The 6th International Jewellery Kobe (IJK) 2002 was held May 16-18 at Kobe International Exhibition Hall, Kobe, Japan. The show drew the major Japanese pearl companies, who reported consistent business. According to show organizers, the jewelry and gem sector of the show also is growing.
This year’s show was the largest to date, with 421 exhibitors (326 domestic, 105 international) from 21 countries and regions. Registered visitors numbered 14,751.
IJK 2003 is scheduled for May 15-17, also at the Kobe International Exhibition Hall. For information, contact the IJK Show Management Office, Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., 18F Shinjuku-Nomura Bldg., 1-26-2 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0570 Japan; (81-3) 3349-8503, fax (81-3) 3345-7929, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.reedexpo.co.jp/ijt.