Istanbul Jewelry Show in March Will be the Premiere Marketplace for Conducting Business and Networking

Feb 18, 2013, 08:00 ET from UBM Rotaforte


ISTANBUL, Turkey, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkey's number one jewellery show organised by UBM Rotaforte, Istanbul Jewelry Show, will be held from 21-24 March 2013 in five halls at the Istanbul Fair Center (CNR Expo). The four-day event will occupy more than 40,000 square metres of exhibition space and gather over 1,000 exhibitors from 25 countries with an extensive display of the latest products and trends exclusive for industry professionals.

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TEB is the Main Sponsor of Istanbul Jewelry Show March!

Addressing a broad segment with its Gold Banking products meeting the expectations of both the jewellers and retail customers, Turk Ekonomi Bankasi (Turkish Economy Bank / TEB) becomes the main sponsor of Istanbul Jewelry Show and continues to support the jewelers and the sector. TEB Gold Banking will provide personnel specialized in the jewelry sector for its booth in the Show and introduce products such as Gold Loan, Installment Gold Loan, Gold Collection System and Jeweler Package Insurance to the visitors.

Turkish Jewelry Industry

As one of the major players in the world jewellery industry, Turkey is a leading manufacturing and export base that offers abundant opportunities as it is located on the crossroads of three continents and provides a vital focal point for neighbouring countries. In the past 25 years, Turkish gold jewellery producers have been very successful and Turkey became the second biggest exporter in the world after Italy, the fifth largest importer and the third biggest producer after Italy and India. The total value of exports was over 1.8 billion US dollars in 2012.

The must-visit marketplace

With Turkey's strategic location, Istanbul Jewelry Show has a unique positioning as an important marketplace for both Europe and the Middle East, providing the best opportunities for suppliers and exhibitors to meet buyers, build business and sales contacts with Turkey, the EU, the Middle and Near East, Russia and the CIS Nations, Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Mediterranean markets.

Turkish Design Jewelry

Turkish jewellery is both an art and a craft. Inspired by 5,000 years of cultural and historical heritage in Anatolia and combined with the latest technology, outstanding craftsmanship, immense variety, flexible production capacity, excellent finishing quality, competitive prices and the shortest delivery time, Istanbul Jewelry Show is an ideal place to source products in every category of price and quality, from price point merchandise to high-end design jewellery.

Great Support to Istanbul Jewelry Show

Istanbul Jewelry Show is supported by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy, Istanbul Precious Minerals and Jewellery Exporters' Association (IMMIB), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organisation (KOSGEB), Jewellery Exporters' Association (JTR), certified by the Union of International Fairs (UFI) and the Quality Management System ISO-9001, ensuring that it represents an outstanding international trade event serving the fast growing domestic and international markets surrounding Turkey.

Special Hosted Buyer's Programme

Istanbul Jewelry Show is a business hub, aims to enhance the business traffic in one of the fastest growing business environment. Therefore, UBM Rotaforte organizes special buyer delegations from Jordan, Lebanon, Russia and United Arab Emirates in order to improve the business traffic.

Special Hosted Buyer's Programme from Austria, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Tunisia, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates is organized with the support of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy.

Seperate and Interconnected Halls for Different Product Groups

The exhibition halls are designed and grouped by product in order to save time and increase efficiency for buyers as they tour around. There will be five national and group pavilions from mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Italy and Thailand.

Online Pre-registration

The new registration system is now available. Visitors can pre-register online at and get their e-badges before the show to avoid long queues at registration counters.

Travel & Accommodation

Show attendees fly to Ataturk Airport which is two minutes away from the Fair venue. Turkish Airlines offer daily flights from all over the world. Various travel & accommodation choices are available for every need of price, quality and distance to the fair ground. Please visit for details.

Notes to Editors

About UBM Rotaforte (

UBM Rotaforte, a joint-venture company formed by UBM Asia and Rotaforte International Fairs Inc., owns the Istanbul Jewelry Show, an international exhibition for jewellery, gems, watches and related equipments. Now in its 26th year, the exhibition is held twice a year, in March and in October. Overall, the shows attract almost 60,000 visitors and 1,700 exhibitors, occupying net show floor space of more than 35,500 square metres. Products covered include gold, diamond and silver jewellery, precious and semi-precious stones, pearls, gold mountings, watches and clocks, machinery, tools and equipment, display units and security devices. The business is supported by the Turkish Jewellery Association JTR, a national trade body which represents more than 1,100 jewellery companies, including the major manufacturers. UBM Rotaforte also publishes a supporting magazine RFJ (in Turkish and English) and organises Turkish jewellery pavilions at a number of third-party events in Dubai, Italy, and India, as well as selling exhibition space into jewellery events in Russia and Ukraine.

About UBM Asia (

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 240 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across the region. Our 200 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant market news and industry trends, and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.

Ms. Tulin Bozkurt Bulut
Marketing Communications Manager
UBM Rotaforte
Tel:  +90 212 519 0719   
Fax: +90 212 513 3038

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