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Arusha Intl. Gem, Jewelry & Minerals Fair Runs April 26-29

27 march 2012

The Arusha International Gem, Jewelry & Minerals fair will take place in Arusha, Tanzania from April 26 to April 29 at the Mount Meru Hotel, Rapaport reported. The event is sponsored by Tanzania’s Ministry of Energy & Mines and the Tanzania Mineral Dealers Association (TAMIDA) and  will be the first such gathering  since 1998, when it was halted by the government after discovering that some dealers were abusing their gemstone licenses for personal gain.
The fair will bring together gemstone and mineral producers from 13 sub-Sahara African countries and include more than 40 pavilions. Exhibitor booths are available at a minimal fee of $500 under a come-first serve basis, and can be reserved up until March 28.   
The fair will also host roundtable discussions, educational seminars and demonstrations.
The event organizing committee chairman, Abe Suleimen, noted that he expects buyers to visit from the U.S.,  Canada, Brazil, Europe, India, Thailand, Australia, Japan and South Africa as well as some neighboring countries.
Attendees can also register to attend a tour of some of Tanzania’s mines on April 29, as well as take a three-day safari into the country’s national parks.