Bangkok will host a new gem and jewelry fair

Starting in June next year, Bangkok will have one more international fair for local gem and jewelry manufacturers and exporters.

The inaugural of the Bangkok Gem & Jewelry Manufacturers Fair will be held June 22-26, 2005, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center on Ratchadapisek Road. The first three days will be for the trade only and the last two days will be open to members of the general public. The fair will concentrate on manufacturing companies from all segments of the industry rather than traders in order to showcase the widest possible cross section of goods being produced in the region.

“Bangkok already has two fairs in March and September but there is a vacuum during the middle of the year, which the Bangkok Gem & Jewelry Manufacturers Fair will fill,” said, Neway International Trade Fairs Ltd. of Hong Kong, organizers of the new fair. “Also in many cases, the September show is held too late for the exhibitors to benefit from Christmas and Thanksgiving orders. Therefore, the Bangkok Gem & Jewelry Manufacturers Fair will provide local manufacturers a timely event that will allow them to benefit from orders for the holiday season.”

The timing of this fair also coincides with fairs in Mainland China, including the June Hong Kong Show, giving visitors to the region another stop in their itinerary, organizers said.

The fair will include jewelry products, gemstones, accessories, raw materials, machinery, related services, seminars, and educational programs. It is expected to attract 500 exhibitors in around 900 booths and is estimated to draw approximately 12,000 visitors.

For more information, contact: Neway International Trade Fairs Ltd.; 9/F Fortis Tower, 77 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; (852) 2561 5566; fax: (852) 2811 9156, (852) 2561 5566; Web site: www.newayfairs.com; e-mail: info@newayfairs.com.