thailand’s Magic Hands”
Photo Release 1: Ms. Banjongjitt Angsusingh, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce at the press conference for The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF). Jewellery Courtesy from Prima Gold by Pranda Jewelry, Beauty Gems, Gems Pavilion, Vatana Gems and Meng Seng Pearls
The 63rd edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) will present the theme of “Thailand’s Magic Hands”, highlighting Thailand’s cultural heritage and the exquisite craftsmanship of Thai artisans.
This event will be an important platform to promote potential Thai entrepreneurs and SMEs to expand their business to the global market.
It is expected to attract more than 20,000 business people and buyers from 130 countries. The fair will be held during 20 – 24 February 2019 at Challenger Hall 1-3, Impact Muang Thong Thani.
Ms. Banjongjitt Angsusingh, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, said: “Last year, the Thai gems and jewelry industry was one of the most important sectors of the country’s economy. It helped create jobs for the industrial workforce and generate income for up to 1.2 million people. In 2018, the exports of gems and jewelry products, including gold, stood at 383,713 million baht, representing 4.74% of the country’s exports.”
The 63rd Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair is held under the theme of ‘Thailand’s Magic Hands’, which honors Thai craftsmanship in creating exquisite work pieces to meet the needs of international consumers.
The DITP is determined to promote the exceptional craftsmanship that takes place in Thailand.
At the 63rd Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair, there will be over 800 leading Thai and international manufacturers, exhibitors and exporters across 1,800 booths covering all types of products.
This event is expected attract some 20,000 business people, with on-event orders valued at some 2,400 million baht.
At the fair, buyers and visitors will experience inspirational activities and exhibitions as well as new trading opportunities, from The New Faces that highlights Thai SMEs from all regions; The Niche Showcase that exhibits niche jewelry trends; The Jewelers that presents a group of designers who focus on creative jewelry-making; and the Innovation and Design Zone offering products with innovation and special materials.
There will also be other interesting activities such as seminars, business consultancy, including gem and jewelry making demonstration, as well as quality check services, etc.
Photo Release 3: Spring Blossom USD 1.4M (3,797 diamonds, 342 precious stones) by Beauty Gems from The Niche Showcase Zone
Photo Release 4: Crowning Vector Headband, Ring, Bracelet in Gold Plated Sterling Silver inspired from royal design of Cesar Augustus of the Roman Empire, by Karen Silver Design from Silver Jewelry Zone
Photo Release 5: Defective pieces from Thai Chicken Seal Bowl is used to apply in jewelry pieces with inspiration from the wonderful ceramic decoration at the pagoda from Arun temple, the most famous temple in Bangkok by P9Bangkok from Innovation & Design Zone
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Photo Release 6: Key industry people from public and private sector at the at the press conference for The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF)
The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair will take place from February 20 to 24, 2019 at Challenger Hall 1-3, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. For more information and pre-registration, please visit www.bkkgems.com or dial DITP Call Center 1169.
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) is one of the world’s most renowned and longest-celebrated gems and jewelry trade fair in the industry. Organized on a biannual basis by Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, in February and September, the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair is regarded as a significant trading arena where all key players in the global gems and jewelry business can achieve their purposes of sourcing, trading, networking.
For more information, please contact:
Department of International Trade Promotion, Office of Lifestyle Trade Promotion,
Suchira Panchana Tel. 062-404-1565
Asialife Media (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Natthineethiti (Nikki) Phinyapincha
Public Relations Division 2019 Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair