International Jewellery and Watch Show – Abu Dhabi 2011 concludes successfully



The 19th edition of the International Jewellery and Watch Show (JWS) – Abu Dhabi, the region’s premier jewellery and watch event, concluded having received thousands of visitors over five days. The exhibition saw 140 exhibitors from 18 counties presenting their latest and most unique line of designs.

Sales at exhibition unaffected by international price of Gold.
Sales at exhibition unaffected by international price of Gold.

The show hosted exhibitors from Brazil, USA, Italy, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Jordan, KSA, Lebanon, Thailand, Turkey, in addition to the significant presence of regional companies.

The Exhibitors highlighted the importance of their participation in the exhibition as a platform to grow their respective brands in the region. The show, which was held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), has already received commitments from nearly 80% of exhibitors to be part of the 20th edition in 2012. A significant number of these exhibitors have also requested an expansion in their pavilion size next year. JWS 2012 is scheduled to run from May 1-5, 2012, organisers REED Exhibitions said.

Commenting on the exhibition, Ara Fernezian, Group Director at Reed Exhibitions, said: “We are pleased with the success of this year’s show and we would like to take this opportunity to thank our exhibitors and visitors for trusting our exhibition, and the Abu Dhabi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) and Abu Dhabi Business Women Council for their ongoing support to us. More info