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Posted On: 25 February 2015 02:20 pm
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Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition 2015 opens a stunningly beautiful theatre of spectacular pieces from across the world

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Doha, February 23, 2015.

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, the 12th edition of the Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition was officially opened today after a year-long wait.

The show was inaugurated by HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce in the presence of HE Mr. Issa Bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi, the Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority and Mr. Abdulaziz bin Nasser al-Khalifa, CEO of Qatar Development Bank (QDB).

Hosted by Qatar Tourism Authority, Events and Fira Barcelona at the Qatar National Convention Centre, the exhibition will be an impressive collection of jewellery and timepieces from the most famous and reputed international brands. Visitors are in for an impressive visual journey, admiring the master craftsmanship and creativity of the collections on display.

The beautifully themed venue will be glittering with exquisite pieces that celebrate the love and passion behind centuries of jewellery and watch making. The five day exhibition is also the event of choice for many regional and international brands to unveil their new collections in the Middle East.

Mr. Hamad Al Abdan, Director of Exhibitions, Qatar Tourism Authority, said “The Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) attracts a growing number of exhibitors, brands, and visitors year after year to become one of the most anticipated luxury events in the region. We are proud to see international and local brands in the field competing against each other to be present at the show, as we’re exerting every effort to improve the show year after another to make it a landmark event in the calendar of luxury events in the region.” Al Abdan added: “QTA is pinning significant hopes on the event’s success especially that we’re seeing exclusive pieces launched exclusively during the event and people from across the region awaiting to come and buy luxury sets and creations.”

With online registration offsite and onsite, VIP visitors on the opening day were surprised at the express check in and appreciated the shuttle bus service provided between the parking area and the main entrance. Visitors were seen using the golf carts to visit different areas, thereby speeding up their time between pavilions. According to Mr. Ibrahim Abdullah Al Malki, Chief Entreprise Officer,, “Our special services for VIPs delighted visitors and the media as we have not only valet parking, but also a VIP lounge dedicated for VIPs to rest and relax in, whilst the media have a well-appointed media room at their disposal.”

With over 500 participating brands representing the best of the global industry, the media were given bespoke tours earlier in the day and were given time with exhibitors to discuss and photograph the latest collections.

Qatar leading retail and corporate bank, QNB is the official bank partner and the contemporary luxury hotel W Doha is the official hospitality partner at the Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition 2015.

Talking about QNB’s role in Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition 2015, the General Manager for QNB’s Group Communications, Mr. Yousef Darwish said, “QNB is pleased to sponsor this prestigious event which attracts numerous visitors from worldwide. The Group’s sponsorship of this exhibition comes as testament to its importance in the world of jewellery. It will mark Qatar as a global hub for professionals and those interested in this field and truly shed light on our beloved country as a truly global destination for great events.”

Mr. Safak Guvenc, Area Manager for Qatar and the General Manager of W Doha Hotel & residences said on the occasion of the launch, “We are honoured to be the official hotel partner of the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2015. This distinguished exhibition showcases the best international brands from the world of jewellery and watch designs and manufactures and is one of the greatest events taking place in this country. The W Doha team is delighted to be part of this leading event and looks forward to welcoming its guests to Qatar’s first luxury lifestyle hotel.”

Besides, Sawaid Qatar, a non-profit organisation in Qatar has shown active participation in this year’s edition of Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition. They are rendering full support in receiving visitors, assisting them with registration and guiding them at QNCC. Visitors can directly contact the representatives of the organisation for additional information, or in case of any query, confusion or problem which they may encounter at the venue.

The Doha Jewellery & Watches 2015 commences its 12th edition with great fanfare and is ready to surprise and amaze visitors with its gorgeous displays.




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