Bengaluru, 6th August 2021: Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) will host IIJS Premiere 2021 from 15th - 19th September 2021. The 37th edition of the show organized by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) will be the first exhibition at the venue since the outbreak of the pandemic with more physical exhibitions being scheduled at BIEC.
The show was officially launched in Bengaluru on 29th July 2021, by Smt. Gunjan Krishna, IAS, Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director, Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Karnataka along with other government officials, GJPEC Chairman, leading retailers, and trade associations.
According to GJEPC India, the 37th edition of the show would have 1300 + exhibitors, and 2,500+ booths in an area of 77,200+ square metres, in 5 exhibition halls. More than 30,000 trade visitors from 800+ cities in India are expected to turn up for the event. Visitors wanting to participate in the show can register at https://registration.gjepc.org/single_visitor.php
Speaking about the exhibition, Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC said, “We are delighted to announce the 37th edition of IIJS Premiere 2021 in Bengaluru. An event of this magnitude needs a great venue, so we are glad that BIEC stepped up to help us organise it.”
Shailesh Sangani, Convenor, Exhibitions, GJEPC said, “The Karnataka government was quick to offer all the necessary approvals to organise the show. Shifting the venue has not affected the participants’ enthusiasm, as evident from the large number of applications received from various companies.”
Mansukh Kothari, Co-convenor, of National Exhibitions, GJEPC said, “The show is taking place at an ideal time, before the start of the festive season and I am sure it will certainly boost the domestic and manufacturing trade in India.”
Supporting the views of GJEPC, V. Anbu, Director General & CEO, of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and BIEC said, “Although the global pandemic has disrupted the exhibition industry across the world, BIEC is fully prepared to host events with all safety protocols to organize shows seamlessly. We are happy to welcome GJEPC to BIEC for holding their prestigious IIJS Premier show in BIEC and we would extend all possible support to ensure a great success for the organizers.”
BIEC is India’s premier exhibition-cum-conference facility. Spread across 57 acres of lush-green area the infrastructure at BIEC comprises 5 exhibition halls, a conference centre, a food court, an amphitheatre, an entrance plaza and a large outdoor area.
BIEC is India’s first LEED-certified Green Exhibition and Conference Facility. It is a member of UFI, IAEE, AFECA, ICCA and IEIA, globally recognized associations of the exhibition industry. Exhibitions from diverse sectors such as construction equipment and technology, woodworking solutions, machineries, exposition of startup ecosystem, digital business, architecture and building materials, electrical, agriculture, IT, textiles, etc. have been held at the venue. The government of India as well as the Government of Karnataka have patronized BIEC for their flagship events.