Review of HKJMA 2018, International Jewelry Show of Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association, China

The 26th edition of JMA Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, held in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Nov 29 to Dec 2. This year’s Show is bigger than ever, reach a record high of 958 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions, making a total of 1535 booths. With Jewelry Party zone and diversified activities, the Show attracted over 26,000 buyers in 4 days with 7% increase of buyer attendance comparing with the last edition, a record high number of visitors.

The most famous and important physical Jewelry show for witnessing good participation from industry personnel, the show becomes the key platform gathering industry elites once a year, facilitating exhibitors in negotiating business, establishing contacts and exploring business opportunities. JMA is the only cash and carry jewelry show in Hong Kong welcomes both trade and public buyers, facilitating exhibitors in exploring new business opportunities. A significant number of exhibitors and booths widen product varieties to satisfy market demands.

Based on strong market demand, the golden chance to boost annual sales as buyers have a strong demand for replenishment before year-end holidays. Extensive promotional programs in Hong Kong and China to attract quality buyers in growing markets. Exhibitors can test the market at year-end to formulate next year sales and marketing strategy.

The JMA Jewelry Show being one of Asia’s key jewelry events, Response to the One Belt, One Road Initiative and the development of Greater Bay Area, with hopes of expanding our market in emerging countries and mainland China, Jewelry brands, designers from mainland and overseas, as well as organizing VIP tours for buyers in China, Korea and Myanmar are invited to the fair.

With our brand new Jewelry Party Zone at Hall 1E, visitors were invited to embark on an amazing Treasure Hunting journey. Showcasing party jewelry of different themes, the zone is a montage of every precious moment in one’s life. Here, visitors can find glamorous décor and plenty of Instagram-worthy spots. Friends and family come together and take a picture with the JMA International Jewelry Design Competition final entries with our AR setup. Visitors are introduced to our games and activities, including the Gem and Pearl Accessory Workshop, a Giant Jewelry Capsule Machine with jewelry surprises and an AR motion game.

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of HKJMA, we have the HKJMA 30th Anniversary Charity Sale. All proceeds will be donated to the Haven of Hope Christian Service.

As the only jewelry show that is open to public, JMA Hong Kong welcomes both wholesale and retail. To promote the use of jewelry in daily life, we continue to offer great discounts and our “Hourly Diamond Lucky Draw” is beyond popular with our visitors.

JMA Hong Kong offers not only the best-valued jewelry, but also the latest industry information. Co-organized with Swarovski Gemstones, GIA Hong Kong and the Gemmological Association of Hong Kong, we held four seminars during the show period free-of-charge. Expert speakers shared their insights on topics including gemstone trends, colored stone identification, ruby and sapphire market pricing and the latest development of diamond market.

JMA Hong Kong
HKJMA has been organizing the JMA Hong Kong International Jewelry Show since 1995. First held with only dozens of exhibitors at the HKJMA office, the show has expanded into a sizeable international exhibition in HKCEC in the last 20 years, becoming a major Jewelry event in Asia. Because of the high-calibre, the Show has been receiving UFI’s recognition since 2014. The show serves as a sourcing and an immediate sale platform for buyers to source best-valued quality jewelry under one roof.

The show covers almost all categories of interest: Diamond jewelry, Platinum jewelry, 24K fine gold jewelry, Gemset jewelry, Silver jewelry,Jade jewelry,Pearl jewelry,South Sea pearls,Cultured pearls,Fresh water pearls,Diamonds,Colored gemstones,Jade Opals, Jewelry mountings,Carvings/display ornaments,Jewelry display,packaging material, etc.

It is allow the public to have a deeper understanding of the Jewelry industry. Free jewelry seminars will be hosted by experts from GAHK during the show period. There are professional jewelry artisans from Jewellery Institute to conduct demonstrations on the different process of jewel production, like wax carving, hammering, gem-setting and colour rendering, to let the audience witness the process of Jewelry production.

The 30th Anniversary of Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association
In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of HKJMA, we publish a commemoration book as a memoir of the golden era of the Hong Kong jewelry industry. Hope to encourage potential talents in joining us to create a better future for the local jewelry industry.

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Organized by HKJMA, the highly anticipated Hong Kong Jewelry Industry Outstanding Achievement Award Presentation Ceremony concluded on Nov 30 (Friday). The Award aims to commend the industry’s most outstanding and dedicated jewelers who over the course of their careers have made extraordinary contribution to the local jewelry industry and to pass on the spirit of Hong Kong jewelry by setting examples for newcomers.

JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2018
“International Designer Arena” (IDA) has been introduced to Hong Kong International Jewelry Manufacturers’ Show as a featured zone since 2008. Over 30 jewelry designers from worldwide gather together to showcase various kinds of innovative, gorgeous and inspirative style of jewels.Jewelers can interact and exchange ideas of design on-site.Let’s be inspired and get jewelry trend at IDA.

This year, the competition theme is “Blossom”, Creativity with open-mindedness and original thinking contributes to unlimited possibilities. These are vital for the blossoming of the jewelry industry and contribute to the success of HKJMA, on its 30th Anniversary.

With a complex multicultural vibe and old-meets-new character, Hong Kong is a city that is full of innovation and vitality. A ‘heartbeat’ jewelry piece must be made from these characteristics with a featured design and ingenious craftsmanship.

JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2018 Award Presentation Ceremony was held on the first day of the Show. With “Blossom” as this year’s theme, we hope that the jewelry industry would blossom with imagination and vitality. The year 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of HKJMA and a new beginning. All winning pieces were demonstrated by Miss Jewelry Hong Kong with a catwalk.

J Hub Hong Kong
HKJMA finds the need to explore new directions to better equip for any challenges in the future. J Hub Hong Kong project is to preserve the exquisite craftsmanship by working towards sustainability and to seek a new direction for the industry’s future development. J Hub Hong Kong aims to maintain the local jewelry industry by combining designs, technology and innovation, high value added craftsmanship, education and testing and examination, taking the industry to a whole new level.

Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association
Found in 1988, Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association (HKJMA) dedicates to providing diverse quality services for our members and facilitating the development of the industry. HKJMA is dedicated to the uplifting global status of the local Jewelry manufacturing industry. With the four core values, namely ‘member-oriented’, ‘sustainable development’, ‘excellence in operations’ and ‘social responsibilities’, we closely work with our peers to strive for a bright future.

To Uplift Global Status of Hong Kong Jewelry – HKJMA coordinates Hong Kong Pavilion in overseas exhibitions covering US, Europe, Middle East and Asia, and provides exposure for local brands to foreign jewelers. Our annual “JMA Hong Kong International Jewelry Show” serves as a quality sales & trading platform for global exhibitors and buyers, especially those from China and South-East Asia.

To Exude Charisma of Local Designs – HKJMA emphasises on the creation of uniqueness of the local brand. The state-of-the-art craftsmanship and magnificent designs from Hong Kong are showcased in our widely distributed jewelry publications to keep pace with the mainstream pulse; We also proactively make use of electronic platforms and social media to explore business opportunities.

HKJMA is dedicated to quality services for members. We organise tailor-made activities to facilitate interactions and unite members. We develop electronic means to release the latest industry information and technical support, strengthen our role as the development platform for the local Jewelry industry.

HKJMA emphasises on the sustainability of industry development. We create business opportunities by industry transfer to new markets in Asia and cultivate talents by launching seminars and courses. HKJMA is establishing ‘J-HUB Hong Kong’ to provide necessary infrastructure and assistant services for young jewellers, to help inherit the traditional artisanship and explore development possibilities in the future.

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