Gems fair returns in virtual format

Visitors can view products from 600 companies. photos courtesy of DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROMOTION

The much anticipated Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair (BGJF) is back in a virtual format for the second time from tomorrow to ThursdayJuly 22-24.

Organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, the "BGJF Virtual Trade Fair" is hailed as Asia's leading online trading platform where gems and jewellery entrepreneurs from around the world can come together and trade via BGJF-VTF.com.

The BGJF is one of the five most important international gems and jewellery fairs in the world. It has been held continuously for 65 years and is regarded as a significant trading arena where key players in the global gems and jewellery industry come together to either source, trade or network.

However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the trade fair went digital for the first time last year and received positive feedback. This year, it will go digital again to support entrepreneurs in the industry amid travel restrictions.

DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROMOTION

This special edition is designed to make visitors feel as if they are attending a real fair. It will feature a digital showcase of gems and jewellery products from 600 suppliers, brands and manufacturers from around the globe, which will allow visitors to discover the latest collection of jewels in an immersive virtual experience.

The products range from fine jewellery to costume jewellery, gold jewellery to silver jewellery, diamonds to gemstones and pearls, as well as related equipment and tools, machinery, display and packaging.

There will also be online business matching services as well to allow buyers and sellers to easily find potential business opportunities. Booking for services can be made in advance directly or through trade commissioners located worldwide.

Throughout the three-day virtual show, visitors will learn more about post-pandemic consumer insights and find cutting-edge trends that are shaping the future of gems and jewellery. They are also invited to join webinars on interesting topics and other livestreamed activities.

Visit BGJF-VTF.com or call 02-507-8392/3.

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