Vicenzaoro Dubai Hosts Jewellery Celebration Awards – Press Release

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Awards honour the contribution of the key individuals and the iconic brands that have shaped the regional jewellery industry

Vicenzaoro Dubai Hosts Jewellery Celebration Awards

Vicenzaoro Dubai Hosts Jewellery Celebration Awards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 16th April 2016:  VICENZAORO DUBAI (VOD), the definitive global jewellery show, designed for the Jewellery Business Community in Dubai hosted the inaugural Jewellery Celebration Awards during the opening event for VICENZAORO Dubai last night, celebrating the very best in jewellery design, innovation and retail and to recognise the brands and the individuals who have  played a leading role in shaping the landscape of the region’s jewellery industry.

Their efforts also contributed to the UAE’s leading position in the diamond, precious gem and gold industry, and helped define Dubai ’s iconic image as the regional capital of luxury and jewellery as the ‘City of Gold’.

The Jewellery Celebration Awards was attended by notables including Mr Matteo Marzotto, President of Fiera di Vicenza, Mr Diego Cortese, VP of Corporate Strategy Dubai World Trade Centre, Mr Corrado Facco, Managing Director of Fiera di Vicenza and Vice- Chairman of DV Global Link, His Excellency the Ambassador of the Italian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Mr Liborio Stellino, Mr. Roberto Coin, Mr Ayman Al Haffar, General Manager of L’Azurde as well as Mr. Praveen Shanker Pandya, Chairman of GJEPC and Mr. Subramanian, Editor of the New Jeweller Magazine.

Vicenzaoro Dubai Hosts Jewellery Celebration Awards 2016

Vicenzaoro Dubai Hosts Jewellery Celebration Awards 2016

Icons and esteemed individuals leading the gold and jewellery industry who were honoured for their contribution included Mr Tawhid Abdullah, Chairman of the DGJG, Mr Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Mr Amit Dhamani, CEO of Dhamani, Mr Shamlal Ahmad MP, Managing Director, International Operations, Malabar Group, Mr Siroya Chandra Prakash, Vice-Chairman of Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group, Mr Vinmalidas Dhakan, Founder, National Jeweller and Mr Harsha Mehta, Founder, 7Cs Group / Rosy Blue Dubai.

Mr Corrado Facco, Managing Director of Fiera di Vicenza commented: “The gold, jewellery and diamond industry in the United Arab Emirates is impressive not only in terms of design, innovation and scale, but also due to the number of visionaries who have been committed in their dedication to the gold, diamond and jewellery industry and to sharing ideas and best practice which have made Dubai’s jewellery industry the powerhouse it is today.  We are delighted to introduce the VICENZAORO DUBAI Jewellery Celebration Awards which honour the individuals and the brands who have shaped the gold and precious gem landscape in the Middle East.  We are celebrating not only their contribution to the industry so far, but their dedication and commitment to opening new chapters for the jewellery and luxury industry.  It has been my pleasure and honour to present these awards last night”

Taking place from 14 to 17 April 2016, VICENZAORO DUBAI is an unmissable event designed for key players within the jewellery industry. Committed to offering the highest standards in terms of quality and research, the event is an integral platform for influencers within the high-end jewellery sector.  Exhibitors will be presenting their latest, exclusive collections to the most qualified international operators, buyers and visitors from four strategic markets: Middle East, Eurasia, North and East Africa, Central and South Asia and capturing audiences with new designs reflecting the latest industry trends.

VICENZAORO DUBAI 2016  will also feature ‘Dubai & the Made in Italy Exhibition’ where the best of Italian design and production meets the UAE distributors and producers in an continued effort to unite the Italian craftsmanship and talent with the Arabic world. Curated by Dr Maria Loretta De Toni the show will  highlight the link between the historic value of Dubai City of Gold by enhancing the Heritage roots of the UAE in identity Arabic ornaments such as Abaya and Burqa; and the beauty of gold  inspired by the Art & Design  of Made in Italy.

VICENZAORO DUBAI will open the doors to the public on the last day of the show for the Jewellery Celebration Day where everyone can enjoy the arrival of the latest collections and masterpiece.


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