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The March Edition of the Chennai Jewellery and Gem Fair Concludes on a Successful Note

Press Trust of India  |  CHENNAI 

/ -- A mega B2B gem and extravaganza by India, with a special focus on South India's repertoire

The March edition of the three day expo, Chennai and Gem Fair ( CJGF ) organized by and India, the nation's leading B2B events organizer, successfully concluded on 10th March 2019, at the

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Chief Guest Shri Vishal Krishna, Actor, Producer, for Nadigar Sangam, and of Council, Anti - Activist; along with key dignitaries Mr. Yogesh Shah President, Chennai Jewellers Association; Mr. Uday Vummidi Vice President, Chennai Jewellers Association; Mr. Rajesh Vummidi, of Chennai Jewellers Association; Mr. Sultan Mohideen, Vice President, Chennai Jewellers Association; Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, and Mr. Abhjit Mukherjee, Director, UBM inaugurated the show amidst an august industry gathering.

The fair is recognised as an integral part of the sector by the 600+ associations from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, and other Indian states and the industry at large, with support from eminent associations namely CJA, the ( DAB ), All Gold & Silver Merchants Association (AKGSMA), (SJMA), and the The ( JAB ).

The three-day expo is South India's largest International B2B show that saw participation of over 100 exhibitors and over 30 luxury brands, showcasing the latest trends in this glittering domain. It was represented by wholesalers, retailers, importers and exporters, jewellery manufacturers, manufacturers, diamond, gemstone and pearl suppliers and traders, and jewellery mounting traders and suppliers, and trade and governmental bodies.

Speaking on the successful completion of CJGF, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM said, "Opportunities are plentiful in the Gems and Jewellery sector which is also export-oriented and labour intensive, making India the hub of the global jewellery market. Hence, we plan to foray into this sector in an even more comprehensive manner. As South India's mega B2B jewellery extravaganza, UBM India through CJGF takes pride in its role of providing a micro ecosystem for jewellery professionals and creating an international trading platform enabling jewellery, diamond, pearl and gemstone suppliers to congregate, interact and network with stakeholders, both local and international."

"This edition too, we received an overwhelming response and we would like to further express our gratitude to all the jewellery associations in the South who have sincerely and readily provided complete support to our endeavour," he further added.

A stunning array of heritage jewellery that included Temple Nakshi Jewellery, Stone Studded Jewellery, and Bridal Jewellery such as Manga Malai, Kasu Mala, and Pachhi Designs modified by the contemporary touch was on display. CZ Jewellery, Casting Jewellery, chains, exclusive Men's jewellery and seasonal trending jewellery such as pearls, multi layered neckpieces, arm cuffs, and bejewelled brooches along with the latest used in the and other and services were also showcased.

Some of the key highlights of the expo were the Artisans' Zone that featured innovative creations of artisans and designers who made distinctive jewellery including The expo also showcased a 'Hall of Fame' which displayed unique products and designs. Knowledge seminars included discussions on topics such as 'Identifying the Colour Stones' and 'Awareness on Natural and Synthetic Colour Stones' by All A number of world-class features such as Gold, Silver, Gem Stones, and Luxury Pavilions were graced by key stakeholders and celebrities.

The CJGF is one of the five-city jewellery shows (Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Delhi) that will be hosted throughout the year by UBM India. Internationally, organises the World's Biggest Jewellery Trade Event - The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.

About CJGF:

CJGF is a bi-annual event, strategically taking place in October and March every year will be organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with PLC to become a leading B2B and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world. Please visit for more information on the CJGF and our presence in

About UBM Asia:

UBM recently became part of PLC, a leading B2B and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world. Please visit for more information about our presence in Asia.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 15:25 IST