TradeFairs Invitation to attend 11th Edition of Signature IIJS 2018 & 5th Edition of IGJME 2018

Invitation to attend 11th Edition of Signature IIJS 2018 & 5th Edition of IGJME 2018

11th Edition of Signature IIJS 2018

9th  – 12th Feb 2018

Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC)

5th Edition of IGJME 2018

9th – 11th Feb 2018

Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC)


The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is the apex body of trade sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India to promote exports of the gems and Jewellery from India. Being one of India's leading foreign exchange earners and one of the fastest growing sectors accounting for 15.64 % of India’s total merchandise exports during FY 2016-17. The industry has registered a remarkable growth over the last four decades, with exports from US$ 28 million in the 1966-67 when the GJEPC was established to US$ 43.20 billion in FY 2016-17.

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) was able to successfully host the 10th edition of Signature 2017 held in Mumbai from 6th  – 9th  February 2017. The show witnessed a huge interest from more than 560+ overseas buyers from 45 + countries, like UAE, UK, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Iran, Bangladesh, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkey and China, USA etc., to mention a few. The show garnered tremendous business response, and has further established successful sourcing partnerships in our objective to further enhance exports of gems and jewellery from India.

In its endeavor to promote India as the “Innovation hub for Designer Jewellery’’; the Council is organizing the following focused business to business  shows at Mumbai that caters to the sourcing needs of the G & J industry:

11th edition of Signature IIJS (9th - 12th, February 2018): India’s jewellery manufacturing strengths are now established as a reliable and competitive source which retailers and consumers the world over have come to appreciate. Visiting Signature IIJS is a profitable step to growing your business. The show is compact enough to fully explore sourcing opportunities and, with a large number of new participants, it is the ideal platform to develop additional contacts. It is also an opportunity to enjoy exclusive Signature IIJS ambience and hospitality. For further information please visit 

5th edition of India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME- 9th - 11th, February 2018) GJEPC’s initiative to organise Asia’s largest gem and jewellery technology expo, presents latest machines and technological advancements to the mammoth gem and Jewellery industry of India, with a view to offer the manufacturers the best in class technology that will bring a difference to their business in terms of quantity and quality. The expo will be held in conjunction with Signature IIJS 2018, which is expected to be attended by over 15,000 visitors. For further information please visit 

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India is assisting Council in every possible way to make these shows more successful than previous years and has sanctioned substantial financial grant under its Market Access Initiative (MAI) scheme from time to time. 

In view of above, we need to jointly garner all possible efforts to make the show more successful by promoting it vigorously to the international jewellery fraternity.

A comprehensive Advertising & Promotional Strategy has been devised to actively promote these shows: 

  1.    Focused Advertisements in prominent International Jewellery B2B trade magazines, worldwide.
  2. Promotion through India Pavilions organized by the Council at various international jewellery shows.
  3. Following Promotional activities is taking care to promote the Show:
  • Specially designed promotional materials like - Fliers/brochures in various languages for targeted buyers & high net worth international traders/association heads to display the event highlights.
  • Digital promotion for show updates & social media like (Facebook , YouTube , Twitter, & Instagram )
  • User friendly Online Registration process through
  • Promotion through various International Trade Associations
  • Regular Emailer/E-bulletin campaigns to targeted database of International buyers.

Please find enclosed herewith the specially designed promotional material comprising of Fliers for local distribution to help you mobilize the interested trade members. If you can inform us well in advance about the composition of the buyer delegation along with their company profiles, which is a must, then we would duly arrange for privileged facilities mentioned below, on complimentary basis: 

  • 2 nights/3 days Stay at a Luxurious hotel during the event
  • Airport pick-up & drops
  • To & Fro Shuttle bus services from Hotel to Exhibition
  • Entry Passes to networking evenings

Kindly note that due to logistical reasons, such privileged facilities can be considered only if the list of members interested to attend the show will reach us at least 60 days prior to the show dates. As done in the past, once again, we request for your kind support and assistance in the following fronts to make this show a great success: 

» Providing database of local gem & jewellery importers/associations/members.

» Disseminate Information to the local jewellery importers including trade associations who can be instrumental in organizing delegation level visits.

» Providing fast track visa support to interested attendees who wish to visit the show. 

For more information, please contact Mr. Vikrant Pradhan, Asst. Director – Exhibitions or log on to

We anxiously look forward to receiving your whole hearted support in organizing a sizeable group of buyers who can source from this international platform.


Nov 30, 2017
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