12 May 2010

The World ’s Number One Fine Jewellery Event – The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair

Overwhelming feedback: 90 percent of exhibition space already booked

The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair has achieved yet another record-breaking feat: as of 12 May 2010, 90 percent of the total 120,000 square metres of exhibition space in the two venues – the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) and the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) – has already been booked. Over 3,100 exhibitors from 44 countries & regions are expected at this year’s edition, the highest participation in the Fair’s history. Over 39,000 trade visitors from 140 countries & regions are expected to come and participate in the world’s number one fine jewellery event.

Many halls already sold out
- 100 percent of diamond, gemstone and pearl exhibitors have already booked their booths in AWE. This year, the gemstone and pearl section has been expanded to four halls – Halls 3, 6, 8 & 10.

- The fact that the Fine Gem Pavilion is sold out this early further confirms the success of its debut last year.

- The Packaging, Tools & Equipment section in Hall 11 of AWE received good feedback from exhibitors at last year’s Fair. All space is already fully booked for 2010, and many companies are on the waiting list.

- Located in Mezzanine 2 of the HKCEC, the Designer Avenue -- an area dedicated to budding designers -- is fully booked.

- To give exhibitors in HKCEC a chance to shop for jewellery accessories, some exhibitors of jewellery accessories will be located in Hall 5D of HKCEC, while the rest will be in AWE this year. Exhibitors of jewellery accessories can have the choice being in either the AWE or HKCEC. As of May, this section in both HKCEC and AWE is already fully booked.

Added attractions
- A group of companies from Afghanistan will make its debut as exhibitors in the September Fair in AWE. The group joins 21 other group pavilions from Antwerp, Brazil, China, Colombia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United States, and the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA).

- This year, the September Fair again features the largest-ever Diamond Pavilion. In addition to groups from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre and the Israel Diamond Institute, a group of diamond exhibitors from the United States and the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India will exhibit in the Diamond Pavilion.

- India is this edition’s “Pavilion of the Year”. Over 130 Indian exhibitors will showcase a wide range of jewellery and raw materials.

- Hall 5E of HKCEC sports a new layout. The hall, which houses the Pearl Jewellery & Finished Jewellery section, will showcase fresh water pearl jewellery, gemset jewellery, jadeite jewellery and stainless steel jewellery, from mainly Asian exhibitors.

Themed Pavilion Highlights:

A luxury destination for the world’s finest jewellery
The FINE DESIGN PAVILION hosts over 70 internationally renowned jewellery companies, bringing to the city exquisite jewellery set with luxurious and rare diamonds, gemstones and pearls, as well as top-quality bejewelled watches, invaluable antique and estate jewellery and other timepieces and exclusive one-offs from around the world.

A prestigious parade of top-quality gems
The FINE GEM PAVILION is dedicated to the world’s finest loose diamonds, pearls and gemstones. Over 50 esteemed exhibitors from around the world will display a variety of loose gems of the highest quality.

A prestigious gathering of Hong Kong’s best
The HONG KONG PREMIER PAVILION is the perfect setting to show what Hong Kong has to offer to the world’s luxury markets as a jewellery powerhouse. It features around 30 of the city’s brightest brands in a prestigious and elegant setting befitting their exquisite masterpieces.

A stylish showcase for the world’s cutting-edge designs
The INTERNATIONAL PREMIER PAVILION features around 40 prestigious international jewellery companies presenting prominent jewellery brands and their latest collections.

Themed pavilions housed in two world-class venues:

AsiaWorld-Expo  (14 – 18 September 2010)

Gemstones

Halls 3, 6, 8 & 10

Diamonds 

Halls 5, 7, 9 & 11

Pearls

Halls 3, 6, 8 & 10

Packaging, Tools & Equipment

Hall 11

Fine Gem Pavilion

Hall 9

 

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (16 – 20 September 2010)

Hong Kong Premier Pavilion

Halls 1D & 1E

International Premier Pavilion

Halls 3B & 3C

Fine Design Pavilion

Grand Hall

Silver Jewellery Pavilion

Halls 5B, 5C & Mezzanine 4

Jadeite Gallery

Hall 1A Concourse

Designer Avenue

Mezzanine 2

Jewellery Accessories

Hall 5D

Pearl & Finished Jewellery

Hall 5E

Asian Fine Jewellery

Halls 5F & 5G

European, American & China pavilions, Antique & Estate Jewellery Pavilion

Halls 3F & 3G

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About AsiaWorld-Expo

AsiaWorld-Expo has emerged as one of the world’s leading EXPOtainment venues, offering over 70,000 square metres of rentable space that is comprised of 10 state-of-the-art, ground-level and column-free exhibition halls including the Arena – the biggest indoor seated venue in Hong Kong with a maximum capacity of 14,000. Strategically located at the heart of a multi-modal transportation hub and adjacent to the Hong Kong International Airport and Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. AsiaWorld-Expo, with a convenient and in-venue MTR station, enjoys efficient transport connection to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and other global regions.

 

With a proven track record of successes, AsiaWorld-Expo has received a number of accolades, namely the “Best International Venue” at the coveted Exhibition News (EN) Awards organised by Mash Media, a leading UK media for MICE in partnership with UFI, and the “Outstanding Venue Award” presented by The Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations (AFECA). For 8 consecutive years, AsiaWorld-Expo has been named as the “Best Convention & Exhibition Centre in Asia Pacific” by the prestigious CEI Asia magazine.

 

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