Hyderabad, 4th May 2023: The Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl and Gem Fair (HJF 2023), the most awaited and premium jewellery trade show of South India, is back in the city of Pearls in its 15th milestone edition. The turnkey exhibition will be held between the 9th – 11th of June 2023 at HICC, Novotel, Hitech City. HJF 2023 will exhibit the finest artisanal collections combining trends and tradition by bringing in the topmost jewellers, industry experts, import and export merchants, and industry associations in the City of Pearls. The flagship show, organised by Informa Markets in India, India’s leading B2B exhibitions organiser, is being held in association with Hitech City Jewellery Manufacturers Association (HJMA) and, for the first time, India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA).
As the event is soon to go on floors, Informa Markets in India organised a pre-event press conference at Hyderabad today to provide a briefing about the 15 years legacy of the expo, and the market potential of the gem & jewellery industry in India. It also highlighted the pole position of the city as an epicentre for the industry in the south.
Speaking on the participation at and partnership with HJF, Mukesh Agarwal – Vice-President, Hitech City Jewellery Manufactures Association (HJMA) said, “HJF is a landmark expo that has delivered amazing results over the years, and the feedback from the buyers and manufacturers has inevitably been very impressive. For 15 years, our organisations have partnered to bring immense popularity to the show, making it one of the largest in the Southern region. It gives an opportunity to every player in the industry to contribute towards business growth. We at Hitech city Jewellery Manufacturers Association (HJMA), Hyderabad, support HJF 2023 and request all to register and visit the show to bring their business to new heights”.
Commenting on the maiden association with HJF, Chetan Kumar Mehta – National Vice-President, India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA) said, “We are pleased to partner with Informa Markets in India, the world leader in organising jewellery exhibitions and HJMA on the occasion of the 15th edition of the show. This partnership will strengthen the business and networking relations between us and generate an opportunity for members to procure the best deals in this dynamic market. I request everyone to avail and leverage the maximum benefit from this opportunity to grow their business”.
HJF will showcase over 650 traditional, modern and innovative exclusive brands. Over 250 top exhibitors will participate this year, comprising jewellery brands, fine finished Jewellery manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, importers and exporters, jewellery manufacturers, machinery manufacturers, diamond, gemstone, loose stones and pearls manufacturers, precious metal and jewellery mounting traders, packaging and display, hallmarkers, assayers and representatives from trade and government bodies. Over 1,00,000 + unique designs will be displayed by the exhibitors. The three-day fair will forge strategies, explore technologies, and evaluate policies defining the future of Jewellery & Gem Industry in India. The show will also see participation from Indian cities such as Mumbai, Telangana, Tamil Naidu, Delhi, Gujarat etc. As a precursor to the event, HJF also held road shows and Association meets in various cities such as Karimnagar, Vijayawada, Guntur, and Warangal. The show shall connect jewellers in around 80 cities across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Speaking on the announcement of the much-awaited Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl and Gem Fair 2023, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India said, “The gem and jewellery industry is a dynamic and growing one. India is the second-largest gold consumer in the world, and its gems and jewellery sector is one of the largest. In 2022-23, the industry's exports reached Rs 3,00,462.52 crore ($37,468.66 million), a 17% increase in plain gold jewellery exports, with India's main export markets in the USA, Hong Kong, and UAE. With our global footprints and a deep understanding of the pulse of the market garnered meticulously over 15 years, the HJF in this milestone year and with consolidated partnerships, is poised to showcase the immense growth potential and trends of the industry. It will provide a wholesome umbrella for jewellers, import & export merchants, and industry associations to connect with one another, weather the dynamics and explore new solutions and opportunities. We are confident that 15th edition of the HJF will be a great success and will contribute to the sustained development of the Gems and Jewellery sector especially in the South,” he added.
Announcing the launch of the 15th edition of HJF, Pallavi Mehra, Senior Group Director, Informa Markets in India, said, I am delighted to associate with India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA) one of the esteemed & growing association of India. Our association with Hitech City Jewellery Manufactures Association over a period of 15 years and strategic partnership with IBJA will help us to serve the gems and jewellery industry more effectively. I am confident that the expertise received from these dynamic associations will give new business aspect to Hyderabad Jewellery Pearl and Gem Fair 2023 and benefit the industry.
The Gems and Jewellery community will witness an exclusive evening event on Day 1 with The Power of Young that celebrates the achievements of young jewellers pertaining to South India’s Gem and Jewellery community, followed by a glamourous fashion show showcasing the seasonal trends by top exhibitors and a networking night. Over 8,000 visitors, including wholesalers, retailers, importers, Design houses, Jewellery manufacturers sourcing gold, diamonds, pearl, silver, gemstones, independent retailers and business owners will be visiting the show.