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11th Watch & Jewellery Show begins

Dec '05
His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority (December 5th) inaugurated Watch & Jewellery Dubai 2005 at the Airport Expo Dubai.

The fair was organised by the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The show will run till December 9, is being held at the West and Central halls of the Airport Expo Dubai. It is open to trade visitors and VIPs on December 5 and 7. The trade and the public will have access on the evenings of December 8 and 9.

DWTC Director General, Helal Saeed Khalfan Al Marri stated that this year's show has registered an impressive 16 % increase in the number of international exhibitors that stands at 405.

WJD 2005 has several noteworthy features including a Designer Piazza, a Branded Jewellery Section, a Diamond Day hosted by the Diamond Trading Company (DTC), and Gold Expressions organised by the World Gold Council.

DTC, in conjunction with WJD, will host Sightholders to a 'Local Market Knowledge and Opportunity Seminar' on December 5th which will be followed by a 'Local Market Insight Workshop' on December 6th 2005. In parallel, the DTC will be running separate seminars for regional members of the trade. The two-day session will conclude with a Gala Dinner on Tuesday December 6th, 2005 during which Sightholders will be able to interact with important trade members & manufacturers.

Reaffirming the key status of Dubai in the world diamond trade, there will be a far greater number of sightholders – diamond buyers and manufacturers – attending the show, an indication of the growing profile of the show worldwide. Among the big names represented are Richard Hans Becker, Real Gems, Inc (RGI), Olympic Diamond Corporation, The Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE, Istituto nazionale per il Commercio Estero), Habib, Goldas, Euro Pearls, Chatila Jewellers, Signity, Eliaz Diamonds Europe etc.

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