Diwali edition of “India Gem & Jewellery Show (GJS)” secures robust sales orders for this festive Season


4th October 2022

More than 10,000 domestic & International buyers from 5 countries: UK, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia and Bangladesh visited the expo (Source: GJC)

The exhilarating Diwali Edition of the B2B GJS Expo was organised by All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) and held from 22nd to 25th September at Bombay Exhibition Center (NESCO), Mumbai. The Guest of Honour, Mr. Rajeev Garg, Additional Commissioner of CGST, inaugurated the Expo. Also present at the inauguration was Shri Ashish Pethe, Chairman, GJC, Mr. Saiyam Mehra, Vice Chairman of GJC, and Convener of GJS among other distinguished members from the trade.

More than 450 exhibitors, spanning over an area of 2,00000 + Sq ft area, showcased their innovative designs. All types of contemporary and fashionable ornaments were in display in this expo which attracted visitors with eye-catchy look. The expo also had interactive educational seminars & workshops on various current & future trends by prominent players from the industry.

The expo has been creating a conducive atmosphere for the retailers to explore various exclusive and trendsetting jewellery from different culture & places. In this edition too, it encouraged & facilitated strong business & commercial relationships catering to the right customers during the onset of this festive season.

Addressing the inaugural session, Mr. Rajeev Garg, Additional Commissioner of CGST said, “I am very happy to be a part of this trade event. It’s been majorly seen that Indian jewellery is a family business & brands & trust are built and passed over through various generations. I have seen that Gem & Jewellery is considered to be the cleanest & most pious business in India. Indian Jewellery is also known for its range of craftsmanship, design & mastery world over. I wish this event becomes one more epitome of success and an important podium as a torch bearer for many more editions to come”

Mr. Ashish Pethe, Chairman, GJC added, “The show of this magnitude immediately before the festive season of Diwali is very encouraging. Over 450 exhibitors spread across 850 stalls showcased their products in the show. Exhibitors were enthusiastic to participate in the show as they secured very good orders for the Diwali festival. Exhibitors prepared their festival collections which attracted eye-balls in the show. Visitors participated in this show from all across the world.”

Mr. Saiyam Mehra, Vice Chairman of GJC and Convener of GJS, said, “In this new edition of the show, we are happy to fulfil the request of our trade members who have been demanding for an effective B2B show before the start of the festive season. I am pleased that exhibitors and buyers benefited not only by the magnitude of this show but also by the upsurge in demand for gold & jewellery from India & globally, especially after the devastating pandemic & the beginning of the good times.

Mr. Nilesh Shobhawat, Co-Convenor,GJS added “ I am very enthusiastic that after months of preparations, we all successfully presented this glorious edition to this show for the benefit of trade and visitors. Our focus was to design & deliver a platform for the fraternity which boosted their confidence after the pandemic void. The idea was to make this show an apt marketplace for them for various exchanges ranging from new ideas, designs, strategies, trends & forthcoming plans and we were successful in our endeavour.”

GJS comprised top-of-the-line manufacturers & wholesalers of Gems & Jewellery as well as dealers from all over the industry. The show assembled the best retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, traders, and delegates from across India. GJS is the ultimate sourcing platform for doing business and a must-attend event for every jeweller in the Indian market.