Mumbai: IIJS Virtual in October was a game changer for the industry with transaction of approximately Rs. 1000 Crore taking place and the industry could recover from the effects of pandemic to an extent.
Now, India’s Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is all set to organise the second edition of IIJS Virtual 2.0 which will be held from 8th to 12th January 2021. The organisers, as well as the industry is expecting this would help the business to get back to the pre-covid levels.
IIJS Virtual would witness 250+ exhibitors, 10000+ buyers and the show is expected have more than 15000 meetings. There will be 5 halls: Traditional Gold Jewellery; Gold Jewellery (Mass); Diamond/Colour Gemstone Jewellery; Couture/Bridal Jewellery; Loose colour Gemstone/Silver jewellery / Machinery & Allied.
Talking about new features of the IIJS Virtual 2.0, Mr. Shailesh Sangani, Convener, National Exhibitions, GJEPC said, “IIJS Virtual 2.0 is going to take you through a whole new experience that is more flexible and user friendly. Starting from exotic walk-through feature, the IIJS Virtual has added a few exciting aspects to give you an experience like never before! Superior search engine, on-booth chat facility, product catalogue with a magnifying feature, digital organiser which tracks your meetings and notes, interactive knowledge forums, daily notification on whatsapp for your appointments, and much more. IIJS Virtual 2.0 is a complete show with the machinery section added this time.”
Mr. Mansukh Kothari, Co-convener, National Exhibitions, GJEPC said, “Innovation is the fulcrum for maximising growth in business. The digital platform of IIJS proved that opportunities can be created by restructuring our thinking. Unstinted efforts by the Council to put up a show in a virtual world and be successful was a testimony to its foresightedness. We have come up with the second edition of IIJS Virtual with new and better features than before to facilitate ease of doing business. I look forward to welcoming you all to IIJS Virtual.
The exhibitors and buyers are equally excited about the IIJS Virtual 2.0.
Mr. Joy Alukkas, CMD, Joyalukkas Group said, “The intuitively designed IIJS Virtual platform is a pleasure to transact business on. It’s leagues ahead of any other show in the world.”
Mr. Vasantraj Birawat, Managing Director, Chain-N-Chains said, “No other trade fair in India compares to IIJS – be it the physical or virtual trade show. It’s the only trading platform that will fast-track our business.”