Bahrain’s Billion Dollar Jewellery & Watch Showcase Returns for the 27th Year
Jewellery Arabia 2018, the Middle East’s premier jewellery and watch exhibition, is returning to the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from 20 – 24 November 2018. Now in its 27th year, this prestigious annual event takes place under the patronage of His Royal Highness the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Jewellery, watches, gems and luxury accessories worth an estimated value of US$ 1 billion will go on sale to members of the public and trade. Open free of charge, show organisers UBM AEM anticipate over 50,000 visitors will descend on the 21,000 square metre treasure trove over the course of 5 days.
Visitors will be welcomed by over 550 local, regional and international exhibitors who will launch new product lines, display their latest collections and introduce limited edition pieces exclusively at Jewellery Arabia 2018.
“Jewellery Arabia 2018 is a vibrant platform for jewellers to showcase their latest products in the dynamic Middle East market. This well-established exhibition offers consumers and trade visitors alike a once a year opportunity to browse the largest selection of jewellery and watches in the Middle East, stay abreast of trends, discover new designers and source one off pieces in a unique atmosphere,” said Fawzi Al Shehabi, UBM AEM Director of Sales and Marketing.
World famous watch and jewellery houses will be making a return appearance at Jewellery Arabia 2018, including leading brands. Many of these high profile international exhibitors will use the event as a platform to introduce exclusive collections and limited edition pieces to the Middle East collectors’ market.
Complementing these iconic brands are national groups from leading jewellery export countries. They include large returning delegations of the finest retailers, designers and manufacturers from Bahrain, Hong Kong, India, Lebanon, Russia, Singapore and Thailand. Collectively, these groups reflect the very best manufacturing capabilities, design expertise and gemological resources that their respective countries have to offer.
Joining international brands and national groups are a host of designers, retailers and manufacturers from 30 countries worldwide.
Visitors can also enjoy free-to-attend daily jewellery education seminars led by world’s foremost authority on gemmology, the Gemmological Institute of America (GIA).