Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) announced the 10th anniversary of Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition, which will open its doors on 25 February and run to 3 March 2013.

The 10th Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition will cover nearly 15,000 square metres and is expecting to welcome up to 50,000 visitors, as 26 exhibitors with more than 500 jewellery and watch brands have already signed up for the high-profile event.

This reflects an increase of 15% more than last year’s participation, when the exhibition attracted more than 30,000 visitors including those from neighbouring countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the UAE.

This year and in addition to the regular local and regional exhibitors, some of the world’s most famous international brands joined like Christie’s from London and Matis Jewellery, who are aiming to establish a foothold in the jewellery industry in Qatar.

Speaking at a press conference in the Doha Exhibition Centre, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) chairman HE Issa Al Mohannadi said the high profile of exhibitors continued to attract interested and enthusiastic customers from around the region and the world, which has helped made the show one of the most successful in the Gulf and the industry.

Over the past decade the DJWE has proved to be a record-beating event and this year is no exception.  It provides the ideal platform for fruitful and highly productive business for all of its visitors and exhibitors, so they can make the most of this brilliant exposition of some of the world’s finest precious stones and timepieces. Indeed we will be seeing some magnificent jewellery revealed for the first time at the show.

Among the Qatari exhibitors in the event are:

Al Fardan Jewellery Company

Ghadah Jewellery/Al Manara Trading

Ali Bin Ali group

Al Majed Jewellery

Blue Saloon

Al Muftah Jewellery

Amiri Gems W.L.L.

(51) Fifty One  East

Al Jaber watches

Pari Gallery

Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons W.L.L.

Al Majed Pearls/Dar Al Majid Jewellery

Royal Jewelry (Al Malakia), Bulgari Jewellery

Al Makki Jewellery & Watches

Al Mawali Jewellery

Matis Jewellery

Versailles Jewellery

Wazni Jewellery

Doha Marketing Services Co. (Domasco)

Safana Jewellery

International brands featuring in the show include:

Mouawad Jewellery W.L.L.

Al Zain Trading Co W.L.L.

Graff/Qatar Marketing Co.

Christie’s Jewellery

The show welcomes all visitors from 26-28 February from noon to 10 pm, 1 March from 4 pm to 10 pm and 2-3 March from noon to 10 pm.

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