GJF to Hold PMI Meet in Goa from 23rd June

Mumbai: All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) the country’s leading national trade body of gems & jewellery will host the next “Preferred Manufacturers of India” (PMI) buyers and sellers meet from Tuesday June 23rd June to Thursday 25th June 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in Panaji, Goa. The Goa meet marks the last event of the 2nd Edition of the PMI 2013-15.

Over 100 prominent retailers from the West & East zones will attend the regional B2B networking meet. PMI Goa will have 49 leading jewellery manufactures from across the region participating at this platform with the view to explore new business relationships, offer new products and concepts. The PMI participants are amongst India’s most distinguished manufacturers renowned for their distinct and innovative product offering including various aspects such as designs, unique variety, trendy product range, and after sales service. A wide variety of jewellery in gold, diamond and colored stones will be displayed at the exhibition by the PMI participants for the benefit of the discerning retailers who have been especially invited to the show.

An hour long seminar on Synthetic Diamonds will also be conducted on 23rd & 24th June for the benefit of all attendees. Gala cocktail-dinner networking evenings also form a highlight of the event and have been organized to facilitate closer ties between participants and buyers.

Mr. Manish Jain, Chairman, GJF, said, ‘GJF’s PMI programme has been hugely successful as it gives manufacturers and retailers the opportunity to interact in a dedicated environment that is conducive for the conduct of serious and long term business. The program strives to create growth avenues for jewellers by acting as a catalyst between various supply chains of the Jewellery Manufactures and Retailers and has been appreciated across the jewellery trade fraternity. We are delighted with the warm response this initiative has garnered over the years and are confident of its achieving even bigger success in future.”

GJF has successfully organized PMI meets in several cities such as Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Indore, Mumbai, and now in Goa in order to strengthen the jewellery supply chain model in the country.

Mr. Nitin Khandelwal, Zonal Chairman – West, GJF, said, “at a time when jewellery trade has been going through an extremely tough time due to policy changes and restrictions on gold supply, PMI platform plays a crucial role in bringing the industry together to mitigate risk and find newer business opportunities. The idea behind the ‘Buyer Seller Meet’ rests on building strong bonds between the manufacturers and retailers and delivering the finest jewellery pieces in the country.”