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Have A Look At World Class Gems And Jewelry At Bangkok Gems And Jewelry Fair
Thailand is considered to be the hub of worlds precious and exclusive gems and jewelry. The reason behind calling Thailand as the hub of gems and jewelry is the excellent craftsmanship with which jewels are produced and designed here. People from all over the world flock to the bi-annual Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair.
It is a one stop event being organized from last two decades, where the sellers and buyers meet, discuss the latest creations, watch the dazzling and the exclusive collections in gems and jewelry together and enjoy fashion shows that pump out oodles of glamour and style. A good way to promote ones business, Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair (BGJF) boasts of a wide business network that includes more than 1,000 exhibitors.
Organized bi-annually in March and September every year, the fair attracts thousands of jewelers and traders of international repute. Spread over an area of 80,000 square meters, BGJF is a vibrant event that houses more than 3,500 stalls spanning 16 product categories on a single floor layout. Exhibitors from over 35 countries including USA, UK, Italy, Hong Kong, etc., make it to the fair for displaying their unique and state of the art designs.
The credit behind the unprecedented success of BGJF goes to the collaborative efforts of Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) and Department of Export Promotion. Its 44th edition has been scheduled to take place on September 15-19, 2009.
Highlights of the 42nd Edition of the BGJF
At the 42nd edition of the BGJF, which took place on Sept 11-15, 2008, 3,149 exhibitors showed up and contributed to the grand success of the event. The TGJTA estimated business figures reaching a staggering $882 million mark.
One of the major highlights of the show was a new jewelry design competition that was kicked off at the fair inviting more than 400 applicants to the competition. The Thailand International Jewelry Awards (TIJA) provides an opportunity to national and international designers to touch the pinnacle of fame and success in no time.
Venue and Show Hours of 44th Edition of BGJF
The following are the venue and show details of the upcoming 44th Edition of the BGJF –
Impact Exhibition & Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani
99 Popular Road, T. Banmai, A. Pakkred, Nonthaburi 11120 Thailand
• Date: September 15-19, 2009
• Show Hours
September 15-18, 2009 10.00 am to 06.00 pm
September 19, 2009 10.00 am to 05.00 pm