The 46th Istanbul Jewelry Show brought together the representatives of the jewelry industry at CNR Expo, Istanbul Fair Center between March 2018, 22nd – 25th.
The show is organized by UBM Rotaforte Uluslararası Fuarcılık A.Ş., the Turkey office of UBM Asia, the biggest exhibition organizer in the Asian continent under sponsorship of Türk Ekonomi Bankası (TEB) which is the leader in gold banking, and is recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world.
Increase in the total number of the visitors compared to 2017
Organized twice a year for the last 33 years without any interruption by UBM Rotaforte, Istanbul Jewelry Show featured over 1.250 local and international jewelry companies and brands representing a wide range of product groups and sectors including gold, jewelry, diamonds, colored stones, precious and semi-precious stones, pearls, silver, silver accessories and silver household items, gold mounters, refinery, watches, molds, shop window decorations, machinery and equipment side industry, safes, software, and logistics and lighting product groups.
The exhibitors had the chance to showcase their special products and collections to 30.042 professionals from the sector including 11.095 professionals of the sector from 121 countries. Compared to last year’s exhibition, the exhibition of March 2018 saw a 21% increase in the total number of visitors. 63% of visitors were from Turkey while 37% were from other countries.
The Biggest Buyer Delegation of the Turkish Exhibition Industry was hosted at Istanbul Jewelry Show
The exhibition featured an “International Buyer Delegation Program” coordinated with support from the Ministry of Economy of Turkish Republic and organized by General Secretary of IMMIB-Istanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Association, Jewelry Exporters’ Association (JTR) and UBM Rotaforte with the goal of supporting exports, finding new markets and preserving the market share. As part of the program, around 1.500 buyers of the sector from Europe, Middle East, America, North Africa and Far East have been hosted at the exhibition. Business contacts made during the exhibition helped realize around 80% of the exports of the Turkish jewelry industry.
The new 2018 trends
Turkish Jewelry Industry, which recently managed to get rid of its label as the jewelry contract manufacturer in the world, and increased its reputation with unique jewelry designs, debuted trendy designs from the 2018 Spring/Summer jewelry collections for the taste of global jewelry buyers via special shows.
Sponsored by TEB and supported by The Ministry of Economy of Turkish Republic, Istanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Association (IMMIB), Jewelry Exporters’ Association of Turkey (JTR) and KOSGEB, and possessing quality certificate from UFI-The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and Quality Management System ISO – 9001 certification, Istanbul Jewelry Show brings together over 45.000 professionals of the sector and over 845 exhibitors from Turkey and the world in a 90.000 sqm venue every year in March and October.
The next Istanbul Jewelry Show will take place for the 47th time between 11 – 14 October 2018 at CNR Expo, Istanbul Fair Center.