TRADE FAIRS – April edition of Istanbul Jewelry Show (IJS) sees 8 percent year-on-year rise in international visitors

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ISTANBUL – The 55th IJS (Istanbul Jewelry Show), organized by Informa Markets and sponsored by Elmas Kule, gathered jewelry trade participants at Istanbul Expo Center on 17-20 April, 2024, and saw an 8 percent increase in international visitors compared to the March 2023 edition.

IJS, where more than 1,500 brands from 16 countries including Türkiye exhibited, hosted more than 30,000 visitors from 139 countries in an area of 70 thousand square meters.

In the IJS Tech section of the fair, where the latest products, designs and collections, especially gold jewelry, jewelry, mountings, diamonds, precious stones and silver, were showcased,  machinery, equipment and technologies were exhibited together.

Compared to the show held in March 2023, IJS April 2024 saw an 8% increase in the number of international visitors.

Compared to the March 2023 show, the April 2024 edition saw an increase of 180% in the number of visitors from Far Asian countries, 68% from Northern European countries, 64% from Central Asian countries, 63% from Southeast Asian countries, 47% from Pacific countries, 32% from North Asian countries and 30% from southern European countries.

The “International Buyer Delegation Program” was organized by the Jewelery Exporters Association and Informa Markets in order to increase exports, discover new markets for export products and ensure that sellers maintain their current market share.

Within the scope of the program, more than 1,300 representatives of the important brands of the sector were hosted as buyers at the fair.

TRADE FAIRS – April edition of Istanbul Jewelry Show (IJS) sees 8 percent year-on-year rise in international visitors