The 16th edition of Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – June (6FJ) concluded successfully on 23 June 2013 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, with a total of 10,218 visitors from 94 countries and regions passing through its doors.
Of the visitors that came to the key mid-year trade event for the fashion jewellery and accessories industry, about 63 percent were from outside Hong Kong region, reflecting the show’s international status. Excluding Hong Kong region and mainland China, the Top 10 source of visitors were the United States, India, Japan, Taiwan region, Korea, Thailand, Australia, the Russian Federation, the Philippines and Singapore. The United States continues to be the leading source, with 336 buyers.
This year’s event gathered 380 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions, namely, mainland China, the Czech Republic, France, India, Israel, Italy, Korea, the Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Hong Kong and Taiwan regions. More than 80% of the total number of exhibitors is from outside Hong Kong region.
The exhibitors also displayed their classic bestsellers. Star attractions at the Fair included seven group pavilions representing mainland China, France, India, Korea, the Philippines, Spain and Taiwan region. Meanwhile, the popular Stainless Steel Jewellery Pavilion was on board again this year to give buyers a dedicated space to source quality stainless steel jewellery at competitive prices.
“We are glad that 6FJ once again successfully played its role as an ideal marketplace for sourcing the latest fashion jewellery and accessories,” Ms Celine Lau, Director of Jewellery Fairs of UBM Asia Ltd said. “We thank the industry for its overwhelming support.”
Known for its excellent service to the fashion jewellery and accessories industry, 6FJ continues to showcase a wide range of fascinating collections for every budget. Added Ms Lau: “Our Stainless Steel Jewellery Pavilion got a warm welcome from both buyers and exhibitors. This is our second time to feature this pavilion in 6FJ, which has become a popular destination for buyers who look for quality yet competitively priced stainless steel products.”
“We met target buyers from mainland China, Thailand and the United States. We’ve been joining the June Fair for the past two years. The fair is well organised; the directory for the venue is very clear, and the security for the fair is good. The professional services the organiser provides make participating in this show easy. We also exhibit in the fair’s September editions. We will join again next year.”
– Matteo Belotti, sales manager of mabel S.R.L in Italy
“This is our third time to exhibit in 6FJ. The buyers we met were mainly from Europe and Australia. I noticed an increase in the number of buyers compared to last year, around 5 to10 percent. We were satisfied the organiser’s professional services. The atmosphere is good and the booths are beautiful. We will definitely exhibit at 6FJ again.”
– Arnold Omaque, owner of Omaque Arts & Crafts in the Philippines
“We have been exhibiting in 6FJ for the past five years. We met our target buyers during the fair, such as buyers from Australia and Spain. The booths and ambiance are elegant. We are satisfied with the fair promotions; the overall services are satisfactory. We will participate again.”
– Hely Rotbard, managing director of Hely Designs in Israel
“6FJ pulls in serious buyers from all over the world, which is why we’ve been exhibiting in 6FJ for the past five years. We met our target buyers this year, they were mainly from the mainland China, Korea and the United States. The location of fair is good, and the transportation around the venue is convenient. Members of the exhibitions staff were very helpful and responsible. We will join the fair again.”
– Monica Wang, supervisor of Huanrui Industry Co Ltd in mainland China
“This is our first time to participate in 6FJ. Most of the buyers we met were from overseas, especially from Italy and the United States. We’re happy with the organiser’s services and their efforts in promoting the fair. The organiser is professional and the staffs are polite. We will definitely be exhibiting again next year.”
– June, sales representative of Jewelry Effects in Taiwan region
“I met new suppliers from Korea and mainland China; their latest collections are inspiring. There’s a wide variety of quality products that are also reasonably priced. Overall the quality of exhibitors is very good. The timing of 6FJ is also very good. I am satisfied with the organiser’s services. I have upgraded the visitor’s badge to Trade Buyer ID, as it is more convenient for me and it is environment-friendly. I will visit the fair again next year.”
– Irina Vorobieva, director of Sweet Life Jewellery Shop in Russia
“I visited 6FJ to meet new suppliers, mainly from Hong Kong, Italy, Korea and Spain. There were lots of inspiring necklaces and earrings. The facilities make visiting the fair very convenient. I have upgraded my visitor’s badge to Trade Buyer ID. I will definitely return next year.”
– Faisal Ismail, representative of Paragon-Gems in America
“I came to source new fashion jewellery and accessories. I met some Chinese suppliers and their jewellery inspired me. The quality of exhibitors is generally good; they have a wide range of competitively priced products. The organiser’s service is professional and impressive. I will visit the fair again next year.”
– Shailesh Riziya, director of R.B.Diam (HK) Limited in Hong Kong region
“6FJ is one of my favourite sourcing fairs because of the wide variety of trendy products available. I met new suppliers mainly from mainland China. The organiser’s service is good and the staffs are friendly. Every aspect of the fair is good, keep up the good work. I will definitely visit again next year.”
– Richard Rockman, representative of Tocara in Canada
“I placed orders for some new products with suppliers. The quality of the exhibitors is good and the price offers are competitive. The fair is satisfactory in every aspect, particularly the organiser’s service and the clean venue. I will visit the fair again.”
– Pooja Uttaonchandani, director of John Hardy in India
Dates of Upcoming fairs
Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – September (11 – 14 September 2013)
Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – September (9FJ) is a dynamic marketplace for sourcing the latest Spring/Summer collections. The fair will take place at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong from 11 – 14 September 2013. In 2012, the fair welcomed over 6,500 visitors and gathered 382 exhibitors from 16 countries and regions. It is held alongside the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, the world’s number one fine jewellery event.
Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – March (4 -7 March 2014)
Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – March (3FJ) enjoys a glowing reputation as the ideal trading platform for sourcing Autumn/Winter fashion jewellery and accessories. In 2013, over 4,200 trade visitors from 89 countries and regions attended the fair. Over 400 exhibitors from 21 countries and regions participated at 3FJ.
Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – June (19 – 22 June 2014)
Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – June is one of the most popular events in the first half of the year in Asia. In 2014, the fair will be held alongside the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair in Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, from 19 to 22 June 2014. The fair will showcase a wide range of latest fashion jewellery and accessories.