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Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014, Messe Freiburg - Show Highlights

FREIBURG, Germany, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

JGF-Europe  combines  a  high-level  portfolio  of  international  jewellery  suppliers,  on-site  trading,  expert-led  seminars,  historical  city  tours,  and  much  more.

The Jewellery & Gem Fair will open its doors in Europe for the first time on the 1 - 4 April 2014. The show will provide a platform for 430 leading jewellery exhibitors, and showcase an outstanding range of products such as fine jewellery, diamonds, gemstones, pearls, precious metals, tools, packaging and much more. JGF-Europe expects more than 6,000 trade visitors from around the world through its doors for this highly anticipated event, with free entry to those who register before the 28th March. The Jewellery & Gem Fair Europe will kick off with the opening ceremony on the 1 April at 9:00am, with the half hour ceremony being conducted by Prof. Dr. Martin Haag, Deputy Mayor of the City of Freiburg.

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Fine  jewellery  suppliers  and  high-level  visitors  on-site

Exhibitors from over 33 countries and regions will be present on the show floor at JGF-Europe and the show organisers, UBM Asia and UBM Live, are delighted with the international representation. Senior Vice President of UBM Asia, Wolfram Diener, commented, "We have some of the world's major jewellery manufacturers and producers participating and we are extremely proud to have such an international array of exhibitors. They represent the highest level of quality and value in the industry, and provide great business opportunities for the visitors we expect to the show." Within the halls of the Messe Freiburg will be over 45 jewellery suppliers from Hong Kong, 25 gemstone and gemstone jewellery suppliers from Thailand plus many other exhibitors, with a wide variety of high-quality product ranges from Brazil, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Colombia, Russia, Germany amongst others.

Amongst the benefits to the show is the allowance of direct, on-site trading. The main customs office from Lörrach will have an office at the fair to assist with the customs clearance of all sales and purchases. To ensure maximum safety, UBM will also cooperate with Brinks Security, a leading security company with the highest level of expertise in this area.

As the organiser of the world's largest jewellery fair, the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, plus many other world-leading jewellery fairs in China, India, Japan, Singapore and Turkey, UBM Asia continue to prove their place as experienced, industry leaders in the jewellery industry.

Talks  and  tours

Expert-led Seminar Sessions with will conducted at JGF-Europe, by the German Gemmological Society and The USE Education Centre of Pforzheim, again proving the industry support towards the fair. With topics such as high-tech gemmology, value types in the jewellery industry, classification and processing of precious stones, the short but full-bodied seminars reflect the themes of the exhibition: efficiency and high-value business in one of the most dynamic jewellery regions in the world.

Freiburg is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Germany, and with a long history in precious metals and gemstones, JGF-Europe has joined forces with the City of Freiburg (FWTM) to provide its visitors with guided, jewellery-focused tours of the city. This scenic walking tour will cover the history of the Freiburg and its jewellery industry, enabling international visitors to generate added value from their visit. The "Silver, Gold, Carbuncle - Freiburg Jewellery and Treasure Stories" tour will take place in the afternoon of each show day, commencing from outside St. Martin's Church in the city centre.

An overview of all of the seminars and jewellery tours can be found on the website: http://www.jgf-europe.com.

Complimentary  Shuttle  Service

The Jewellery & Gem Fair Europe takes place at the same time as Baselworld and JGF-Europe is providing a free shuttle service to and from Basel and from Freiburg Haubtbahnhof, directly to the Messe Freiburg. Shuttle buses will depart from the Basel Claraplatz and the Badischer Bahnhof from the 1-4 April, starting daily at 08:30am leaving every half hour. Return trips will depart towards Basel, every half hour from 14:00 - 18:00. The full shuttle schedule can be found on the website: http://www.jgf-europe.com.

About  the  organiser

UBM Asia, organiser of highly professional, international, global jewellery trade fairs creates possibilities for business in the jewellery industry throughout the world. More than 100,000 commercial agents visit the UBM Asia jewellery trade fairs, where more than 9,500 exhibitors from around the globe are registered. The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which took

place in September 2013, is the world's leading trade fair with over 3,500 exhibitors and around 5,2000 visitors. The regular trade fair taking place in June is Asia's biggest international mid-year trade fair in the jewellery industry. Furthermore, UBM Asia organises jewellery trade fairs in Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Shanghai in China; Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata und Mumbai in India; Japan; Istanbul in Turkey; Singapore; Taiwan; Freiburg in Germany and Moscow as well as St Petersburg in Russia.

You can find more information about the Jewellery and Gem Fair Europe here: http://www.JGF-Europe.com




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