UBM India concludes the Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair 2014 on a dazzling note

•    Over 180 exhibitors from 25 cities across India
•    3rd edition of show sees visitor count more than double from that of last year

Delhi: The Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair (DJGF), a three day (6th – 8th Sept 2014) jewellery show hosted by UBM India at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, proved once again that the show is North India’s largest B2B jewellery fair, recognised as an integral part of the jewellery industry in India by the Associations and the industry at large.

 The Delhi edition is one of the major five jewellery shows held annually by UBM India for the Indian Gems and Jewellery industry.

The 3rd edition of the Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair 2014 was inaugurated by Siddharth I.A.S., Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Renowned industry dignitaries like Mr. Vijay Khanna (President - Karol Bagh Jewellers Association),Shri Ramavtar Verma (President – Delhi Bullion & Jewellers Association), Shri. Yogesh Singhal (Secretary - Delhi Bullion & Jewellers Association), Mr. Subash Bhola (Owner – Bhola Sons), Mr. Bipin Berry (President Uttarakhand State Jewellers Association), Mr. Satishchand Singhvi (President – Delhi Jewellers Association) Mr. Pawan Gupta (owner – PP Jewellers), Mr Ramesh Narang (Owner Hazoorilal) honoured the show with their presence.

Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair 2014 had the latest designs of Jewellery on display by leading jewelleres like Naulakha Jewellers, ND Diamond, Swarn Shilp, S Rasiklal , Vimal Diamonds, Derewala Jewellery India Ltd., Damara Gold Pvt. Ltd, Jindal Jewellers, Chain - N - Chain Jewels Ltd, Swarnsarita Diamonds, PGP Joharia.

Key Highlights:

•    The three day fair had over 180 exhibitors from nearly 25 cities across states of the country. The total footfall achieved this year was double from that of last year.

•    In addition to Northern India, DJGF’14 had representation from Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Gujarat, helping the participants in creating strategic alliances and building relationships with major Indian and International buyers.

•    As a curtain-raiser, a series of road shows in adjoining cities of Amritsar, Lucknow, Meerut, Rohtak and Jaipur also played the feeder role for Delhi.

Joji George, Managing Director, UBM India, said, “The success of the Delhi Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014 has given us a strong foothold in North India, further strengthened our dominance and India footprint in the jewellery vertical with successful established shows in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkatta and soon to be, Gujarat.”

On being asked about their experience of participating in the show Kamal Kulthia, ND Diamonds said “We are one of the regulars to participate at Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair. The kind of platform that this show provides is tremendous. We have been a part of this exhibition for all the three years and every year the response we get is commendable.  This year too, we have seen quality buyers attending our stalls which have resulted in good business deals for us.”

Nikhil Ranawat, Director of Swarn Shilp said, “We have participated for three years in a row.  The kind of recognition that we get through this show is overwhelming. Swarn Shilp is amongst the few who manufacture their own products in Mumbai.”

Karan Jindal, Gemmologist & Designer of Jindal Jewellers said, “This was the first time that we participated in the Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair and we were quite content with the kind of response we have garnered. This show has acted like a medium for us to connect with our target market.”

Ashwani Dhir of Dhirsons Diamonds shared his experience of participating in the show as well. He said, “The response was more than what we expected as it was our first time in the exhibition. The show has helped us increase our sales as it bought us new bookings. We eagerly look forward to participating in Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair 2015.”

Amongst the Associations that were present for the show, Ramavtar Verma (President – Delhi Bullion & Jewellers Association) said, “The show is a medium for us to build new contacts and get fresh business ideas. The core idea of having a show such as Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair is the promotion of Jewellery in North India.”

Courtesy: The Retail Jeweller India News Service