Visitors at UBM’s June Jewellery Fair Up 10 Percent
Last month, UBM Asia concluded the 31st edition of the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair (June Fair).
The event attracted a total of 28,131 visitors from 91 countries and regions. This represents an increase of 9.7 percent from last year’s figure.
Overseas visitors increased 14 percent year-on-year, reaching 18,589 visitors. The top five visiting countries and regions outside of Hong Kong were China (12,144), India (967), the Philippines (903), Taiwan (784) and Japan (452).
According to the organiser, visitors from the Philippines, China and India recorded the most significant increase, up 36 percent, 20 percent and nearly 10 percent respectively.
Running June 21-24, at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), the June Fair covered exhibition space of more than 65,000 m2, showcasing almost 2,000 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions.
Wolfram Diener, Senior Vice President of UBM Asia, stated, “We are pleased to see that our enhanced efforts to bring in buyers through our doors have delivered positive results.”
He added, “On top of our expanded visitor promotion programme, we have also taken steps to enrich the buyer experience at the show.”