Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2018
- Young Qatari Designers initiative returns to DJWE to celebrate local talent
- Visitors invited to a new one-day DJWE Forum, daily industry talks, and bespoke jewellery & watches workshops
- More than 400 brands from over 10 countries to showcase exclusive pieces
Held under the Patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the 15th edition of the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) will be held between 21 and 26 February at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.
This year’s exhibition will host a variety of new experiences for exhibitors and visitors, from the one-day DJWE Forum and daily industry talks, through to watches and jewellery workshops. This unique exhibition continues to maintain its position as a primary platform that features a collection of sophisticated and luxury brands presenting innovative solutions that are displayed through emerging and established brands in the jewellery and watches world. In addition, the exhibition offers market insights and options for industry networking and potential new partnerships. Returning to exhibit this year are Qatar’s premier jewellery patrons, who continue to support and present their unique world-class collections; Al Fardan Jewellery Company, Ali Bin Ali group ,Al Majed Jewellery, Amiri Gems WLL and Fifty One East.
A special pavilion for the young Qatari designers
As part of the exhibition’s commitment to nurturing young talent and creativity, this year’s exhibition returns with its Young Qatari Designers (YQDs) initiative. The YQDs initiative this year will shine a spotlight on three new and three returning talented Qatari designers, by providing them with a unique platform to showcase their new collections alongside renowned international brands. The designers include Nada Al Sulaiti (Hairaat); Nouf Al Meer (Nouf Jewellery) ; Ghada Al Buainain ; Leila Abu Issa (Leila Issam Fine Jewellery); Sheikha Mohamed- Al Ghla Jewellery; and Jawaher & Hissa Mohammed Al Mannai (Ghand Jewellery).
Unique events during the exhibition
Iconic French Auction House Artcurial will also be returning to provide watch enthusiasts, visitors and collectors with free consultations, valuations and share knowledge about the industry. Also returning by popular demand is French watchmaking expert, Objectif Horlogerie, set to showcase the art of their craftsmanship, by allowing watch connoisseurs to participate in a master workshop, which will include an accredited diploma for each participant.
DJWE continues to grow its offering by introducing exclusive new experiences for both visitors and exhibitors. The exhibition’s unique workshops and bespoke events, being held at the sidelines of the exhibition are set to offer visitors, luxury consumers and connoisseurs, ample opportunity to enjoy, learn about and buy their favourite pieces. The six-day event will feature more than 400 brands from over 10 countries bringing an extensive display of classic and contemporary luxury collections by internationally-recognised brands and designers.
For more information: https://djwe.qa/