TGJTA to Host In­au­gu­ral Thai­land Gems & Jew­elry Fair In June 2017

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Sut­tipong Dam­rongsakul, pres­i­dent of the TGJTA (third from right) with di­rec­tors an­nounced the readi­ness to host Thai­land Gems & Jew­elry Fair 2017. The Thai Gem and Jew­elry Traders As­so­ci­a­tion (TGJTA) an­nounced the in­au­gu­ral Thai­land Gems & Jew­elry Fair 2017, which will take place on June 15-18, 2017 at Chal­lenger 1, IM­PACT, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thai­land.

“We are cer­tain to see a big­ger and bet­ter fair than our pre­vi­ous edi­tions this com­ing June. The feed­back from Thai and internatio­nal ex­hibitors, as well as sup­port from vis­i­tors has been ex­tra­or­di­nary. The fair will also en­able a more vi­brant and dy­namic en­vi­ron­ment in gems and jew­ellery trad­ing,” said TGJTA pres­i­dent Sut­tipong Dam­rongsakul.

For over 40 years, the TGJTA has served the needs of its mem­bers in the Thai gems and jew­ellery trade, from SMEs to large busi­nesses in­volved in ev­ery as­pect of the in­dus­try, in­clud­ing raw ma­te­rial, de­sign, man­u­fac­ture, man­u­fac­tur­ing equip­ment and in­no­va­tion. The in­dus­try is ranked third in the coun­try in terms of ex­port value, gen­er­at­ing 435 bil­lion baht ($12.3 bil­lion) worth of ex­ports over the pe­riod of Jan­uary to Oc­to­ber 2016. More­over, the TGJTA is also ini­ti­at­ing the pro­mo­tion of gems and jew­ellery sales along­side tourism which will en­able in­bound tourists to buy gems and jew­ellery as sou­venirs.

Di­rec­tors of the TGJTA have sup­ported the con­tin­u­ous devel­op­ment of the Thai gems and jew­ellery in­dus­try, from train­ing for crafts­men in the in­dus­try to break­ing down bar­ri­ers for the im­port of raw stones and other raw ma­te­rial. This year, the TGJTA has suc­cess­fully re­ceived sup­port from the Thai gov­ern­ment to ex­empt all cus­toms duty for the im­port of sil­ver and gold coils un­der 18-karat. The TGJTA has also es­tab­lished al­liances with var­i­ous gems and jew­ellery as­so­ci­a­tions world­wide, build­ing a strong and sus­tain­able busi­ness net­work.

With the TGJTA’s ex­pe­ri­ence and in-depth un­der­stand­ing of the gems and jew­ellery in­dus­try com­bined with over 30 years’ ex­pe­ri­ence in or­gan­is­ing gems and jew­ellery fairs, the TGJTA is ideally po­si­tioned to host the Thai­land Gems & Jew­elry Fair 2017. Of­fer­ing the best of Thai­land’s gems and jew­ellery – from rare, high-qual­ity colour stones to exquisitel­y crafted gold and sil­ver jew­ellery in var­i­ous prices and styles – buy­ers and vis­i­tors to the fair will also be able to en­joy a range of fa­cil­i­ties and busi­ness match­ing ac­tiv­i­ties to en­sure their busi­ness ne­go­ti­a­tions run smoothly.

The fair will be held over an area of 20,000 sq m and will con­sist of 1,000 booths fea­tur­ing com­pa­nies from all over the world. The or­gan­is­ers ex­pect over 30,000 vis­i­tors to par­tic­i­pate in the event.

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