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Kiev to Host Jeweller Expo on 16-19 May, 2012

24 april 2012

From 16 to 19 May, 2012, Kiev will host the main event of the year in the country’s jewellery industry  – the International exhibition Jeweller Expo Ukraine 2012 which will be held at exhibition centre KyivExpoPlaza, according to a press release received by Rough&Polished from Kyiv International Contract Fair Ltd.
The exhibition will feature jewellery production of leading Ukrainian and international companies. Famous jewelry houses, as well as junior firms engaged in jewelry manufacturing will offer their jewelry fashion collections of 2012 to visitors.
Connossieurs of jewellery art will appreciate special exposition of VIP ZONE featuring luxury jewelry, masterpieces produced by famous jewelry brands and unique works of private jewelers.
Engaged couples will be interested in Wedding Expo, a division featuring wedding jewelry and accompanying products and services, which may help them organize an unforgettable wedding.
Jewellery industry players regard Jeweller Expo Ukraine 2012 as an opportunity to discuss the latest trends, ideas and events of the jewellery industry as well as meet jewellery producers, dealers and official distributors of global brands and conclude deals.
The event will also feature a rich program including contests, seminars, master classes and numerous promotion campaigns run by the participants.
Detailed information and free invitations are available at

Tatiana Alexandrova, Rough&Polished, Moscow