Vicenzaoro reports 35,000 visitors, highest number in last decade
VICENZA, January 26, 2020 – Vicenzaoro, the Vicenza gold jewellery fair, reported more than 35,000 visitors to its latest edition in January, the highest number in the last 10 years.
Running alongside Vicenzaoro January 2020 and T.GOLD, the international show for jewellery machinery, was VO Vintage, the new exclusive marketplace for vintage watches and jewellery.
VO Vintage experienced positive feedback from collectors, organisers said.
The increase in the number of visitors to Vicenzaoro in January confirmed the positive trend of arrivals from over 126 countries worldwide, covering 60% of the total. Italian visitors rose 12%.
The United States headed the chart of the most represented foreign countries, up 30% compared to 2019.
Japan (+22%) confirmed the growing interest of strategic markets for Made in Italy manufacture, as did the Middle East (up 6%).
Asia and the Far East were both up 4%. Africa was up 7%. Visitors from Russia rose 6%.
The number of visitors from Europe, which accounts for about 50% of the foreign attendance at Vicenzaoro, was up 9%, more than the double the rise of 2019, with notable increases from German-speaking countries.