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Istanbul Jewelry Show | October 2020

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Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019 hosted The second show in 2019 of Istanbul Jewelry Show, one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in 20.172 visitors from 127 countries! the world has just ended. Organized by Informa Markets for the 49th time Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019, introduced over 800 companies and brands from 20 countries to 20.172 sector professionals from 127 countries. Compared to October 2018 exhibition, October 2019 exhibition saw a 12% increase in the number of international visitors. Istanbul Jewelry Show plays an important role to the Turkish Jewelry Industry reach its 2019 export target of USD 6 billion and March and October Exhibitions of Istanbul Jewelry Show broke its own record by hosting over 50 thousand jewelry buyers in 2019.


17.10.2019 – Istanbul, Recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world, and as Turkey’s first and only specialized international jewelry exhibition, Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019 has closed its doors. The exhibition whereby over 800 companies and brands from 20 countries showcased their products has been visited by 20.172 sector professionals from 127 countries. Presidents of Associations from around 50 countries that had joined ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference as well as buyers from these countries visited Istanbul Jewelry Show and got together with professionals of the sector at the most prominent exhibition of the region. As part of the International Buyer Delegation Program organized alongside the exhibition, over 1.000 buyers from 70 countries have been hosted. Master and young designers showcased their trendy designs created for 2020 season at the Designer Market.


Turkey is now among the top destinations for global jewelry industry buyers!


Professionals of the global jewelry industry are showing a growing interest in Istanbul Jewelry Show and Turkey every year. And one of the most concrete examples of this growing interest has been the 12% increase in the number of international visitors of October 2019, compared to the exhibition in October 2018. Again, at the October 2019 exhibition, the number of international visitors increased by 164% for African countries, by 41% for North American countries, 11% for Asian countries, 10% for Middle Eastern countries, and by 8% for European countries. Istanbul Jewelry Show - October 2019 featured the “International Buyer Delegation Program” with the goal of increasing jewelry exports, finding new markets, and preserving the market share. As part of the program, buyer delegation of over 1.000 professionals of the sector representing Europe, Middle East, USA, North Africa, and Far East countries have been hosted at the exhibition.


Designer Market was once again the heart of jewelry design!


Organized every year as part of Istanbul Jewelry Show – October 2019, the Designer Market, brought together master and young jewelry designers on the same platform. Designers will be showcased their latest designs and signature jewelry products at the Designer Market, which is specially created at the exhibition venue.

ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference 2019 participants were hosted at Istanbul Jewelry Show!


ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference aims to facilitate networking and improve relations both among members of Precious Stone and Jewelry Associations in ASEAN region and with associations from NON-ASEAN countries (Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey), Dialogue Partner Countries (USA, EU, Canada, Russia), Industrial Dialogue Partner Countries (Switzerland, Norway, Pakistan) and other countries, and to ensure coordinated work with associations from different countries. By visiting Istanbul Jewelry Show, Presidents of Associations from around 50 countries participating at ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Association Conference and
professional buyers from these countries got together with the professionals of the sector at the most important event of the sector in the region. Conference participant countries that had a 96% share in the 88 Billion USD global jewelry imports in 2018, and 97% share in 110 Billion USD global jewelry exports, have offered great opportunities in terms of increasing market diversity for Turkey which aims to increase its jewelry exports.


UBM Rotaforte Founding Partner Şermin Cengiz: “We broke a record by hosting over 50 thousand jewelry buyers at our exhibitions in 2019”


UBM Rotaforte Founding Partner Şermin Cengiz, “Thanks to our broad range of exhibitors that create trend-setting collections combining technology with design, Istanbul Jewelry Show exhibitions now attract greater attention from the global jewelry buyers. The number of international visitors at our March 2019 exhibition had increased by 9%. And our October 2019 exhibition where 51% of the visitors were from abroad, saw a 12% increase in the number of international visitors. We are proud to have hosted over 50 thousand jewelry sector professionals at our March and October exhibitions that we organized in 2019. Istanbul Jewelry Show is capable of meeting all needs of jewelry buyers and with our 50th exhibition
which will be organized in March 2020, we’ll continue to offer the ultimate platform for fueling exports of the jewelry sector of our country.”

Istanbul Jewelry Show October 2019 Press Release – Click to download

Istanbul Jewelry Show – March 2019 hosted a record number of visitors with 30,741 sector professionals from 123 countries! Istanbul Jewelry Show, which is recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world, ended on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The exhibition organized by UBM Rotaforte under the sponsorship of TEB for the 48th time brought together the latest products and services of more than 1,250 companies and brands from 24 countries with 30,741 sector professionals from 123 countries. Istanbul Jewelry Show, which increased its overseas visitor rate to 39%, gave the first sign that the Turkish jewelry exports will greatly increase in 2019, following a growth of 38% in 2018.

Istanbul Jewelry Show – March 2019, which is recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world and the first and only jewelry specific exhibition in Turkey, ended on Sunday, March 24, 2019. 30,741 sector professionals from 123 countries visited the exhibition, where a total of 1,250 companies from 24 countries exhibited their latest products and services. The biggest buyer delegation programme of the Turkish exhibition sector took place at the exhibition organized under the sponsorship of the Turk Ekonomi Bankasi, which has been fulfilling the short and long-term needs of the jewelry sector for more than 20 years. Within the scope of the programme; more than 1,500 buyers from over 65 target countries were hosted. Master and young designers exhibited the trending products for the fashion of 2019-2020 at the Designer Market.

The world jewelry sector had its eye on Istanbul…

Every passing year, the representatives of the world jewelry sector are getting more and more interested in Istanbul Jewelry Show. The most significant sign of this interest is the 9% increase in the number of overseas visitors to the March 2019 exhibition. The exhibition, which scored a 15% increase in the number of European visitors, also scored an increase of 8% in the CIS countries, including Russia. Compared to the exhibition in March 2018, the number of the visitors from the North Africa region increased by 9%.

The Buyer Delegation Programme, organized by Istanbul Mineral and Metals Exporters' Association (IMMIB) General Secretariat, Turkish Jewelry Exporters Association (JTR) and UBM Rotaforte under the coordination of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Trade in order to boost exports, find new markets for export products and maintain the market share, made history as the biggest buyer delegation programme in the Turkish exhibition sector. 1,500 buyers came from 65 countries in the regions of Europe, the Middle East, North America, South America, North Africa and the Far East provided new business and cooperation opportunities to the exhibiting companies as part of Buyer Delegation Programme.

New exhibitors at the exhibition…

1,250 jewelry companies and brands from 24 countries were exhibited a wide range of product groups and sectors including gold, jewelry, diamonds, colored stones, precious and semi-precious stones, pearls, silver, silver accessories and silver household items, gold mounters, refinery, watches, molds, shop window decorations, machinery and equipment side industry, safes, software, and logistics and lighting product groups. A total of 103 new exhibitors, 78 domestic and 25 foreign, attended the exhibition.

The latest designs of 2019-2020 fashion were exhibited!

Turkish jewelry sector, which gained worldwide reputation with its uniquely-designed products by breaking the pattern of contract manufacturing, presented the trending designs and collections for the jewelry fashion of 2019-2020 to jewelry buyers from all around the world with special shows.

The Designer Market, organized every year by UBM Rotaforte and Turkish Jewelry Exporters Association, brought young and master jewelry designers together at the March 2019 exhibition. At the Designer Market, established exclusively at the fairground, the designers attracted great attention by exhibiting their own designs and jewelry.

Sermin Cengiz: “This year, the world jewelry sector’s interest in Turkey hit a record level”

UBM Rotaforte Founding Partner Sermin Cengiz, stated the following: “We are very happy to have successfully organized our exhibition which sets the agenda of the world jewelry sector and its professionals for the 48th time under the sponsorship of TEB. Organized in March and October, Istanbul Jewelry Show provides a platform for the realization of almost 80% of the Turkish jewelry exports. There is an increase trend in the number of visitors at our exhibitions organized for the last 3 years. Turkish companies provide the biggest contribution to this trend. The ability of Turkish companies to produce a wide range of products and services at different price ranges for various markets and Turkey’s jewelry history of 7,000 years placed our country among the top countries of the world jewelry sector. Supported with promotional activities throughout the year, the Turkish jewelry sector increased its success in exports. According to IMMIB data, jewelry exports from Turkey increased by 81% between 2016 and 2018 and reached $4.4 billion. We expect our exports to reach $6 billion with the business meetings and agreements to be conducted within the
scope of our exhibitions in March and October.”  

Istanbul Jewelry Show March 2019 Press Release – Click to download

Visited by 18.953 sector professionals from 119 countries and recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world, Istanbul Jewelry Show ended on Sunday, October 14th 2018. Organized for the 47th time by UBM Rotaforte Uluslararası Fuarcılık A.Ş., Turkey office of UBM Asia, which is the biggest exhibition organizer of the Asian continent, Istanbul Jewelry Show achieved a 22% increase in the number of visitors compared to the exhibition of October 2017. Istanbul Jewelry Show whereby billions of dollars worth of agreements for exportsto be made by over 800 exhibitors and brands to all corners of the globe were signed, made an enormous contribution to Turkish economy, leaving behind another unforgettable year.

Istanbul Jewelry Show - October 2018 which hosted over 1.000 buyers as part of the International Buyer Delegation Program as well as 18.953 professionals from the sector, has been completed with great success by exceeding expectations with a 22% increase in the number of visitors compared to the exhibition in October 2017. Organized twice a year, in the months of March and October, Istanbul Jewelry Show created the best platform for realizing around 80% of the exports of the Turkish jewelry sector via two exhibitions that lasted a total of eight days.

Recognized as one of the top five jewelry exhibitions in the world and as Turkey’s first and only specialized international jewelry exhibition, Istanbul Jewelry Show - October 2018 put a hallmark on the international jewelry exhibition market both with the exciting booths of 800 exhibitors and brands from all over the world and with the new jewelry designs that set the trends for year 2019.

Şermin Cengiz: "We are Proud of Our Exhibitions in 2018"


Şermin Cengiz, the Founding Partner of UBM Rotaforte, which organized this great summit for  the 47th time with its 32 years of experience, said “We are more than glad to have completed successfully, our exhibition which sets the agenda of all professionals of the sector and the global jewelry industry alike. It is a source of pride for us that, despite being an 8-day exhibition consisting of two 4-day parts, Istanbul Jewelry Show helped create around 80% of the jewelry exports of our country. Aware of the fact that every Istanbul Jewelry Show is a major gateway opening our jewelry industry to the world and makes significant contributions to our national economy, we’ve already started working hard to make even greater achievements with our exhibitions in 2019.”


Breaking New Records Once Again

Istanbul Jewelry Show - October 2018 Exhibition which broke many new records in numerous aspects of the event, ranging from number of exhibitors to number of visitors, and from ratio of foreign visitors to ratio of local visitors, at the first event of year 2018 which was realized between 22 - 25 March 2018, once again drew the attention of the global jewelry industry to the exhibition and to our country.

Compared to October 2017 exhibition, Istanbul Jewelry Show - October 2018, demonstrated a 39% increase in the number of foreign visitors and 10% increase in the number of local visitors. 49% of the visitors were from abroad while the remaining 51% were from Turkey.

Over 800 jewelry companies and brands representing a wide range of product groups and sectors including gold, jewelry, diamonds, colored stones, precious and semi-precious stones, pearls, silver, silver accessories and silver household items, gold mounters, refinery, watches, molds, shop window decorations, machinery and equipment side industry, safes, software, and logistics and lighting product groups.


The Most Fruitful Setting for Making New Business Contacts


International Buyer Delegation Program, which is organized with the purpose of finding new export markets and preserving the market share of the sector, in cooperation by Istanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Association (IMMIB), Jewelry Exporters’ Association of Turkey (JTR) and UBM Rotaforte, and under the coordination of the Ministry of Customs and Trade of Turkish Republic, once again fulfilled its purpose as a classical feature of the exhibition. Business meetings held throughout the exhibition with over 1.000 professional buyers from Europe, Middle East, America, North Africa and Far East, helped realize a large portion of Turkey’s jewelry exports.


Showcasing 2019 Jewelry Trends and New Desings!

Turkish Jewelry Industry, which recently managed to get rid of its label as the jewelry contract manufacturer in the world, and increased its reputation with unique jewelry designs, debuted trendy designs from the 2019 Spring/Summer jewelry collections for the taste of global jewelry buyers.


Organized every year in cooperation by UBM Rotaforte and Jewelry Exporters’ Association (JTR), the Designer Market brought together at the October 2018 exhibition, the master and young jewelry designers on the same platform. In the Designer Market section specially created inside  the venue, jewelry designers were the center of attention as they showcased their popular designs and jewelry products.

Istanbul Jewelry Show October 2018 Press Release – Click to download

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