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The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)

Greetings from the Consulate General of India, Johannesburg

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is the apex body of trade sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India to promote exports of the gems and Jewellery from India. Being one of India's leading foreign exchange earners and one of the fastest growing sectors accounting for 13.52 % of India's total merchandise exports during FY 2017-18, the industry has registered a remarkable growth over the last four decades'; with exports from US$ 28 million in the 1966-67 when the GJEPC was established to US$ 41.02 billion in FY 2017-18. In its endeavor to promote India as the "Innovation hub for Designer Jewellery'; the Council is organizing the following focused business to business shows at Mumbai that caters to the sourcing needs of the G & J industry:

12 th edition of India International Jewellery Show Signature (10th - 13th, February 2019) Held in Bombay Exhibition Centre:India's jewellery manufacturing strengths are now established as a reliable and competitive source which retailers and consumers the world over have come to appreciate. The IIJS Signature platform showcases the highest quality, cutting edge designs and superior craftsmanship by the participants. This is a B2B event where exhibitors have an opportunity to discover the latest trends, meet with the leading manufacturers and plan their collections and inventories. After the culmination of the festive season, jewelers look forward to re-stocking their stores with the trendiest jewellery collections which is accomplished with style at IIJS Signature every year. For further information please visit www.iijs-signature.org

6 th edition of India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME- 10 th - 13 th February 2019) Held in Bombay Exhibition CentreGJEPC's initiative to organise Asia's largest gem and jewellery technology expo, The India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME), organized by GJEPC, features leading international and domestic manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, technology, allied products and services such as packaging, IT & Software, etc. The expo will be held in conjunction with IIJS Signature 2019, which is expected to be attended by over 15,000 visitors. For further information please visit www.gjepc.org/igjme

We invite you to send a delegation for these events. Please send the composition of the buyer delegation along with their company profiles, which is a must, then we would duly arrange for privileged facilities mentioned below, on complimentary basis:

  1. 2 nights/3 days Stay at a Luxurious hotel during the event
  2. Airport pick-up & drops
  3. Shuttle bus services from hotel to exhibition venue & return
  4. Entry Passes to networking evenings
  5. Interpreter facility from non-english speaking countries (applicable for a group of min. 5 delegates)

Kindly note that due to logistical reasons, such privileged facilities can be considered only if the list of members interested to attend the show will reach us at least 60 days prior to the show dates. As done in the past, once again, we request for your kind support and assistance in the following fronts to make this show a great success:

For more information, please contact Mr. Vikrant Pradhan, Asst. Director – Exhibitions vikrant@gjepcindia.com or log on to www.iijs-signature.org If you have any further queries, contact commerce@indconjoburg.co.za and hocoffice@indconjoburg.co.za