Qatar Tourism Authority announced the tenth anniversary of Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition, in a press conference held at the Doha Exhibition Centre (QTA premises).
The tenth Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition will cover nearly 15,000 square meters and is expecting to welcome up to 50,000 visitors, as 26 exhibitors with more than 500 jewelry and watch brands have already signed up for the high-profile event running from February 25 and March 3rd.
This reflects an impressive increase of 15% more than last year’s participation, when the exhibition attracted more than 30,000 visitors including those from neighbouring countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the UAE.
This year and in addition to the regular local and regional exhibitors, some of the world’s most famous international brands joined like Christie’s from London and Matis Jewelry, who are aiming to establish a foothold in the jewelry industry in Qatar.
Speaking at a press conference in the Doha Exhibition Centre, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) chairman H.E. Mr. Issa Al-Mohannadi said the high profile of exhibitors continued to attract interested and enthusiastic customers from around the region and the world, which has helped made the show one of the most successful in the Gulf and the industry.
“QTA is committed to promoting Qatar as a first-rate destination for business, industry conferences, cultural events, education, sports and leisure, providing world-class amenities and tourism services. This achievement reflects QTA’s mission and ability to hold successful large scale international and regional events in Qatar, whilst underlining QTA’s strategy to support a thriving industry with a global reach that embraces all the world’s top jewelry and watch brands in all their finery,” he said.
He added,” Over the past decade the DJWE has proved to be a record-beating event and this year is no exception. It provides the ideal platform for fruitful and highly productive business for all of its visitors and exhibitors, so they can make the most of this brilliant exposition of some of the world’s finest precious stones and timepieces.
Indeed we will be seeing some magnificent jewelry revealed for the first time at the show.”
Among the significant Qatari exhibitors in the event are Al Fardan Jewelry Company Ghadah Jewelry / Al Manara Trading , Ali Bin Ali group, Al Majed Jewelry, Blue Saloon, Al Muftah Jewelry, Amiri Gems WLL, (51) Fifty One East, Al Jaber watches, Pari Gallery, Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons WLL, Al Majed Pearls / Dar Al Majid Jewelry, Royal Jewelry (Al Malakia) , Bulgari Jewelry, Al Makki Jewelry & Watches, Al Mawali Jewelry, Matis Jewelry , Versailles Jewelry, Wazni Jewelry, Doha Marketing Services Co. ( Domasco ) and Safana Jewelry.
International brands featuring in the show include Mouawad Jewelry W.L.L., AL Zain Trading Co WLL, Graff/Qatar Marketing Co., Christie’s Jewelry.
The show welcomes all visitors from February 26th to 28th from 12:00 pm to 10 pm, March 1st from 4pm to 10pm and March 2nd – 3rd from 12.00pm to 10pm.