As one of the major players in the world jewellery industry, Turkey is a leading manufacturing and export base that offers abundant opportunities as it is located on the crossroads of three continents and provides a vital focal point for neighbouring countries. In the past 25 years, Turkish gold jewellery producers have been very successful and Turkey became the second biggest exporter in the world after Italy, the fifth largest importer and the third biggest producer after Italy and India. The total value of exports was over 2 billion US dollars in 2012.

With Turkey’s strategic location, Istanbul Jewelry Show October has a unique positioning as an important marketplace for both Europe and the Middle East, providing the best opportunities for suppliers and exhibitors to meet buyers, build business and sales contacts with Turkey, the EU, the Middle and Near East, Russia and the CIS Nations, Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Mediterranean markets.

Turkish jewellery is both an art and a craft. Inspired by 5,000 years of cultural and historical heritage in Anatolia and combined with the latest technology, outstanding craftsmanship, immense variety, flexible production capacity, excellent finishing quality, competitive prices and the shortest delivery time, Istanbul Jewelry Show October is an ideal place to source products in every category of price and quality, from price point merchandise to high-end design Jewellery for the year-end, Christmas, New Year, early next year and also St. Valentine’s Day orders.

Istanbul Jewelry Show October is supported by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy, Istanbul Precious Minerals and Jewellery Exporters' Association (IMMIB), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organisation (KOSGEB), Jewellery Exporters’ Association (JTR), certified by the Union of International Fairs (UFI) and the Quality Management System ISO-9001, ensuring that it represents an outstanding international trade event serving the fast growing domestic and international markets surrounding Turkey.

Special Hosted Buyer’s Programme from Bahrain, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuanian, Morocco, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates is organized with the support of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy.

The exhibition halls are designed and grouped by product in order to save time and increase efficiency for buyers as they tour around.There will be country and group pavilions from Hong Kong, India, Italy, Russian Federation and Thailand.

The new registration system is now available. Visitors can pre-register online at www.istanbuljewelleryshow.com and get their e-badges before the show to avoid long queues at registration counters.