Dubai: VICENZAORO DUBAI, the Super Show dedicated to world gold and jewellery trade organised by DV Global Link – a joint venture between Fiera di Vicenza and the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) – was at the Middle East Gems & Jewellery Forum 2015 (MEGJF), held in Dubai, 1-2 November, in its capacity as a partner.
The MEGJF is an exclusive, invitation-only event, organized by the Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC). It brings together major international experts in terms of trends, consumer preferences and marketing opportunities for the gold and precious stone trade in the Middle East. The presence and involvement of VICENZAORO DUBAI marks the growing status of this new business and relational platform dedicated to international jewellery, a strategic hub for the markets of the Middle East, Africa, Central and South-east Asia, and Russian-speaking nations.
Corrado Facco, Vice President of DV Global Link and Managing Director of Fiera di Vicenza, was at the Forum to present the second VICENZAORO DUBAI, scheduled for 14-17 April 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Matteo Marzotto, President of Fiera di Vicenza was also present at the MEGJF, at the round table dedicated to “Future Trends” in the industry, where he spoke on new trends in the relationship between fashion and jewellery.
Corrado Facco said: “VICENZAORO DUBAI has opened a new chapter for the world gold and jewellery industry, in an area that is strategic for its high-end consumption and its capacity to absorb luxury goods. The results of the first show have further boosted our desire to continue to invest in this project. Starting with the next edition in 2016, which has various new features in store to meet the needs of exhibitors and buyers, including a range of seminars on new trends, business meetings, conferences and workshops, it above all offers a panorama of the very latest in the jewellery and gold production value chain, devised by businesses for the target markets of VOD. Between now and April, we have a packed programme of Road Shows to present the event in 23 different countries, to involve new buyers and present them with our significant business opportunities”.
The first VICENZAORO DUBAI was attended by over 6000 professional visitors from 110 countries, who were able to see the new product lines of 500 different brands from 25 nations. Exhibitors were able to create new business relations with buyers from all over the world, while business deals highlighted VICENZAORO DUBAI’s capacity as a strategic platform for international supply and demand.
The VICENZAORO DUBAI 2016 format will be organized into four main communities: Global Brands (leading and most innovative firms in the trade); Fine Jewellery & National Pavilions (unbranded collections that stand out for their variety and creativity); Gemstone & Diamonds (community dedicated to precious and semi-precious stones); Packaging & Supply (reserved to packaging and visual merchandising).
The Road Show to promote the event will be in 23 countries and 31 cities: UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Iran, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines.
Due to its importance VICENZAORO DUBAI has the support of top level strategic partners, including Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC), government organization promoting trade in the region, the Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG), association aiming to develop and support the status of Dubai as “City of Gold” and essential destination in the world jewellery trade, L’Azurde, leading Saudi jewellery retailer in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) area, and The Gem Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), an organization with over 5.300 members, involved in promoting Indian jewellery on international markets.