Review of HKJMA 2020, International Jewelry Show of Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association, China

JMA Hong Kong 2020 (International Jewelry Show) opened on 26 November and close on 29 November. Held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong this is the first physical show which is 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.

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. Test the market at year-end to formulate next year sales and marketing strategy.

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, JMA has become the only one successfully held among the four major Hong Kong jewelry fairs in 2020. Organizers had taken excellent precaution and adhered to high standard of hygiene and Covid-19 healthcare protocol. It ensure complete safety for everyone. People are showing interest in visiting all the booths and the exhibition gave the Gems and Jewelry industry around the globe a push from the decline it was facing owing to the pandemic-induced lockdown.

The 2020 Show integrates all exhibitors within Hall 1 so that buyers could browse and purchase different varieties under one roof. Taking advantage of the best shopping time before Christmas and New Year, with generous discounts, the Show had attract more than 20,000 trade and public buyers to participate for high-quality and affordable jewelry.

JMA Hong Kong
HKJMA has been organizing the JMA Hong Kong International Jewelry Show (the 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 has attracted more than 970 exhibitors from 29 countries and regions in the past. The number of booths reached 1,550 with an area of ​​more than 28,800 sq. m. The Show brings together high-quality jewelers from various countries, from Hong Kong and China to Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Thailand, India, Middle East, Europe and the US, selling high-quality and value-for-money jewelry pieces and loose stones. The Show also organized “overseas buyer delegations” from South Korea, China and emerging markets in Asia such as Myanmar and Nepal, to help the industry explore overseas markets and create business opportunities.

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.

In JMA Best Service Award 2020 there are 11 exhibitors received the highest votes of visitors. They were rewarded cash prizes and trophies, and a giant Best Service Medal.

It is allow the public to have a deeper understanding of the Jewelry industry. Two free jewelry seminars will be hosted by experts from GAHK during the show period. One is “Magnificent Red-coloured Gemstones”, and the other is “How to Win Clients’ Hearts in a New Era of Consumption”.

There are professional jewelry artisans from HATTON 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.

Jewelry HUB
J-HUB Invites You to Role-play a Jewelry Artisan, with the mission for sustainable development of the local jewelry industry, A traditional jewelry-making workbench will also be set up there for visitors to role-play a jewel artisan.

JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2020
“JMA International Jewelry Design Competition” is organized by Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association, and it has been receiving continuous support from the jewelry industry for over 20 years. The competition is to act as a global platform for potential designers to communicate and exchange creative ideas. It aims at promoting design excellence in the jewelry industry and enhance Hong Kong’s jewelry design standard.

This year, the competition theme is “UNION”, Under the current economic environment of Hong Kong, HKJMA walks hand in hand with the Hong Kong jewelry industry, and together in UNION, we will create a brighter future. Meanwhile, “Union” can also be translated into “One Heart” and “One Mind” in Chinese, meaning that Hong Kong jewelry designers and craftsmen are all with persistence and determinations, concentrating in their work wholeheartedly, and make Hong Kong jewelry shines brightly and stands without peers in the world.

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.