Mumbai: After the tremendous success of IIJS Premiere in Bengaluru in September 2021, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) now announces the dates and venue for the 14th edition of IIJS Signature. The show will be held from 6th to 9th January 2022 at JIO World Convention Centre (JWCC), a prestigious new exhibition space in Mumbai.
IIJS Signature will be the first-ever exhibition to be organised at JWCC. With more than 1400 stalls, IIJS Signature will be held in 2 Halls on two floors with a huge concourse area (Pre-Function area), the pillarless Jasmine Hall measuring 10,000 sq m, and the Pavilion Hall spanning15,000 sq m.
With state-of-the-art facilities and located in the heart of the city, across the street from the Bharat Diamond Bourse, the JWCC will offer a new experience for exhibitors and visitors. Among its amenities are a car parking space for around 5,000 cars, in-house food and beverage facility, and fibre-enabled data services.
Mr. Colin Shah, Chairman of GJEPC said, “With USD 18984.49 million exports during April-September, and after the stupendous success of the first mega exhibition in India, IIJS Premiere in Bengaluru, our sector has already achieved nearly half (46%) of the USD 41.66 billion G&J exports target set by the Govt. IIJS Signature, the first Gem & Jewellery trade show of the next calendar year, would help to keep up the momentum and reach our export target for the fiscal year. Mumbai has always been the home ground for IIJS Exhibitions and we are elated to host IIJS Signature in Mumbai.”
Mr. Shailesh Sangani, Convener, National Exhibition, GJEPC said, “We are happy to announce the 14th edition of IIJS Signature to be held from 6th to 9th January 2022 at JIO World Convention Centre (JWCC). This is the best exhibition space in the entire country, and we’re thrilled that IIJS Signature will go down in history as a debut event of JWCC, a future landmark of the financial capital of India, Mumbai.”
The show will have well-defined and simplified product sections which include Gold & Gold CZ Studded Jewellery; Diamond, Gemstone & Other Studded Jewellery; Silver Jewellery, Artifacts & Gifting Items; Loose Stones, and Laboratories & Education.
GJEPC will follow all Government-mandated Covid-19 protocols to ensure safety of all concerned. All attendees will be mandated to comply with covid safety protocols as per the State Government norms. Entry is open only for visitors with at least one vaccine dose along with a negative RT-PCR report done at least 48 hours prior to their first entry at the show. Double vaccinated attendees are not required to submit an RT-PCR report.
In addition to IIJS SIGNATURE in January 2022, GJEPC will be organising IIJS PREMIERE 2022 from 4th to 8th August 2022 and two more IIJS in the year 2022, one from 24th to 27th March 2022 and another IIJS will be held before Diwali next year. The cities and venues for these shows will be declared shortly.