An exquisite selection of precious jewellery, watches, gifting items and accessories attracted a record number of visitors to the Italian pavilion organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) at VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show (VOD DIJS).

According to Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency: “We have participated in VOD DIJS since its inception, and this year, we were pleased to welcome a record number of visitors to our pavilion. The exquisite collection displayed by the participating companies included a dazzling selection of the finest handmade jewelleryin gold, diamonds, pearls and precious stones,created by the best Italian craftsmen. The UAE, which is the second largest market for Italian jewellery exports, continues to attract interest from major players and boutique jewellery houses from Italy. VOD DIJS is the perfect platform for ambitious Italian jewellery companies to scout for opportunities to expand and showcase their creativity, innovation in technology and unwavering commitment to quality.”

ITA also organized a cocktail reception during the fair as a networking platform for the 29 companies participating at the Italian pavilion to make new contacts and explore different business opportunities in the region.

His Excellency Liborio Stellino, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, officially opened the 300 m² Italian pavilion at this year’s VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show(VOD DIJS). He was joined by Valentina Setta, Italian ConsulGeneral and Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency (ITA).

VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show 2017took place from November 15-18, 2017at Dubai World Trade Centre.


About the Italian Trade Agency (ITA)

The Italian Trade Agency is the Government agency which promotes the globalization of Italian firms, under the aegis of the Ministry of Economic Development.

ITA helps to develop, facilitate and promote Italian economic and trade relations with foreign countries, focusing on the needs of SMEs, their associations and partnerships. ITA sustains Italian firms in their internationalization process, promoting and marketing Italian goods and services, as well as the image of the "Made in Italy" products around the world, while facilitating outward Italian investments and encouraging FDI attraction into Italy.

ITA provides a wide range of services such as information, support and consultancy services and organizes a wealth of promotional activities in order to foster exports and economic cooperation in all sectors, with the objective of increasing the effectiveness of the presence of Italian companies on international markets.

ITA is headquartered in Rome and operates through a large network of Trade Promotion Offices linked to Italian Embassies and Consulates. The Dubai office is the ITA branch responsible for UAE, Oman and Pakistan.


Source: Iris Public Relations