DOHA PREPARATIONS for the 10th annual Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) have finished and the event opens on Monday at the Doha International Exhibitions Center, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) revealed on Saturday.
The seven-day international exhibition is organised by QTA and will showcase the finest jewellery and watches collections. This year’s edition, which runs until March 3, features over 530 international and regional brands of fine jewellery and luxury watches including the world’s most glamorous and fashionable marques.
Many spectacular pieces will be exclusively revealed at the show.
In addition to an impressive list of regular exhibitors, the 10th edition of the annual exhibition is hosting for the first time many new participants representing some of the world’s leading names in the industry, such as Christie’s from London and Matis Jewellery, who are aiming to establish a foothold in the jewellery industry in Qatar.
The 2013 Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition will cover nearly 15,000 square meters of space. Over the past decade the expo has become a record-beating event and this year is no exception.
This year’s edition will see an impressive increase of 15 percent in international brands’ participation. Among the significant Qatari exhibitors in the event, sponsored by QNB, are Ali Bin Ali Group, Al Fardan Jewellery Company, Ghadah Jewellery, Al Manara Trading, Al Majed Jewellery, Blue Salon, Al Muftah Jewellery, Amiri Gems WLL, Fifty One East, Al Jaber watches, Pari Gallery, Marzooq Al Shamlan and Sons WLL, Al Majed Pearls, Dar Al Majid Jewellery, Royal Jewellery (Al Malakia), Bulgari Jewellery, Al Makki Jewellery and 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, AL Zain Trading Co, Graff/Qatar Marketing Co, Christie’s Jewellery.
The exhibition will remain open every day from midday to 10 pm except on March 1, when it opens at 4.00 pm and closes at 10.00.
QTA defines its mission as to offer residents and tourists alike a wide set of events in addition to positioning Qatar as a world class tourism hub for business, leisure, culture, education and sport.