THE ISRAELI PAVILION ENJOYS GOOD TRAFFIC AT THE HKTDC SHOW
The Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show opened on Tuesday (February 26) and closed yesterday (Saturday, March 2).
Aviel Elia, the Managing Director of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI), reported from the site during the five-day event: “The show enjoys a good deal of traffic. There were long queues at the entrance, and the Israeli booths were very busy. Many visitors gathered at the Israeli pavilion, organized by the IDI, and many of them used the Get-Diamonds terminals”.
Elia added that despite the fact that the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show opened on February 28, “the diamond show still attracted very good traffic. Usually, the opening of the jewellery show brings a decline in the number of visitors, but not this year. Diamantaires I spoke with at the Israeli pavilion were happy with the number of visitors, and I hope the traffic translated into sales”.
The Israeli pavilion hosted 58 Israeli diamond companies, while ten more Israeli companies exhibited independently in different locations throughout the venue. The Israel Diamond Pavilion measured over 830 square meters and was located in the Diamond Hall at the AsiaWorld-Expo. As happens every year, the IDI booth offered hot drinks, beer and Get Diamonds terminals, which offered a computerized database in both English and Chinese of all goods offered by Israeli exhibitors at the show. The booth also provided the Israeli exhibitors with administrative services and assisted in other areas.
The Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show is organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. It is held at the AsiaWorld-Expo, located near the Hong Kong International Airport. According to the organizers, 1,970 exhibitors participated in the 2018 show and 33,278 people visited the AsiaWorld-Expo during the five-day event.