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Expo Khorfakkan to host ‘Jewels of Emirates’ event for first time


Participants and visitors during the previous edition of the exhibition at Expo Centre Sharjah.

Expo Khorfakkan is all set for the first edition of the Jewels of Emirates exhibition, which is to run from 8th to 11th December with the support of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and the supervision of Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS).

The event boasts a host of elite specialised Emirati companies and designers along with some of the brightest local brands in the realms of gold, silver, diamonds, pearls, precious gems and classy watches.

The event’s will stand out for showcasing a variety of the most sumptuous and one-of-a-kind golden designs that evoke the aesthetics of the Emirati heritage and blend sophistication, originality and modernity.

The local designers will present a fine selection of the latest trends of diamond-encrusted gold designs and the finest of luxury watches and precious stones.

Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, indicated that the organisation of the Jewels of Emirates exhibition at Expo Khorfakkan is part of the ECS’s development plans aimed at the expansion in gold, jewellery and posh watches events that target raising awareness about everything new in the world of watches, gold and jewellery, and contribute to boosting local markets in satisfying the growing demand for gold craft works in the UAE, as that demand hit a historical record this year, rising 30 percent in the third quarter of 2022.

Khalil Al-Mansouri, Director of Expo Khorfakkan, expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the SCCI and ECS and their support for organising the Jewels of Emirates exhibition, which succeeded in attracting a big number of Emirati designers and local companies.

Al-Mansouri pointed out that the event will include a display of the most creative and unique designs of diamonds, gold, pearls and many other precious metals and gems. Entry to the exhibition, which enables the direct purchase, is for free daily from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Expo KhorFakkan is situated along the east coast of the UAE in an idyllic part of the world which combines modern infrastructure with old-world charm and sensibilities. In close proximity to KhorFakkan’s natural deep-water port and approximately 130 kilometres away from Sharjah, this venue is ideally located to capitalise on this fast-growing area of the Arabian Peninsula. Expo KhorFakkan offers 1,400 square metres of event space and is well equipped to accommodate the requirements of both trade and consumer shows, meetings and conventions.

Expo Centre Sharjah has said recently that the UAE’s exhibitions and conferences industry performed extremely well in 2022 with astoundingly big results and indicators that confirmed the industry’s full recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and its start of a new phase of prosperity and sustainable growth, emphasizing the UAE’s success in organizing and hosting many major regional and international events and exhibitions, which attracted thousands of exhibitors and visitors from across the world. This came during the Centre’s participation on the UFI Global Congress 2022, organized by the Global Association of Exhibition Industry until November 17 in the Omani capital, Muscat, as a sponsor of the event that takes place in celebration of the exhibition sector’s recovery as well as promoting joint global action to envision the future of exhibitions and conferences Industry, and develop innovative strategies in order to enhance its competitiveness.

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