NEW DELHI, India – The Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair (DJGF) 2016, hosted by UBM India, is back once again bringing in top-notch jewellers, import & export merchants and industry associations in the capital city.
The 5th edition of DJGF will be a three day fair from 24th – 26th September 2016 at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and will showcase some of the latest attractions of the jewelry industry.
The fair is recognized as an integral part of the jewelry sector by associations and the industry at large with support from eminent associations namely, Karol Bagh Jewellers’ Association, Delhi Bullion & Jewellers Association, Delhi Jewellers Association, Uttarakhand State Jewellers Association, and Maliwara Jewellers Association.
With over 250 participating exhibitors, the show has truly evolved as the biggest jewellery and gemstone sourcing destination for jewellers. The upcoming show will see jewellery wholesalers, retailers, importers and exporters, jewellery manufacturers, diamond, gemstone, pearl suppliers and traders, precious metal and jewellery mounting traders and suppliers, and representatives from trade and governmental organisations, all come under one roof to meet, connect, network and grow their business. A Knowledge Seminar by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is also one of the highlights of the Fair.
The list of exhibitors this year include Chain – N – Chains Jewels Ltd., Damara Gold Pvt. Ltd., Hari Krishna Exports Pvt Ltd, M/s. Bhindi Jewellers, Royal Chains Pvt. Ltd., Swarnsarita Gold & Diamonds, Unique Chains Pvt Ltd., Vikas Chain & Jewellery Pvt. Ltd, Swarnshilp Chain & Jewellers Pvt Ltd, Yamuna Diamonds, Salonki, Vimal Diamonds and Vijay Enterprises amongst others. As a curtain raiser, UBM India has staged a series of successful road shows at North Indian cities like Lucknow, Ambala, Jalandar, Chandigarh and Amritsar.
Speaking on the announcement of the 5th edition of DJGF and the ever-growing prospects of the jewellery industry in North India, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “India is one of the largest exporters of gems and jewellery, and the industry is considered to play a vital role in the Indian economy as it contributes a major chunk to the total foreign reserves of the country. North India has been witnessing a rapid growth in markets for a scintillating array of jewellery including coloured gemstone, silver, Kundan, Meena, gold and diamond. The Delhi fair is part of our constant endeavour to provide a platform to manufacturers and retailers of this sector, to meet, network and create business, prior to the all-important festive and wedding season.”
The DJGF 2016 will also witness the second edition of the Retail Jewellers Guild Awards, a unique initiative by UBM India through which excellence and efforts of individuals and organisations in the Retail Jewellery Business are recognised and honoured on a pan India level.
The Retail Jewellers Guild Awards along with Ernst & Young as process advisors, will draw out the best of the country’s talent in the retail jewellery industry through a methodical, professional procedure. The extensive award categories this year are crafted, keeping in mind the diverse activities of the retail jewellery industry, comprising ‘Store of the Year’, ‘Employer of the Year’, ‘Most Innovative Marketing Campaign’, ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ and ‘Excellence in Design’. The second edition of the awards has also seen a 100% growth in nominations.
This year too, the awards ceremony will be marked by industry stalwarts who will share insights on the industry, an exclusive fashion show which will see the greatest talent of the industry get on-stage showcasing stunning pieces of jewellery and some unique performances. The evening will also see an exclusive launch of the second edition of India’s Leading Retail Jewellery Companies, a unique report in association with Avalon Global Research that will place the retail jewellery business at the top of the minds of leading manufacturers, buyers, franchise managers, bankers and high net-worth end users.