Singapore SMEs Target Gulf Buyers
For the 6th consecutive year, the Singapore Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) is hosting a Singapore pavilion comprising of 8 local small and medium enterprise (SMEs) at Jewellery Arabia from 20 – 24 November 2018.
“SMEs return year after year because they witness for themselves that Jewellery Arabia is an excellent platform for them to network and explore the Gulf market. From our feedback on last year’s show, Singaporean exhibitors were able to meet over 300 business contacts and buyers” said V S Kumar, Vice-President, International Relations of ASME.
Second-time exhibitor Rish Gems looks forward to exhibiting at Jewellery Arabia. “I visited Jewellery Arabia for the first time in 2017 and saw a plethora of traders and clients involved in serious trade activity. This led to the decision to participate again. We plan to showcase exquisite fancy diamond jewellery and use this platform to penetrate the thriving Middle East markets,” said Sumit Chawla, Director. Rish Gems Pte Ltd.
“Jewellery Arabia provides our company with a great chance to interact and build relationships with a wide range of traders and clients. It an excellent opportunity for Singapore’s jewellery manufacturers to enter the Middle East market. We are excited to participate in this exhibition to enhance our customer base and achieve our business goals,” said PC Chong, Manager, Teng Huat Jewellery Pte Ltd.
“It is one of the jewellery shows that brings buyers with high purchasing power. The buyers are looking for trendy statement pieces, and we have a number of referrals from our returning customers. It’s a great platform to grow and strengthen our customer base,” said Eileen Lim, Senior Business Development Executive, Taka Jewellery Pte Ltd.
“Jewellery Arabia is the best platform for Singapore’s jewellery manufacturers to enter the Middle East market. Exhibitors have seen steady growth over the years. We hope to expand the Singapore pavilion in the future by bringing more Singapore SMEs. We are confident that Jewellery Arabia will continue to grow and attract more quality visitors every year,” said Shen Huizhen, International Relations Manager, ASME.