48th Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show to kick off on Tuesday
October 04, 2021 / 2:56 PM
Sharjah24: The 48th edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show (WJMES), MENA’s largest specialized jewellery and watch trade fair, will kick off tomorrow, Tuesday, from 5-9 October.
Organised by the Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), the exhibition sees the participation of nearly 300 exhibitors of world-leading companies of the watch and jewelry design and manufacturing, alongside the participation of local jewelers and Emirati designers.
Spanning over an area of 30,000 square meters, this year's edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show includes national pavilions for a number of world-leading countries in the gold industry, such as Italy, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and Thailand.
The event is also featuring leading companies and famous brands from the USA, the UK, Bahrain, China, Canada, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Pakistan, Yemen, Turkey, Brazil, Malta, in addition to dozens of Emirati companies.
Apart from being a perfect platform to ink deals and forge partnerships, the WJMES showcases state-of-the-art products of jewelry, gemstones, pearls, and watches inspired by contemporary trends, traditions, and different cultures around the world with the possibility of direct purchase.
The Show provides an invaluable opportunity to visitors to win the grand prize "BMW x2", in addition to daily raffle draws on gold and diamond prizes.
And for the first time, the event will see the organization of introductory workshops on the art and craft of making jewelry that will be delivered by the Emirati Jewelers Group.
The workshops touch on a number of topics, including the art of electrochemical etching on metals, the art of sawing metal and inlaying stones, and methods of drawing and coloring gemstones.
The Organizing Committee of the Expo Center Sharjah underlined that utmost precautionary and preventive measures have been taken to ensure the public health of everyone.
The Show will open its doors to visitors, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 12 pm to 10 pm, Thursday from 12 pm to 11 pm, and Friday from 3 pm to 11 pm. Free entry and parking (either opposite the Centre or in the adjacent building).