Bangkok: Exhibitors, buyers, gems and jewellery associations, and the public and private sectors are gearing up for the inaugural Thailand Gems & Jewellery Fair. Held from June 15 to 18, 2017 at the IMPACT Challenger 2, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand. The event is organized by the Thai Gem and Jewellery Traders Association (TGJTA) and marks the great cooperation between the Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MOTS), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), and AEC+6 industry associations.
Unveiling the Treasure Road to the World:
Mr Suttipong Damrongsakul, President of the TGJTA revealed that with the theme ‘Treasure Road to the World’, the organizers are convinced that the fair will help boost trading within both domestic and regional markets while highlighting the strength of Thailand’s gems and jewellery industry.
“The Thailand Gems & Jewellery Fair is where regional trading of gems and jewellery will take place, as well as providing a platform that will see more cooperation among gems and jewellery associations from the AEC+6 countries,” he said. “Moreover, we will be highlighting Bangkok’s famous jewellery districts while looking into the future at new innovations that will improve jewellery production.”
Currently Thailand’s gems and jewellery industry employs over a million people, with exports amounting to US$14.25 billion in 2016, up a staggering 29.6% on the preceding year. The mid-year fair
is expected to stimulate gems and jewellery trade in both domestic and export markets.
International Brand Pandora Joins TGJF 2017:
Pandora, one of the world’s most beloved brands, will take part at the Thailand Gems & Jewellery Fair to showcase its amazing story.
“Pandora’s highlight at the TGJF 2017 will be our company’s history and the heritage of Pandora’s famous charm bracelet that has been instrumental in the company’s growth and rapid expansion,” said Mr Nils Helander, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing & Managing Director of Pandora Production.